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Why Join the AMA?

Why Join the AMA?

At the American Marketing Association, we’re building the essential community for marketers. Members of this association are dedicated marketers who work, teach and study in the field and have a passion for advancing our industry. You’ll gain access to exclusive AMA content and discounts on products and events that will help you boost your knowledge and make a mark with your career.


Home Community

AMA members become part of a home community to connect with other marketing professionals and academics

Local Professional Chapters

With more than 70 professional chapters across North America, you can network with other professionals and exchange ideas about what’s happening in marketing. Getting involved in your local chapter is a great way to:

  • Quickly integrate and network with local marketers.
  • Expand your planning and execution skills through local events.
  • Build your management, leadership and public speaking skills by volunteering for the chapter executive board.

Find Your Nearest Chapter

Academic Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

AMA Academic SIGs are communities of members who are interested in sharing ideas, knowledge and experiences. Joining one of our 17 SIGs has benefits such as:

  • In-person and virtual collaboration opportunities with academics in your shared field of interest.
  • Special events such as conference and pre-conference programs.
  • Networking opportunities to foster funding, publishing and teaching support.

Exclusive AMA Publications

The American Marketing Association is home to award-winning content and highly respected academic research. Your membership includes a subscription to Marketing News magazine and digital access to all four of our AMA academic journals.


Professional Certification

The AMA Professional Certified Marketer® program helps prepare you for the latest problems in your field. The certifications illustrate to current and prospective employers that you’re dedicated to staying up to date on the most in-demand marketing skills. AMA members get 30% off the cost of any PCM® exam.


Conferences and Training

Members receive discounts on national and local AMA events where thought leaders across industries share their insights. When attending AMA conferences, you’ll learn best practices and have an opportunity to network with peers. Or, take a deeper dive on a specific topic with our more intensive training series and bootcamp events.


Innovative Resources and Tools

You’ll also have access to:


Promotional Product Discounts for Your Business

AMA members get unlimited free shipping, 30 minutes of design consultation and the best pricing on bulk promotional products ordered through The AMA Shop powered by Consolidus.


Affinity Benefits and Discounts

We’ve partnered with a variety of business to get you great rates and exclusive discounts on services like rental cars, hotel rooms, business supplies, credit card processing, UPS shipping and more.


Special Rates on Higher Ed and Nonprofit Publications

AMA members receive a 15% discount on a one-year digital subscription to The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.


An Office Away from Home

When members travel to Chicago, they can use work spaces at the AMA Global Support Center to stay connected to their work back home. Take a 360-degree tour of the office.


Pricing

Annual Dues
AMA Member$300
AMA Student Member$50

Group Membership Discount

A group of three or more individuals can apply for a group discount on AMA membership even if they are not from the same organization. Student memberships are not eligible for this discount.


Have Questions?

Call 800.AMA.1150 or email customersupport@ama.org