Join the Chicago Marketing Community

The city of big shoulders. The second city. The windy city. From sub-Saharan summers to sub-zero winters. From the Magnificent Mile to the bustling burbs. Steeped in creativity and tenacity, our complex history brings a unique perspective to marketers in the great city of Chicago.

Why Join AMA Chicago

No other organization connects as many marketers with as many opportunities. AMA Chicago stands 81 years and 1,000 members strong, and we are on course to continue our legacy of serving our city proud.

  • We host regular events for networking and connecting with others in the industry to build bridges that help careers grow and thrive.
  • We are passionate about providing distinctive programming that expands knowledge and improves skills and techniques.
  • We are dedicated to providing access to leaders in the field and designing programs that keep marketers relevant in our digital, experiential world.
  • Membership Dues
  • 1-year Membership
  • $300
  • 2-year Membership
  • $540 (save 10%)
  • 3-year Membership
  • 720 (save 20%)

Groups receive additional savings. Learn more

Member Perks

Our chapter offers unique benefits to our members, including:

  • New in 2018: FREE access to all monthly events. This is a $600+ value!
    • Connex are casual events that are held the second Wednesday of every other month. Each Connex features traditional networking as well as round robin discussion tables with experts and peers. Free for members, $20 for non-members.
    • Evening with an Expert and Sunrise Executive Series events are held six times per year and feature an expert speaker or panel on a hot marketing topic. Free for members, average $50 for non-members.
    • Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) are smaller, workshop-style events to help you learn new techniques and crowdsource common marketing challenges. Free for members, average $25 for non-members.
  • Discounted registration for our sell-out conferences: BrandSmart, MarketingTech Smart, CMO Smart and Career Smart.
  • Extensive members-only resources to advance your career including templates, tools, more than 100 on-demand webcasts and podcasts, award-winning marketing publications, ongoing education opportunities and access to Loop meeting rooms.
  • New in 2019: Discounts on the tools and services you need with these partners:
    • UPS: Save 25-50% on shipping services
    • Hertz Car Rental: Up to 25% off car rental base prices
    • Office Depot: Up to 80% off office supplies
    • GE: Up to 25% off select appliances with special offers
    • Lenovo Computers: Up to 30% off, with access to special flash sales

Be Part of Something Bigger

The Chicago chapter is just one part of the American Marketing Association global community of 30,000+ members across 450+ professional and student chapters. Together as a national organization, we’ve had some amazing accomplishments, and we welcome you to be part of our community. From member discounts to toolkits, workshops to lasting connections, AMA Chicago has something for every marketer – including you.