Membership Information

AdPros LA is a creative watering hole for the awesome
Los Angeles advertising community.

AdPros LA, a member of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), is comprised of professionals involved in the creation, production and distribution of advertising, graphic design, digital design and media, photography and marketing communications, and who are committed to advancing themselves, their businesses and the industry.

Hang with people who help shape the LA advertising world.

We’re ad agencies, PR professionals, writers, designers, filmmakers, web and mobile experts, producers, printers, photographers and graphics houses. We’re CEOs, Creative Directors, Information Technology pros, Account Executives, students, rookies and seasoned pros.
We’re a vibrant mix of creative talent and those who appreciate, admire and hire creative resources.
AdPros LA is the hub for talented people who care deeply about community and the ad industry that helps support it. Join us.
Los Angeles produces epic creative. AdPros LA helps connect and introduce clients and creative talent.
We offer networking, social events, speakers and the American Advertising Awards to showcase talent.
If your business in any way relates to advertising, we’re here to help you be more productive and successful at it. Our goal is to help you navigate and become more relevant within the LA advertising world.

As an AdPros LA member, you get:

  • Access: A gathering for the Los Angeles advertising community via monthly luncheons on the third Friday of the month. A substantial savings for members.
  • Connecting: A group of peers, many in a position to potentially refer business your way.
  • Awards: Reduced fees – 20% to 33% – for AdPros LA members submitting American Advertising Awards entries.
  • Professional Development: The chance to learn more about your craft and develop professional skills and knowledge.
  • Networking: Camaraderie with people who get you and your business
  • Industry News: A daily dose of American Advertising Federation SmartBriefs delivered direct to your inbox.
  • 2 for 1 Affiliations: In addition to being affiliated with AdPros LA, membership to the American Advertising Federation is also extended.
  • Build Your Resume: An opportunity to volunteer and work with some of LA’s best and brightest talent on the AdPros LA Board of Directors.
  • Discounts: Enjoy all AdPros LA programs and events at a members-only discount.
  • More Discounts: The American Advertising Federation offers valuable member discounts and services such as shipping, printing, car rental, industry publications, research, software and training.
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Membership Levels

Individual Membership – $99/year
Designed primarily for independent creative professionals, small businesses and sales reps of companies headquartered outside Los Angeles. Entitles the individual to discounted Member Rates for programs and events, discounts on all American Advertising Awards entries and searchable individual name in the AdPros LA membership directory. Individual Membership is non-transferable to other individuals or to a company. 
Company Memberships – various
A Company Membership entitles a firm or in-house group to discounted Member Rates for programs and events, discounts on all American Advertising Award entries, and a logo and searchable company name in the AdPros LA membership directory. Each company level membership entitles the member to one national American Advertising Federation membership and local memberships up to the number of employees in each category.
Company Membership 2-5 employees: $225/year 
Company Membership 6-25 employees: $525/year 
Company Membership 26-50 employees: $775/year 
Corporate or Company Membership 51-plus employees: $1,000/year
(unlimited local memberships)
Student and/or Educator Membership – $79/year
Membership for full-time students and/or qualified instructors. (Waived for those who are already members of another AAF member group.)

At AdPros LA we’re all about connecting people so that we all become more successful. Should You Become A Member? YES, but only if building your business is important to you. Each month we meet to network, do business, and learn more about our field. Now more than ever, both creatives and vendors need improved communication, cross-platform education, and contacts with other professionals. We're here to support you in your efforts to better serve your clients and enhance your business success!

AdPros LA is open to all art directors, copywriters, creative directors, producers, designers, photographers, illustrators, directors, editors, PR folks, printers, web designers, account executives, account other words, just about everybody in the creative fields.


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Your AAF membership through AdPros LA allows you access to the tools you need to stay current and successful in your business. Also, special discounts are available for services ranging from subscriptions to trade publications to shipping to web and telecommunication services. In addition, you'll receive a live link in our directory.

You may pay for your membership online using our secure website when you fill out the membership form. Also, please be sure to tell us a bit about yourself and your business. (Essays are not necessary, but be sure to include your name, what you do, and where you do it.)

Company Membership 2-5 employees
Company Membership 6-25 employees
Company Membership 26-50 employees
Corporate Membership 51-plus employees
Individual Membership
Student and/or Educator Membership