To join, visit our MAIN AAFHRVA website membership page:


The text below is informational but you cannon join AAF-Hampton Roads/Richmond from this “Addy History” focused website.



Designed for local media, agency or other advertising oriented business wanting to expand participation beyond the membership platform. Consists of a minimum of four fully transferrable Professional level memberships (additional Professional level memberships available @ $225 each). Includes non-exclusive sponsorship of various AAFHR activities. Your company will be the Presenting Sponsor for one of the nine monthly luncheon events including logo representation and podium recognition. Your spokesperson will have 3-5 minutes to inform our guests about your company and its offerings. You can distribute informational brochures or other marketing materials to our guests. Your company will be represented as a Corporate Sponsor in all luncheon event publicity and promotion materials and be eligible for a 50% discount on any ADDY Award sponsorship package. Does not include tickets to ADDY Awards, Golf Tournament or additional social events.




Membership is transferable to any member of your organization. Includes food and admission to every meeting except the ADDY Awards and Golf Tournament, offers discount for ADDY entries, free job listings, web links and banners on the club website and AAF discounts.




Membership is non-transferable, offers member access to website, email alerts, discount to all club functions and events, free job listings, and AAF discounts.



High School and College Students. Membership is non-transferable, offers discount for ADDY entries, free job listings.


Membership Benefits:

  • NETWORKING –  Meet the folks who make the advertising business in Hampton Roads run.
  • PROGRAMS – Ten great programs.  Educational, informative and yes, fun!
  • ADDY® AWARDS – Honoring the best creative work from our advertising community since 1939.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS – Annual Rising Star scholarships are awarded to local students who will someday follow in our footsteps.
  • LEGISLATIVE – We are represented at state, regional and national levels ensuring no counterproductive legislation passes.
  • RECOGNITION – Awarded annually to an outstanding member of the local advertising community.
  • PUBLIC SERVICE – Local market participation in the American Advertising Federation’s national public service campaigns.
  • BENEFITS – Reduced cost life insurance, telephone service, rental cars, subscriptions and automatic membership in the AAF.

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.

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