1/17 – Spring Kick-off Social at 4 Rivers: Thursday, January 17 at 6:00 p.m.: Join Ad Club as we kick-off the spring semester. Meet some of the amazing folks who are a part of Ad2 Orlando while we eat some great food. Learn about the exciting events Ad Club has in store and meet the new 2019 board. Click here to check out the Facebook Event.
1/29 – First Meeting: Tuesday, January 29 at 4:30 p.m. in NSC 116: Catch up on all the latest updates regarding events, tours and all of the fun we are going to have this semester. Meet the 2019 board, if you haven’t already. And we will be giving away two free Chick-fil-A gift cards! Join us after the meeting for Ad2 Orlando’s Ad 2uesday at Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company.
2/3 – Super Bowl Ad Watch Party: Sunday, February 3. Burger U at 6:00 p.m.: If you watch the Super Bowl game and are really just counting down the minutes until halftime so you can watch the ads, you need to join us at Burger U for our Super Bowl Watch Party. Hang out with the club, laugh at some great (or bad) ads, and enjoy some appetizers on us. Check out the Facebook Event here.
2/8 – PUSH & City of Orlando Tour: Friday, February 8 at TBD: For the first tour of the new year we are headed to PUSH and City of Orlando. PUSH has worked for clients such as Sonny’s BBQ and Corkcicle to UCF and Embry Riddle. The City of Orlando was one of the many companies at Intern Pursuit in the Fall; we will get an up close look at how they advertise their many city events and so much more.
2/12 – Second Meeting with Guest Speaker Lauren Ekey: Tuesday, February 12 at 4:30 p.m. in NSC 116: As the Brand Manager for Yard House for over three years, Lauren is joining us to share her vast knowledge in the world of advertising. We are all excited to hear Lauren share her experiences with us. Mark “Going” on our Facebook Event to get all of the updates.
2/16 – Adobe Workshop: Saturday, February 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in NSC 208: Our signature Adobe 101 Workshop is back and better than ever. Don’t miss the chance to sign up and expand your skill set to set yourself apart in the advertising world. At the end of our work shop there may even be a special surprise. For details about this awesome opportunity and to sign up please click here. Not quite sure you are ready to sign up yet? Check out the Facebook Event for more information and updates.
3/5 – How to Create a Rockin’ Resume with Gary LaPage: Tuesday, March 5 at 4:30 p.m. in NSC 116:The one and only Gary LaPage is here to help you prepare for Intern Pursuit. He’ll share tips on how to spiff up your resume before #IP2019. Come out and learn how you can impress the potential employers. Make sure to follow the Facebook Event Page for more information.
3/19 – Resume Roundtable: Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. in NSC 116: Faculty, as well as upperclassmen, are coming together to guide you through the preparation process for #IP2019 at our Resume Roundtable. You’ll have a one-on-one experience to fine-tune resumes. Want a sneak peak at who will be in our resume panel? Follow our Facebook event for updates.
3/20 – Intern Pursuit: Wednesday, March 20. Pegasus Ballroom at TBD: Intern Pursuit is the largest internship fair for communication students, hosted by Quotes, the PR club at UCF. Employers from all around Central Florida gather to connect with students looking for internships. The internship fair offers students a great opportunity to take the first step into the real world. Be sure to dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes. Quotes and Ad Club members get early access.
3/29 – Appleton & Orlando Health Tour: Friday, March 29 at TBD: We hope you are rested and ready for our second tour of the semester. We are planning an awesome day filled with even better places. Appleton is a full service advertising agency founded in 1987. We all know about Orlando Health, but do you know about how they advertise and manage their public relations? Join us to find out about both of these amazing companies.
4/4 – End of Year Bowling Social: Thursday, April 4. Boardwalk Bowl at 9:00 p.m.: Join us for $1 games at Boardwalk Bowl. While we are still working out some of the details, it is guaranteed that there will be a lot of fun and laughter at our last social for the semester. There may be a chance to bowl for free so watch our Facebook event page for more info.
4/12 – BIGEYE and Statusphere Tour: Friday, April 12 at TBD.: It’s our last tour of the semester and we promise to finish out the year strong with these agencies. BIGEYE is a multi-platform adverting agency who has completed work for companies such as Christie Lites, Askedoo, and Member One Federal Credit Union. In 2017 BIGEYE was awarded Coolest Office Space. Statusphere helps create connections between brands and influencers. Some brands that Statusphere works with are Fossil, Barnies, and J.Nicole.
4/27 – Senior Sendoff: Saturday, April 27 (Date may be subject to change) at TBD: We hate to see our seniors go, but they are moving on to bigger and better things. Every year we team up with Quotes for our Senior Sendoff to honor the seniors who have survived the long hours of classes and projects to graduate from the Ad/PR program. We have something new and exciting in the works this year so make sure to mark your calendars and check back for more information.