Professional Membership

The American Marketing Association is the largest professional marketing association in the world, with members who work, teach and study in the field. By becoming a member, you gain access to a vast body of marketing knowledge, high-quality training programs, the latest tools and tactics, exposure to leading-edge thinking, and opportunities to interact with marketing peers around the world.

Innovative Resources and Tools

As an AMA member, you’ll get unlimited access to our vast members-only resources, tools and content such as white papers, best practices, and research reports written by the most respected names in the industry.  Resources include:

  • Member-Only Content, explore the hundreds of the latest articles and research by topic, including white papers and best practices, plus an extensive archive.

  • AMA Marketer’s Toolkit, full of interactive templates, tools, and resources to help you in your job.

  • Live webcasts and access to more than 100 on-demand webcasts and podcasts on the latest marketing topics.

  • AMA e-Newsletters, featuring in-depth, members-only content on the latest developments in marketing.

Local Chapters

With more than 70 chapters across the US, Canada and Mexico, you are able to connect, exchange information and ideas about what's happening in marketing. It's an invaluable tool for knowledge building, leadership opportunities and networking alike.

Getting involved in your local chapter is a great way to:

  • Quickly integrate and network with the local marketers
  • Connect with local business resources
  • Expand your conceptual, planning and execution skills through local event management
  • Expand your management, leadership and public speaking skills by volunteering for the chapter executive board
Locate an AMA local chapter in your area.

Conferences and Training

Members receive significant discounts on all national and local AMA events.  Learn from the best and brightest from a broad cross-section of industries, interacting and networking with industry leaders from a selection of AMA conferences. Or roll your sleeves up and participate in an intensive, in-person, two-day session with AMA experts from our many Training Series events.

Explore upcoming AMA events.

Career Resources and Certification

The Career Resource Center on gives you access to hundreds of marketing job postings, career tips and strategies, interview and resume guidelines, ask the expert panel, and more.

Also, AMA members receive 30% off the Professional Certified Marketer® (PCM) program.  The PCM® program gives you a tangible way to enhance your marketing skills, as well as highlight your accomplishments for prospective employers. You can earn the PCM® designation by passing a comprehensive online exam covering the key areas of marketing.

Industry Publications

The American Marketing Association publishes a variety of magazines and journals directed to academics and marketing professionals. Your membership includes a subscription to award-winning Marketing News magazine and a journal of your choice.

Discounts on Promotional Products

Get unlimited free shipping and the best pricing on bulk promotional products ordered through The AMA Shop powered by Consolidus. This is a great way to save money when you’re placing an order for your work.

Special Rates on Higher Ed and Nonprofit Publications

AMA members get 15% off a one-year digital subscription to The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

An Office Away from Home

Drop in at your office away from home. Members can use workspaces at the AMA Global Support Center in Chicago. Take a 360-degree tour of the office.

Affinity Benefits

As an AMA member, you can take advantage of local and national discounts on hundreds of products and services including insurance, travel, entertainment, office supplies and more.


Professional Dues  - $240 (plus $30 application fee) + local chapter dues.   



Executive Marketer

Senior executives face a unique set of challenges. We’re hoping to bust through the “loneliness at the top” reality to connect experienced marketers for meaningful problem-solving support. Formerly known as MENG/Executive Circle, AMA Executive Marketers have access to all AMA benefits plus an exclusive network of peers and unique in-person networking opportunities at national and local chapter events. There is no additional cost to be a part of this group, but you will need to meet the requirements and complete the application below.

Benefits include:

  • Access to a private online community where members can collaborate, post requests and ask questions. Executive Marketer members pledge confidentiality so they can talk openly to solve complex business challenges.
  • Executive Marketer specific programming at AMA national events. Whether it’s an exclusive roundtable discussion, extra access to speakers or dedicated networking activities, we’re here to help meaningfully connect executives.
  • Chapter-level programming. While each AMA  local chapter is unique, Executive Marketers will find a home where they could experience exclusive events, mentorship opportunities, networking opportunities and more.

There is no additional cost to be a part of this group, but you will need to meet the requirements below and complete the online application.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Current AMA Member
  • Responsibility for the full communications and marketing operation of your organization
  • Members must currently hold one of the following roles (or equivalent): Chief Communications/Marketing Officer, EVP/SVP/VP, Managing Director or Partner. If you’re currently unemployed, you must have held one of these positions and are currently seeking an equivalent or greater title
  • 15+ years of experience in marketing or communications
  • 10+ years of experience managing budgets and profit & loss statements
  • 10+ years of successfully managing and developing teams
  • Acknowledgment of the importance of confidentiality and discretion regarding Executive Marketer conversations


Have Questions?

Call 800.AMA.1150 or email


Become a Member
Access our innovative members-only resources and tools to further your marketing practice.

 Find a Professional Chapter


There are 70+ professional chapters across the US, Canada and Mexico where you can access and contribute to the knowledge base of their local market.

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