Good ideas are all around us

They’re in traffic jams.

They’re on top of our pillows.

They’re in our fourth cup of coffee.

We find them, because we’re always looking.


Good ideas happen everywhere.

The best ideas are at the 2020 Birmingham ADDY awards.

Join us to celebrate yours.

The 2020 American Advertising Awards Gala

Friday, February 28, 2020

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

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

Enter the 2020 Addy Awards

AAF-Birmingham is now accepting entries for the 2020 American Advertising Awards.

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


Entry Deadline: Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 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 18, 2020

UAB Project Space, Humanities Building, Room 100 – Across from the Sterne Library
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
900 13th Street South | Birmingham, AL 35233
For questions regarding the drop-off location, please call 561-843-4643


Download the official American Advertising Awards Entry Rules and Categories.*

*Please note there are two new categories for Professional Entry – Corporate Social Responsibility and Pro Bono

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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Co-Vice President – American Advertising Awards




Co-Vice President – American Advertising Awards