AAF Memphis Names Craig Thompson as 2022 AAF Silver Medal Winner

January 23rd, 2022

–Prestigious award celebrates lifelong, outstanding contributions to the Advertising Industry — 

January 3, 2022 (Memphis, TENN) – AAF Memphis announces that Craig Thompson has been named as its 2022 Silver Medal recipient. The prestigious award will be presented at the American Advertising Awards on Saturday, February 19, 2022 hosted at The Emerge Building in downtown Memphis.

The annual AAF Memphis Silver Medal Award stands as the highest form of individual recognition by the American Advertising Federation. It is awarded to an exceptional advertising industry leader for a complete career of outstanding accomplishment and contributions to the Memphis community. The award is based on four key areas of service:  Contributions to Company, Creative Ability, Contributions to the Advancement of Advertising and Contributions to the Community.

The Memphis AAF chapter has recognized remarkable lifetime achievements annually for over 60 years (since 1960) and includes the legends of the Memphis Advertising community. Here is a complete list of former recipients.

Thompson will be honored during a segment of the American Advertising Awards, presented at the Emerge Building on Saturday, February 19, 2022 from 7-10 PM.

Registration for the event can be found here. For more information regarding the virtual luncheon, visit aafmemphis.org.

Craig Thompson Career Highlights

Craig Thompson has been a part of Memphis advertising for decades and has won several national ADDYS along with a multiple local best in show wins. 

To learn more about Craig Thompson, visit: http://discipledesign.com/


The mission of AAF Memphis, the Memphis chapter of the American Advertising Federation, is to inspire, empower and applaud the professional growth of marketing and communications specialists. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/AAFMemphis or www.aafmemphis.org

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