WHO WE ARE
We offer a broad range of resources and learning at both the local and international level. Locally, AMA Toronto Chapter is a welcoming community, focusing on advancing the practice of marketing and the success of marketers in Canada. Internationally, we offer marketing resources that will put you at the forefront of global industry knowledge.
Specifically, we help individuals learn best practices in both local and global marketing, connect with others and develop the skills they need to build a more successful career. Our goal is to help transform individual marketers into successful business leaders who can succeed on both a local and global stage.
Our local sponsors, partners and mentors include some of Canada’s most successful marketing and business leaders.
WHAT WE DO
We believe that marketers need to take charge of their own careers and to never stop challenging themselves and growing. AMA Toronto Chapter helps you gain the training, tools and connections you need to have an increased impact in business and provide thought leadership in the boardroom and beyond.
Our events, as well as our mentoring program and annual Marketing Hall of Legends event, bring Canadian marketers together to inspire success, celebrate leadership and learn from experts on a broad range of topics. We touch and connect more than 3,600 marketers locally. And our past and present supporters include high profile business leaders.
As a member you can access a unique range of programs which includes:
Accessible learning and networking events: We host convenient and affordable monthly learning and networking events that expose you to senior level marketers across a broad range of industries. Events focus on relevant topics such as social media, branding, customer experience and loyalty and more.
Outstanding mentorship opportunities: We run one of the most extensive and successful mentorship programs in Canada. We pair more than 50 senior marketing leaders with mid-level marketers who want to accelerate their learning and move their career to the next level. Our mentees have moved into key positions. Our Marketing Hall of Legends gala recognizes the contributions of the leaders who have transformed Canadian marketing.
Recognized educational partnerships: We partner with educational institutions such as Schulich to offer you accredited marketing programs.
Rewarding volunteer opportunities: The AMA opens doors for its volunteers. Many of our volunteers have built their careers through their AMA experience. As a volunteer you can give and gain expertise as part of a fun and dedicated group that run our organization, plan and host events, develop and implement communications, interact with our members, guests, partners and sponsors and work on special projects.
Valuable local and international marketing resources: We offer research reports and education programs both at the local level through Schulich and through our international organization. You receive leading marketing intelligence through our proprietary international network of publications, webcasts, conferences, job postings and through our international MarketingPower.com and our AMA TV channel. Our tools can help you succeed in both a local and global context and understand best practices from around the world.
HOW WE OPERATE
AMA Toronto has operated since 1946 as a not-for-profit organization that depends solely on volunteer efforts. We are a community of individuals that is open, friendly, fun, and professional. Our people are all doers and team players, who respect each other’s contribution, and lend support to each other. We:
- Show our commitment through the personal actions that we take and our community-spirit
- Foster a spirit of innovation and excellence, and successfully deliver the highest calibre events and content at an affordable cost
- Engage the Canadian marketing community and act as a connector for people and ideas both locally and internationally
- Take pride in helping each other grow, succeed, and to make a difference
We help our members become business leaders and build a more successful future for themselves, the organizations where they work and the Canadian and global business community.
THE AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION
Our parent organization has been serving marketers needs for over 50 years. It offers a wide range of marketing resources;
- Industry news
- Access to a wide range of relevant webcasts, podcasts, conferences, and AMA’s Marketing TV Channel
- An online community of marketers through forums
- Career development
For more information, check www.ama.org