AAF Tucson Special Awards Finalists Announced / 02/16/2017 5:13 pm

February 17, 2017 – AAF Tucson has announced finalists selected for five special recognition honors which will be presented during its 36th Annual ADDY Awards® gala event at the Casino Del Sol Resort on Saturday, March 11, 2017. These awards are being presented annually by AAF Tucson:

Media Sales Professional of the Year
This award honors collaboration and partnership with the creative professionals in the market.  Finalists for this award include:

- Tara Hungate, Sr. Account Executive for KLPX / KFMA / KCMT / KTKT at Arizona Lotus Corp.
- Suzi  Nomiyama, Senior Marketing Representative of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine
- Patty Ruiz, General Sales Manager at KUDF TV-14 Azteca America-LM Media

Marketing Executive of the Year
This award honors excellence, professionalism and outstanding achievement in marketing. Finalists include: 

- Cara Frank, Vice President of Marketing at Simpleview

Creative Professional of the Year
Awarded to the most creative, the most influential, the most driven and prominent individual in the creative space. Finalists selected in this award category are: 

- Robyn Frey, Creative Director of Bolchalk FReY Marketing
- Mike McPherson, Art Director at The DesertLeaf
- Chris Westin, Art Director for Tucson Lifestyle Magazine

Social Media Marketing Campaign of the Year
This award honors outstanding achievement and success of a social media marketing campaign. Finalists include:

- Kiss Campaign by The Casino Del Sol Resort

Digital Marketing Campaign of the Year
This award honors outstanding achievement in the digital marketing space through the successful execution of a digitally focused campaign. Finalists include:

- Accelerate Diagnostics WebsiteThe Caliber Group
- Even Jedi Need a Kissimmee VacationMadden Media
- Stowe: A Land of Winter WondersMadden Media

AAF Tucson and Ad2 Tucson are comprised of over 300 local advertising and media professionals. Both clubs work to enhance the professional development of club members, while increasing recognition for the advertising industry and giving back to the local community.  They are local affiliates of the American Advertising Federation, a national organization that represents the advertising industry in its entirety.  For information on upcoming events or becoming a member, visit

Arizona State DECA Conference Judges Needed / 02/09/2017 11:16 am

We need volunteers to judge for 
Arizona DECA’s State Conference!!


What is it?
 Judges will help judge role plays for students. 

Role plays include a case study in which a student 
is presented with a real world business issue to solve. 

Various students will present their solution to the issue 
and you will judge them using a rubric.

JW. Marriott Starr Pass Resort 
(3800 W Starr Pass Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85745)

Either of these two dates and times or both:

Monday, February 27, 2017 (8:00AM-4:00AM with 1 hour catered lunch)
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 (8:00AM-12:00PM with catered lunch)

There will be a coffee/tea/water and snacks provided.

Register to Judge at

1:Homepage click Sign Up Here for State Judges
2: Select Register for 2017 State Conference
3: Fill out your information
4: Select your event and time slot