Advertisng Associations

4A’s – American Association of Advertising Agencies

National trade association founded in 1917 that represents the industry in the US. Site offers a database for advertisers to search for a new agency; member profiles and links to their sites; legislative issues; career, award and event information.

1065 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10018 Tel:(212) 682-2500


The Ad Club

A trade organization for marketing, advertising and communications in Boston and all of New England. Site includes member news, events, articles, blog and more.

22 Batterymarch Street Boston, MA 02109 Tel: 617.262.1100


Advertising Agency Association of British Columbia

Directory of member advertising and communication firms, agency search tips and guidelines. Includes links to member sites and events.


The Advertising Association

A federation of 24 trade bodies representing marketing industries. Provides links to members, position papers, events diary and career guide.

7th Floor North Artillery House 11-19 Artillery Row London SW1P 1RT

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7340 1100


The Advertising Club of Metropolitan Washington

Trade association of nearly 1,000 professionals representing advertising, marketing and public relations businesses.

400 N Washington St. Suite 300 Alexandria, VA 22314 Tel:703.683.5954


The Advertising Club of New York

Newsletter, announcements, upcoming events and information on membership.

The Advertising Club

989 Avenue of the Americas 7th Floor New York, NY 10018 Tel: 212.533.8080


The Advertising Club of San Diego

Association of advertising professionals in San Diego that offers networking and career advancement opportunities, education and personal development.

EIN 23-7306648 3579 5th Ave Ste 100 San Diego CA 92103 USA


Advertising Education Forum

A non-profit organization focusing on issues relating to children. Provides free access to academic and scientific research, and links to self-regulation codes in European countries.

Telephone: 322-888-6046


The Advertising Educational Foundation

A source for educational information about the social and economic role of the industry. Includes news, events calendar and interviews with top marketers.

708 Third Avenue, 23rd Floor New York, NY 10017 Tel:(212) 986-8060


Advertising Standards Canada

A not-for-profit industry body focused on creating and maintaining community confidence in advertising. Contains information on consumer and special interest complaints, trade disputes, and code of advertising standards.

175 Bloor Street East, South Tower, Suite 1801 Toronto, ON M4W 3R8

Phone: (416) 961-6311


American Advertising Federation – A national network of 210 clubs. Connects the industry with an academic base through its 210 college chapters. Site features club news, governmental issues, events calendar and awards.

1101 Vermont Avenue NW 5th Floor Washington, DC 20005 Tel:(202) 898-0089


Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies (AHAA) – Trade organization for promoting the Hispanic marketing and advertising industry.

8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive Suite 600 Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Tel:(703) 745-5531


Association of National Advertisers – A membership organization representing 300 companies with 8,000 brands. Provides links to members, resource center, job opportunities and events and seminar calendar.

708 Third Avenue – 33rd Floor New York, NY 10017 Phone: 212.697.5950


Atlanta Ad Club – Membership directory plus information on employment, internships and events.

100 Peachtree Street Suite 1500 Atlanta, GA 30303 Phone: 678-916-3000


Audit Bureau of Circulations– Non-profit association of advertisers, ad agencies and publishers. Provides media audits, publisher statements, news bulletins, press and conference information.

Wakefield House, 4th Floor, Sprott Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001

Telephone : +91 (22) 2261 1812 / 2261 9072


Business Marketing Association of Chicago – Professional training, development and service organization. Site provides resource, program, activity and event calendar information.

708 Third Avenue 33rd Floor New York, NY 10017 Tel:(212)697-5950


EMMA: Electronic Media Marketing Association – An organization of cable television networks and those serving the direct response advertising industry. Membership, roster, and event information.


Erie Advertising Club – Northwestern Pennsylvania affiliate of the American Advertising Federation.


Institute of Practitioners In Advertising – A non-profit trade body and professional institute for agencies in the UK’s media and marketing communications industry. Features award, career, event and industry negotiation information, and over 500 links to related sites.

44 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QS Telephone: 020 7235 7020


Magnet – A group of non-competing, independently owned advertising agencies in major markets throughout the world.


New Jersey Communications, Advertising and Marketing Association – A statewide non-profit organization serving the business needs and interests of its members, representing all segments of the industry. Includes member information and links, employment opportunities, meeting and award announcements.

146 Oldwick Road Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889


Outdoor Media Association Incorporated – Represents media contractors and production facilities. Site includes product details, links to members, tips for successful campaigns, research and regulations.

Suite 504, Level 5, 80 William Street, East Sydney, NSW, 2011

Telephone (02) 9357 9900


Sacramento Ad Club – Advertising organization meeting calendar and news about support programs to advance the profession.


San Francisco Advertising Association – Resource for those in the advertising industry, providing local events, industry news, courses, seminars and related information.