- Thursday February 21, 2013
- Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota
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- American Advertising Federation
- Susan Hicks
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AAF-Suncoast ADDY® Awards will be presented at the 'Through the Looking Glass' Gala at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens on February 21, 2013. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, surrounded by natural beauty and brightened with Mad Hatter decor. A raffle will be held during the reception to benefit the AAF-Suncoast Ad Student of the Year scholarship fund; tickets can be purchased for cash only (there is no ATM on site). During the reception, mounted print entries will be displayed, and winning video and digital entries will be shown during the awards ceremony, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Awards will be presented for professional and student competitions in a variety of categories, as well as Judges’ Choice, Best of Show, and Peoples’ Choice awards. The winner of this year’s $1,000 AAF-Suncoast Ad Student of the Year Scholarship will also be announced at the event.
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