Thursday, January 13, 2011 myBiz Blog
Looking to break into advertising? Check out the Chicago Advertising Federation Career Day by sbarber

Chicago Advertising Federation’s (CAF) 2011 Career Day, taking place February 11 at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago, will give students an insider’s look at the advertising industry while providing an opportunity for them to get a leg up finding a job in their chosen field.

The cost for 2011 is $50 - half the cost of last year's event.

Details CAF's Career Day agenda includes panel discussions with top level advertising professionals discussing topics such as ad production, account management, event marketing, how to get hired, research & strategic planning, and more! Attendees will also be able to have their resumes and portfolios reviewed by experts in the field. The Networking Luncheon connects them with their peers and high-level industry professionals. And company tours will be available to provide a first hand look at advertising professionals in action!

Keynote The CAF 2011 Career Day keynote is Jeff Hayzlett, Social Media and Marketing Expert and Kodak's former Chief Marketing Officer. Hayzlett has been hailed a "Celebrity CMO" by Forbes Magazine, and famous for his outspoken appearances on numerous television shows, including Donald Trump's The Apprentice. Hayzlett is widely recognized as one of the most influential marketers of our time. Hayzlett's best-selling book The Mirror Test, is focused on marketing, management, selling and customer service techniques companies need to survive and to move ahead of the competition. Not to be missed!

For more information

CAF's 2011 Career Day will motivate and inspire attendees as they prepare to make their mark in this industry!  Go to www.chicagoadfed.org/careerday for details and registration.

Questions? Contact Lisa Schwarz at 630-596-9005, ext. 123. Email lschwarz@chicagoadfed.org