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The American Academy of Advertising (AAA) is an organization of advertising scholars and professionals with an interest in advertising and advertising education. The Academy fosters research that is relevant to the field and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas among its academic and professional members. Through the Journal of Advertising, the Journal of  Current Issues and Research in Advertising, the Journal of Interactive Advertising and the annual conference Proceedingsthe Academy disseminates research findings and scholarly contributions to advertising education and the profession.


If you are an advertising professional or an academic or student in advertising, journalism, business, mass communication, or a related field, the Academy invites your membership. Members of the Academy enjoy many benefits from their membership. Some of these are described in our membership page.



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Upcoming Events

AAA Annual  Conference

Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA

March 23 - 26, 2017

Call for pre-conference proposals - due August 31, 2016 (click here)

Call for papers and special topic sessions - due October 3, 2016 ( Annual Conference)

AAA Global Conference

in conjunction with Waseda University

Tokyo, Japan – July 6-9, 2017

Call for papers(global conference)

Calls and Notices

Call for Ivan Preston Award Nominations

Nominee materials due November 7, 2016 (Ivan Preston Nominations (click here)

Research Fellowship Competition

Proposals due September 19, 2016 (Research Fellowship)

Doctoral Dissertation Competition

Submission Deadline:  November 7, 2016 

(click here)


Graduate Student Travel Grants

Grad Travel.pdf


Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Conference now available  2016 Proceedings

Journal of Advertising Education

20th Anniversary Issue click here 

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