Cal State University Student Wins National ADDY Award

    San Bernardino, Calif. (June 19, 2017) – For the second year, an Inland Empire student has taken home a National American Advertising Award in the student competition. The award was presented at the AAF ceremony, held in New Orleans, LA, on June 10, 2017.

    California State University San Bernardino student, Christopher Campbell won a Silver ADDY award in the category of Book Design for his submission titled "Helvetica". The American Advertising Awards are a three-tiered awards program. Campbell's work first qualified in the local competition in February 2017 and again on the district level in April. 

    At the national level, Campbell's work competed alongside student work from throughout the United States. AAF Inland Empire President, Susan Anderson, stated "I am thrilled to see our local students' work displayed and awarded at a national level. I hope we continue to see our students at the National American Advertising Awards year after year."

    The AAF Inland Empire Student Admerican Advertising Competition is one of the largest in the nation.

    About the American Advertising Federation

    The American Advertising Federation (AAF), established in 1905 and headquartered in Washington, DC, is the only organization that includes members across all disciplines and career levels in advertising representing all facets of the advertising industry and acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.” The AAF’s membership is comprised of nearly 100 corporate members comprising the nation’s leading advertisers, advertising agencies, and media companies; a national network of nearly 200 local clubs representing 40,000 advertising professionals; and more than 200 college chapters with more than 5,000 student members. The AAF operates a host of programs and initiatives, including the Advertising Hall of Fame, the Advertising Hall of Achievement, the American Advertising Awards, the National Student Advertising Competition, the Mosaic Center for Multiculturalism and summer AdCamps for high school students.


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