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SPECIAL AWARDS CALL FOR NOMINATIONS. / 10/13/2014 12:00 am

Call For Nominations
 
American Advertising Federation Tucson 
2015 Special Awards:

AAF Silver Medal Award
Advertising Professional of the Year
AAF Tucson Golden Mic Award 
AAF Tucson Golden Pen Award
Phyllis Ehlinger Women of Excellence Award

Presented annually by AAF Tucson, the AAF Silver Medal Award was established by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, local advertising federations bestow this honor upon outstanding leaders in their communities. Previous honorees include Jack Parris, Mary Martin, Rochelle Lang, Rich Moret, David Slavin, Jay Taylor, Art Waller and Richard Rose.

The Advertising Professional of the Year is presented to a member of the local industry for his/her contributions to the Tucson advertising community. The Ad Professional of the Year is recognized as a model for others, and as an exceptional professional leader in the field of advertising. Linda Cohen, Kerry Stratford, Darrell Durham, Richard Rose, Ken Godat, Steve Swinehart and Doug Martin are among those who have received this honor.

The AAF Tucson Golden Mic award was first presented in 2002, recognizing local media personalities who have given selflessly of their time to help raise awareness and contributions for area charities. Past recipients include Guy Atchley, Brian Jeffries, Chuck George, Ed Alexander, Bill Buckmaster, Allen Kath,  John C. Scott and Rick Hunter. The AAF Tucson Golden Pen award recipients have included Dave Fitzsimmons, Sue Giles, John Hudak, Mary Rowley, David Hatfield, Mary Swiergol, Kevin Madden, Greg Hansen and Steve Rosenberg.

The Phyllis Ehlinger Women of Excellence Award recognizes local women who are business owners or executives and have demonstrated success within their industry, along with a dedication to philanthropy and mentoring. This award keeps Phyllis's spirit alive to continue the tradition of excellence among women. Previous recipients include Kathy Alexander, Robyn Frey, Carol Zimmerman, Dorothy Finley, Fran Katz, Sharmon Woods and Debbie Rich. 

Nomination forms and additional information regarding each of these special awards are available online at AAF Tucson’s website

2015 Nomination Forms:
AAF Silver Medal Award
Advertising Professional of the Year
AAF Tucson Golden Mic Award
AAF Tucson Golden Pen Award
Phyllis Ehlinger Women of Excellence

For consideration, all nominations must be submitted no later than November 14, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. 

Inquiries can be made by email to info@aaftucson or by calling 326-1060.