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Save the Date: Mad Men & Women of Minneapolis

An Exciting event is coming to the Twin Cities in a month: Ad Fed is presenting the Mad Men & Women of Minneapolis. 

Register Today!


They were the true Mad Men & Women of their day and helped define the advertising culture in Minneapolis during the era of skinny ties, horn-rimmed glasses, and three martini lunches. They built their careers at the likes of BBDO, Campbell Mithun, Carmichael Lynch, Colle & McVoy, and Martin/Williams, agencies still going strong today, as well as at some ghosts from the past; Knox Reeves, Baxter and others. 

We've located 100+ of these true advertising pioneers, who put Minneapolis advertising on the map, and invited them for an evening of networking and story-swapping at Solera. Join us for this once in a lifetime celebration of their talents.

Register online or contact the Ad Fed office at (651) 290-7489.

When: Thursday, June 14, 2012

Time: 5:30pm to 9:00pm

Cost: Member: FREE

Non-member: $20

Student: $5

Mad Men & Women are free (those working in advertising in the Minneapolis marketplace from 1970 or before)

Location: Solera

900 Hennepin Avenue

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Upcoming MN Marketing Events

The holiday season is upon us and so are great marketing events! All these events and more can be found on the Celarity Scoop Calendar.

MWMC - Lessons on Leadership

(Thursday, 12/1)

 The Minnesota Women's Marketing & Communications (MWMC) group is hosting Nora Hayes to speak about leadership skills and how to develop them. Takes place at Gluek's Bar & Restuarant.

IABC - Gift of Communication

(Tuesday, 12/6)

 Take your communication skills and give back to local non-profits. This event takes small groups and pairs them with a non-profit to help them answer questions. Free event but limited to 24 people.

PRSA - Holiday Party

(Thursday, 12/8)

 The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) is hosting its annual holiday party at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center. It will be an evening of conversation, networking, and dancing!

AIGA - Cocktails with Creatives

(Thursday, 12/8)

 Join the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) as they host a free event for all design professionals to mingle and talk shop. Takes place at the Chowgirls in NE Minneapolis.

MIMA - Holiday Party

(Wednesday, 12/14)

 The Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association (MIMA) will celebrate the holiday season with some networking at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Even more events are on the Celarity Scoop Calendar.

October Ad Fed Events**

"Bring me the head of George Parker!"

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

George Parker has spent more than thirty-five years in the Madison Avenue salt mines with such major agencies as Ogilvy & Mather, Young & Rubicam, Chiat Day. J. Walter Thompson and many others. He's worked in New York, San Francisco, London, Paris, Stockholm, and anywhere else were they would pay him obscene amounts of money and give him an AmEx platinum card with no questions asked. In the course of his career, he's won Cannes Lions, CLIOs, EFFIES, the David Ogilvy Award and several hundred other bits of tin and plastic. His blog, which was named as one of the four best ad blogs in the world by Campaign Magazine, is required reading for those looking for a salt & vinegar view of the world's second oldest profession.

Register online or contact the Ad Fed office at (651) 290-7489. Please Note: Registration closes today at noon. Walk-up registrations welcome.

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Passionate about getting it perfect? CRASH+SUES dishes on post production

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Do you have a passion for getting it perfect? So do we. Join Ad Fed/Ad2 members for happy hour at CRASH+SUES, where you'll get an inside look at how this talented group takes your work from "raw" to "finished."

October 14, 2010
Be there.

Register online or contact the Ad Fed office at (651) 290-7489. Please Note: Registration closes tomorrow at noon. Walk-up registrations welcome.

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Ad Fed Mentorship

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The AdFed Mentorship Circle program is designed to allow members to engage individually with industry professionals by meeting them in a casual group setting. These Mentorship Circle Events are held four times a year and offer networking, discussion and group mentorship based on areas of interest.

Register online or contact the Ad Fed office at (651) 290-7489.

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