Thursday, September 16, 2010

Creative People! Dayton Creative Syndicate Event Next Week!

Greater Dayton Advertising Association thought you and your students might be interested in this upcoming evening event:

How do you translate exuberant creative energy into a viable career with big-name brands? Find out Tuesday, Sept. 21 when Dayton Creative Syndicate welcomes guest speakers Tony Neary and Tom Kisker of Traction!

Tony Neary, founding partner of Traction as well as a talented designer and illustrator, has led creative development for multiple P&G brands as well as several national and global brands including Dave¹s Gourmet, Coca-Cola and MeadWestvaco [although, the contingency plan of enrolling in rodeo clown school is still a viable option].

For over a decade Tom Kisker led creative development for P&G brands including Pringles, Prilosec OTC, and Pepto Bismol. In addition, Tom has led creative initiatives for Link's Snacks, Mercury Marine, Miller Brewing, The Kroger Company and many others. As a life long Cincinnati sports fan he knows more than he should about fan loyalty.

Traction Event Details:

Speakers: Tony Neary & Tom Kisker

Location: school of advertising art

Address: 1725 East David Rd. Kettering, Ohio 45440

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 21 2010

Time: 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.

Price: $5 students (with valid student ID), $10 members, $20 non-members Not yet a member? Join today:

Reservations for the Traction speaker event can be made securely on-line


*Please note that you will be redirected to the GDAA web site for all DCS reservations and payments.

Want to know more about Traction?

Traction believes in great creative, a strong work ethic, cheering for the home team, that family comes first, asking questions, that charcoal grilled burgers taste far better than ones from a gas grill, that typography is king, asking more questions, that Cake puts on a great live show, that despite the conventional wisdom you should be attached to your work, that Van Halen is way better with David Lee Roth, that you're only as old as you feel and that Saul Bass was a genius. We believe in making an impression that gains momentum.


Traction News:

U.S. Department of State's 2011 Summer Student Internship Program

We are pleased to inform you that we are accepting applications for the U.S. Department of State's 2011 Summer Student Internship Program.

Click here ( for more information and to start the online application process. Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is November 01, 2010.

You must be a U.S. Citizen and a student (a full- or part-time continuing college or university junior, or graduate student - including graduating seniors intending to go on to graduate school) to be eligible. Please read the program description and vacancy announcement for more information.

We appreciate your interest in a career with the U.S. Department of State.