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Full membership is now just $149.

Membership gives you full access to a year’s worth of events in the Midwest’s most essential marketing community, along with a showcase for your expertise in AMA Chicago’s Marketing Resource Directory. It’s an incredible edge, and it’s just $149.

Get the edge you need

Events with an edge: Workshops, Networking, Smart events and more.

Catch presentations and live Q&As from the world’s leading marketers … connect with the marketing community’s brightest leaders and up-and-comers … absorb the insights and ideas you need to gain an edge in your career.

Don’t miss another event

We’re not somewhere else. We’re Chicago.

The Chicago marketing community is like no other in the world — where unlimited scope and international vision combine with rock-solid Midwestern sensibility. Harness the power of belonging to this one-of-a-kind community.


member benefits

Why join?

No other organization connects as many marketers with as many opportunities.

  • 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 cost

1-year Membership


2-year Membership


3-year Membership


Group memberships are available.

what you’ll gain

Member perks

AMA Chicago members get FREE access to all monthly events. This is a $300+ value!

  • Connex are networking events held the second Wednesday of every other month. Free for members, $10 for guests.
  • Signature Speaker Series events are held quarterly and feature an expert speaker or panel on a hot marketing topic. Free for members, average $30 for non-members.
  • Workshops are smaller events to help you learn new techniques and crowdsource common marketing challenges. These are held 6 times per year. Free for members, average $20 for non-members.
  • Career Connections are held twice a year to equip job seekers and hiring managers with the skills and tools to find the right fit. Free for members, $10 for guests.
what you’ll gain

More member perks

  • Discounted registration for our sell-out conferences: BrandSmart and CMO Smart.
  • Access to AMA Chicago’s members-only LinkedIn group to discuss hot marketing topics and connect with fellow Chicagoland marketers.
  • Free profile in the Chicago Marketing Directory, the place to be found as top talent.
  • 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.
Jennifer Ball values AMA Chicago for making connections and learning more – especially if you are early in your career.