Join – Become an AMA Member

Unlock the San Diego Marketing Community

The American Marketing Association is devoted to building a strong community of San Diego’s finest marketing and business minds. Our goal is to help marketers share, expand, and bolster their professional knowledge & network.

Learn more about AMA memberships, costs, and perks today!

Join the Growing Community. Invest in Yourself.


Hone Your Marketing Knowledge at AMA Events

AMA events are about giving members and guests the opportunity to learn from the community’s top marketers. Attendees are treated to a myriad of contemporary business insight, and have full access to materials from events.

Connect with Local Businesses and Marketers

The American Marketing Association is built on a strong foundation of member engagement. Every event, mixer, and function is carefully planned to help attendees make lifelong business connections within the San Diego marketing community.

Take Your Brand to the Next Level

The AMA community isn’t just for making valuable business connections. Members are encouraged to participate in events, share their expertise, and make a name for themselves in the marketing world!

What’s in it for You?

Joining the American Marketing Association’s growing community offers a range of benefits you won’t find anywhere else.

San Diego AMA Benefits

Discounted Ticket Prices to Events

AMA San Diego members get exclusive access to discounted ticket prices on most events. Members also get presale ticket options for the most popular AMA functions throughout the year.

Job Board

San Diego companies who join the AMA have access to the community’s marketers via the chapter’s job board. Users can look through job openings through our website – and members will be alerted of new opportunities via email.

Networking with the SD Community

AMA members have many opportunities throughout the year to attend events, meet fellow professionals in the area, and expand their network.

Speaking Opportunities

Members of the AMA San Diego community are treated to facilitated workshops and moderated events. We have countless opportunities to speak at our events to promote your brand and expertise.

Sponsorship Benefits

AMA members have the option to become a chapter sponsor. Sponsors are in a prime position to educate the growing San Diego marketing community about their value proposition, generate red-hot leads, and acquire devoted customers.

Learn more about becoming an AMA sponsor!

National AMA Benefits


Members of the AMA receive a 30% discount for the PCM® Content Marketing, Marketing Management, or Sales Management examinations.

National Tools & Resources

The AMA gives exclusive access to premium content and Marketers’ Toolkits – including leading-edge templates and webinars.

Internship Programs

The American Marketing Association prides itself on bringing together a community of emerging professionals for internships. Members get access to this outstanding network of rising stars in the marketing world.

Marketing News Quarterly Magazine

Marketing News Quarterly is the American Marketing Association’s print magazine. AMA members get a subscription to this insight-rich publication included in their annual fee.

Academic Journals

Members get access to the American Marketing Associations’ contemporary academic journals, including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Public Policy, and Journal of International Marketing.

Discounts + Affinity Benefits

AMA members are treated to a plethora of exclusive discounts with partner brands on services like hotel rooms, business supplies, rental cars, UPS, credit card processing, and more.

Training, Bootcamps, Conferences

Those who join the AMA get discounts on both national and local thought leadership events throughout the year.

Promotional Product Discounts

Each membership comes with free (unlimited) shipping, 30 minutes of design consultation, and best pricing on bulk orders of promotional products ordered through – powered by Consolidus.

Volunteer with the San Diego Marketing Community

The AMA San Diego community is jam-packed with valuable opportunities for volunteers looking to expand their resumes. Volunteers may work on projects related to content, design, SEO, event management, and much more.

Become a Volunteer

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Ready to start making your mark in the San Diego business community?

Become a member today!

Don’t Wait for Success

Marketers on the move turn to the AMA for the resources, information and network—necessary assets to advance their careers.

Membership for the Powerhouse Marketer

AMA membership is for marketers who are serious about their careers. While membership is tailored to mid-to senior-level marketers across the industries, membership is open to all! You don’t have to be a member to attend most of our events–but you should know, you’re missing out on some AMA-zing benefits to maximize your experience.


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Benefits that Deliver Value

We’re always adding new, valuable benefits and perks just for AMA members. After all, we’re members ourselves, too! Check them out!

Member-Only Benefits


AMA San Diego Events & Conferences: Attend our award-winning interactive learning and networking events, keep more cash in your wallet!


