We’re always brewing up experiences that drive innovation and connection throughout Austin’s communication arts industry. See what informational speaker events, happy hours and other shindigs we’ve got coming up.

Upcoming Events

  • Day at the Texas Capitol 2023

    Day at the Texas Capitol 2023

    Whether you have all day or need to come and go, please join us for this informative program and opportunity to make our voices heard!

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  • Advent10n 2023

    Advent10n 2023

    Join Advertising professionals, educators, and students from across Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana for Advent10n – the annual conference for the American Advertising Federation.

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  • American Advertising Awards 2023

    American Advertising Awards 2023

    Join us for the 2023 American Advertising Awards celebration! This year’s event will take place in person at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.

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If you are feeling ill, please refrain from attending the in-person event. All attendees must be vaccinated or have proof of recent negative COVID-19 test. Masks are encouraged.

Awards Shows

American Advertising Awards

Austin thrives on creativity. AAF Austin thrives on celebrating creativity. Every year, we put our heart and soul into an awards show that celebrates the creative pulse that keeps our local ad industry alive. The AAF Austin American Advertising Awards is the biggest night for Texas advertising- whether you’re coming to win or just to party, make sure it’s on your radar.

Big Wig Awards

Creative work can’t turn heads without an audience. Big Wigs is about paying homage to the talented professionals who make sure creative work is seen. It’s about the size, place, reach, and frequency. It’s about the when, where, and how. Without that, great campaigns would languish in the dark—and nobody wants that.

Have an idea for an event, or want to be an event sponsor? Let’s chat.

We’re always down to collaborate on new ways to engage the advertising community.

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