American Advertising Federation District Conference Coming to Nashville

Nashville, TN (July 31, 2015) – For the first time in since 1999, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) will be holding its district leadership conference in Nashville. District 7, known as D7, consists of AAF clubs in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. The conference will take place August 20-23 at the Millennium Maxwell House and includes a keynote speech from Jeremy Tucker, Nissan’s Vice President, Marketing Communications and Media. Tucker was instrumental in Nissan securing naming rights to Nissan Stadium (formerly LP Field).

“This conference will be one of the largest gatherings of marketing communications pros,” states David Jacobs, AAF District 7 Governor. “AAF members from five states will spend two days together to grow their careers and connect with each other. It’s a unique and valuable experience.”
Many of Nashville’s advertising agencies, including BOHAN and Redpepper, will take part in the conference, which will host more than 120 of the most creative minds in advertising. The conference will feature a Club Leadership Boot Camp, an intense day of training which will cover everything members need to know to be an effective leaders in AAF, including specific ways to set goals and will offer hands-on activities to help attendees plan the upcoming year for their local clubs.

“We’re working hard to make this Leadership Conference one that is full of relevant and actionable information for our attendees while also giving them a truly enjoyable Nashville experience,” stated A.J. Busé, Chair of the Council of Governors and member of the AAF Board of Directors Executive Committee

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About the American Advertising Federation District 7

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 7 is a not-for-profit member-based industry association comprised of 21 local advertising clubs located in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. AAF District 7 is affiliated with AAF National, headquartered in Washington, D.C. The mission of AAF is to be the unifying voice for advertising. AAF District 7 works to enhance the professional development of club members, while increasing recognition for the advertising industry, providing legislative support at a local, regional and national level and giving back to the local communities. For more information, visit Find updates on events, programs and more via Twitter @aafdistrict7.

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