(Sarasota, FL – October 2, 2013) – AdFed Suncoast is excited to announce that CAP Brand Marketing, a Sarasota-based creative firm specializing in branding and marketing, will be sponsoring the 2014 and 2015 “Ad Student of the Year” AdFed scholarships. Each year, the scholarship winner will not only receive a $1,000 scholarship toward their studies of advertising, marketing, or graphic design, but also a valuable internship at the firm.
Sam Stern, CEO of CAP Brand Marketing is also an AdFed Suncoast member and Past President. In regards to being the AdFed scholarship sponsor, Stern says, “We’re grateful to AdFed Suncoast for the opportunity to sponsor the scholarship fund. At CAP, we know young people are the lifeblood of our industry. We feed off their youthful exuberance and celebrate their unbridled curiosity. Our goal, through this scholarship, is to help a deserving student realize their dream of becoming part of our exciting and oftentimes crazy industry.”
AdFed scholarship applications are being accepted beginning November 1st, 2013. Interested applicants can visit www.adfedsuncoast.com and click on Scholarships for more information. The scholarship winner will be announced at the 2014 ADDY Awards on February 22, 2014.
American Advertising Federation – Suncoast, Inc. (AdFed Suncoast) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and business of advertising through professional education, legislative efforts and community service. AdFed Suncoast is a local chapter of the American Advertising Federation’s Fourth District, which consists of nearly 1,500 AAF members in 23 local chapters throughout Florida and the Caribbean.
AdFed Suncoast meets regularly, hosting speakers on various industry topics. It also hosts the advertising community’s most prestigious event, the annual ADDY Awards. Membership is open to anyone in Sarasota and Manatee counties involved in advertising, media, communications or creative services.