Kicking off the new season

68 members. 10 speakers. 2 events. 1 mission.

We are excited to present the lineup of marketing and advertising events for professionals and students across the Black Hills area to learn, be inspired, and connect. Join us each month for networking and speakers. Then, mark your calendar for Design Jam and the 2020 ADDY Awards coming this spring.


A few of our favorite things


Our vision is to create a connected, creative and collaborative community of professionals who not only work in the industry, but who also support and promote the economic growth of our region. Here are a few ways we make that happen!



Program Speakers

Monthly luncheon & talk



first tier of a national competition


Silver Medal Award

recognizing outstanding Individuals


Student Scholarship

investing in the next generation

next steps?

Become a Member

As a member of the AAF, you become part of a talented community of advertising professionals and students and gain access to connections, resources and continual education to help ensure you stay current in the industry. Find out more >


Join a Committee

Joining one of the AAF-Black Hills committees is an exceptional opportunity to contribute or sharpen your skills and to develop relationships with like-minded professionals who share your enthusiasm for the advertising industry. Find out more >


Become a Sponsor

As a nonprofit organization our yearly programming, events, and scholarship opportunities relies heavily on our community sponsors. Our sponsors are our behind the scenes rockstars. Find out more >