Officials at the American Advertising Federation (AAF) of the Midlands are urging ad designers from the Palmetto State to enter the American Advertising Awards contest.
Deadline for submissions is Jan. 7.
Local winners of the American Advertising Awards will be honored Feb. 27 at an awards show gala. Local winners will then move on to district competition. Winners there will be put in contention for the National ADDY Awards, which will be announced this spring at a ceremony in Anaheim, California.
Entries can be dropped off at the Chernoff Newman advertising agency, 1411 Gervais St., Columbia, South Carolina. Entry fees for AAF Midlands members are $60 for a single ad or $80 for a campaign. Fees for non-members are $100 for a single ad or $140 for a campaign.
An American Advertising Awards Preview Party will take place at the Art Bar, 1211 Park St., Columbia, South Carolina on Feb. 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free for AAF members. For non-members admission is $5.
For more information on the awards, rules and available awards categories, log on to http://addymidlands.com.