Membership Benefits

  • Gain influence in a professional club that impacts the future of advertising in the local community and nationally through its affiliation with AAF.
  • Interact professionally and personally with local industry leaders through the club's programs and events.
  • Benefit from club participation in the industry's only grassroots legislative network providing an effective lobbying coalition, which opposes taxes and restrictions on advertising.
  • Enjoy professional development through club meetings and events.
  • Take advantage of exclusive club benefits provided by the AAF such as discounts on Advertising Age and ADWEEK, insurance, overnight delivery services and rental car charges.
  • Receive recognition for accomplishments and industry contributions.
  • Learn about career and job opportunities in the advertising industry.
  • Participate in public-service initiatives that directly impact the well-being of the local community and enhance the public's perception of our industry.
  • Participate in programs that encourage high industry standards and elevate consumers' perception of the ad industry.
  • Become involved in advertising education for students who have an interest in an advertising career.
  • Improve opportunities to recruit talented and experienced professionals to your business or organization.
  • Take advantage of discounts on American Advertising Award entries and other club sponsored events.
  • Obtain access to new-business prospects.
  • Membership dues for AAF-District Ten and national level AAF included.
  • Meals at all Lunch and Learn meetings are free to members.

Membership Rates

  • Individual Membership - $150
    • Payment to AAF-Northeast Arkansas must be received on or before July 30 to receive free lunches at all four Lunch and Learn programs.
  • Corporate Membership - $600
    • Provides membership for 5 employees from the same company. Name and contact information must be provided for each of the 5 members in order to receive discount.
    • Corporate memberships are owned by the company and may only be transferred to another employee if the named member leaves the company. Additional memberships may be purchases at a reduced rate of $125 per employee.
    • Payment to AAF-Northeast Arkansas must be received on or before July 30 to receive free lunches at all four Lunch and Learn programs.
  • Non-Profit Membership - $125
    • Limited to full-time educators and employees of 501(c)3 corporations. Payment to AAF-Northeast Arkansas must be received on or before July 30 to receive free lunches at all four Lunch and Learn programs.
  • Educator Membership - $100
  • Student Membership - $75
    • Recent graduates may join AAF-NEA at a reduced rate of $75. Payment to AAF-Northeast Arkansas must be received on or before July 30 to receive free lunches at all four Lunch and Learn programs.
    • For information on joining the Arkansas State University AAF Student Chapter, please contact Assistant Professor of Journalism, Manu Bhandari at mbhandari@astate.edu

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