AAF Jacksonville holds 2011 Media Auction

The Jacksonville Marketing & Advertising Club, AAF Jax, will hold their annual Media Auction "Advertising is Art" on February 2 this year.

Online PR News – 29-January-2011 – – AAF Jax, the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation, will hold their 2011 “Advertising is Art” Media Auction at the beautiful Florida Theater in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, on Wednesday, February 2. The 2011 “Advertising is Art” Media Auction will be held during one of downtown Jacksonville’s busiest events of the month, the Art Walk. The Jacksonville Art Walk is an ever-changing FREE event that features over 40 downtown venues which display works by a wide variety of visual artists. MOCA Jacksonville, Art Walk’s anchor site, hosts special guests and always a surprise or two. As an added attraction, incredible works by local advertising and creative professionals will on display in the Florida Theater, in the 2011 ADDY Viewing Gallery, featuring every local entry in the 2011 ADDY Awards, and will be the only time all will be displayed in one place. The ADDY Awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all types, creative by all sizes and entrants of all levels from anywhere in the world.

At the AAF Jax Media Auction, there are actually two simultaneous auctions; one live and one silent. The live auction offers anyone who owns, helps run, or has buying power for a business, non-profit or special event the opportunity to get remarkable deals on new forms of advertising, media, and the like. It gives big and small businesses an opportunity to try media and services they might not have previously considered. The silent auction is open to the general public and features a wide variety of offerings - jewelry, tickets to shows and sporting events, dinners for two, bottles of wine, cruises, spa packages, and more. In both auctions, anyone can bid and win an incredible deal. The Auctions are attended by a so many businesses and advertising representatives that donations for either auction also serve as excellent advertising for the companies who donate.

Proceeds from this event will help fund AAF, Jacksonville scholarship program for local advertising and graphic design students, as well as support industry initiatives throughout the year, such as educational programs and annual events.

About AAF Jax:

The Jacksonville Marketing & Advertising Club, AAF Jax, is the local chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), District 4. Through the efforts of AAF Jax and fellow chapters, the 4th District American Advertising Federation is dedicated to serving members by protecting and advancing advertising interests, including the freedom to truthfully advertise legal products. AAF Jax fulfills set goals through effective government relations, professional development, public education, advertising standards, community service and recognition of excellence.

AAF Jax strives to offer the area’s advertising, marketing and public relations community the best in education, competitions and networking. We know the hard work put forth in the professional community, so we try to have some fun when the work is done. AAF Jax offers:

* Monthly “AAF Jax Presents” Programming
* Networking Socials
* Annual ADDY Awards and Gala
* Annual Media Auction

Find out more at the AAF Jax website: http://www.aafjacksonville.org/