Partner Events: Significant savings specially arranged for the powerhouse AMA member!
  • Carefully selected educational marketing educational events
  • View all upcoming partner events in the San Diego and Southern California region

AMA Members: To register for a partner event, email [email protected] for exclusive registration link or code.


Career Advancement: Tap into the professional marketing community, acquire new skills, and differentiate yourself as a modern-day marketer with member-only resources:
  • Exclusive Access to a rich, active network of San Diego marketers
  • Premium Career Resources including the Marketer’s Toolkit, job boards, webcasts, case studies, white papers, and much more!
  • Subscriptions to the flagship Marketing News Magazine, award-winning content, and other specialty journals to keep you in-the-know


San Diego AMA Preferred Partners: Locally arranged discounts with your favorite San Diego companies:
  • Brilliant Marketing Ideas: Exclusive pricing for amazing custom-branded promotional goods
  • Fit Athletic: Discounted enrollment and up to $340 in other savings (email Fit Membership Director Rachel Mulvaney for details)
  • San Diego Museum of Art: Save $50 on an unlimited museum pass, 6 free guest passes, VIP invitations, and more! (more info)
  • More being added!

Questions? Email [email protected].
Want to be a Preferred Provider? Apply here


National Affinity Benefits: Get the VIP treatment with quintessential discounts to products and services from the national brands you know and trust!
  • Business Services: Software, corporate gifts, internet service, office supplies
  • Insurance: life insurance, medical insurance, professional liability, pet insurance
  • Travel: Car rentals, vacation packages and cruises, travel insurance, entertainment and amusement parks tickets
  • Restaurants and Retail: Movie theaters, restaurants, internet, cell phone, gym memberships

Members: Log in to unlock these savings!


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Want to Learn More?

See membership types and pricing options. Or connect with our friendly Membership volunteers to get your questions answered!

Find the Right Membership for You!

AMA San Diego offers multiple types of memberships to empower you—wherever you are in your career journey. Memberships are on a 12-month basis, and prices below include all chapter dues and application fees. Plus, when you renew your membership at the end of the year, your application fee is waived!

AMA San Diego as a member on the international AMA site.



Annual Price

Ideal for corporate, agency, and other marketing professionals of all experience levels across the industries.
  • 1 year: $295

  • 2 years: $470 (25% savings)
  • 3 years: $635 (40% savings)
For four or more individuals in the same organization or parent company. Get your colleagues involved and save everyone some cash! They’ll thank you later!
  • $235 per member (group of 4-9)
  • $210 per member (group of 10+)
Young Professionals
Special low pricing for new marketers who have received their undergraduate degree within 3 years.
  • FREE (for AMA collegiate members’ first year following undergrad graduation)
  • $155
For individuals currently enrolled in a doctoral program. Limited to 5 years. $155
For undergraduate students not currently in a full-time professional position. (See below for collegiate AMA chapter membership details.) $92




Learn more about the value and benefits of a San Diego AMA membership. Or connect with our friendly Membership volunteers to get your questions answered!



Active Collegiate AMA Chapter Members (e.g., SDSU AMA, AMA National University): Add on a San Diego AMA professional chapter membership for just 5 bucks! Learn more or find a collegiate chapter.

Meet Our Members

AMA San Diego members do more than go to work every day. They stay ahead of the latest trends, they connect closely with the community, and they shape the future of marketing. They are the best of the best.

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  • 10,000+ in local attendees and reach
  • 30,000+ members global
  • 70+ professional chapters in the US, Canada and Mexico


AMA Members Grow Powerhouse Brands

Our members represent many of the region’s leading businesses, organizations, non-profits, and institutions. Check them out and join us!

