Calling all students throughout North Louisiana and East Texas! Join AAFSB on Friday, April 6, 2018 for its third annual agency crawl! What's an agency crawl? It's your chance to check out the variety of creative careers thriving in the Shreveport-Bossier area. In addition to the exciting business tours, you'll receive a great lunch, gain professional tips from our lunchtime panel of professionals, and have the opportunity to get your portfolio reviewed* by industry professionals (*Note: Portfolio review sessions are limited and requires a separate fee.).
Want to ride with friends? No problem! Register for the same team: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, or Black. We'll have four shuttles and each one will have a designated list of three stops to visit before returning back to CoHab.
12:30-1:30 PM - Professional Panel Q&A and Johnny's Pizza Lunch served at CoHab
1:30-4:45 PM - Four Shuttles depart for Agency Crawl
5:00-7:00 PM - Shuttles arrive back at CoHab for Portfolio Reviews (Space is limited. See separate fee.). Students not attending the portolio review session should feel free to visit Bon Temps (all ages coffee bar) for Happy Hour!
General Admission: $15 (Includes lunch and tours. Students and faculty advisors permitted.)
Add-On Portfolio Review (Optional): $10 (This fee can be added whenever registering for General Admission. It includes portfolio review by industry professional. Limited to 30 students. No faculty advistors permitted.)
Romph & Pou Agency
Williams Creative Group
More information coming soon!
Purchase your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-american-advertising-awards-gala-shreveport-bossier-tickets-42373712916
Don't forget to bring cash for the bar, People's Choice voting and the Booze Basket giveaway!
Got questions? We have answers!
Join us at the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, December 14 for ADDYs 101. This is an informal Q&A where your AAFSB board members can help answer all your burning questions about submitting your work to the 2018 American Advertising Awards.
There will be a spread of past winner booklets for you to flip through as well as some snacks to munch on. Come and go as you please – we’ll be around from 5-7PM!
Join us for our October after-hours social, "Ads After Dark" and 2018 ADDY Theme Reveal & Packet Pickup!
Come grab a drink and network with other AAFSB members as well as advertising professionals at SALT. We will be revealing the theme of our 2018 ADDY Awards Gala. If you have any questions our Addy Board Members will be there to answer them!
Have you thought about becoming a member but just haven't gotten around to it? That's okay! Members and board members will be there to tell you all about AAFSB.
We will see you there!
Welcome to CommNEXT, a conference for students and professionals in the fields of design, video, advertising, marketing, PR, and journalism! Presented by the American Advertising Federation of Shreveport-Bossier and the Shreveport Journalism Foundation, CommNEXT is an event where students and professionals have the opportunity to learn more about the communications and digital media fields from industry experts!
Topics at this year's event will include PR campaigns, fake news, freelancing, design thinking, social design, video campaigns, and more! CommNEXT brings together students and professionals for an inspirational educational experience like none other!
CommNEXT is going to be held at the LSUS University Center on Saturday, October 21. The cost is $25/person.
Schedule: (subject to change)
11:30 AM-12 Noon – Registration and Check-In
12:00-12:45 PM – Lunch and Opening Keynote
1:00-1:45 PM – Breakout Period #1 - 3 Breakout Sessions
2:00-2:45 PM – Breakout Period #2 - 3 Breakout Sessions
3:00-3:45 PM – Breakout Period #3 - 3 Breakout Sessions
4:00-5:00 PM – Closing Keynote and Remarks
Opening Keynote: Tracey Altman
Closing Keynote: Gregory Kallenburg
Samantha Barbour - Photography/Social Design
Nancy Cook - Media/Fake News
Allen Garcie - Creative Problem Solving
Jazmin Jernigan - Freelancing
Cameron King - Video Campaigns
Tom Staats - Workplace Stress
TBD - Journalism and PR panel
TBD - Web Design/Development
TBD - Social Media.