OAAA leadership on association news and industry insights for the out of home (OOH) professional

Stimulus Update: Help for Small Business

Ken Klein | December 21st, 2020

Congress is set to pass another COVID relief package that will reauthorize and replenish emergency loan and grant programs for small businesses that continue to endure hardship as a result of the pandemic. The relief package

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Who is Mayor Pete?

Ken Klein | December 16th, 2020

President-Elect Biden plans to nominate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary, replacing Elaine Chao of President Trump’s Cabinet. Mayor Pete snapshot: He’s 38 Rhodes Scholar Navy veteran, deployed to Afghanistan in 2014 Mayor

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Top Take-Aways from 18th OAAA Legal Seminar

Ken Klein | December 10th, 2020

Beware of the Tax Man Next year will be pivotal for billboard taxation. The highest court in Maryland will render a decision on the constitutionality of Baltimore’s billboard tax, enacted in 2013. The Ohio Supreme Court

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OOH Industry Mourns Loss of Wade Leslie

OAAA | November 6th, 2020

Longtime industry leader Wade Leslie IV, president and chief executive officer of West Virginia Outdoor Advertising, died at home on November 3. He was 57. “A great guy who was great for the industry,” summed up

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2020 Election: Take-aways for Out of Home Media

Ken Klein | November 4th, 2020

As America counts votes in a close presidential election, here are early take-aways from the election for out of home media. More OOH political ads DoItOutdoors saw a 75+ percent increase compared to the 2016 presidential

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Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Transit Ad Restriction

Ken Klein | September 16th, 2020

A federal appeals court said the Philadelphia-based transit system violated constitutional free speech by rejecting a bus ad it considered political. (Center for Investigative Reporting v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, September 14, 2020) Citing its 2015

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OAAA Weekly Recap: Political OOH

Ken Klein | September 11th, 2020

Political-ad spending for out of home media is up 50+ percent compared to 2016 and 2018, as candidates and causes communicate with voters outside their homes, generate publicity, and drive social media. In South Carolina, US

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2020-2021 FOARE Scholarships Recipients Announced

OAAA | August 25th, 2020

Twelve students have been selected by the Foundation for Outdoor Advertising Research and Education (FOARE) to receive scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year.  The FOARE Scholarship Program supports the education and career goals of those who

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