“As a young marketing professional, I was looking for an organization that would provide quality educational programs as well as provide an opportunity to get involved and build relationships with those in the industry. Becoming a member of AMA has proven to be very beneficial to me both personally and professionally. I have developed great friendships and have been inspired by a number of the speakers, in the short time that I have been a member.”

Kaylah Thompson, Marketing Manager, Big Lots

“AMA Columbus has been extremely useful and helpful for me in staying connected to other marketing professionals, advancing my career, and staying up to date on marketing trends. The luncheons allow me to learn about new trends in marketing that continue to keep me informed for my job and personal interest. I love meeting new people and the variety of events offer continual networking opportunities. I’ve also found volunteering for the AMA to be fun and a great resume builder.”

– Jaimie Selwa, Social Media Community Manager, Nationwide Insurance

“As a member of the American Marketing Association, I highly recommend the Columbus chapter as this organization provides an excellent resource for staying on the forefront of marketing topics and trends. I’ve found the networking opportunities to be invaluable and I’m continually impressed with the monthly speakers, SIGS and special events. I would encourage any marketing professional to join the Columbus AMA as a means of growing both personally and professionally.”

– Jennifer Brown, Marketing Manager, Portfolio Creative, LLC

“AMA Columbus provides a fantastic opportunity for interacting with like-minded professionals in our community. The networking is key and opens doors to meeting fun, interesting people who make up the membership. The programming topics are relevant and thought-provoking. I would recommend AMA Columbus for any marketer or business professional who wants to be connected and up-to-date in the field.”

Dr. Doug Ross, Marketing Professor & Consultant, Franklin University

“I joined AMA Columbus and volunteered on the communications committee to connect with marketing agencies and in-house marketing departments.  From my first day as a volunteer, I made multiple connections that resulted in new projects and an agency partnership.  There is no better place in Columbus to connect with marketers than AMA Columbus.”

– Brad Griffith, President, Buckeye Interactive