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March Meeting

On Monday, March 21 we will be at the Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way in Madison. Our guest speaker is Adam Shifrin from Westwood One. The meeting begins at 11:30 with a buffet lunch and the program will start around noon. We try to get you back on the road to work at 1:00. Please register by Wednesday, March 16. Guests are welcome to attend this meeting. The guest fee is $35 if registered by March 16 ($8 late fee after this date). Registration link: March Meeting Registration

Adam's presentation is Audience Trends in Television and Audio
The program will focus on:
*  State of Audio – We will focus on the current Audio landscape, how Radio drives ROI, Quantifying campaign impact and success, and how we are innovating with Audio
Transcending the AM/FM dial: Personalities, Sports, and Events – We will focus on the connection between broadcast radio listeners and on-air personalities, the value of live sports, and uniqueness of event alignment
Sports Marketing and the role in consumer engagement – We will focus on the unrivaled consumer engagement of live play by play sports and radio acts as the “screen” when consumers cannot be in front of a “screen”

Adam Shifrin is the Director of National Sports Partnerships for Westwood One in the Midwest Region. Adam focuses his attention on building mutually beneficial partnerships with clients and agencies through Westwood One’s tent pole programming including the NFL and NCAA Tournament.

Our Partner Sponsor for this event is Big Shoes Network.

 Consider Sponsoring an AAF Meeting to gain exposure for your company. Learn more by selecting this link: Program Sponsorship Opportunities.

AAF Past Presidents - Dedicated Leaders

AAF Madison Past Presidents joined us at the May 18th, 2015 Annual Meeting at Alliant Energy Center. Our Presidents have provided AAF Madison with years of dedication, leadership and forward thinking. We were honored to have them join us and continue to benefit from their experiences. Pictured back row: Tom Ruse, Bob Pagura, Jim Sendecke, Nick Topitzes, Todd Tiefenthaler & 2014-15 President Alan Bergstrom. Front row: Tom Marks, Bill Kennedy, Annette Knapstein, Sara McCormack, Georgia Roeming, Andrea Barber, Rod Ritcherson, & Michael Knapstein.