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 VP of Membership, Vivian Kisstoth.


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 American Advertising Awards entry fees and discounts from companies.

Members joining and renewing currently will have an active membership term that begins August 31, 2020 and ends August 31, 2021.

Join AAF

  • We are offering a 20% discount on membership fees for this year only due to COVID-19.

  • Please check one or any committees you have an interest in joining or learning more about and we will contact you with more details!


Membership Levels

Corporate Membership
  • AAF event access (excluding awards)
  • National AAF discounts
  • Awards entry fee & ticket discounts
  • Sponsorship & promotion opportunities
  • Direct access to top marketing personnel
  • Pricing:
    • 2-5 Memberships: $875*
    • 6-10 Memberships: $1,200*
    • 10+ Memberships: $1,600*
Individual Membership
  • AAF event access excluding awards
  • National AAF discounts
  • Awards entry fee & ticket discounts
  • Pricing: $250* per person
Student Membership
  • Free event access to Creative Fuels
  • $5 off networking events
  • $5 off awards entries
  • $10 off awards tickets
  • For college students ONLY
  • Pricing: $55* per student
Academic Chapter
  • Covers student memberships for up to 10 people
  • AAF event access excluding awards
  • Awards entry fee & ticket discounts
  • School sponsorship opportunities
  • Pricing: $500* for a full chapter or $55* per member
Creative Fuel Fees
  • Non-member: $40
  • Non-member student: $25

*We are offering a 20% discount on membership fees for this year only due to COVID-19.

Note: All memberships exclude AAAwards Gala and extra events.


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 American Advertising Awards 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

  • 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
  • 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

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