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AAF-Hampton Roads SILVER MEDAL AWARD Winners
This Advertising Federation of Hampton Roads (AAFHR) website catalogs prior winners of the advertising industry’s longest running award for superior ad work/messages from Richmond to the Norfolk/Va. Beach DMA (aka Hampton Roads) market.
For more information on CURRENT AAF-Hampton Roads happenings and awards competition, go to our main website at:
The 2022-23 American Advertising Awards competition is accepting entries now through Feb 28, 2023!
Get your best creative ads together and upload them now to compete and win America’s longest consecutively running advertising contest. When you win an AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS “ADDY”, potential future employees see, future clients see and current clients see it. Most of all, you and your team see and feel a special level of pride in seeing recognition from the industry. It’s external proof that your team are among the best minds and creators working today. This is team building on steroids.
All entries are being accepted digitally again this year so there’s NO PHYSICAL ENTRY or CREATIVE DROP OFF needed. It couldn’t be easier to enter your creative in less than 5 minutes. And if you have a question we are here to answer it the same day.
Pricing for 2022-23 entries is as follows:
Student AAF/AIGA/or AMA current members:
Single entry $35 / Campaign entry $40
Single entry $45 / Campaign entry $50
Professional AAF/AIGA/or AMA current members:
Single entry $115 / Campaign entry $130
Single entry $135 / Campaign entry $150
Now, get your best work together and load it up for the local, regional and national recognition you deserve!.
Thanks also goes to 3 Waves Media for website design on this site, our AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS site that chronicles the rich history of ad creative creation in Virginia.
In Memoriam: Jack Rattigan Long-time WNOR & WRAP GM / AAF-HR Silver Medal Award Winner
Christmas Day 2022, Hampton Roads lost a much admired and beloved leader in radio and media, Jack M. Rattigan passed at age 94. We salute the accomplishments and memories Jack leaves us.
The Rattigan family knows and we recognize his thoughtful life of service to the media and advertising industry, Hampton Roads residents, businesses, local organizations, those who Jack led locally as General Manager at FM99/1230 WNOR, 850 WRAP, 1350 WKLX, leading sales at 92.9 WFOG, as a consultant at 100.5 WCMS and as an expert speaker at AAF chapters here and nationwide on several occasions.
Read more of Jack’s early career, the rich family legacy he leaves those around him and of his service from his Obituary from LEGACY.com: Jack Rattigan Obituary (1928 – 2022) – Portsmouth, VA – The Virginian-Pilot (legacy.com)
2021-2022 American Advertising Awards – “Addy” Winners
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LANPHER Productions – Client: Downtown Norfolk Council “Thank you from..”
Credit to: Keith Lanpher, Kerry Cecil & Jessica Kliner
EPIC MADE – Client: Deschutes Brewery Animated Ad Suite
Credit to: Carl Cleanthes, Ross Ciuppa & Kira Ribordy
SUNSHINE & BOURBON – Client: Visit Billings Trail Guides
Credit to: Keith Ireland, Aiden Chapperone and Ali Webb
SUNSHINE & BOURBON – Client: Visit Phoenix Brand Anthem
Credit to: Keith Ireland, Jimmy Reeves, Aiden Chapparone, Pedro Perez Nunez, Parco Richardson and Nilesh Patel
ADAMS OUTDOOR – Client: Action Rental “We’ve Moved”
Credit to: Ryan Saul
COLLECTOR STUDIOS – Client: Tricky Mickey
Credit to: Ryan Meadows, Adam Jones, Nick Davis and Catherine Meadows
AAF Hampton Roads protects and promotes the well-being of advertising in our market through self-regulation with a unique, locally coordinated grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, suppliers, independents, and college chapters.