Learn from industry leaders and subject-matter experts in a variety of forums.
Connect with local marketers and more than 30,000 members across the globe.
Serve the Richmond marketing community as a volunteer leader.
Grow your career with access to leading-edge thinking and unparalleled networking.
When you join the American Marketing Association, you become part of an elite group of marketers committed to advancing their careers and the marketing profession as a whole. One of the world’s largest marketing associations, the AMA counts more than 30,000 members who work, teach and study in the field. Here in Richmond, you’ll join our robust, active community of marketing professionals whose expertise and connections will take your next idea, your next project and your next job to the next level.
Top Reasons to Join AMA Richmond
Join locally—reach globally. As a member you’ll access a vast professional network of local, national and global colleagues and industry experts. Join virtual events or the AMA’s exclusive members-only online community. Attend national conferences and regional trainings on a variety of specialized topics. And, of course, choose from AMA-Richmond’s full agenda of highly regarded professional programs and social events. Plus, volunteering for AMA-Richmond will further expand your reach here in our community—and beyond.
We’re serious about professional development. No other Richmond-region organization offers you the opportunity to expand your marketing knowledge like AMA-Richmond. Our lineup of local programs and special events is 100% focused on delivering relevant, actionable information to boost your marketing—and your career. On a national scale, learn from and interact with marketing’s best and brightest in person at AMA conferences and events. Or go online with webcasts, training sessions and access to the AMA’s website chock full of marketing resources.
100+ Webcasts & Podcasts
Choose from 100+ opportunities to learn! Stay in the marketing fast lane without detouring from your daily routine. National-level thought leaders cover today’s most relevant marketing challenges and advances in 100+ webcasts and podcasts, both live and on-demand. Listen and learn—without ever leaving your desk.
Get fresh thinking hot off the presses. Members not only receive “Marketing News,” the AMA’s members-only magazine, they can also choose a specialty magazine or journal for a deeper dive into a variety of marketing-related areas. Each is filled with interviews, trends and the latest news and ideas to keep your marketing initiatives on track.
Members get it all! AMA members get unlimited access to ama.org, the AMA’s exclusive resource for all things marketing. Get practical solutions and strategic thinking with the AMA’s collection of marketing-related research, white papers, tools, webcasts and best practices. Only members can check out the online member directory for direct access to marketing leaders, service providers and even your next new-hire—or your future boss.
The Marketer’s Toolkit
Find the tools you need to succeed. Add the AMA Marketer’s Toolkit—an innovative collection of interactive tools, templates, dashboards and resources—to your go-to list of ways to make your marketing easier and more successful. Get essentials for content marketing, mobile marketing, social media, web development, lead generation and automation, and marketing and branding. View Toolkit
Members save more—and get more. Members get registration discounts on AMA’s national and regional conferences, boot camps and training sessions. Member rates also are available for the global AMA Professional Certified Marketer® designation program, including savings on the study guide and exam fee. Locally, AMA-Richmond offers member rates for programs as well as a collection of members-only educational and social events that are 100% free. Plus, your membership status qualifies you for member pricing at events at any of the AMA’s 75+ chapters.
AMA-Richmond Exclusive Benefits
Invest in your own success—join us today! Learn, connect, serve and grow as a part of our AMA-Richmond chapter community with benefits for members only. Only AMA-Richmond connects you to like-minded professionals exclusively focused on marketing. Our roster of more than 300 marketing professionals, and our ongoing commitment to chapter excellence and member satisfaction, has made AMA-Richmond one of the country’s top chapters.
Only AMA-Richmond members have access to:
- Program Discounts – Members pay less for our signature monthly luncheon programs featuring an impressive lineup of engaging local, regional and national experts. Members also pay less for socials and special events.
- Early Registration – Members have the first opportunity register for our signature monthly luncheons—many of which sell out.
- Market Dialogues – Members can attend these small-group topical programs of up to 25 people to take advantage of a more intimate learning and networking experience. View upcoming events
- Special Interest Groups – Members-only discussion groups meet regularly to share ideas, insights and best practices specific to a marketing subject area like social media, marketing strategy, B2B marketing, content marketing and nonprofit marketing. Learn more about SIGs
- Social Events – Members get exclusive invitations to socials and special events to meet and greet one another in a fun, relaxed atmosphere—how much you “talk shop” is up to you
- Volunteering– Members boost their careers by deepening their engagement with AMA-Richmond and the marketing community here in Richmond—and beyond—through volunteerism and leadership opportunities.