So, you have been meaning to get involved in the local associations but just haven't gotten around to it. Well, you are in luck becasue we have compiled the top three associations that is imperitive for all Orange County advertising agencies to be a part of. They offer so many opportunites to get out of the cave called "your office" and out with other industry professionals just like yourself. So without further adue, we will get right to it.
The top associations for Orange County advertising agencies in no particular order:
1. OC Ad Federation This is by far the most well known. They organize the yearly Addy awards, offer a slew of wonderful networking events where industry professionals can take the opportunity to relax and make connections. Membership cost is: Corporate Member Fee $795.00; Professional Member $85.00; Ad2 Professional (under 32 years old) $65.00; Ad2 Student (under 32 years old) $35.00; Ad2OC Corporate Membership $500.00 - FB @AAFOrangeCounty - Twitter @ocadfed
2. Orange County American Marketing Association. The OCAMA is a marketer's networking dream. They offer lots of opportunities for continued professional developmetn. They also offer a toolkit with whitepapers and templates plus an extensive resource library. Membership cost is $220 +chapter dues; student $47 + chapter dues; Group of 4 or more $235 (dues included) FB @orangecountyama & Twitter @orangecountyama
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3. AIGA Orange County. AIGA has been around for a very long time. It is one of the most well-rooted associations of the industry. The Orange County chapter is headed by a top notch board including many advertising powerhouses. Membership is Contributing $50; Supporting $150; Sustaining $250; Leader $500; Trustee $2500 - FB @AIGAorangecounty Twiter @aigaoc
So there you have it – our take on the top three Orange County advertising agency associations.