Nominations for AAF DC’s 2018 Silver Medal Award are now open.

The American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising. The ideal honoree has been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, AAF member clubs bestow this honor upon outstanding members of the local advertising community.

AAF DC is seeking nomination for this prestigious award. You can submit a candidate for consideration by briefly addressing the following criteria and including any relevant backup documentation:

  • Contribution to His/Her Company – The recipient must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work: advertising agency, advertiser, media or advertising service.
  • Creative Ability – The recipient must have shown a consistent and high degree of original thinking in their field.
  • Contributions to the General Advancement of Advertising – The recipient must have worked to increase the stature and raise the standards of the advertising profession.
  • Contributions to the Community – The recipient should be someone who has been active in civic, religious, or other groups dedicated to human or social welfare.

Candidates should be based in the DC metropolitan area. Candidates are not required to have held a leadership role or to be a member of AAF DC. However, the Selection Committee can consider leadership or membership status when making their determination.

Nominations can be submitted online here.

The application should be submitted along with any supporting documentation no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018.

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