Silver Medal Award Celebration

The Chicago Advertising Federation is pleased to have presented the 2018 Silver Medal Award to Kathy Ring, CEO, Starcom USA. 

The CAF Silver Medal Award honors a distinguished member of the Chicago advertising community for his/her contribution and accomplishments. 

It was a wonderful night at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel honoring a truly remarkable woman.

Previous winners include:

Fay Ferguson
Chris Boothe
Tom Burrell
Betsy Holden
Jack Klues
Carla Michelotti
David Selby
Rishad Tobaccowala
Tony Weisman


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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