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  Achievements
 
1948:

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The Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Malaya was formed (during this period Singapore was considered to be part of Malaya)
1958:
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The Singapore 4As was officially registered as the Association of Accredited Advertising Agents Singapore.
Early '70s:
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Together with the Singapore Advertisers Association (SAA) and Advertising Media Owners Association of Singapore (AMOAS), formed the Joint Education Council.
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started the adverting trade journal, "Advoice", with SAA and AMOAS
1976:
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Assisted in the creation of the Singapore Code of Advertising Practice
1980:
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Co-hosted the prestigious 12th Asian Advertising Congress
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Became an active member of the Advisory Council of the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS)
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the inaugural Singapore Creative Circle Awards was launched.
1984:
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Jointly incorporated Media Circulation Services (MCS) with the AMOAS and SAA. MCS was renamed the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) in December 2006.
1990:
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The three associations - 4As, SAA and AMOAS set up the Institute of Advertising Singapore (IAS).
1996:
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Initiated the Bankers Guarantee (BG) Substitution Scheme for members to help them increase their financial leverage by releasing collateral tied up with BG.
1997:
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The 4As full-time Secretariat was formed.
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The Ad-Ucation council was formed to create a channel for dialogue between the industry and various tertiary institutions.
1998:
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Collaborated as an industry partner in a National Council Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) initiative campaign known as "The Partnership for a Drug-Free Singapore". This partnership, a first in Asia, follows a similar model in USA where the communication industry contributes their free time and discounted media space to the anti-drug cause.
2001:
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Launched the Students Creative Awards(better known as the Crowbar Awards) to foster creativity among students
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Celebrated with the industry, the winning of over 100 major international awards by 4As members
2005:
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Celebrated the 25th year of the annual Singapore Creative Circle Awards, affectionately known as The Gong Show
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Co-hosted the 24th AdAsia (Asian Advertising Congress) together with three other industry associations - SAA, AMOAS and ABS ( Association of broadcasters Singapore)
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Launched the inaugural Singapore Media Awards (SMA)
2006:
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Launched the inaugural Creative Advisory Panel
2007:
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Joined forces with other associations around Asia to form the Confederation of Asian Advertising Associations (C4A) that will be registered in Singapore.
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Launched the Crowbar Seminar and Creative Exhibition
 
 
 
 

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