Member Benefits

  • Professional and educational development through CAF hosted programming
  • Celebrating the dynamic and vibrant Chicago ad community through CAF Signature events: Ad Woman of the Year, The American Advertising Awards, Silver Medal Award and Career Day
  • Networking with other advertising professionals, thought leaders and motivators
  • Discounted rates and priority access at CAF events, along with select partner events
  • Opportunities to link your company to CAF through tailored sponsor programs
  • Membership in the American Advertising Federation corresponding benefits at
  • Committee involvement option s for the advancement of CAF advertising industry initiatives
  • Listing in CAF website membership directory and member spotlight profile
  • Giving back through opportunities with Off the Street Club, CAF Career Day and connecting with young professionals as their careers take shape

Save on Exclusive Entertainment & Travel Offers

MemberDeals is a leading member only Entertainment Benefits provider, offering exclusive discounts, special offers and access to preferred seating and tickets to top attractions, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more. MemberDeals is a unique benefit offered exclusively to associationand member groups like CAF.

Nothing makes us happier than to serve the needs of everyone we work with in helping our customers save millions of dollars annually, while enjoying amazing experiences and creating lasting memories. We are constantly adding new products and new offers in cities and destinations around the world and we don’t plan on slowing down anytime soon.

Peruse the CAF MemberDeals offerings here.




Offers Include:

  • Save up to 40% on Top Theme Parks Nationwide!
  • Save up to 40% on Movie Tickets Nationwide!
  • Save up to 40% on Top Las Vegas & New York Broadway Show Tickets!
  • Great Savings on Disney & Universal Studios Tickets!
  • Also Save up to 60% on Hotels & 25% on Rental Cars!


• Buy any Walt Disney World ® Resort 4 day Park Hopper ® or Park Hopper ® Plus
ticket, and get the 5th day Free! – Tickets include Disney Fast Pass+ Service.
• Immerse yourself in a dream with Cirque du Soleil®’s LUZIA in Washington, DC (April 14 – June 17) or in Boston starting June 29 – save up to 35%!
• Escape to the beach with Broadway’s Once on this Island from acclaimed Tony Award nominee Michael Arden! Orchestra seats starting at $89.50.
• Purchase a SeaWorld® San Diego 2018 Fun Card to receive unlimited visits
through December 2018!
• Discover a dreamworld with Le Réve – The Dream! Save up to $54 on Golden
Circle seating!

Start planning!


• Purchase 5 Days for the Price of 3! Visit 3 Parks for less than $54 per day at
Universal Orlando Resort™!
• Plan ahead and enjoy 2018 Pre-Season Tickets and save over 35% at a
variety of Cedar Fair® Parks like Worlds of Fun, Dorney Park, ValleyFair, and Michigan’s Adventure!
• Summer will be here before you know it! Save on Universal Orlando Resorts™
2018 Vacation packages starting at just $165! Hurry and save!
• Enjoy the thrilling rides and family attractions at Six Flags® Nationwide
and save over 40% on tickets!

Create memories!

Member Travel Benefits

As a member of CAF, you are eligible for travel benefits offered through our Management company, Kellen.  We have included instructions on how to use these benefits.


Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines is offering special discounted airfares to our CAF (Kellen) clients for both domestic and International travel in 2018. Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, up to 10% off the fare for domestic travel.

Go to> Click "Advanced Search" > Enter NMRCL in the "Meeting Event Code" box. Also please make sure to enter our SkyBonus Member Number US0084894 during the booking process. Please see the detailed instructions below for more information.

 Please note the following:

  • The same code will now be used for both Domestic and International flights
  • Not all fares are eligible for a discount; fare rules determine eligibility
  • Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased, and apply to round trip travel only.
  • Not valid with other discounts, certificates, coupons or promotional offers.

To take advantage of these Travel Discounts for both domestic and international travel

  • Visit the web site and click the Advanced Search link:
  • Complete the required fields, and enter meeting code “NMRCL

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at 1.800.328.1111. (Please use the same phone number to make changes to an existing Delta Meetings Network reservation.)  On the Search Results page, verify the discount is applied.

Car Rental

CAF (Kellen) is partnering with Avis & Budget as our primary car rental vendors. Through this partnership, our company will be receiving significant savings and benefits, in addition to negotiated rates and outstanding personalized service. You can enroll in either Avis or Budget, or both!

See instructions below for using the discount.

AVIS Worldwide Discount (AWD)

Budget Corporate Discount (BCD)

Management Company Members*: D619101
(negotiated insurances are not included)
Enroll with Avis

Management company Members*: D958401
(negotiated insurances are not included)
Enroll with Budget

Make a Reservation

Make a Reservation

View Avis Budget Current Rates
Note: Published rates are ceiling rates

Template Email for Management company Member Use



To use the CAF (Kellen) Corporate Discount
You will first need to create an Avis or Budget account. Have your driver’s license and credit card ready. Your profile will automatically be connected to the Kellen program when you create your profile using the links above. Vehicles can be rented without creating a profile; however if you do not create one you will need to ender the Kellen account numbers for every rental and the benefit of skipping the counter will not be available.

Already have a profile with Avis or Budget? Just add Kellen’s discount program #s to your existing Avis Wizard # and/or Budget Fastbreak # to receive the rates and benefits negotiated by CAF (Kellen).

*Management company members have the same great rates & benefits, but negotiated insurance is not included.

Making a Reservation
To make a reservation visit or Add your Avis Preferred Wizard # or Budget Fastbreak # to the reservation by using the drop down box. Your profile is tied to the CAF (Kellen) program and will give you the rates, and other benefits negotiated by CAF (Kellen). If lower promotional rates are available at the time of booking, they will auto populate rather than the CAF (Kellen) negotiated rates.

No Wizard Number? Make sure you include CAF (Kellen’s) discount numbers listed above to receive the great rates and benefits!


CAF (Kellen) has partnerships with hotels in any of these US cities we have offices. Click here to learn more.

  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • Kansas City
  • New York
  • Washington D.C.



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

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