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
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
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.