Summer AMA Doctoral Registration

Boston Mariott Copley Place
Boston, MA 02116
8/8/2018 7:30 AM - 8/12/2018 12:15 PM
Register before 6/28/2018 12:00 AM for early registration fee

For Doctoral Students, registration for the Summer Academic Conference (sessions and events) also includes registration for Academic Placement (interviewing). For details on the Summer Academic Conference, please review the event page.

Academic Placement

 AMA's Academic Placement  is the industry's largest hiring event that offers the opportunity for applicants to interview and connect in person with prospective employers.  The event takes place during the AMA's Summer Academic Conference.  There are over 100 schools and 200 candidates that participate in AMA's annual Academic Placement.

How it Works
The hiring event is a place where candidates and schools meet to interview in-person over a 4-day period. Most candidates (and employers) have a full schedule of interviews while at the event. Your conference badge must be worn at all times.

With Interview Registration you will receive:
  • Inclusion in the guide of CVs sent to all employers 
  • Access to a link listing interview locations
  • WiFi and daily refreshments provided in the lounge
  • Access to sessions and events at the Summer Academic Conference

How to Set Up Interviews

It is recommended that you reach out to schools in advance to set up your interviews. A list of schools who will be interviewing is listed on our Academic Placement Job Board 

​For Summer AMA Conference agenda, please visit the Summer AMA website​.

Academic Placement Agenda

Thursday, August 9th
  • Registration:  8:00a.m.–12noon
  • Orientation Breakfast: 9:00a.m. –10:00a.m.
  • Interview Area/Placement Room: 12:00 noon - 5:00p.m. 

Friday, August 10th

  • Placement Room: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • Interview Area: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Saturday, August 11th

  • Placement Room: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • Interview Area: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m.

Sunday, August 12th 

  • Placement Room: 8:00a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Interview Area: 8:00a.m. – 12:00 noon

What to Expect

Upon arrival please check in at the placement room (during hours of operation).  At that time you will receive:

  • Badge 
  • School List
  • Computers and WiFi will  be available in the lounge to set up any last minute interviews.  Please be sure you are able to access your email and that you have included your correct email address on your listing.
  • Morning and afternoon coffee will be provided
  • Access to a link that will list interview locations for schools
  • Searchable directory posting of your CV/Credentials 

Most interviews will take place in a designated interviewing area or in the Hotel Suites. A listing of all schools will be available at the placement desk in case you need to reach your scheduled interviewer.

​​2018 Pre-Conference Registration

*Please note: If you are already registered for Summer AMA, and would like to add a
pre-conference, you must call the AMA Support Center at (800)262-1150 to enroll.​

AMA Faculty Consortium - New Horizons in Selling and Sales Management

Sales Scholarship: Honoring the Past, and Defining the Future

  • To bring together leading sales scholars and those interested in Sales Research
  • To review, discuss and extend current understanding of selling and sales management in today’s unique business environment. How has sales evolved? What models of selling have emerged in light of innovative business models resulting from new technology?
  • To enhance relationships between early-career, mid-career, and senior sales colleagues, and to provide opportunities for research collaboration

Doctoral students are invited to apply for travel fellowships for this preconference, generously provided by Baylor’s Center for Professional Selling. The registration fee will be waived for all students selected for the Baylor fellowships. For consideration, please send a CV to

August 8th - August 10th 2018


Leonard Berry, University Distinguished Professor of Marketing at Texas A&M University and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, is receiving the prestigious Sheth Medal for enduring and transformational contributions to marketing scholarship and marketing practice. Len’s research, valuable to both academics and practitioners​, is transformative in healthcare and services spaces. The ½ day symposium will feature perspectives from healthcare leaders, customer experience advocates, and preeminent scholars, and culminate with an award luncheon honoring Dr. Berry.​

Friday August 10, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Program Agenda
Registration is not available at this time.

Conference Location

110 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116 
Telephone: +1.617.236.5800

Room Rates:
$235.00 Single/Double Occupancy
$255.00 Triple Occupancy
$275.00 Quad Occupancy
Rates are subject to applicable state & local taxes, currently 14.45% occupancy tax per room per night (subject to change without notice)

Rates are based on availability.
Please reserve your overnight accommodations early as there are a limited number of AMA special rates available.

Reserve a Room Now

Or call +1.877.901.2079 and ask for the American Marketing Association Room Block.

The reservation cut-off date is July 11, 2018.
The AMA has negotiated special group rates for the 2018 AMA Summer Academic Conference. You must make your hotel reservations by July 11, 2018 and properly identify yourself to qualify for the special group rate (based on availability). After July 11, 2018, the rooms will be released for sale to the general public, and all reservations will be accepted on a space available basis at the hotel's available rate - not at the group rate. 

A deposit charge equal to (1) one night’s stay is required to hold each reservation. Such deposit shall serve to confirm the reservation for the date(s) indicated, and, upon check-in, shall be applied to the first night of the reserved stay. The deposit is refundable if cancellation notice is received at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival and a cancellation number is obtained.

f you fail to arrive on your confirmed arrival date, your entire reservation will be cancelled and your credit card will be charged for (1) one night’s room and tax.

Check in time is 4:00pm, and check out is 12:00pm. Anyone arriving earlier than 4:00pm will be checked in as soon as room(s) become available. Guests checking out early may be assessed an early departure fee of (1) one night's room and tax. Upon check in, guests will be asked to verify their departure date.  At that time, scheduled departure dates may be altered.

Please note: Any hotel room booked outside the AMA negotiated block of rooms may not be eligible for the discounted rate and/or have a different cancellation policy and will not be eligible for reimbursement in the case of event cancellation.

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