Hello Members and Friends of Greater SF Ad Club

We hope you enjoyed the 2011 SF Bay ADDYs – it was a wonderful event and a fitting showcase for the incredible talent in the San Francisco Bay Area. Congratulations to all the winners, and special congratulations to the Ad Person of the Year, Paul Venables.

And now that the big show is behind us… let’s talk about What’s Happening next:


Our next Event: Wine & Cheese & Networking

Bay Media Federal Credit Union

Come meet your fellow Club members Thursday, March 24th at 6:30 for a wine and cheese tasting, networking and a general membership meeting. At the meeting, we will be voting on some proposed changes to the Club’s bylaws, so be there and have your vote count. Any Club member in good standing is welcome to attend provided they register in advance. Registered members are also welcome to attend our board meeting, which will be held just prior to the main event.

Sponsored by Bay Media Federal Credit Union

12 Mint Plaza (Fifth & Mission) in San Francisco
4:30 pm: Board Meeting
6:30 pm: Wine & Cheese & Networking; General Meeting

Visit our events calendar to register. Thank you, Bay Media!

College and High School Student Scholarships

Greater SF Ad Club may have a scholarship for you!

Are you (or do you know) a college sophomore or junior in the Bay Area studying advertising, design, communications, journalism, marketing, media or a subject directly related to these fields? Or a high school senior leaning in that direction, perhaps?

Applications are due Monday, April 4th. Last year, the Club awarded four scholarships totaling $3,000. Visit our Scholarships page for complete details.

Student Recognition Luncheon April 27th

This annual event combines the awarding of the Club’s Student Scholarships with the AAF’s National Student Advertising Competition presented by one of the participating schools from AAF/District 14. The luncheon will be held on Wednesday, April 27th at Yoshi’s in Oakland.

This year, representatives from major Bay Area advertising agencies have been invited to meet students and young professionals. If you’d like your agency or organization represented, please contact us.

GSFAC welcomes its newest Corporate Members:


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Partner and sponsorship opportunities! Do you wish to host an event? Sponsor a table at the 2012 ADDYs? For more information on these and other opportunities, please contact our Executive Director.

© 2011 Greater San Francisco Ad Club • PO Box 2759, Alameda, CA 94501 • Tel: 510-658-4883 • Fax: 925-658-1063 • Serving San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin, Sonoma, Solano, San Joaquin, Contra Costa, and Alameda counties. GSFAC began in 1906 as the Advertising Club of Oakland. Although the name has changed, the purposes have not. Greater SF Ad Club is the oldest continuously operating advertising club in the West, if not the United States. Club membership includes membership in the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the oldest and largest advertising association in the country, with over 40,000 members of all ages and expertise. In order to ensure you continue to receive messages from GSFAC, please add to your address book.

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