Join us Friday February 23, 2024 for this year's American Advertising Awards!

The American Advertising Awards (AAAwards) are the advertising industry’s largest competition to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in advertising. Join us Friday February 23rd at the Hotel Julien in Dubuque IA, for an evening of pure imagination where we celebrate all the accomplishments of the advertising community over the past year. Please come in your boldest Wonka-wear or business casual! 


  • 5:30 Cocktails and Gallery viewing
  • 6:30 Dinner
  • 7:00 Ceremony


  • House salad and rolls
  • Chicken with a creamy sun-dried tomato sauce, mashed potatoes, and chef’s choice vegetables

A vegetarian option is a rainbow-colored vegetable with garlic cream sauce over pasta. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions.


  • Students $25
  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $45
  • Corporate Table $500 (this is for a table of 8, a complimentary bottle of champagne, and a commercial shown during the show)

Hotel Julien Dubuque in the Grand Ballroom.

If you're interested in staying at the Hotel Julien Dubuque - the rate of $89 is now available for booking directly through Chelsea Marriott at Hotel Julien Dubuque—reach out to her at 563.588.5567 or Mention AAF Dubuque when reserving.

RSVPs Due: Wednesday, February 14



Please contact Charlotte Rodewald at or Johanna Talarico at


Reservations are required for all AAF Dubuque programs, unless otherwise stated. AAF Dubuque Members may pay in advance or (with phone/email reservations) at the door.  Non-members must pay in advance. Cancellations will be honored with a credit card refund (to the same card used for pre-payment) or a check (for refund of check/cash payment) as long as the cancellation is made before the originally published RSVP deadline date. No-shows will be billed for their reservations.  (Last minute “substitutes” will be permitted, but attendee must know for whom they are substituting.)