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Austin Advertising Legend Michael Hicks Passes Away

Michael Galen Hicks, a creative genius who lived life large, and knew no limits, encountered his own limits when he succumbed to complications from a heart procedure on July 17, 2016. Mike was born in Illinois, but he and his family got to Texas as quickly as they could. He had two lovingly quirky parents, younger brother and fellow musician Guy, and older brother John. Torn between choosing a career as a musician, designer, or writer while studying at Texas Tech University, Mike characteristically chose all three.
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View The 2016 ADDY Winners Book Here   AUSTIN 2016 DISTRICT ADDY WINNERS PROFESSIONALS Award Company Advertiser Entry Name Gold Greatest Common Factory Greatest Common Factory Goodside Brewing Gold Greatest Common Factory SafeAuto Car Insurance SafeAuto - CCP Integrated campaign…

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View The 2016 ADDY Winners Book Here     2016 AUSTIN AD FED PROFESSIONAL ADDY WINNERS   FIELD CATEGORY ENTRY TITLE AGENCY   BEST OF SHOW   Advertising 52B - Television-National Campaign PetSmart Television Campaign GSD&M Design 78 - Logo…

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The Austin Ad Fed Speaker Series: Ken Wheaton

Ad Age Editor Ken Wheaton kicked off the Austin Ad Fed Speakers Series on September 21 at the Waller Ballroom in downtown Austin. Mr. Wheaton presented "Why Creativity Still Counts in a Data-Enhanced, Programmatic World" to a standing-room only crowd…

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127 ADDY Winners Named

~Show recognized the best social, digital and integrated advertising pieces from the Austin Ad community~ AUSTIN—February 20, 2015—The Austin Advertising Federation recognized 32 creative services companies in the Austin area at the 2015 ADDY Awards Show. Celebrating the theme, “Own…

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