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AMA Chicago offers unique opportunities to connect with the largest community of marketers in our city. Contact us to get the conversation started.

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Achieving results in today’s segmented and fast-paced world presents new challenges to advertisers—especially when it comes to reaching marketing professionals.

Connect to a network of more than 9,000 experienced marketers including leading marketing academics, researchers and professionals from every industry!

AMA Chicago is the only organization that brings together marketers across all specialties to collaborate and inspire one another. Through relevant information, comprehensive training and targeted networking, AMA Chicago helps marketers deepen their marketing expertise, elevate their careers and ultimately, achieve better results.

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Premier Sponsor – $25,000 • 2 available

Premier Sponsor

Year-round Online Presence

  • Your :60 video on amachicago.org and a social post
  • Linked logo on AMA Chicago website and emails
  • LinkedIn Live interview with chapter leader
  • Link to your high value content in an email and social post
  • 2 banner ads in AMA Chicago emails
  • Blog on chapter website, requires chapter approval
  • $99 job postings ($150 value)
  • Provide testimonial for use across AMA Chicago’s networks
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Premier Sponsor

BrandSmart Sponsorship

BrandSmart 2022 sponsor benefits will be finalized in Fall 2021.

BrandSmart Awards

  • Your :60 video before award presentation
  • Linked logo on awards page and emails starting day of BrandSmart

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BrandSmart Keynote

  • Sponsor 1 of 4 keynote presentations
  • Your :60 video before keynote presentation
  • Recording of your keynote for your distribution
Premier Sponsor

BrandSmart Sponsorship

  • Virtual exhibit booth
  • Logo in event emails and on virtual platform
  • Inclusion of content download or special offer in event email
  • 36 tickets for employees or clients
  • Logo on attendee tote bag, materials inside
  • Participation in Whova Passport laptop giveaway
  • Reporting of event metrics from Whova
Premium Sponsor

Monthly Event Presence

  • Sponsorship of 4 Signature Speaker Series events and CMO Smart
    • Your :60 video at each event
    • Linked logo on event pages and emails
    • 18 tickets to each virtual event
  • Sponsorship of 6 Workshops and 6 Connex
    • Linked logo on event pages and emails
    • 9 tickets to each virtual event
    • Expert at 1 Connex roundtable
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Marquee Sponsor – $15,000 • 4 available

Marquee Sponsor

Year-round Online Presence

  • Your :60 video on amachicago.org and a social post
  • Linked logo on AMA Chicago website and emails
  • LinkedIn Live interview with chapter leader
  • Link to your high value content in an email and social post
  • 1 banner ad in AMA Chicago emails
  • Blog on chapter website, requires chapter approval
  • $99 job postings ($150 value)
  • Provide testimonial for use across AMA Chicago’s networks
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Marquee Sponsor

BrandSmart Sponsorship

BrandSmart 2022 sponsor benefits will be finalized in Fall 2021.

  • Sponsored concurrent panel with topic and speaker of your choice, requires chapter approval
  • Recording of your panel for your distribution and promotion
  • Your :60 video shown
  • Virtual exhibit booth
  • Logo on attendee tote bag, materials inside
  • 24 tickets for employees or clients
  • Logo in event emails and on virtual platform
  • Inclusion of content download or special offer in event email
  • Participation in Whova Passport laptop giveaway
  • Reporting of event metrics from Whova
Marquee Sponsor

Monthly Event Presence

  • Sponsorship of 4 Signature Speaker Series events and CMO Smart
    • Your :60 video at each event
    • Linked logo on event pages and emails
    • 12 tickets to each virtual event
  • Sponsorship of 6 Workshops and 6 Connex
    • Linked logo on event pages and emails
    • 6 tickets to each virtual event
    • Expert at 1 Connex roundtable
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Ambassador Sponsor – $7,500 • Up to 4 available

Ambassador Sponsor

Year-round Online Presence

  • Your :60 video on amachicago.org
  • Linked logo on AMA Chicago website and emails
  • LinkedIn Live interview with chapter leader
  • Link to your high value content in an email and social post
  • Blog on chapter website, requires chapter approval
  • $99 job postings ($150 value)
  • Provide testimonial for use across AMA Chicago’s networks
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Ambassador Sponsor

BrandSmart Sponsorship

BrandSmart 2022 sponsor benefits will be finalized in Fall 2021.

