EVENTS

Upcoming Events

TV Timeout 2023

SOCIAL EVENT

Each year, the biggest brands blow endless dollars on high production ads during the Super Bowl. Each year, we get our members together to watch those ads and judge how good they are. Must be 21+ to attend.

  • Date & Time

    Feb. 16, 2023 @ 7:30 pm

  • Location

    TBD

  • Price

    Members: $20

    Non-Members: $25

2023 AAF-ND American Advertising Awards

AWARDS SHOW

Our biggest event of the year! Submit your best creative work from 2022 to be judged by a panel of advertising professionals from across the country. Join us for the awards show to honor and celebrate all winners selected by our judges. A “can’t-miss” event for anyone interested in advertising, marketing and creative!

  • Date & Time

    Friday, February 24th, 2023 @ 6:00pm

  • Location

    Avalon Events Center

    2525 9th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103

  • Price

    FREE with Membership

    Tickets Available for Non-Members

Melissa Harrison | "The Post-COVID Marketing Industry"

SPEAKER EVENT

Melissa Harrison is the CEO of Allee Creative. In her presentation, Melissa will cover what our industry can expect in the coming years and how we can prepare for the best (and the worst) to come.

  • Date & Time

    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 @ 11:30am

  • Location

    Sanctuary Events Center

    670 4th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102

  • Price

    FREE with Membership

    Tickets Available for Non-Members

4:01 Off-The-Clock @ Office Sign Company

HAPPY HOUR EVENT

Join your fellow AAF-ND members at Office Sign Company in Downtown Fargo for an after hours happy hour event. Enjoy a drink, chow down on some snacks, and catch up with your fellow marketing folks.

  • Date & Time

    March 23, 2023 @ 4:01 pm

  • Location

    Office Sign Company

    310 Northern Pacific Ave, Fargo, ND 58102

  • Price

    FREE!

Good For Nothing Fargo's 24-Hour Gig

VOLUNTEER EVENT

For 24-hours, marketing professionals and creatives in our area can volunteer to donate their time to help one of three lucky non-profits in the F-M community.

  • Date & Time

    Friday & Saturday, March 24 & 25

  • Location

    Prairie Den in Downtown Fargo

  • Price

    FREE – Volunteers Needed

Nelson Eddy | "More Than Whiskey"

SPEAKER EVENT

Nelson Eddy is a Jack Daniel historian and managing partner of Finn Partners. In his presentation, Nelson will cover how a 150 year old brand stays relevant and how a small craft brand evolved into the number one selling whiskey brand in the world today.

  • Date & Time

    Tuesday, April 18, 2023 @ 11:30am

  • Location

    Sanctuary Events Center

    670 4th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102

  • Price

    FREE with Membership

    Tickets Available for Non-Members

4:01 Off-The-Clock @ Thuen Studios

HAPPY HOUR EVENT

Join your fellow AAF-ND members at Thuen Studios in West Fargo for an after hours happy hour event. Enjoy a drink and catch up with your fellow marketing folks.

  • Date & Time

    Mid-April (Exact Date TBD) @ 4:01 pm

  • Location

    Thuen Studios

    2249 Sheyenne St, West Fargo, ND 58078

  • Price

    FREE!

Dr. Marcus Collins | "The Future of Brand"

SPEAKER EVENT

Dr. Marcus Collins is an award-winning marketer and cultural translator currently serving as Chief Strategy Officer at Wieden + Kennedy New York as well as a marketing professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.. In his presentation, Dr. Collins will cover brand’s influences on us, why we buy, and where our relationship with them began. Most importantly though — where they are taking us next.

  • Date & Time

    Tuesday, May 16, 2023 @ 11:30am

  • Location

    Sanctuary Events Center

    670 4th Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102

  • Price

    FREE with Membership

    Tickets Available for Non-Members

4:01 Off-The-Clock @ Drekker Brewing

HAPPY HOUR EVENT

Join your fellow AAF-ND members at Drekker Brewing Company for an after hours happy hour event. Enjoy the region’s most unique beers, snag some “eye-scream” and catch up with your fellow marketing folks.

  • Date & Time

    Mid-May (Exact Date TBD) @ 4:01 pm

  • Location

    Drekker Brewing Company

    1666 1st Ave N, Fargo, ND 58102

  • Price

    FREE!

Other Upcoming Events

Our team is working hard to plan speaker events, happy hour socials, professional development opportunities and much more!

Stay tuned for more events to be announced at future dates.

Past Events

4:01 Off-The-Clock @ Harold's

HAPPY HOUR EVENT

Get Together & Give Back - Holiday Party

SOCIAL EVENT

Heather Novak-Peterson | "Bringing the Outside In"

SPEAKER EVENT

Vin Matano | "Account-Based Marketing: Best Practices & Getting Started"

SPEAKER EVENT

4:01 Off-The-Clock @ Absolute Studios

NETWORKING EVENT

A. Micah Smith | "Quality Control"

SPEAKER EVENT

2022-23 Season Kickoff

SOCIAL EVENT