Florida State University Wins First Place in the 4th District of the American Advertising Federation, National Student Advertising Competition District Qualifier

Share Article

On April 30th, advertising students from across the state gathered in Tampa, Florida to compete for top honors in the 4th District American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). Florida State University earned the First Place Overall designation and will proceed to the National competition which will be held during the National Conference of the American Advertising Federation in Orlando, Florida June 10-11, 2010. Second Place Overall was awarded to the University of Miami. Third Place was awarded to the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

This years competition illustrated a depth of amazing young advertising industry talent. Our judges were truly impressed by the quality of work done by all of the teams participating. It is our goal to increase the size of the District competition to include all of the Collegiate level advertising programs in the District.

NSAC is the premier college advertising competition. It provides more than 3,000 college students with real-world experience by requiring a strategic advertising, marketing, and media campaign for a corporate sponsor. Schools participate within their District (15 Districts in all) and one from each district is selected to present their campaigns to a panel of industry executives at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) National Conference.

2010 4th District NSAC
On April 30th, advertising students from across the state gathered in Tampa, Florida to compete for top honors in the 4th District American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The most promising advertising, marketing and communications students from Florida colleges and universities participate in this annual event, sponsored by the AAF and State Farm. Florida

The higher education institutions represented were the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Art Institute of Miami, Florida State University, Northwood University, and University of Miami and University of South Florida.

The 4th District, NSAC Chair, Perry Henry said, “This years competition illustrated a depth of amazing young advertising industry talent. Our judges were truly impressed by the quality of work done by all of the teams participating. It is our goal to increase the size of the District competition to include all of the Collegiate level advertising programs in the District.”

Florida State University earned the First Place Overall designation and will proceed to the National competition which will be held during the National Conference of the American Advertising Federation in Orlando, Florida June 10-11, 2010. Second Place Overall was awarded to the University of Miami. Third Place was awarded to the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale.

This year’s competition was included the following additional Best in Category Awards:

*Overall Book            University of Miami
*Best Creative            Florida State University
*Best Media Plan        Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
*Best Strategy            Florida State University
*Best Sponsorship        University of South Florida
*Best Research        Florida State University
*Best Concept            Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
*Most Innovative Single Tactic    University of Miami
*Best Q&A            Florida State University

The AAF Fourth District represents over 2,000 advertising professionals via 25 local chapters
throughout Florida and the Caribbean. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the AAF protects
and promotes the well being of advertising through a unique, nationally coordinated grassroots
network of 200 local advertising clubs and 215 college chapters. Through its college chapters,
the AAF provides 6,500 advertising students with real-world case studies and recruitment
connections to corporate America. The AAF also has 130 blue-chip corporate members that are
advertisers, agencies and media companies, comprising the nation's leading brands and
corporations. For more information, visit the AAF 4th District Web site at http://www.4aaf.org.

Your Local Contacts – Local Chapters of the American Advertising Federation, 4th District

Orlando: Jonathan Lee, jon(at)odysseycreative(dot)com, 407.687.1650
Daytona: Kay Galloway, kgalloway(at)daytonabeachcvb(dot)org, 386.566.2860
Emerald Coast: Jessica Maraman, jessica(at)vivid-pr(dot)com, 850.517.7486
Gainesville: Derek Lyons, Derek(dot)lyons(at)prioria(dot)com, 352.283.3402
Imperial Polk: Fred Koehler, fred(at)partner-marketing(dot)com, 863.286.8040
Jacksonville: Kendall Barsin, kendall(at)floridatheatre(dot)com, 321.626.1020
Greater Miami: Jose Resendez, thejoseresendez(at)gmail(dot)com, 409.293.8275
Miguel Larrea, miguellarrea(at)clearchannel(dot)com, 305.592.6250
Greater Ft Lauderdale: Andrew Martineau, Andrew(at)xl1media(dot)com, 954.687.7881
Ocala: Adriana Rosas, goadfed(at)gmail(dot)com, 352.239.2415
Orlando: Will Royall, will(at)royallmedia(dot)com, 386.747.1964
The Palm Beaches: Amie Mollo, amie(at)bonergrouip(dot)com, 561.635.7515
Laura Brandano, laura_brandano(at)cable(dot)comcast(dot)com
Panama City: Tricia Pearce, tpearce(at)lifemanagementcenter(dot)com, 850.624.3555
Pensacola: Joe Vinson, joe(at)appleyardagency(dot)com, 851.292.7025
Southwest Florida: Wendy Payton-Enriquez, wendyp(at)discoverpearl(dot)com, 239.910.3384
Space Coast: Pam Kaercher, pam(at)mtninc(dot)com, 321.779.1010
Suncoast: Alice Fernandez, afernandez(at)grapeinc(dot)com, 941.704.4600
Treasure Coast: Jodi Connoly, Jodi(dot)connoly(at)scripps(dot)com, 772.678.2094
Tallahassee: Tod Thomas, dthomas658(at)embarqmail(dot)com, 850.322.3900
Tampa Bay: Carl Vervisch, carlvervisch(at)gmail(dot)com, 813.318.4478
Angie Howard, ahoward_siu(at)yahoo(dot)com, 727.667.1007
Virgin Islands: Kevin Hughes, khughes(at)viaccess(dot)net, 340.690.2031

# # #

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Gayle Williams

Veronica Pastore
Visit website