American Marketing Association in DC to Celebrate 80th Anniversary

Awards Gala to Celebrate Top Marketers in the Greater Washington Area

Washington, D.C. [September 18, 2012] – The Washington, DC Chapter of the American Marketing Association has reached a significant milestone that supersedes its national organization, the American Marketing Association. AMADC celebrates its 80th anniversary this year as the national organization turns 75.

To mark this special anniversary, AMADC, in partnership with the Washington Business Journal, is celebrating greater Washington’s best marketing professionals.The 80th Anniversary Top Marketer Awards Gala will provide a platform for D.C.’s top marketers to be honored for their most creative and innovative marketing projects. Honorees will be show cased at the gala and featured in a special custom section in the Washington Business Journal.

The 80th Anniversary Top Marketer Awards Gala will be held Thursday, October 25at the Carnegie Institution for Science in the District of Columbia. This premier event will feature fine cuisine, music, an open bar, and the coveted Top Marketer Awards.

Ticket costs are as follows: $55 for AMADC members and $80 for non-members through the early bird deadline of September 28, 2012. After the deadline, ticket costs are $80 for AMADC members and $110 for non-members.Tickets may be purchased by visiting: For group ticket discounts, please contact Eileen Bramlet, Chair of AMADC’s 80th Anniversary at

Purchase one or more AMADC 80th Anniversary Top Marketer Awards Gala tickets by the Early Bird date of September 28, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win an iPad during the Gala on October 25! The winning ticket will be drawn by, and the iPad presented by, Mr. Dennis Dunlap, CEO of the American Marketing Association national organization. To purchase tickets today, please visit!

The deadline to submit nominations for the Top Marketer Awards is Friday, September 28. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to elevate the profile of DC’s top marketing pros. To submit a nomination, please visit

AMADC is currently looking for sponsors to support and gain recognition among DC’s best marketing professionals. Those interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Yvette McKechnie at The deadline to become a sponsor is September 28.

The American Marketing Association was established in 1937. It has become one of the largest marketing associations in the world with more than 30,000 members. No other organization provides more ways for marketers and academics to connect with people and resources to be successful. The DC chapter of AMA was established in 1932.


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