AAF Memphis Presents 2020 American Advertising Awards Winners

February 24th, 2020

Archer Malmo wins Best of Show at 2020 American Advertising Awards


MEMPHIS, TN—AAF Memphis presented its 53rd annual American Advertising Awards for creative excellence on Saturday, February 22 at the former Spectrum nightclub at 616 Marshall Ave.

Attended by over 250 professionals from local advertising, marketing, graphic design, and media companies, the event honored 41 Gold ADDY winners, 43 Silver ADDY winners, and 9 recipients of “Best Of” awards.

A total of 396 entries were judged by creative directors from Washington, DC, San Antonio, Seattle and Erie, PA.

“I was truly amazed and humbled by the creative talent we have in our city and this year was no different.  The level of commitment our advertising community has to excellence is unmatched for our local chapter of the American Advertising Federation,” said AAF Memphis President Martha Hample, Director of Operations for Archer Malmo.

Following is a complete list of all 2020 AAF Memphis American Advertising Awards winners:

Archer Malmo: Best of Show, Best of TV/Video, Best of Copywriting, Best of Illustration, Best of Public Service, 18 Gold, 15 Silver

DCA: Best of Out of Home, 4 Gold, 7 Silver

Forever Ready Productions: 1 Silver

Harvest Memphis: Best of Agency Self Promotion, 1 Gold

Inferno: 2 Gold, 4 Silver

Kevin Woods Creative: 1 Silver

Loaded For Bear: Best of Art Direction, 12 Gold, 8 Silver

Paradigm Marketing & Creative: 1 Gold, 1 Silver

Perpetual Motion: 2 Gold

Red Deluxe: Best of Print, 1 Gold, 1 Silver

Running Pony: 1 Silver

Sullivan: 2 Silver

View the winners book.

Following the Memphis chapter awards, local winners will compete in the AAF District 7 level of the American Advertising Awards, a three-tiered national competition. District winners will proceed to compete on the national level, which represents the advertising industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence.


Media Contact:

Martha Hample, AAF Memphis President


ABOUT AAF MEMPHIS. The mission of AAF Memphis, the Memphis chapter of the American Advertising Federation, is to inspire, empower and applaud the professional growth of marketing communications specialists. For more information, visit aafmemphis.org.

AAF District 7 is composed of 23 local advertising clubs located in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. AAF District 7 works to enhance professional development of club members while increasing recognition for the advertising industry and giving back to the local community. For more information, visit aafdistrict7.com.

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