Mad Men and Women of Minneapolis
100+ true advertising pioneers, who put Minneapolis advertising on the map, gathered together for an evening of networking and story-swapping at Solera.
Ad Fed MN celebrates 100 years by acting like 23-year-olds. March 9, 2006 becomes AdFed of MN Day.
Periscope founded, with a unique service offering, an ‘interactive’ department specializing in this thing called the “internet.”
Fallon McElligott Rice is founded. Which apparently is some sort of a big deal.
The Twin Cities first ad law practice is formed. Steve Bergerson, the founder, is instantly overworked.
Pillsbury Doughboy is born, unwittingly misguiding people into thinking that poking an unprepared someone in the stomach would lead to anything other than immediate violence.
Sam Gale wins first Silver Medal Award for outstanding contributions and activity in advertising. Ad community feels a lot like how they did during the original Wheaties campaign. See 1933.
Ad Fed sponsors First Crippled Children’s Ad Club Party.
Hamms Bear is born. Hamms bear is awesome. Hamms beer? Let’s talk about the Hamms
Joins AFA. Now called the AAF. Ad Fed becomes one step closer to forming Ad Fed Voltron.
Sam Gale overcomes the adversity of having two female names to become chair of the ACA.
Colle McVoy formed. Campbell Mithun sends strongly worded letter to new agency, telling them to “…get your own initials.”
Wheaties becomes Breakfast of Champions. Ad creatives resign themselves to eating fruit.
First Ad Fed Minneapolis Show. No thanks to you, Prohibition.
Better Business Bureau formed, making lying a no longer accepted form of advertising.
Minneapolis Publicity Club (Ad Fed) founded, changing the Ad world forever.