2014 Student Workshop

Posted 10th Jul, 2014

The 2014 Student Workshop was fun and very rewarding. It started out strong with a lot of interest from students in the design and marketing programs at GMU and NAIT. We were able to establish a not-for-profit client partner, the Northern Alberta YMCA aka “the Y,” in the early weeks (thank-you @margodevaney). After meeting several times with the […]

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Introducing The ACE Board 2014/2015

Posted 23rd May, 2014

Thank you to everyone for coming out to vote at our AGM on Wednesday. It was great to hear reports on what went on the past year and then hearing from all the brave candidates. Thank you to all the people that put their names forward for the 2014/2015 board. ACE members have elected Dana DiTomaso (Kick Point) […]

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ACE AGM 2014

Posted 14th May, 2014

Time sure flies when you’re having fun and this last year was a lot of fun! It’s already time to wrap up one great year and start another. Next week is our AGM. It’s an exciting time where we welcome new people to the board and kick-start the year. We’ve got an outstanding list of […]

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Welcome to the Final Round

Posted 04th Apr, 2014

Advertising is a fight. Each brief, a challenge. Chasing the big idea, an exercise in endurance. A bout can be easy, fluid, rhythmic. Jab. Jab. There’s the 5 a.m. stroke of genius. Right hook. The fresh execution. Uppercut. The approval-by-committee. TKO. Or it can be endless, exhausting, bloody. Round Two. DDB is proud to be […]

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STUDENT MENTORING WRAP UP

Posted 28th Oct, 2013

We had our annual student mentoring night last week and Jamie Chapelsky gracious provided us with a great wrap-up of her experience at this event.

A big thank you to Starburst Creative for coming on board as our presenting sponsor. We couldn’t do it without you!

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ACE NEEDS A NEW WEBSITE

Posted 06th Aug, 2013

Change is inevitable. And as much as we’ve loved our website over the past couple of years, it’s getting a little creaky – time for an upgrade.

We’ve issued an RFP for a re-do of our website. The design is great, but not mobile-friendly. And the backend needs an overhaul.

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INTRODUCING YOUR NEW ACE BOARD MEMBERS

Posted 21st May, 2013

Last Wednesday we had a fantastic, though longer than anticipated AGM at the Mercer Warehouse. We had a lot of people who were brave enough to put their names forward for the 2013/2014 board, all great candidates.

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IT’S AGM TIME!

Posted 10th May, 2013

The ACE board is one of the few I’ve seen where everyone works, hard. Every year, about half of us depart, and we bring on a new, energetic group of people to administer what is one of the oldest advertising industry associations in Canada. I’m excited. We’ve got tremendous people putting their names forward and I can’t wait to work with those who are successful in next week’s election.

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