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If you’re a student in Western New York interested in the world marketing and advertising, AAF Buffalo is an invaluable resource. Not only are events like Skillshops perfect chances to learn and make connections with bigwigs in the area (at a discounted rate, no less), but we also offer opportunities tailored specifically to students. We even offer a few annual scholarships. So what are you waiting for? Become a student member today!

We’ve put together a handy list of AAF Buffalo events for the whole school year so you have no excuses not to mark your calendar. Build your personal brand, learn, network, and shake hands with your future coworkers, colleagues, and bosses.

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Philip Miller

Student Liaison

Buffalo State College
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Lindsay Neilson

Student Ambassador

Villa Maria College
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Melanie Hidy

Student Ambassador

Canisius College
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Maggie Blaisdell

Student Ambassador

RIT
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Amanda Mituzas

Student Ambassador

Hilbert College
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STUDENT EVENTS


MARCH
American Advertising Awards

Awards Night

Don Nichols Scholarship
Submissions due Friday, March 27 to Crowley Webb
Open to Western New York undergraduates in design, writing, communications, illustration, photography, or fine arts. Enter this competition by submitting a design or writing project that answers to a specific topic (to be announced). We are awarding $1,250 in scholarships to the top 3 winning projects. A great portfolio builder. Click here for full details.


APRIL
Portfolio Series Part 2: THE REVIEW

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Saturday, April 18; Daemen College; 9am–2:30pm
If you attend one event, this is it! Get your portfolio ready. Meet, network, and get feedback by industry pros. Speed dating style format. Limited space, so register in advance. Top 3 portfolios get a share of $1,250 in scholarships!


JOIN THE CLUB! 2019/20 STUDENT MEMBERSHIP IS ONLY $15 Click here to sign up

HOW STUDENTS CAN GET INVOLVED:
AAF Buffalo, affectionately known as the “Ad Club of Buffalo,” is the largest and most diverse organization of marketing and communications professionals in Western New York. Our mission is to educate, connect, and inspire a creative community that is dedicated to building businesses small and large, near and far.