Awards & Events

The AAFIE takes pride in what the advertising industry has accomplished, as well as where it is heading. Our awards celebrate the achievements of professionals from college students to advertising legends, and our programs help propel careers and engagement within the advertising industry.

Here is a list of our NEW and existing Signature Events:

American Advertising Awards

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local competitions such as here in the Inland Empire. Winners in local competitions may move up to one of 15 District competitions for the chance to advance to the National Finals. In addition to professional competition, there is a concurrent student competition.

With over 200 categories covering all aspects of advertising, the American Advertising Awards Inland Empire competition is the first step towards the illustrious Gold "ADDY".

ADMERICA Conference

ADMERICA is the AAF’s national conference on advertising where our industry comes together for education, inspiration, innovation, collaboration and celebration.

NEW - MOSAC Awards

The Mosaic Awards recognize companies and agencies whose commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through their creative work and organization-wide initiatives.

NEW - Student Advertising Career Conference

We're bringing the student conference to our local area. The Student Advertising Career Conference is a one-day event where students learn about advertising, discover what trends are developing and network with knowledgeable advertising professionals.