Established in 1942, the Ad Council produces, distributes, and promotes public service campaigns to bring critical messages to the American Public.

815 Second Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10017-4500
Tel: (212) 922-1500

Adhouse is an advertising school that offers 10-week portfolio-development programs to students of all levels.


Founded in 1983, the Advertising Educational Foundation is a nonprofit, operating foundation with a mission to enrich the understanding of advertising and its role in culture, society, and the economy by stimulating a balanced dialogue about industry, creating and distributing educational content, and attracting the highest level of talent in the industry.

155 East 44th St., 3rd Fl.
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 986-8060

The Advertising Production Club of New York provides a forum for continuing education, professional development, and industry networking for the graphic communications industry community.

Showtime Networks
1633 Broadway
New York, NY 10019-6708
Tel: (212) 716-7767

The Advertising Research Foundation offers research, events, forums, and webcasts to educate advertising professionals about the latest issues in the industry.

432 Park Avenue South, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016-8013
Tel: (212) 751-5656
Fax: (212) 689-1859

The AIGA (formerly known as the American Institute of Graphic Arts) is a professional association for designers that includes members who work in the advertising industry.

222 Broadway
New York, NY 10038
Tel: (212) 807-1990

The American Advertising Federation offers a host of advertising programs and initiatives including the Advertising Hall of Fame.

1101 Vermont Avenue NW, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005-6306
Tel: (202) 898-0089

This national organization is heavily relied on in the industry for advertising news, research services, programs and peer groups, professional development opportunities, and more.

1065 Avenue of the Americas, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10018-0174
Tel: (212) 682-2500

The American Marketing Association offers educational programs, networking opportunities, and numerous resources for advertising and marketing professionals.

234 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10001
Tel: (800) 262-1150
Tel: (646) 701-5367

Aquent is an employment agency that helps creative professionals find full-time, temporary, and contract work.

149 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (212) 228-7300

The Asian American Advertising Federation has a mission to grow the Asian American advertising and marketing industry, raise public awareness about the importance of the Asian American community, and further professionalism in the industry.

6230 Wilshire Boulevard, #1216
Los Angeles, CA 90048-5126
Tel: (213) 380-8333, ext. 112 (Jay Kim, president)

The Association of National Advertisers brings members together with thought leaders to develop new ideas, provide professional training, and facilitate industry-wide networking.

10 Grand Central
155 E. 44th St.
New York, NY 10017
Tel: (212) 697-5950
Fax: (212) 687-7310

The Berlin School of Creative Leadership offers a broader scope than typical advertising graduate programs, as it aims to foster global discourse on creative leadership in media, entertainment, advertising, design, journalism, and marketing.

Gotzkowskystr. 20/21
Berlin, 10555
Tel: +49 (0)30 88 49 80 91

Creative Circle represents advertising, creative, marketing, visual communications, and interactive professionals, helping to connect them to freelance and full-time work.

The Culture Marketing Council represents industry professionals in the Hispanic marketing, communications, and media industry.

8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22031-4516
Tel: (703) 745-5531

The eMarketing Association is an international association that provides resources, certifications, and educational programs to individual marketers, companies, and governments committed to the advancement of marketing.

40 Blue Ridge Drive
Charlestown, RI 02813-2746
Tel: (800) 496-2950

The Interactive Advertising Bureau educates about the value of interactive advertising, and works with its member companies to evaluate and recommend standards and practices in the field.

116 East 27th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016-8942
Tel: (212) 380-4700

Advertising professionals join the International Advertising Association for networking, business generation, and personal development opportunities through events, seminars, and conferences.

33 W. 19th St.
New York, NY 10011
Tel: (646) 619-1125

She Runs It (formerly Advertising Women of New York) hosts numerous events, including career conferences, and features a job bank on its Web site.

1460 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Tel: (212) 221-7969

The Creative Group has more than six decades of experience in placing creative professionals, from graphic designers and marketing managers to interactive project managers and copywriters, in advertising and marketing companies throughout the United States and in Canada. They maintain offices in many major cities.

Tel: (855) 893-1985

The Hired Guns is a recruitment agency that offers a variety of resources for digital creative professionals.

210 5th Ave.
New York, 10010
Tel: (212) 366-1918

The World Advertising Research Center offers educational programs, whitepapers, and reports on various advertising topics.

2233 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 535
Washington, D.C. 20007-4104
Tel: (202) 778-0680