Advertising, Marketing & Sales Associations
The following links provide excellent resources for people looking for information about sales, marketing, and advertising associations. In these sites, users can locate information to make industry contacts to network with. For an entire list of professional associations, go to the professional associations section.
- American Advertising Federation (AAF) - provides information about a variety of college chapters, advertising clubs, media companies, and advertising agencies. Users can also find information about job postings, available internships, and other information about potential employers.
- American Association of Advertising Agencies - is a national trade association with member agencies who develop ad campaigns that constitute about 80 percent of all advertising across the country. Users can also find job postings, a directory of agencies, and articles about the advertising industry.
- American's Banker Association Marketing Network - provides a membership directory, job postings, convention information, news, and other resources.
- American Film Marketing Association - this organization is an independent film and television trade association. This site provides information about members, convention dates, and other events.
- American Marketing Association - this organization has more than 38,000 members from every marketing specialty throughout the world. Users can locate information about career opportunities, association chapters, locations of association chapters, and names of potential contacts to network with.
- Association for Accounting Marketing - The Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) is a professional organization providing resources for CPAs and accounting, sales, and marketing professionals. This site provides information about yearly conventions, local chapters, and other important information.
- Association for Corporate Growth - is an international association for professionals involved with corporate expansion, corporate improvement, and mergers and acquisitions. This site provides a list of members, details about local chapters, and other important information.
- Association of Investment Management Sales Executives - this site was set up to provide an international educational forum for people specializing in marketing and investment management sales. This site includes information about association membership, international conventions, education, and other important information.
- Association of Retail Marketing Services - this site contains an all inclusive membership list with contact information for all members of the association.
- The Direct Marketing Association - this site contains job postings, a calendar of upcoming events, and a service enabling members to electronically post resumes.
- eBusiness Association - this site provides information about upcoming conventions and other events intended to help association members better utilize the Internet to increase their revenues. The site also contains articles about recent news of interest to association members.
- Food Marketing Institute - this site provides wholesaler and retailer association members a forum to effectivley collaborate with government agencies, vendors, employees, clients, and community members. Job listings and a calendar of events is also listed on this site.
- Healthcare Marketing & Communications Council - this site provides association members with career development education intended to improve an employee's performance. This site lists job openings and other news about the industry.
- Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International - is an international organization for marketing and sales specialists working in the hospitality industry. Members have access to job postings, a calendar of upcoming events, and other useful resources.
- Incentive Marketing Association - provides a membership directory, vendor information, and other news for association members.
- Legal Marketing Association - this site is designed for marketing professionals employed in the legal industry. Information about local chapters, conventions, and a calendar of upcoming events can be found here.
- Mass Marketing Insurance Institute - members of this organization include technology vendors, administration companies, insurance agencies, brokerage agencies, TPAs, technology producers, and mail marketing firms. Members can find information about current job openings and upcoming events.
- Marketing Research Association - this organization was set up to provide marketing research professionals resources for improving their marketing research skills and business knowledge. This site contains information about local chapters and other important information.
- National Marketing Education Association - is a professional trade association for business and educational professionals who work with people employed as marketing or management specialists. This site provides information about upcoming events and conventions, state contacts, and much more.
- National Retail Federation - this site provides information and training for professionals interested in improving the retail industry. Job openings, a calendar of upcoming events, member directories, information about local chapters, and other important information can be found here. The Retail Advertising and Marketing Association is an affiliate of this organization.
- Retail Advertising and Marketing Association - is a professional association for marketing and retail specialists. This site contains job openings, details about conferences, and member directories.
- Newspaper Association of America (NAA) - is an association for professionals working in the newspaper industry. Members of this association are somehow involved with close to 90 percent of national newspaper circulation. This site lists job postings, links to newspaper publishers' websites, convention details, and a calendar of upcoming events.
- North American Agricultural Marketing Officials - is a global organization for professionals specializing in marketing agricultural and other food products. This site provides details about association conferences, a member message board, and other important resources.
- Outdoor Advertising Association of America - is the biggest professional association for professionals involved with outdoor advertising. Members of this association are somehow involved with nearly 90% of national outdoor advertising sales. This site contains event details, industry news, and other valuable resources.
- Produce Marketing Association - is a global professional association with over 2,000 members involved with various international produce marketing campaigns. This site contains industry news, a calendar of upcoming events, and other valuable resources.
- Professional Insurance Marketing Association (PIMA) - is an association representing the interests of professionals who market insurance products. This site provides details on upcoming events, trade conventions, a member directory, and other valuable resources.
- Promotional Products Association International - is a professional association with more than 6,700 association members. Employees working for suppliers and distributors specializing in promotional services, such as incentives and prizes, join this organization. This site contains a list of publishers, details about seminars, and other useful resources.
- Publishers Marketing Association - this trade association represents the interests of independent publishers. Its members consist of various video, book, and other publishing professionals throughout the world. This site contains a publisher directory, details about seminars, and other helpful resources.
- Society for Marketing Professional Services - this professional organization represents the interests of more than 5,300 marketing and business development professionals. This site contains information about upcoming events, local chapters, and much more.
- Software & Information Industry Association - is one of the biggest professional associations for professionals working with digital content and software. Job postings cannot be found on this site, but users will find news, information about upcoming events, and other valuable resources.
- Strategic Account Management Association - this organization has more than 3,000 members who work in industries specializing in strategic customer management. This site occasionally contains job postings, details about upcoming conventions, and other valuable resources. Association members enjoy access to many other resources.
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