The Advertising Association promotes the rights, roles and responsibilities of advertising. We represent UK advertisers, agencies and brands on behalf of the entire industry, acting as the connection between industry professionals and the politicians and policy-makers.

The Advertising Association focuses on major industry and policy areas that have huge ramifications on UK advertising. This section contains our work around Brexit, HFSS and gambling advertising, data and-privacy, trust, the digital charter and our Industrial Strategy campaigns.

Front Foot is the UK advertising industry’s members’ network. Membership offers a range of exclusive benefits, from early access to Credos research to invitations to networking events. Front Foot members seek to collaboratively find solutions to the biggest issues facing advertising.

Become A Member

Members of our exclusive Front Foot network receive early access to Credos research, invitations to regular breakfast briefings and networking events, and receive the exclusive Front Foot Quarterly magazine. To apply for membership, click here.

The Advertising Association runs a number of events, from our annual agenda-setting LEAD conference to bespoke breakfast briefings. As of 2018 we are the official UK representative for the world’s biggest festival of creativity at the Cannes Lions.

Welcome to our 2018 Annual Review

Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2018 Annual Review.

In this annual publication we provide an update on all our activities over the course of the previous year, from work on behalf of Promote UK to homegrown campaigns like our work on the anti-sexual harassment campaign timeTo.

Other highlights for the year include taking on the responsibility of being the UK’s rep for the Cannes Lions, the announcement of our new president Keith Weed, and our work encouraging British SMEs to advertise.

Please do download a copy, and join our calls to action for even more work to protect the rights, roles and responsibilities of advertising in 2019.

Download our Annual Review 2018
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The Advertising Association is the place where we all come together for the common good and now is the most vital time of all for this trade body to show its real, unique strength - teamwork

James Murphy Chairman, Advertising Association
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