Calling all creatives: Submit your work to the American Advertising Awards

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Dec. 29, 2014) – The American Advertising Federation of the Black Hills (AAF-BH) is seeking the area’s creative best for the American Advertising Awards (AAA), the first of a three-tier national competition. AAF-BH is asking agencies, in-house marketing teams and creative shops large and small to submit entries of all stripes – from online campaigns to television, radio, print and more.

Entry into the AAA supports local industry as AAF-BH uses the proceeds to support advertising education, student outreach, professional development opportunities and nonprofit service projects.

Work may be submitted online at or Entries may be dropped off at Simpsons Printing, 2410 South Plaza Drive, through Jan. 9. AAF-BH will host an early-bird AAA drop-off mixer mixer from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, in the basement of the Independent Ale House.

The American Advertising Awards is the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local AAF Club competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. Concurrently, all across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards – recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of 15 district competitions. District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national stage of the American Advertising Awards.

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The American Advertising Federation-Black Hills exists to accelerate the success of the Black Hills advertising community by acting as a catalyst for idea exchange and creative energy. It provides education, inspiration, resources and support to the community; recognizes advertising excellence; develops future leaders; and promotes the value that advertising brings to the area’s well-being. Find us online at, on Facebook at, on Twitter at and on LinkedIn at

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