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A Salute to Advertising's Greatest Icons

A Salute to Advertising's Greatest Icons, running from May 9 through October 31, 2015 at the Museum of Broadcast Communications. The exhibition will examine the creation and evolution of the characters from their inception to contemporary use, through early commercials, vintage print ads and packaging and a wide variety of rare character memorabilia. Advertising agencies and brand historians will describe how the characters were designed and how they have evolved over the years. Details here.

The Chicago Advertising Federation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Chicago American Advertising Awards competition. More than 300 entries were submitted into this year’s program.

The winners were honored at the Chicago American Advertising Awards Reception on March 11 at Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago, IL.

Click here to see the 2015 Chicago American Advertising Awards competition winners!

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 6 has announced the 2015 American Advertising Award winners. In total, Chicago American Advertising Award winners received 30 district level awards; 18 Gold Awards and 12 Silver Awards.

Congratulations to all our winners! Click here for more details.


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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