55th AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS
Silver Medal Award
The Silver Medal Award was established by the American Advertising Federation 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. Read more and nominate here.
Nita Brinson Award
The award is giving to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the advertising industry in the areas of honesty and integrity, customer service and attention to detail, participation and support of the Advertising Club of Northeast Louisiana, and dedication to the betterment of our community. Read more and nominate here.
Kitty Degree Humanitarian Award
The Kitty Degree Humanitarian Award is given by the Ad Club of Northeast Louisiana to an individual who represents through their service and community contributions to be an asset to the Northeast Louisiana area. The award is only presented when the judging panel believes the person is a deserving candidate, not just because someone has been nominated. Read more and nominate here.
STUDENT ADDY COMPETITION
The Ad Club of Northeast Louisiana hosts an annual competition for students of Northeast Louisiana Monroe. This event determines the recipient of the Mal and Ruth Cooley Scholarship as well as the winner of a cash prize.
THE AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS
The American Advertising Awards, also known as the "ADDY's," is the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting over 40,000 entries every year in local ad club (AAFSB) competitions. The mission of the American Advertising Awards competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.
Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. 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 the 15 district competitions; AAFSB's being District 10. District ADDY winners are then forwarded to the third tier, the national stage of the American Advertising Awards. Entry in the local AAFSB competition is the first step toward winning a national ADDY.