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New Venue for Nashville Advertising Awards


This award season we’re celebrating the 53rd annual Nashville American Advertising Awards (on Saturday, March 3, 2018) at a new venue: The Karl Dean Ballroom at Music City Center in Nashville!  


With over 400 attendees and almost 200 awards, it’s the biggest advertising event in Middle Tennessee each year. The awards showcases Nashville’s creative talent and recognizes the best advertising work of the past year.


The American Advertising Awards are the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local competitions. The Nashville American Advertising Awards rank as one of the largest local competitions among nearly 200 competitions held across the country. It is the first of a three-tier, national competition conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF). Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie for recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local winners compete against other winners from cities in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and other cities in Tennessee, which is one of 14 District competitions.


In order for work to be eligible for the American Advertising Awards, it must be entered by Friday, January 12, 2018. Entry instructions can be found at www.aafnashville.com or by calling 615-469-4040.



About the American Advertising Federation Nashville (AAFN)

Originally named the Nashville Advertising Federation, AAFN is celebration 68 years as an ad club. AAF Nashville is the premier organization for advertising professionals in the Nashville, Tennessee area. The organization consists of over 250 professionals from various companies in the advertising, marketing, and communications fields.


Since 1948 AAF Nashville has given area professionals a forum for learning, sharing, and socializing. The organization exists to promote excellence in advertising; enhance the local image of advertising; help educate those interested in advertising careers; and contribute to the community through public service.