Have you ever found yourself saying: “Those judges are idiots. We should’ve won an ADDY."?
Here’s your chance to learn from an experienced awards competition judge about what he looks for when choosing winners, the mistakes entrants make that hurt their chances, and the secrets that can make your entry stand out during the judging process. Ask him anything you want. Make recommendations. Yell at him. Well … maybe don’t yell at him.
If you’ve ever wondered what goes through a judge’s head during the judging process, this is your chance to find out. Who knows? Maybe this will help you win an ADDY.
Principal/Creative Director // Springboard Creative
Kevin Fullerton is an award-winning designer and creative director based in Kansas City. He judges creative shows across the nation, including local and district American Advertising Awards. Kevin also helps run awards competitions at the local, district and national level. He even helped rewrite the rules and revamp the categories for the American Advertising Awards. So, yeah, you’ve probably cussed about him at some point.
He is heavily involved in the American Advertising Federation and most recently served as the Central Region chairman and was a member of the National Board of Directors. Before that, Kevin was District 9 governor, AAF-Kansas City president and served on the National American Advertising Awards Committee. Last year Kevin was recognized as AAF-Kansas City’s Advertising Professional of the Year and the AAF Pat Martin Excellence in District Leadership Award honoree. He also does a bunch of things not related to AAF, they just aren’t as interesting.
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