Enter the 2019 ADDY Awards

AAF-Birmingham is now accepting entries for the 2019 American Advertising Awards.

Start your entry now at the AAF American Advertising Awards entry portal.


Deadline: January 11,  2019 @ midnight

Entry deadline: Friday, January 11, 2019 @ midnight

AAF members: $75/single entry   |   $85/campaign

Non-members: $100/single entry   |   $110/campaign

Students: $30 / single entry   |   $40/campaign


Entry drop-off: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Uptick Marketing
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

110 12th St. N., Suite 100 | Birmingham, AL 35203

Download the official American Advertising Awards Entry Rules and Categories.




5th Graders’ Guide to Entering the Addys

The Event

On the edge of what’s best in Birmingham advertising

The 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala

Friday, February 22, 2019

Events at Haven | 2515 6th Avenue South | Birmingham, AL 35233

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

On the edge. That’s where you’ll find us. Showcasing and celebrating the artfully unique and articulate fervor of Birmingham creatives.


The American Advertising Awards is one of the advertising industry’s largest creative competitions, attracting nearly 35,000 professional and student entries across the nation each year. The award recognizes the spirit of great advertising in all types of media, created by all sizes and types of entrants, for advertisers from every industry, from all around the country.


Join AAF-Birmingham on the edge of what’s best in advertising in February.

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 and $65 each for students.


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

Best Of





Judges Weekend

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Lisa Milberger Moore

Vice President – American Advertising Awards


Dawn Taylor

AAF-Birmingham Executive Director


Michael McDonald