What is the Ad Club?
We are a community of students interested in the field of advertising. Our goal is to prepare our members for careers in advertising and forge lasting connections through agency tours, networking events, mentorships, workshops, and more.
The Ad Club is a collaborative organization open to all VCU students.
What Do We Do?
Agency tours at local Richmond advertising agencies and industry companies students may be interested in working at.
Speaker sessions and workshop events.
Club trips to advertising conferences.
Competitive (but friendly) events against the Marketing (AMA), Journalism (SPJ), and PR (PRSSA) clubs.
Networking events and social meet-ups.
The Hammies Student Awards Show for creative work every spring.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to be an Advertising Major to join?
Nope! We accept anyone who is interested in the advertising industry.
What do dues include?
Dues include access to our tours, a t-shirt, professional headshots, entry into our annual awards show, and pizza parties.
How can I find out about your tours and events?
We post all of our events on our Facebook page (hit subscribe to get notifications when we make new events) as well as the calendar tab on this website and we announce them in our weekly newsletter, The Brief.