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Upcoming events

    • January 08, 2015
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Ala Moana Hotel
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    Join AAF Hawaii for a luncheon presentation by

    Jonathan Woytek

    Creative Director of Pereira & O'Dell

    Skype has been breaking down barriers in communication for more than a decade by being at the forefront of real-time voice and video. Hear the story of building Skye's "Stay Together" campaign from Jonathan Woytek, the Creative Director of Pereira & O'Dell, the agency behind it all.

    Everyone in the advertising industry can relate to the work of finding the right connection and telling a story. The presentation will illuminate the same joys in what people in advertising do.

           When    Thursday, January 8, 2015
    Where    Ala Moana Hotel
     11:30 a.m.
    Lunch    Starter: green salad
     Entree: sesame chicken breast, marinated in soy, garlic and sesame oil) served with choi sum greens and steamed white rice
     Dessert: haupia cake
     Note: Vegetarian dish available (pre-ordering required)
     12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    Admission Fees   $405 - Member table (10 seats for the price of 9; login required)
     $45   -  AAF Hawaii member (login required)
     $45   -  Ad 2 Honolulu member (code required)
     $45   -  AIGA/AMA/HAB/SMEI member (code required)
     $55   -  General admission

    Need a code as an Ad 2 Honolulu, AIGA, AMA, HAB or SMEI member? Email

    Join or renew a membership with AAF Hawaii by December 31, 2014, and receive complimentary tickets based on membership level to hear Jonathan Woytek speak in January. See your renewal notice sent this month or apply online today! Instructions will be provided following receipt of membership payment on how to redeem event tickets. 

    Jonathan is a Creative Director at Pereira & O'Deil. In the past 4 years he’s led the creative efforts across some of the agency’s marquee accounts, including Skype, Lego, Corona, and Renuzit. The work has been diverse, ranging from the emotionally stirring films of Skype’s Stay Together campaign, to the successful marriage of two iconic brands in the Lego/DC Super Hero Movie Maker app. 

    In 2013 he was named “One of the 30 Most Creative People in Mobile Advertising” by Business Insider and the Skype film, The Born Friends Family Portrait, was named #4 on Time’s list of “Top Ten Commercials.” The work he’s helped create has received awards and accolades from the Cannes Lions, Webbys, Effies, One Show, One Screen Film Festival, The Tomorrow Awards, Digiday, Creative Media Awards, London International Awards, AdWeek, Communication Arts, FWA, and Creativity.

    Prior to joining Pereira & O’Dell, he spent 3 years as SVP, Director of User Experience for McCann/MRM San Francisco. There he established and led the agency’s UX practice, delivering digital goodies for Microsoft, Intel, HP, Tom’s Shoes, and The Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Between 2000-2007 he enjoyed stints at both Razorfish and Publicis (VP of UX), where clients included adidas, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, Mattel, Oracle, Red Bull, Samsung, Sony, and Visa.

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