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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.

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AMA Chicago Membership

  • 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.
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Chris McGuire of McGuffin Creative Group values AMA Chicago for learning opportunities and the community.

“When AMA Chicago puts on an event, it is epic!”

Ryan Sarti Director of Marketing and Sales Operations, Sturtevant Richmont
Member perks

FREE Events every Month

FREE access to all of AMA Chicago’s events. This is a $300+ value!

  • Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) are member-only communities arranged by topic. Meet monthly, access a dedicated Slack channel 24/7.
  • Workshops are virtual, lunchtime events led by a topic expert to teach you hands-on skills. ($20 for non-members) 
  • Connex offer networking in small groups around hot marketing topics. Held the second Wednesday of every other month. ($10 for non-members) 
  • Signature Speaker Series are quarterly events featuring an expert speaker or thought leadership panel. ($30 for non-members) 
  • Career Connections equip job seekers and hiring managers with the skills and tools to find the right fit. ($10 for non-members) 
Member Perks

Resources & Access

  • Free access to CMO Forum, an annual event that gathers top CMO from multiple backgrounds to discuss their successes, failures, and lessons learned.
  • Discounted registration for our signature conference, BrandSmart
  • 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, ongoing education opportunities and more.

AMA Chicago Membership – 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.

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Events with an edge: Workshops, Networking 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.

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