AAF District 7 Spring Conference Registration

 

 

 

APRIL 12-15, 2018, AAF Jackson will host the District 7 Spring Convention. Advertising and marketing professionals and students from Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana will be in town for professional development, networking, creative competition and gala events.

Conference Schedule

Professionals
Thursday,
April 12, 2018
2-6 pm Registration
3 pm AAF District 7 Executive Committee Meeting
Dinner on your own

Friday, April 13, 2018
8 am-4 pm Registration
8:30-10:30 am Breakfast – Keynote Speaker: Trey Herron/Goal Smashing
10:30-11:30 am Development Session – Presenter: Kristen Ley, Thimblepress/How to Be a Creative Thinker
11:30 am-1:30 pm Lunch – Keynote Speaker: Sarah Thomas, first female referee in NFL
2-3 pm Professional Development Session – Presenter: Gay Saxon/Leadership Development
3-4 pm Professional Development Session – Presenter: Tonya Ware/How to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Achieve Success
5 pm Newcomers reception
5 pm NSAC Advisor Meeting
6-10 pm AAF District 7 American Advertising Awards – Students invited to attend; Student ticket $25
10 pm-midnight Hospitality Suite

Saturday, April 14, 2018
8 am-noon Registration
8:30-10 am Keynote Speaker: Mandi Stanley/ Establishing Your Professional Presence
10-10:30 am Regional Director meeting
10:30-11:30 am Development Session – Presenter: Mandi Stanley – Presentation Skills: Easy Ideas for Establishing Relationships, Respectability and Results
11:30 am-1:30 pm Lunch – Keynote Speaker: Memphis Jones/Moment-Manufacturer, Culture-interpreter, Dot-Connector and Song & Dance Man
1:45-2:45 pm Council of Presidents Meeting and Presidents’ Reception
2:45-4 pm AAF District 7 Board Meeting
1:45-3:15 pm Development Session – Painting Your Own Work of Art (Please reserve your spot in class when you register to attend the conference)
5-6 pm NSAC Winner announcement; winning team presentation; Hileman Award; Best Presenter Award; Presentation of Jan Gardner and Mosaic Scholarships
6 pm Transportation leaves for Governor’s Gala
6-10:30 pm Governor’s Gala at Old Capitol Inn
10:30 pm – midnight Hospitality Suite

 

NSAC/Students
Friday, April 13, 2018
8 am-4 pm Registration
6-10 pm AAF District 7 American Advertising Awards – Students invited to attend; Student ticket $25

Saturday, April 14, 2018
7 am-5:30 pm NSAC Judges have access to conference room
6-9 am Student Breakfast
7:30 am NSAC Competition begins
11:30 am-12:30 pm Lunches for students, advisors and judges
12:30-4:30 pm NSAC Competition continues
5-6 pm NSAC Winner announcement; winning team presentation; Hileman Award; Best Presenter; Jan Gardner Scholarship; Mosaic Scholarship

Sunday, April 15, 2018
8 am NSAC Advisor Wrap-Up