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jack philipps gold medal
The Jack Philipps Gold Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) District 4. It is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to advertising and furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and public service.
This Award was created to honor the memory of Jack Philipps, who passed away while serving as the District 4 Treasurer. His work in the advertising profession was the epitome of professionalism and service to the members of the district.
The objective of the award is to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence, and responsibility in the areas of social concern.
The first Jack Philipps award was presented in 1984. The recipients include many former District Governors and committee chairs.
West Palm Beach
William E. Drier
William R. Hohmann
Jack Weldon, Jr.
gold medal winners
Contributions to Company - The Nominee must have achieved success in one of the following areas of work; advertising agency, advertiser, media, advertising service company or related firm.
Creative - The Nominee must have demonstrated a consistent high degree of creative, original thinking in whatever area of advertising the individual has worked.
Contributions to the General Advancement of Advertising - The Nominee should have worked to increase the stature and raise the standards of the advertising profession.
Contributions to Community - The Nominee should be a man or woman active in civic, religious or other groups dedicated to some phase of human or social welfare.
Any member in good standing of the 4th District, AAF, may submit a nomination in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org before April 3rd, 2023.
For proper consideration, the nomination must provide all appropriate details about why the nominee should be considered for this honor.