Members of American Advertising Federation of Greater Frederick (AAF-GF) have a variety of opportunities further their professional knowledge and skills through our educational programming. We also enjoy a level of networking and peer support through committee work, social events and volunteer opportunities. Those who work—or would like to work—in any business associated with advertising, marketing or communication arts, will find there’s simply no more worthwhile local organization than AAF-GF.


Our diverse membership includes men and women who work in every aspect of the advertising and marketing industries, from professionals at advertising agencies, design studios, local print and broadcast media, printing companies and PR firms, to managers of marketing departments of local, regional and national corporations. It’s a unique opportunity to work and learn side-by-side and share resources with the most respected businesses and highly talented individuals in the area.


One of the major benefits of an AAF-GF membership is the ability to promote your business and display your work:

  • Being listed in our Member Directory on the AAF-GF website

  • By submitting news to the “Members on the Move” column of the club’s eNewsletter

  • By entering work in the annual American Advertising Awards competition, where it’s displayed during the local Awards gala (winners receive additional exposure on the AAF-GF website and through local media)


Joining AAF-GF automatically earns membership with AAF National, offering access to countless resources, substantial professional discounts, and a voice on the national legislative stage. AAF-GF members also receive invitations to district and national conferences and events.

Membership in AAF-GF includes:

  • Membership with AAF National

  • Free business listing on the AAF-GF website

  • Free or discounted member pricing on AAF-GF educational programs and social events

  • Connecting with the people who lead greater Frederick’s advertising industry.

  • Expanding your network by being engaged in AAF-GF committees and events.

  • eNewsletter Blasts

  • Discounted entry fees for AAF-GF Awards competition submissions

  • Opportunity to add job openings to the club’s website

  • Voice on the national legislative stage

  • AAF discounts on creative publications, courier services, credit cards, insurance, phone services, car rentals and more

  • Discounted pricing for Constant Contact so you can connect with customers, grow your business, and watch big-time results pour in—in real time. 

Come join us! Complete our online membership application now.