Order you 2020 American Advertising Awards duplicate trophies HERE.

The Desert Advertising Federation is a non-profit, professional trade association that has served the Coachella Valley advertising community including agencies, advertisers, suppliers, and students, for more than 30 years. Desert Ad Fed is a part of The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association.

Ad Fed members and staff volunteer their time and talents to plan and execute events that are overseen by a board of directors. Ad Fed offers networking opportunities, seminars, speaker presentations and other fun and industry focused events. It annually celebrates the valley’s market strength and the global impact that our community makes through leading brands and creative advertising campaigns at the annual ADDY Awards.

For more information on Desert AdFed, visit:

82-921 Indio Blvd.
Indio, CA 92201

M-F 8:30AM – 4:30PM

(760) 347-0676

DESERT ADVERTISING FEDERATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

 

 

 

 

Andrea De Francisco Shek (Chair), Coachella Valley Water District
Shawn Abramowitz (Treasurer), Gulf CA Broadcasting
Andrew Portener (Secretary), JNS Next
Steven Weiner, National CineMedia
Mandi Witkower, Fantasy Springs
Erin Hyland, Cord Media
Collen Pace, Greater PS CVB
Katherine Villegas Ruiz, Cord Media
Denise Flieg, Desert Sun

 

2020 American Advertising Awards

See this year’s winners here!

Due to the current guidelines and restrictions being put in place by Federal, State and Local authorities, the 2020 AAF Awards Show will need to be canceled.  Unfortunately, due to the relationship with the AAF National contest, we were unable to reschedule this particular event.  Award winners for all categories will be announced by the chamber via electronic communication and social media on Friday.  Call the chamber if you have any questions or concerns regarding this event notice.  We can be reached at 760.347.0676.  Thanks.

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WINNERS

Board Members

Andrea De Francisco Shek
Chair
Coachella Valley Water District
Andrea De Francisco Shek
Chair
Desert Advertising Federation Chair
Coachella Valley Water District
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Shawn Abramowitz
Treasurer
Gulf California Broadcasting - CBS Local2, KESQ-TV, KDFX, KCWQ & KUNA-FM-TV
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Shawn Abramowitz
Treasurer
Gulf California Broadcasting - CBS Local2, KESQ-TV, KDFX, KCWQ & KUNA-FM-TV
Andrew Portener
Secretary
JNS Next
Andrew Portener
Secretary
JNS Next
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Stephen Burchard
Stephen Burchard Realestate
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Stephen Burchard
Stephen Burchard Realestate
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Denise Feig
Desert Sun Media Group
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Denise Feig
Desert Sun Media Group
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Erin Hyland
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Erin Hyland
Jeff Levine, Chair
Asher & Asher Consulting
Jeff Levine, Chair
Asher & Asher Consulting
Jeff Levine is the Vice President and Director of Client Services at Asher & Asher Consulting, “Advertising that Works!” He has been active in community based nonprofits throughout his career, including Past President for Desert AD FED, American Advertising Federating – Palm Springs. Jeff has been working with local clients, helping with their advertising and marketing needs for over 25 years in the Coachella Valley. He and his family are long-time residents of Indio. Jeff is an alumni of San Diego State University.
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Collen Pace
Greater Palm Springs CVB
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Collen Pace
Greater Palm Springs CVB
Katherine Villegas-Ruiz
Cord Media Company
Katherine Villegas-Ruiz
Cord Media Company
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Steven Weiner
National CineMedia-America's Movie Network
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Steven Weiner
National CineMedia-America's Movie Network
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Mandi Witkower
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
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Mandi Witkower
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino