National Member Benefits

As a member of the local Colorado Springs club, you’ll also be eligible for National Membership benefits as well, which include:

AAF SmartBrief:
An opt-in e-news service available to AAF members — delivers the most essential advertising news of the day. By hand selecting only the critical industry news from hundreds of media sources and condensing it into a succinct, easy to read e-mail, AAF SmartBrief will save you time and keep you informed. AAF SmartBrief’s 18,000 readers rave about this must-have news source. SmartBrief is Available FREE with your AAF membership. Visit SmartBrief today to view a sample issue and sign up!
Portfolio, Presentation and Shipping Cases
 — The advertising industry’s one-stop online source for portfolios, shipping cases and presentation cases is offering AAF Members a 15 percent discount on all items in their online store. Visit AdCases to browse their selection of unique and hard-to-find cases for presenting and transporting artwork and collateral. Same-day express shipping is available on most items ordered by one p.m. eastern. Contact or call Rose Bennett at (800) 688-4745 to receive your AAF member discount code for 15 percent off at checkout.

Ad-ology is the science of applying consumer insights for strategic advertising and marketing – Our affordable research focuses on the specific demographic, psychographic, geographic, or vertical market segments most likely to be your best customers – as well as their needs, wants, and what motivates them. Ad-ology Research is used by over 2,000 advertising agencies, media properties, economic gardening programs and corporate marketing departments across North America, and is sourced by leading trade and consumer media.
AAF members can save 15% on any Ad-ology PRO subscription package or single report purchase. To save on single reports, enter discount code AAF.ORG in our Research Store at Ad-ology. For Ad-ology PRO subscriptions, contact Tim Londergan at 877.423.6255 ext. 124 or

The only portfolio search site and professional services directory built exclusively for the US-based, marketing and advertising community – The site recognizes the unique way that mid- to upper-level clients search for vendors and is focused on providing qualitative matches to clients’ needs. The site supports professional specialization in:

– Design & Multimedia – Marketing & Sales – Web & Programming – Writing & Translation.
There’s no middleman and no commissions… just a commitment to provide a portfolio match to any specific search of the system database.  While other systems focus on who the person is and how much they charge, AdSortium places the focus where it should be – on how the person’s body of work matches a given project’s needs.  The purpose of the system is not to generate a high quantity of connections.  Rather, its purpose is to provide a higher quality connection. AdSortium is proud to support AAF member professionals in the advertising and marketing industry with this valuable resource.  Use the coupon code ‘AAFmember’ when you subscribe at any level and get a 15% discount off the associated subscription fee. Visit AdSortium to learn more.

AdverGuard is one of the advertising industry’s hottest service providers that brings verifiability and reliability to all of your interactive display advertising campaigns – We are endorsed by the AAF and provide agencies and businesses with the ability to:
– Change ad creative in one place and push to all of your publishers instantly. No more logistical headaches!
– Reduce the overhead required to manage publisher relationships by giving you instant access to all of your campaign’s statistics.  No more reporting headaches!
– Guarantee your schedules are running how, when and where you want them.  No more refreshing to see your client’s ads!
If you aren’t using AdverGuard’s display advertising management and tracking service, then you are working too hard!  All AAF members get a 30% discount from our normal rates.  Contact us today to request your 30 day free trial!

The definitive source of news and information for advertising executives, Adweek covers the stories that move the needle in the advertising and media communities – As a benefit of your AAF membership, Adweek offers a substantial discounted subscription price to all AAF members. With in-depth analysis, features and commentary in print and up-to-the-minute news updates online, no other source covers your business like Adweek. Start your subscription today by calling (800) 684-1873 and mentioning the reference code of 585-AAF.

Advertising Age:
Save 25% on your Advertising Age subscription – The AAF member price on renewals and new subscriptions is only $74.00, a $25.00 savings off the published subscription price of $99.00. Call (877) 320-1721, ask for Advertising Age circulation and identify yourself as an AAF member to take advantage of the discount.

The Award Group:
The official awards company of the AAF – We designed and manufacture the National ADDY Awards. The AAF has appointed us the company that can help clubs handle their award needs. We have three approaches to making your awards event easy and affordable.
— For an AAF Club: Click Here offers 20 different types of awards allowing you to create a tier system to recognize your different achievement requirements. This can be ordered online 24/7.
— A custom award program: We can design and manufacture custom awards to fit your budget and your aesthetic requirements.
— An existing award – If you have an existing award that you would like us to quote we may be able to save you money.

Business Wire:
Business Wire and the AAF have developed a strategic relationship that provides AAF members with access to Business Wire’s worldwide media distribution services and preferred benefits and member services. Business Wire electronically delivers full-text news releases directly to editorial desktops in newsrooms worldwide. The agreement provides AAF’s corporate members and regional club members with cost-saving pricing options as a benefit of association membership. To take advantage of this offer as an AAF member, contact Gregg Castano, SVP-global sales, Business Wire, at (888) 381-WIRE (9473) or

Electronic Data Payment Systems:
We understand the needs of American Advertising Federation members and are committed to giving you the attention, prices and service that you deserve. If you currently accept credit cards or have thought about implementing a credit card program, the AAF Member Credit Card Processing Program can provide you with tremendous savings. There are no enrollment fees, no monthly minimums and a variety of low priced equipment solutions. In addition to cost effective processing, you also have access to toll-free customer support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Additional services are also available to AAF members, including Internet Payment Gateway and Check Guarantee and Conversion services. Explore the savings available through this exciting program by faxing your most recent processing statement to 866-528-3854. Visit us online for more information or to chat with an enrollment specialist live today!

