Institute for Advanced Advertising Studies Cultivates Chicago’s Best & Brightest Young Talent

“The IAAS program has a long history of cultivating the best and brightest young talent in the Chicago community, many of whom have gone on to become senior brand marketers as well as top agency management,” says Tim Condon, Chairman of the AAAA’s Chicago Council.  “This program, along with the College Ambassadors Program, reinforces our commitment to attracting and retaining the best and brightest talent the Chicago market has to offer.”

The instructors for the 2008 program have a combined total of more than 100 years experience.  The represent industry thought leaders from both the agency and client side including Margret Conley, global insights group, McDonald’s; Mike White, former media director, DDB Chicago; Dennis Gillespie, creative director, Noble & Associates and Bud Browning, founder and former chairman, BBDS Advertising.

The Chicago program runs from September 30th through November 18th.  Classes meet once a week from 6 pm to 9 pm at Noble and Associates, 33 West Monroe, Chicago, IL.

Registration is limited to first-come, first-serve basis.  Early registration is encouraged.   For additional information about the program or to register, log in at and go to events page or contact Bob Linden, 212.850.0750, [email protected]. The cost is $1,250.00 per person.

About the AAAA

The American Association of Advertising Agencies is the national trade association of the advertising agency business. The 1,196 member agency offices it serves in the U.S. employ 65,000 people, offer a wide range of marketing communications services, and place 80 percent of all national advertising. The management-oriented association helps its members build their businesses, and acts as the industry’s spokesman with government, media, and the public sector. For more information visit the Web site at