Accella Joins the American Advertising Federation

American Advertising FederationWeb & Mobile Development Company Looks to Partner with Ad Agencies Throughout the Baltimore Area

Baltimore, MD – August 30, 2010 –  Accella LLC today announced that they have joined the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Baltimore chapter.  The AAF Baltimore began in 1918 as an organization to serve the professional community and promote excellence in regional and national advertising.

The move for Accella to join the AAF – Baltimore represents their commitment to working with the advertising agencies and organizations in and around the Baltimore area.  “We have begun working with more and more marketing and advertising firms in Baltimore and wanted to find a way to show our dedication to the advertising industry,” said Jason King, President of Accella. “We team with many of the organizations to help develop websites or mobile phone applications for their clients, joining the AAF will hopefully give us a chance to collaborate with more agencies in the area.

Linda Stanley, Executive Director for the AAF – Baltimore added “we are excited to welcome Accella to the AAF.  Over the past year we have put in a lot of time and energy in building up the programs and services that we provide to our members; we are seeing a steady increase in our membership numbers.  Accella has worked with several of our members already in partnering to produce websites and mobile phone applications, I think they will be a valuable addition to our organization, we are looking forward to a successful relationship.”

Accella will be sponsoring the upcoming AAF – Baltimore Happy Hour on Wednesday, September 1st at Dela Rosa’s in Canton which is open to all AAF members.  “We don’t want to simply join, pay our dues, and put a logo up on our website,” said John Rainey, Vice President of Business Development for Accella.  “We want to take advantage of all the benefits that the AAF has to offer, meet the other members of the organization, and become active in the chapter.  Hosting a kickoff happy hour is a great way for us to jump right in and meet a lot of the members.”

About the American Advertising Federation – Baltimore
The American Advertising Federation (AAF) Baltimore was founded in 1918 as a Women’s auxiliary to the men’s Advertising Club.  It survived the Great Depression and several wars, then merged with two other organizations in 1973, The Art Director’s Club and the Maryland Industrial Marketers.  The AAF Baltimore’s mission is to be an advocate for Baltimore as a strong advertising community and respond to the needs of its members through continuing education/information programs, networking and social opportunities as well as legislative issues that confront the advertising industry. For more information visit

About Accella LLC
Accella LLC is a leader in the design & development of interactive websites and mobile applications.  With customers in a broad range of industries, Accella has experience in CMS, CRM, eCommerce, widgets, and API integrations, mostly on open source platforms.  Headquartered in Odenton, MD, Accella has locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and services clients throughout the United States.

Jon Stroz

Jon Stroz

Jon Stroz is a marketing guru, mostly in online marketing strategies and brand management. After graduating from Towson University with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, he quickly became an integral part of a technology firm in Baltimore, MD. Since then Jon has honed his marketing skills and focused on online marketing strategies where he is also a Google Adwords Certified Individual.

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