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American Advertising Awards

February 26, 2021 All day


AAF-Birmingham is now accepting entries for the 2021 American Advertising Awards.

Start your entry now at the AAF American Advertising Awards entry portal.

Entry Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021 @ midnight

AAF members: $75/single entry   |   $85/campaign

Non-members: $100/single entry   |   $110/campaign

Students: $30 / single entry   |   $40/campaign

*Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, the American Advertising Awards competition rules, categories and entry procedures for 2020-2021 have been modified to allow for remote online judging.

In some categories, entrants are allowed and/or required to upload additional digital examples of an entry. This is intended to provide more appropriate content for the judges. For most categories, there has been no change from prior competition years.

Professional Rules and Categories 

Student Rules and Categories

Please carefully follow all online submission guidelines provided within the entry system, in order to ensure that your work is properly represented during all three tiers of the competition.ENTER


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 and who have 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.SUBMIT NOMINATIONS


The American Advertising Federation’s Mosaic Awards recognize companies, agencies and individuals whose commitment to diversity and inclusion is evident through their creative work and organization-wide initiatives. Past recipients have embraced advanced marketing techniques and business practices and have developed diversity programs that not only help improve the bottom line, but also secure a relevant role in a continuously evolving corporate environment.
Submit your nomination to addys@aafbirmingham.com


You won’t find another one like it. The AAF-Birmingham signature ADDY I-beam trophy edges out the rest in originality.

Recognizing the city’s industrial strength of the past and its genius creativity of the present, the ADDY nods only to the  sharpest of creative minds among local advertising agencies and industry professionals.

Additional I-beams are available at cost of $75 for professionals and $45 each for students.

Additional Best of Show trophies are available for $100 each for professionals $65 each for students.

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