Membership

Your membership with AAF Greenville, through your company or organization, connects you to the entire upstate advertising community and provides you with great opportunities for networking, education and valuable discounts.

Founded in 1953, AAF Greenville represents all facets of the advertising industry; agency, client, corporate, media and supplier. Our organization is a true representation of the advertising and marketing profile within our Upstate area. Want to ask a member about membership and information? Contact AAF Greenville’s President Allie Yongue.

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Why Should I Join AAF Greenville?

AAF Greenville wouldn’t exist without our members – an active, interested and varied group of advertising, creative, media, public relations and marketing professionals. As a member, you can participate in our monthly professional development programs, and social gatherings and networking opportunities throughout the year. Then, there are the discounts. Members enjoy reduced meeting rates, lower ADDY awards entry fees and discounts from companies.

Members joining and renewing currently will have an active membership term that begins August 31, 2017 and ends August 31, 2018.

Membership Levels

Corporate Membership: $1,725
  • Six floating AAF memberships through August 31, 2018
  • Add additional memberships for only $275 each
  • Free access to all Kick Off, Creative Fuel and Twist events
  • National AAF discounts
  • AAAwards entry fee discounts
Small Business Corporate Membership: $925
  • Three floating AAF memberships through August 31, 2018
  • Add additional memberships for only $275 each
  • Free access to all Kick Off, Creative Fuel and Twist events
  • National AAF discounts
  • AAAwards entry fee discounts
Premium Membership: $345
  • Individual AAF membership through August 31, 2018
  • Free access to all Kick Off, Creative Fuel and Twist events
  • National AAF discounts
  • AAAwards entry fee discounts
First Year Premium Membership: $275
  • Individual AAF membership through August 31, 2018
  • Free access to all Kick Off, Creative Fuel and Twist events
  • Professionals eligible for this discounted level of membership in year one only
  • Students eligible for this discounted level of membership for any year while enrolled as full-time student in an undergraduate university/college program
  • National AAF discounts
  • AAAwards entry fee discounts
Basic Membership: $230
  • Individual AAF membership through August 31, 2018
  • Pay-as-you-go rate of $30 for Creative Fuel events
  • National AAF discounts
  • AAAwards entry fee discounts
Creative Fuel Fees
  • Non-member: $40
  • Non-member student: $25

Note: All memberships exclude AAAwards Gala and extra events.

Benefits

Membership in AAF Greenville affords you the following benefits:

  • Membership in the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and eligibility to receive AAF member discounts.
  • Monthly programs with interesting, informative and relevant keynote speakers.
  • Discount on AAAwards entry fees.
  • Participation in AAF Greenville public service initiatives which directly impact our community.
    Professional and personal networking opportunities.

Additional Benefits

As a member of the American Advertising Federation, you are eligible to receive the following exclusive AAF member discounts. For more details, visit www.aaf.org.

  • AAF Job Bank: Discounted rate to use this job bank that is part of the Marketing Career Network
  • AAF SmartBrief: Free opt-in e-mail news service
  • AdCases.com: 15% discount on all items in their online store
  • ADWEEK: Six free trial issues and considerably discounted subscription price
  • Advertising Age: Save 25% on your subscription
  • AAF VISA credit card: No annual fee; earn 1 point for every $1 in purchases; redeem WorldPointsSM for travel, merchandise, and unlimited cash rewards
  • The Award Group: Official awards company of the AAF
  • BRANDWEEK: Six free issues with no further obligation
  • BusinessWire: Cost-saving pricing options for electronic full-text news releases delivered
  • FedEx: Save up to 20% on select FedEx Express® services; save up to 12% on select FedEx Ground® services; save up to 13% on select FedEx Express® International services
  • Hertz: Up to a 20% discount at participating locations
  • MagnetMail: 10% discount on MagnetMail services
  • MEDIAWEEK: Six free issues
  • MIMS International PROINSURE: Professional liability insurance
  • Mutual of Omaha Insurance: Most disability, life and business overhead expense plans feature reduced premiums
  • The New York Times: Save 25% on the cost of home of office delivery for a full year
  • Premiere Global Services: Significant saving to members on conferencing and other managed virtual meeting solutions