Super Ad Bowl
Join the AMA and AAF Hampton Roads on Thursday, February 7th for the 2019 Super Ad Bowl.
Super Bowl Sunday means the big game for some and for other it’s a chance to see 60 seconds of one of the big brand’s multi-million dollar television commercials, often created just for this day.
Join our local panel of ad experts as they take a look at these masterpieces from their unique perspectives of: design, messaging, video craftsmanship, and creative content. As one of our most popular annual programs, you won’t want to miss seeing the spots on the big screen and hearing what the panel has to say.
Our 2019 Super Ad Bowl Panel:
Chris Calcagno – President and CEO, Seventh Point
Every great organization needs superb leadership, and Chris has been at the helm at Seventh Point for more than 35 years. His main priority is navigating our clients through the vast sea of advertising options and helping them find the most successful methods to convey their message. From traditional media to the ever-changing digital marketing landscape, Chris has a proven track record of innovation and progressive thinking in the advertising space.
Known around the office for his keen sense of humor, Chris is best associated in and out of Seventh Point for his “People First” philosophy and how he puts the needs of his clients and staff ahead of his own.
Joe Takach – CEO and Founder, Meridian Group
Joseph Takach guides the overall creative direction and management of Meridian Group. A recipient of numerous awards for advertising excellence including AAF’s Silver Medal Award for Lifetime achievement. Joe knows what it takes to produce effective, results-driven advertising. He is a past President of the American Advertising Federation of Greater Hampton Roads, International Judging Chairman of HSMAI’s Travel Awards and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Virginia Beach Vision and Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation. On the rare occasions when Joe’s not in the office, he often escapes to a local golf course or the islands with his family. Joe’s true passion for the advertising business results in a “Whatever-it-takes” attitude that drives Meridian Group.
Ken Wayland – Executive Vice President, ndp agency
Stay tuned for his bio!