EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - The American Advertising Federation of Greater Evansville (AAF-GE) is seeking Silver Medal Award nominations now through January 16 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.
Silver Medal recipients are selected by a panel of judges, using the following criteria when making their selections:
Contribution to His/Her Company - The recipient must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work: advertising agency, advertiser, media or advertising service
Creative Ability - The recipient must have shown a consistent, high degree of original thinking in their field.
Contributions to the General Advancement of Advertising - The recipient must have worked to increase the stature and raise the standards of the advertising profession.
Contributions to the Community - The recipient should be someone who has been active in civic, religious, or other groups dedicated to human or social welfare.
To nominate a candidate for the Silver Medal Award, please visit the club's website at
and complete the form by Friday, January 16.
The winner will be recognized at the AAF-GE American Advertising Awards ceremony on Friday, February 20.
Please contact Sharon Shumate at 423-3843 for more questions.