AAF DC presents the 2017 ADDYS

    The Essence of

    The sounds from the speakers and visual stimulus mingle in the rarified air. Enormous works of art stand tall next to palm trees that sway before the majestic monuments. Tiled floors form a carpet where groups of friends meld together to forge memories that last forever.

    ADCHELLA is your opportunity to celebrate the best of DC advertising that will fuel creativity, ignite minds, and provide inspiration.


    March 24th | From 6:30 – 10pm
    Arrive after work, eat drink, celebrate and stay for the ADCHELLA dirt red Make Advertising Great Again dance fest.


    The Newseum
    555 Pennsylvania Ave.,
    N.W., Washington, DC, 20001
    Affordable parking inside the Newseum.

    The Line-Up

    Get to see over 550 submissions from the top performers in the DC area. See which artists and designers  have won a Gold or Silver ADDY.  

    6:30 PM Gates open
    8:00 PM Award headliners performance begins
    9:00 PM Post-awards ADCHELLA dirt red Make Advertising Great Again dance fest
    10:00 PM Venue closes


    With your admissions pass you will receive two welcome cocktail tickets and admission to the for use at the pre-awards presentation bar, and another two for you to use in the post-awards ADCHELLA dirt red Make Advertising Great Again dance fest. Please note that a Festival pass is required.


    Master chefs are preparing a fine dining experience of heavy hors d’oeuvres for all attendees. It’s like eating at the best restaurant in town, right before attending the best awards show.

    On-line registration is closed

    You can still purchase your pass at the door! Doors open @ 6:30 PM.

    Members: $95     |      Non-members: $125    |    Students: $25

    For a limited time, we are offering a REDUCED individual membership (Reg. $199.00) and a REDUCED Addy ticket (Reg. $125.00) for a package cost of $287.00. Ad 2 DC members – get your package for just $187.00!

    Membership + Ticket package: $287.00
    Ad 2 DC Membership + Ticket Package: $187.00


    We couldn’t be more honored to host some of the most interesting and innovative agencies to come out of the greater Washington, DC area. Below are just some of the sponsors and agencies participating in this years awards event:

    Opportunities are available! Download the PDF here or reach out to us at sponsorships@aafdc.org for custom options.