TV Timeout

It’s time for the fourth annual TV Timeout event, brought to you by the American Advertising Federation of North Dakota (AAF-ND).

Join us for a play-by-play critique of the best & worst commercials showcased during football’s biggest game of the year. As if the commercials weren’t already entertaining enough, this event is brought to the next level with all of the colorful commentary and comedic banter from our handpicked moderator and panelists.

What: TV Timeout (21+ event)
When: February 6, 2020
Where: Sanctuary Events Center | 670 4th Ave N | Fargo, ND 58102
Cost: $20 — Member and $25 — Non-Member

TV Timeout Sponsors:

AAF-ND American Advertising Awards

Please join us for a night of distinction, ceremony and celebration with our creative advertising and marketing community.

Another year of wonderful and inspired work is behind us. Come and celebrate the best of our region at the American Advertising Awards. This year we will be feature a delicious buffet for your dining option. The buffet will include options for vegetarians. If you have other dietary needs, please let us know so we can accommodate you properly. We can’t wait to see you there!

What: American Advertising Awards
When: February 28, 2020 – 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Avalon Events Center | 2525 9th Ave S | Fargo, ND 58103
Cost: Professionals $70 — Students $40 — AAF-ND Members — Free (1 ticket per membership)

American Advertising Awards Sponsors:

Upcoming Speaker Events


March Speaker

Claudine Sokol, Nielsen
March 17, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Claudine's Bio

Claudine Sokol is a self-described Evangelist of Nielsen and has worked for over twenty years in the media industry. With a wide range of experience working in the media, including national, mobile, movies, digital, local television and local audio.


April Speaker

Brad Zollars, Kansas City Royals
April 21, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Brad's Bio

Brad Zollars is in his 10th year with the Royals and second as the club's Senior Director of Advertising & Marketing. He oversees all marketing, advertising and promotional initiatives for the ball club including management of the club's advertising agency of record.


May Speaker

Steve Tingiris, Dabble Lab
May 19, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Sanctuary Events Center
670 4th Ave N Fargo, ND 58102

Steve's Bio

Steve Tingiris is a software engineer, turned entrepreneur and professional dabbler. In his career, Steve has founded and sold three technology companies and is currently the managing director of Dabble Lab where he leads the day-to-day operations while still blocking plenty of time to dabble with the latest emerging technology.