  • Your :60 video during a concurrent session
  • Virtual exhibit booth
  • 12 tickets for employees or clients
  • Materials in attendee tote bag
  • Logo in event emails and on virtual platform
  • Participation in Whova Passport laptop giveaway
  • Reporting of event metrics from Whova
Ambassador Sponsor

Monthly Event Presence

  • Sponsorship of 3 Workshops and 3 Connex
    • Linked logo on event pages and emails
    • 3 tickets to each virtual event
    • Expert at 1 Connex roundtable
  • 2 tickets to each virtual Signature Speaker Series event and CMO Smart
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Signature Sponsor – $5,000 • 4 available

Signature Sponsor

Year-round Online Presence

  • Linked logo on AMA Chicago website
  • Blog on chapter website, requires chapter approval
  • $99 job postings ($150 value)
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Signature Sponsor

Monthly Event Presence

  • Sponsorship of 4 Signature Speaker Series events and CMO Smart
    • Your :30 video at each event
    • Linked logo on event pages and emails
    • 12 virtual tickets and 4 in-person tickets to each event
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Our Sponsors

Akire Productions

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Black Pug Media

BLACK PUG is a digital content marketing strategy and events management firm focused on helping startups, small businesses and nonprofits. Our philosophy multum in parvo, which means “much in little,” reflects our approach to leveraging the right marketing tactics for your brand to deliver maximum results. That’s why BLACK PUG is brand’s best friend.

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Catalyst Ranch

CATALYST RANCH is the authority on Creative Meetings and Events, providing solutions for your in-person and virtual meeting needs. Since 2002, we’ve been activating creativity and innovation for clients worldwide, and we’re dedicated to making all your meeting goals a reality. We’re your trusted partner, taking the stress out of meeting planning and delivery. A woman-owned business and pioneers of Chicago’s prolific West Loop neighborhood, our brick-and-mortar venue is located at 656 West Randolph Street. For a truly revitalizing experience, visit us in person and immerse yourself in our stimulating, unexpected environment! Until then, get a peek at catalystranch.com.

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Morningstar

Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets.

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QuestionPro

QuestionPro provides unparalleled insights and just launched enterprise features including Communities, Customer Experience, Workforce and Mobile.

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Sprout Social

Founded in 2010, Sprout Social is built on the idea that the world is better when businesses and customers communicate freely. We exist to help streamline and enhance those conversations—with customers, prospects and enthusiasts. Our platform is packed with handy features but stays out of the way to let brands easily engage with people and build lasting relationships.

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StudioNorth

From the Fortune 500 to startups and non-profits, we’ve partnered with a wide variety of clients in a wide array of industries over the years.

And while the omnichannel approach has evolved to meet the changing dynamics of a customer-driven engagement model, one thing at StudioNorth has not: our relentless drive to do whatever it takes to ensure your success.

Every client, every campaign. If it matters to you, it matters to us. And we’ll make sure it matters to your audience.

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Threadline

We are committed to creating a better world through branding and design.

Brands become part of people’s lives in rich and meaningful ways. This makes the act of branding both an honor and a responsibility. We use what we’ve learned from psychology, behavioral economics, and the rest of the social sciences to help our clients build brands that align with their customers’ values and that people are proud to support.

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Winger Marketing

We take a logical approach to marketing. First, we discover your business goals, and then we develop a marketing plan that will help your business meet those goals. Every marketing and PR strategy that we develop is executed with tactics that relate back to your company’s goals. Whether you run a thriving small business or are the Marketing Director for a middle-market company, our vast experience across industries is scaled and suited to the marketing needs of your organization.

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