For Immediate Release
February 15, 2008
Beasley Allen provides Scholarship Sponsorship for 2008 ADDY Awards
MONTGOMERY, AL – Each year, the Montgomery Advertising Federation (MAF) honors advertising excellence and cultivates the highest creative standards in the River Region through its annual ADDY® Awards program. The MAF ADDY® Awards Competition is open to any individual, company or organization engaged in the creation of advertising. Students have the opportunity to enter their work in individual categories, just like the professional ADDY® Award competition. An awards banquet will be held Friday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Montgomery Country Club to announce this year’s best.
Locally based law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C., is proud to support the MAF as a Scholarship Sponsor for the 2008 awards. The “Best In Show” student winner will receive a scholarship as well as the opportunity to “shadow” professionals in the industry. In addition, all student-submitted work that wins a Gold award will be forwarded to district and nationals free.
“Beasley Allen is especially pleased to sponsor the Scholarship portion of the ADDY awards,” said Scott Thomas, Director of Internet Services for the firm. “Recognizing the achievements of these talented young people will provide them with the encouragement they need for further success in their professional development. I’m sure we’ll be seeing great things from them in the future!”
With more than 60,000 entries annually, the ADDY® Awards are the world’s largest and arguably toughest advertising competition. The American Advertising Federation (AAF), a not-for-profit industry association conducts the ADDY® Awards through its 200 member advertising clubs and 15 districts. It is the only creative awards program administered by the advertising industry for the industry.
As the local chapter for the AAF, the Montgomery Advertising Federation’s mission is to protect and promote the well-being of the advertising industry in the River Region. They accomplish this by bringing members together to yield creative business solutions, educating members on the latest trends in technology, creativity and marketing; providing professional development programs to members, honoring advertising excellence through MAF’s annual ADDY Awards program, and nurturing the industries future leaders through special student programs. There are over 210 ad clubs across the United States.
About Beasley Allen
Headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, Beasley Allen is comprised of over 45 attorneys and 200 support staff. Beasley Allen is a national leader in civil litigation, having settled verdicts and settlements amounting to nearly $15 billion.
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