Explore the North Woods with industry professionals, network and agency tours
The adventure of the year is around the corner for students and young professionals interested in advertising, marketing, public relations, etc.. The Student Advertising Summit (SAS) is an annual, daylong event that gives attendees the opportunity to learn from industry experts, tour agency locations, and participate in portfolio reviews.
The SAS event will be held on Feb. 27, 2015 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the McNamara Alumni Center at the University of Minnesota, with an optional happy hour immediately following from 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
Interested individuals can register at www.ad2sas.org. Tickets are $45 for members of AdFed and $50 for non-members. Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $50 for members and $55 for non-members. This price includes breakfast and lunch.
“Our team has put in so much time and effort to make this event worthwhile for attendees,” said Stacia Zembal, co-director of the 2015 Student Advertising Summit. “The event has grown each year, with increased student attendees and sponsorships. We are thrilled to showcase what this will look like for the 2015 SAS.”
With over 30 corporate sponsors, SAS is a favored event for many Minneapolis-based marketing agencies and hosts professionals from around the country. Speakers from companies like Google and Wieden+Kennedy will share their experiences and insights to give attendees the tools they need to succeed in their career endeavors. With attendees ranging from college freshman to college graduates and traveling from all across the Midwest, this highly anticipated event is unlike any other.
The Student Advertising Summit is a production of the Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed MN). The annual event competes at the National Club Achievement Competition through the American Advertising Federation (AAF), earning first place is 2014, second in 2013 and third in 2012. For more information, visit www.ad2sas.org.