What Is The AAF Fourth District?


One of 15 District affiliates of the national organization the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The AAF 4th District is comprised of 19 local federations throughout Florida and the Caribbean representing nearly 1,000 members. This is a grassroots network of advertisers, agencies, media companies, local advertising clubs and college chapters.  Our membership is open to professionals in all disciplines of the advertising profession.

District 4 has a long history of contributions made to the advertising industry. Most notably we created the ADDY awards in 1960. Now the largest creative competition in the world it is the signature event in the AAF every year.


AAF Mission

The American Advertising Federation protects and promotes the well-being of advertising.  Headquartered in Washington, D.C., it acts as the “Unifying Voice for Advertising.” The AAF is the oldest national advertising trade association, representing 40,000 professionals in the advertising industry. The AAF has a national network of over 200 ad clubs across the country. Through its more than 225 college chapters, the AAF provides 7,500 advertising students with real-world case studies and recruitment connections to corporate America. The AAF also has nearly 100 blue-chip corporate members that are advertisers, agencies and media companies, comprising the nation’s leading brands and corporations.