American Advertising Awards – March, 19 2015

2015 American Advertising Awards Who will bring home the most ADDYs? Who will take best of show? Who will be rocking the sickest outfit? There’s only one way to find out—join us at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana on 3/19/15 at 6pm. Mingle with OC’s top talent. Have a few cocktails. And enjoy a fantastic Learn More >


From spokesmodels to celebrities to the ever-present pound sign, the AAF OC is proud to host an event where we uncover current and future trends in marketing. Join our panel for an interactive discussion – no powerpoint! – where we’ll invite your questions and discuss the future of our industry. March 5, 2015 at the EUREKA building; 1621 Alton Parkway, Irvine CA 92606.

Big Game Commercial Review

Are you a fan of the Big Game? Why not spend some time talking about your favorite superbowl highlights! The AAF OC will be hosting a review of all your favorite commercials from the event. Come and listen to industry insights from our repertoire of professionals. Details: February 3, 2015 @ 6:30pm Dave and Busters Learn More >

Holiday Party – Play some pool, save some puppies

It’s holiday season and we’re ready to party!  Join us on Thursday, Dec. 11 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Classic Q in Newport Beach. Have a few drinks, grab some food and play some pool. A portion of the proceeds will go to The Pet Rescue Center in Mission Viejo.  See you there!

DGWB presents, Marketing to Millennials

October 30 Marketing to Millennials Millennials are increasing in strength and have the power to demand what they want. Although some have been described as selfish and lazy, they have also been credited with the power, ideas and hustle to change the corporate landscape forever. Understanding their motivation and mode of operation will help companies Learn More >

AD2 – Thirsty Thursday


October Thirsty Thursday is going to be one to remember! We are so excited to see all your beautiful faces at this months event! We have a great host building at the Eureka Building, Tasty Food, and as always drinks so everyone will be ready to network! Reasons why this event is going to be Learn More >

Dear Scumbag Baby Boomer: We Suck and We’re Sorry

Joe Burke

Our friends at APAOC are hosting a great event on 10/28, check it out if you can!  A Campfire Story about Millenial Marketing From EVP/Creative Director to VP of Marketing, this guy has done it all- on both the ad agency side AND the client side. He grew a direct mail business into a full Learn More >

2014 Uncovering The ADDYs

Uncovering The ADDYs - AAF OC

Are you ready to win an American Advertising Award? The American Advertising Federation – Orange County is excited to announce a unique event dedicated to helping YOU enter the American Advertising Awards. We are pleased to have Mark Landon, AAF District 15 ADDY Chair and member of the National American Advertising Awards Committee, come to Learn More >

5th Annual Trust Summit

5th Annual Trust Summit

30 NOMINEES We asked the people of Orange County what brands they trust the most through the filter of five shared core values: competence, consistency, connection, candor and concern. Join us as we honor those brands that scored highest in trust, and learn what sets them apart in consumers’ eyes. The Center for Brand Values Learn More >

2014 AAF Western Region Leadership Conference

Biggest Little Conference - Bridging the Gap - AAF Western Region Leadership Conference - September 18-20, 2014 -

Bridging the Gap! Start your planning for the 2014 AAF Western Region Leadership Conference. Meet and mingle with club members from the Western Region as you learn new ideas for making your upcoming club year a success. The Conference will be held September 18-20, 2014 in the Biggest Little City, Reno, NV. The host hotel Learn More >