{ Call for 2017 Silver Medal Nominations }

March 10, 2017

All AAF Charlotte members are invited to submit nominations for the prestigious 2017 Silver Medal Award.

Step 1: View the nomination criteria below.

Step 2: Email the nomination essay to aafcharlottesilvermedalawards@gmail.com by Friday, 4/7/17.

The AAF Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry's standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Annually, AAF clubs around the nation bestow this honor upon outstanding members of their local advertising communities.

This year's Silver Medal winner will be honored locally on during a luncheon for all AAF Charlotte members and guests.

Silver Medal Award Criteria

The Silver Medal winner will be selected by a panel of judges made up of past winners and AAF Charlotte board members and officers. Judges use the following criteria when making their selections:

Contribution to His/Her Company - The recipient must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work: advertising agency, advertiser, media or advertising service.

Creative Ability - The recipient must have shown a consistent, high degree of original thinking in their field.

Contributions to the General Advancement of Advertising - The recipient must have worked to increase the stature and raise the standards of the advertising profession.

Contributions to the Community - The recipient should be someone who has been active in civic, religious, or other groups dedicated to human or social welfare.

Be sure to include the following information on a separate page from the nomination essay:

  • Nominee's name
  • Nominee's business/company
  • Nominee's business address and phone
  • Nominator's name
  • Nominator's business address and phone

View a listing of past AAF Charlotte Silver Medal Award winners here