Monthly Archives: May 2020

2020 Summer Speaker Series: “Breaking into the Ad Industry”


Every few weeks, beginning tonight May 27, the Greater San Francisco Ad Club will be conducting a 5 part webinar series with tips on how to break in to the advertising industry, where viewers will have the chance to hear from speakers who will represent different roles within the industry and be able to have their questions answered live on Zoom. This will be a great seminar for current and recently graduated students as well as for instructors, administrators and others interested in the industry

REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT LIMITED. Please register for each seminar that is of interest to you:


Art Direction / Copywriting – May 27
Part 1 will feature Zach Canfield, an associate partner and Director of Talent at Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Yuri Kagan is Lead Creative Recruiter at The Creative Group.  Register

Account Service – June 10
Part 2 will feature Anika Hasan, Account Manager at Adobe Register

Production – June 24
Part 3 will feature Jeremy Chau, Talent Specialist with RPA in Santa Monica  Register

Social Media / Content Creation – July 8
Part 4 will feature Adrian Whant, Head of Global Marketing/Brand Sponsorship for BBTV. Second presenter to be added soon. Register

Strategy / Research – July 22
Panelists are being finalized at this time  Register


HOT! Small Talk Big Ideas One More Time

Join us Tuesday, May 19 at 11:00 A.M. PDT, and meet John Paul Napleton from Mother New York. Working with some of the most influential brands in the industry, JP excels at connecting creatives with clients.

Update: If you missed the talk, watch the recording now.

Spring Show 2020 Awards This Thursday!

The time has come! This Thursday, May 14th @ 6:30-7:00pm PST, we are hosting our online Spring Show awards. You can attend through Zoom using this link:

We hope to see you there! Invite your friends and family. Invite your pets. Invite your neighbor. Invite your Postmates deliverer. Invite your sleep paralysis demon. You get the point. 

Missed the “Secret Sauce” panel this week? “Ketchup” and watch our zoom recording!

If you weren’t able to make it to our panel discussion this past Tuesday, feel free to watch our zoom recording using this link HERE!

Learn what six AAU alums are up to in their fields, and how their creative process works. Have fun watching!