2010 Austin ADDYs – Here’s the info!

WHAT

The 2010 Austin ADDY Awards Show hosted by the Austin Advertising Federation

WHY

Austin is a red hot creative community, and the Austin ADDY Awards are the regional gateway to the ad industry’s largest and most competitive creative competition, the national ADDY Awards, which draw over 60,000 entries nationwide.

WHEN

Friday, February 12th, 7 pm

WHERE

The historic and iconic Seaholm Power Plant (www.seaholm.info) at 214 West Avenue is the cornerstone in an edgy redevelopment to unite a piece of Austin’s unique history with its vibrant future.

BACKGROUND

The 2010 Austin ADDYs will showcase Austin’s best creative advertising work, and applaud the winners who go on to regional and national glory.

Over 500 industry pros are expected as well as industry luminaries and powerhouses like McGarrah/Jessee and GSD&M. In recent years Austin has done exceptionally well in national ADDY competition, three times placing second only to New York City.

This year’s party will be at the picturesque Seaholm Power Plant, kicking off with a cocktail mixer and gallery showing of this year’s submissions, featuring multiple plasma screens to display broadcast and interactive entries.

Winning submissions will be announced during the brief awards show followed by a congratulatory, get-your-grove-on after-party.

DJ

With el john Selector, known for his amazing collaborations with Thievery Corporation, controlling the pulse of the party, along with a full-service cash bar and onsite ATM and free valet parking ensure that a good time will be had by all.

JUDGES

Matt Ian, Creative Director of BBH New York in New York City
Kevin Lynch, SVP and Creative Lead of Proximity Chicago in Chicago, IL
David Deroma, Senior Art Director of CP+P in Boulder, CO
Robert Clifton, Jr., Creative Director of Campbell Mithun in Minneapolis, MN

TICKETS

Tickets are available in advance for $55/Professionals and $35/Students and can be purchased online at www.austinaddys.com/show.html. For more information, contact Thom Gehring at (512) 474-2882/addys@austinadfed.com.

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