The 2021 American Advertising Awards Gala

Friday, February 26, 2021

Virtual Event

Cocktails 6 p.m. | Ceremony 7 p.m.

Enter the 2021 American Advertising Awards

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.

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.

The Award

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.


AAF-Birmingham is thankful for the generosity of its sponsors.





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President – AAF Birmingham




Vice President – American Advertising Awards

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