The American Marketing Association (AMA), one of the largest professional associations for marketers, has 38,000 members worldwide in every area of marketing. For more than six decades, the AMA has been the leading source of information, knowledge sharing and development in the marketing profession.
The Iowa chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA Iowa) currently counts more than 350 members. They are employed by a wide variety of businesses, agencies, non-profit organizations and educational institutions, representing most of Iowa's leading companies.
The chapter is governed by a Board of Directors and is an affiliate chapter of the International American Marketing Association, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
Some of the highlights of the AMA Iowa chapter include year-round monthly programming, the annual NOVA Awards program, networking opportunities, leadership opportunities and communications, such as this website, e-newsletters, a blog and several social networking channels.
See the Professional Membership section on this site for an extensive list of local and national benefits.
As a chapter, we are also proud of our honors and awards!
International Headquarters Chapter Excellence Awards:
The Chapter Excellence Awards (CEA) program was established in 1974 to recognize and reward AMA professional chapters’ outstanding achievements in leadership, membership and programming. Each year, the International Headquarters of the American Marketing Association accepts applications for its Chapter of the Year awards from its 78 chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada.
AMA Iowa was named the 2016-2017 Chapter of Excellence Bronze Chapter of the Year. AMA Iowa also continued in the Platinum Club of Continuing Excellence after earning Chapter of Excellence Awards recognition six years in a row.
AMA Iowa was recognized at the spring 2018 American Marketing Association’s annual Leadership Conference in Chicago.
Chapter Excellence Awards:
2015-2016 SILVER CHAPTER OF THE YEAR, PLATINUM CLUB OF CONTINUING EXCELLENCE
2014-2015 BRONZE CHAPTER OF THE YEAR, PLATINUM CLUB OF CONTINUING EXCELLENCE
2013-2014 LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE, MEMBERSHIP EXCELLENCE, PROGRAMMING SPECIAL MERIT
2012-2013 CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
2011-2012 CHAPTER OF THE YEAR RUNNER UP
2010-2011 SPECIAL MENTIONS IN MEMBERSHIP AND PROGRAMMING