Next Generation Award

Next GenerationRecognizing advertising professionals age 40 and younger who are making a significant impact on the industry through their leadership, career achievements and personal qualities, which also inspires others to excel. Industries include media, design and advertising. A new inductee will be honored each year during the annual Hall of Achievement awards ceremony.

Net proceeds from the AAFT Advertising Hall of Achievement event benefits the Tucson Advertising Federation Educational Foundation, a 501(C)3 charitable organization.

Next Gen Award Winner Profiles

2014: Susan RoeSmart Pop Creative
Julie Rustad, Julie Originals
2016: James Patrick
, JP Photography
2017: Nickolas Duarte, Crown Chimp Productions
2018: Alexis FavisMadden Media

Nominees to the TAF Next Generation Award are judged on the following criteria:

Those individuals who are employed in the advertising industry in the Tucson Market (advertiser, agency media, design or other related fields), who have made measurable career results in their field and who have motivated and inspired others to excel by mentoring, inspiring, training or volunteering.

The Hall of Fame Selection Committee will select both the Hall of Fame and Next Generation award winners. Nominations for both awards are accepted annually.

Nomination Form
Download Next Generation Award Nomination Form