Events In America:
Find the Best Trade Shows and Events for Your Clients and Your Agency, FREE!—Get detailed information on over 12,000 business trade shows, events, symposia, conferences and annual meetings in 15 major categories and 100-plus sub-categories at Quickly build lists of preferred events and schedules by geography, industry, attendance figures and other criteria. No more need for labor-intensive research. No more need to purchase big, expensive trade show directories. has what you need and is free for all to use. Ideal for client research, sales prospecting for your own business, experiential marketing, industry awareness and more. If you’re looking for business, we’ve got business!

American Advertising Federation has entered into an agreement with Experian as a direct marketing list provider for the AAF. All AAF members will receive a 15% discount on direct marketing data and services. Experian is the leading provider of customizable mailing lists, market research reports, and online print and mailing services that help small businesses target and engage with more than 210 million consumers, 110 million households and 14 million active U.S. businesses — so they can attract the customers most likely to buy their products and services. Click here and receive 15% off your order!

FedEx® Shipping:
Save up to 25% on select FedEx® services. 
FedEx provides the shipping and office support solutions your small business needs to succeed.
Save up to 25% on select FedEx Express® U.S. shipping
Save up to 18% on select FedEx Express international shipping
Save up to 12% on select FedEx Ground® shipping
Save up to 20% on select FedEx Office® services
Members saved an average of $178 per year on shipping and $136 per year on FedEx Office services. Sign up for the discounts online or call 877.269.0605. Be sure to provide passcode 58R5R113.

Offers AAF members up to a 20% discount at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world. Visit Hertz, fill in your reservation information and indicate that you have a “discount, coupon or other offer.” On the next page, enter CDP# 1570434 in the discount plan number field. Or call the Members Only Reservations Line at (800) 654-2200 or your travel agent.

When it comes to the job search, you can’t afford to be second-best – That’s why AAF has partnered with JobBound, the leading career consulting company for advertising professionals. JobBound offers resume writing, mock interviewing, career coaching, and everything that you need to get ahead in the advertising industry. When you work with a JobBound career consultant, you work one-on-one with a former Recruiting Director from the communications field. Our consultants know first-hand what today’s agencies are looking for in a resume, during an interview, and on the job. You can’t get more targeted than that. Learn more about how JobBound can position you for career success at JobBound.

Mutual of Omaha Insurance:
Disability, Life and Business Overhead Expense coverages are available to AAF members through the Mutual of Omaha Companies. Most plans feature reduced premiums. Simply call (800) 624-5554, and identify yourself as an AAF member. There is no cost or obligation. For more information, visit MutualOfOmaha.

The New York Times:
Now the convenience of New York Times delivery is available to AAF members at a special discount! Save 50% for 6 months when you subscribe now to home delivery. Weekdays in The Times you’ll find unrivaled coverage of national and international news, media and advertising, and renowned feature sections like Science Times, Home and Dining. Enjoy fresh perspectives Sundays in Arts & Leisure, the Book Review, Sunday Styles and The New York Times Magazine. And, As a home delivery subscriber, you get our All Digital Access package free. That includes unlimited access to, *plus full access to the NYTimes app for your smartphone and tablet. Nonsubscribers will need a digital subscription for unlimited access to these services. *Mobile apps are not supported on all devices. Does not include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords or The New York Times Crosswords apps. Other restrictions apply.
Click here to take advantage of the special offer.  This offer is available only in areas served by The New York Times Home Delivery Service and to individuals who have not had home delivery of The Times within the past 90 days and who are not currently subscribers. Your credit card will be automatically billed in advance for each four-week billing period.

Premiere Global Services:
Significant saving to members on conferencing and other managed virtual meeting solutions from Premiere Global Services. Choose audio, video, Web or Webcast solutions. Comprehensive programs bring you seamless, turnkey events reinforced by exceptional customer service and support. Contact Member Services toll free at (877) 488-2666 or e-mail, to set up your account today!

An award winning translations agency with offices in London, Paris, New York, Brussels, Hong Kong and Munich. The company specialises in translations for multinationals and organisations in both the private and public sectors and employs more than 5000 translators covering over 80 languages and multiple specialities. TranslateMedia is preferred translation supplier to many of the world’s leading media, advertising, marketing and creative companies. It is one of a shortlist of agencies to have been awarded the European Standard EN 15038:2006 for quality assurance. The company is a member of the ATC and ATA.
Use promo code ‘AAF’ and receive a 9% discount off of all TranslateMedia’s services.  AAF members, large and small, can have access to Warc’s flagship online service – – a comprehensive global information service for marketing professionals.

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