Communication Students to Participate in AAF Student Event

Event for American Advertising Federation This Friday, several communication students will be heading up to Des Moines to participate in the American Advertising Federation‘s GRiT Student Event. This event will include a panel of top Des Moines area advertising professionals, agency tours, and case studies. The event will take place at Meredith Corporation, home to Better Home and Garden magazines,, and Family Circle. Students are able to choose their area of interest including account management, creative, public relations, and marketing.

See below for a schedule of events for the day:

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Registration

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Introduction

8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Case Study: Learn what it’s like to work in an agency and develop a campaign for a real client

Case Study Presented by Greater Des Moines Partnership

12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Break

12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Speaker Panel: Learn how recent graduates landed their current jobs and what one should (and shouldn’t) do when seeking employment.

1:00 – 1:15 Break

1:15 – 4:30 Company Tours: See the inner-workings of Des Moines’ agencies and companies.

Meredith Corporation
Two Rivers Marketing
Other Companies To Be Announced

4:45 Closing remarks and wrap-up

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. (Optional) After-Event Networking: Don’t miss an opportunity to mingle with Des Moines professionals in a relaxed and fun environment.

Want to know more? Contact one of our faculty members.