Join us for The Annual Big Game Ad Review at Franklin University!
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Johnny DiLoretto moderates a panel of experts discussing the best and worst of Sunday’s commercials.
About the moderator:
Johnny DiLoretto, Gateway Film Center:
Director of Communications at the Gateway Film Center, Johnny DiLoretto is a megalomaniacal, Columbus media personality who, in addition, to his devotion to the Gateway Film Center, is also devoted to plastering his face across the film center’s screens whenever possible (see Columbusland). Johnny is also a self-loathing neurotic who hates writing his own bio.
Jennifer Brown is Marketing Manager at Portfolio Creative. With over 20 years of professional marketing experience, her background includes Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 companies in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical and recruiting industries. Her expertise lies in building brand awareness, digital marketing, social media, and marketing strategy. Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the State University of New York at Oswego, and a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) designation from the American Staffing Association. In her free time, she is a photographer specializing in outdoor portraits, and enjoys traveling, design, music, and wellness-related activities.
Jason Clayton has been a part of the Columbus marketing and arts community for over 20 years. He founded Vital eight years ago to help companies of all sizes create and distribute their digital stories. A dedicated Columbus native, he devotes his time and services to bettering the city and promoting its national and international growth. He works closely with various non-profits including the Susan G. Komen Columbus Affiliate and Dress For Success, to name a few. Jason also volunteers his time as a board member of The Grandview Chamber of Commerce.
John Kirk has been in the business for over 25 years. After a 13-year run as CD and ECD at Fahlgren Mortine, John has teamed up with Kelly O’Brien to start a new creative agency named Floyd. John’s client experience includes: McDonald’s, NAPA Auto Parts, Cooper Tires, Visit Florida, Ohio Tourism, Kroger, OSU Medical Center, Experience Columbus, and Kent State University, to name a few. John is in his second year as a Board Member of the AAF Columbus and serves on the ADDY Committee.
Anthony Trimpe has been in the ad business for over a decade, starting as a copywriter, and still loves words the most. After moving to Columbus, he worked at Mlicki (now Rattleback), Resource Interactive and just recently, as the Chief Creative Officer of The Shipyard. He’s done everything from writing, pitching, naming, directing, shooting, editing, pitching, thinking and making a fool of himself for the likes of Head & Shoulders, Gain, Sherwin-Williams, Home Depot, Scotts, Nationwide, DiGiorno and more. But, his real passion is running his own shop, Longstride—a cause marketing agency where heartstrings are the main metric.
This is a joint event with AAF.
Ticket Price (Member): $30
Ticket Price (Non-member): $42
Ticket Price (Student): $21