Spark KC Basics


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What: AAF-KC Spark KC: Advertising’s Career Conference

When: All day, Friday, Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Arrive by 9:00 a.m. to sign in and get a coffee and bagle. Opening session begins at 9:30 a.m.; The last session is probably the career fair, which runs from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Where:  Johnson County Art And Heritage Center • 8788 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park KS – map

AdInk does not have a bus this year — please carpool!

Registration Fee [fees do not include parking]:  

  • $27.37  (ends Oct. 7)
  • $32.64 (starts Oct. 7)
  • $37.92 Walk-Up/Day of Event

This event is organized by the AAF-KC, not AdInk. AdInk just wants you to go!

Summary description: The Kansas City Ad Club (called AAF-KC) is hosting its annual student-focused career event, now called “Spark KC: Advertising’s Career Conference.” This event is attended by hundreds of students in the Missouri/Kansas region — Northwest has always been one of the largest, if not the largest, student attendance! (In both 2016 and 2017, NW was officially the largest group!) Professionals who work in related jobs spend all day talking to students. Areas represented are: advertising, marketing, promotions, design, internet development and design, broadcasting, media, TV, radio, sales, etc.

Resume & Portfolio Review: Students with portfolios and/or resumes are invited to participate in an optional portfolio review and career counseling with professionals, held during a specific time frame at the event.

 For complete event details see AAF’s Spark KC information page

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