The Advertising Council

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About us

The Ad Council uses the power of communications to create change on America’s most vital issues. We are the national non profit organization that brings together the brightest minds in media, technology, advertising and marketing to develop campaigns that inspire action and improve lives. Throughout our 75-year history, we’ve led the most iconic public service communications in history, from Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk to Smokey Bear to Love Has No Labels. We strengthen the health, education and safety of our country, and we will settle for nothing less than a lasting impact on American life.
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815 2nd Avenue, 9th Floor
New York, New York 10017


(212) 922-1500


Nonprofit type

The Advertising Council is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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Our supporters

Parker UnruhPaul WoolmingtonJohn OsbornNicolle PangisRocco PallattoJeremy WallaceChad Hickey