American Advertising Federation of Des Moines


2019 September Luncheon: Political Advertising with Gwen Barker

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Event Type: Open to members and non-members
Registration: Required
Registration Fees:
Active Individual Membership $25.00
Corporate Membership $25.00
Executive Membership $25.00
Collegiate Membership $25.00
Student Membership $20.00
New Graduate Membership $25.00
Full-Time Educator Membership $25.00
Non Resident Membership $25.00
Retired Membership $25.00
In Kind Membership $25.00
AAF Membership + Conference Registration $25.00
Guest $40.00
Non-Member $40.00
Last Day to Register: Monday, September 16, 2019
Location: Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Time: Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

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Political Advertising with Gwen Barker

Learn about Gwen's journey working for clients that are not aligned with her personal values---essentially escaping from advertising as a result and buying a motel and venue in the desert--and then finding her way back to advertising when she found a way she could align her personal values with the industry and find it to be rewarding again.

About Gwen:

GWEN BARKER, DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE OPERATIONS, Currently Consulting for Revolution Messaging

Gwen Barker serves as the Director of Creative Operations at Revolution Messaging. Prior to her time there, Gwen managed and produced commercials, live events, and documentaries, working with clients from Fortune 500 companies to indie filmmakers, she has managed projects with budgets from the multi-millions to the meager. As Executive Producer for Digitas San Francisco, she started the production department. Then, she went on to BBDO SF specializing in experiential and interactive projects.


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