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Silver Medal Awards


AAF Hampton Roads 
Salutes Our
Corporate Sponsors!


The 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.

A local AAF chapter may bestow only one of these highly-coveted awards per year. 

We are now seeking nominations for this year's Silver Medal Award honoree.  Completed nomination forms must be received by Friday, March 1, 2019.

Download the nomination form


All entries are IN!  
Now to give out the awards!



Check here after 2/18 for ADDY GALA details & tix.

Good luck to all those entering this year!


Thanks to all who attended the "Super Ad Bowl" Feb 7th!
The Hampton Roads A.M.A. and A.A.F. appreciate your support.


Also, thanks go to our host and executive panelists:

 - Joe Takach/CEO-Founder -- Meridian Group
 - Ken Wayland/EVP -- ndp agency
 - Sarah Darrow/Content Strategist -- Old Dominion University
 - Ashley Smith/Anchor -- 13 NEWS Now
-  Vanessa Lane/Owner -- ViewItDoIt.com (Host of the event)




We accept Silver Medal Award nominations year around.

Even after the March 1 deadline for the 2019 honoree is closed, you can still nominate someone.

They would just go into the next year's reviewing for the 2020 award in the Hampton Roads Ad Community.

So, either before March 1 or after, remember those who have given so much to Advertising right here.

Think of the people who have achieved an exceptional level of success, strengthened our craft, inspired others to achieve in advertising and marketing as they should be considered.

Click here for the SILVER MEDAL page
You can download a nomination page to submit.

Questions?  Email: SilverMedal@aafhr.com


If you're not already a Corporate, Pro or Individual AAF member, consider becoming one. 

Support the local advertising community through Hampton Roads longest running Advertising and Marketing organization.


Read about AAF Hampton Roads below

The Advertising Federation of Hampton Roads (AAFHR)
 is a volunteer service and social organization with membership open to anyone in the Hampton Roads advertising community.

Since its founding as the Norfolk Ad Club in 1939, members from area advertisers, advertising agencies, media outlets, and businesses have donated time and services to help raise money for the betterment of the up and coming creative talent. Without the support of our members, businesses, and volunteers, this Ad Club would not exist.

From networking opportunities to speakers, member benefits, legislative lobbying efforts and so forth, membership in AAF Hampton Roads is an investment in your business and in yourself. 


AAF Hampton Roads protects and promotes the well-being of advertising in our market through self-regulation with a unique, locally coordinated grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, suppliers, independents, and college chapters.

  • Bring members together to yield creative business solutions.

  • Protect and promote advertising at all levels of government through grassroots activities.

  • Educate members on the latest trends in technology, creativity, and marketing.

  • Present the industry with its future leaders.

  • Honor advertising excellence.

  • Promote diversity in advertising by encouraging the recruitment of people of diverse cultures.

  • Apply the communication skills of its members to help solve community concerns.

  • Network, network, network!

We hope you'll consider joining us by becoming a member of AAF Hampton Roads. View the AAF Hampton Roads membership application online today!

You can find AAF Hampton Roads on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

We also invite you to visit the American Advertising Federation website to learn more about the overall national AAF organization and to explore some of the benefits of membership. To learn more about our organization's chapters in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, visit the AAF District 3 website.