CAF News
SUBMIT YOUR FILM TODAY! Deadline July 31 for Advertising Community Shorts Night

The Midwest Independent Film Festival hosts a competition of the best short films made by local advertising creatives. Advertising Community Shorts Night is not only a great showcase of local talent, it’s become a well-attended networking event for the regional ad community. Deadline for submissions is July 31st! Full details here

The time to act is now. An advertising tax is very much on the table as a proposed “solution” to Illinois’ budget woes. Lawmakers need to hear from advertising industry professionals that an ad tax is a bad tax and must be opposed. Click here for more information and to speak out against any proposed tax on advertising.
The Chicago Advertising Federation is pleased to announce Trish Chuipek, President, Midwest Region OMD, as the 2015 Advertising Woman of the Year. Trish is a dynamic marketing and advertising executive who excels in driving client business growth. She is accomplished at leading integrated teams within global, matrixed organizations, developing innovative brand and business building solutions, and delivering marketing ROI through advanced analytics. Trish began at OMD in 2010 and is President of the Chicago and Atlanta offices, including OMD MC. Read more.


The Chicago Advertising Federation exists to foster momentum in Chicago’s advertising industry. The four pillars of the Chicago Advertising Federation are:

  • Professional Enrichment
  • Chicago Market & Industry Recognition
  • Networking
  • Community Involvement

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