Agencies (e.g., advertising, branding, research)
  • Added Value
  • Akira Solutions
  • Anderson Marketing Insights
  • Apogee Performance Marketing
  • Asi Marketing Group
  • Aviatech
  • Beacon Business Intelligence
  • Bloominari
  • Blue Ocean Principles
  • BottomLine Marketing
  • brandsavants
  • Brilliant Marketing Ideas, Inc.
  • Brown & Bigelow
  • Capellic LLC
  • CalPacific Marketing Group, Inc.
  • Centro
  • Circa Interactive
  • Collaboration Reverberation
  • Cook+Schmid
  • Creative Strategic Consulting
  • Culturati Research & Consulting Inc
  • Design Perspective
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Directions In Research
  • DMR Direct
  • Elevator Agency
  • Everon Media LLC
  • Eye/Comm, Inc.
  • Fifty Square Feet Productions LLC
  • Formula PR
  • FreshForm Interactive
  • Full Capacity Marketing
  • Geary LSF
  • Graphic Kicks
  • Groovy Like a Movie
  • Hadley Media, Inc.
  • Iconic Industry
  • i.d.e.a.
  • IHR Research Group
  • Incitrio
  • Internet Marketing, Inc.
  • InVert
  • Jacob Tyler
  • Jack Nadel INT
  • Jeff Anderson Consulting Inc
  • JR Resources
  • Kinetic Consulting
  • Landmark Consulting
  • Leads Club Inc
  • Lewis PR
  • LJ Market Research
  • Luth Research
  • Lynup The Social Agency
  • Magner Sanborn
  • Main Path Inc.
  • Marketing & Sponsorship Solutions
  • Mavens of London
  • MGNetworks LLC
  • Mindgruve
  • Mindset Research
  • Mindstream Interactive
  • Mrktmix Inc.
  • Mth Degree Inc
  • NativeCommerce
  • New Dimension Marketing & Research
  • Newland Communities
  • Nuffer Smith Tucker PR
  • NSTIG8, Inc
  • Oster and Associates
  • Powers of Marketing
  • Q2 Insights Inc
  • QueBIT Consulting
  • Red Door Interactive
  • RedFlash Group
  • Rio SEO
  • Robinson Research
  • Roll & Chaiken Enterprises, LLC
  • SalesEngine LLC
  • Skinner Solutions
  • Slalom Consulting
  • South Park Scribe
  • SOLO Media Marketing
  • Splash – Online Presence Management
  • Studio 2055
  • Swag Dog Promotions
  • Taco Truck Creative
  • Taylor & Pond
  • Teneleven
  • Think Box Concepts
  • TNS Global
  • Traina Design
  • Visceral
  • Visual Asylum
  • (W)right On Communications Inc.
  • Zenzi Communications
  • Arizona State University
  • California Baptist University
  • California Polytechnic University SLO
  • California State University Pomona
  • California State University San Marcos
  • Coleman University
  • Concordia University
  • Mesa College
  • National University
  • Nicholls State University
  • Park University
  • Point Loma Nazarene University
  • Post University
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego University For Integrative Studies
  • San Francisco State University
  • Sanford Institute Of Philanthropy
  • Southwestern College
  • The Child’s Primary School
  • Thomas Edison State College
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of California San Diego Extension
  • University of Phoenix – San Diego
  • University of San Diego
  • University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
  • University of St. Thomas
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Professional Services
  • Affinity Development Group
  • Aquent
  • Blue House
  • Bolder Business Advisors CPA PC
  • Bright Seed Co.
  • California Bank and Trust
  • California Coast Credit Union
  • Capstone Marketing
  • Carol McAvoy Consulting
  • Cassidy Turley
  • CDC Small Business Finance
  • Center for Creative Leadership
  • Center for Executive Excellence
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Colliers International
  • Commit
  • Creative Circle
  • Dekker Marketing
  • Eastridge
  • Hoylecohen LLC
  • The Hunting Group
  • Intercare Insurance Solutions
  • iServe Residential Lending
  • LifePro Financial Services
  • Lionbridge Technologies
  • LPL Financial
  • McKinney Advisory Group
  • Meketa Fiduciary Management
  • Mindswing Consulting
  • Mitchell International
  • Moss Adams LLP
  • MPact Wealth
  • Newland Real Estate Group, LLC
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • OwnerGUARD
  • PayLease
  • Pierce Education Properties, LLP
  • Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
  • Risk Assessment Group
  • Staffing Strong
  • StatWizards Inc
  • Sunrise Management
  • TriNet
  • Turning Point Executive Search
  • USE Credit Union
  • ValueSelling Associates Inc.
  • The Vertex Companies Inc.
  • Vistage International
  • Walz Group
  • Wawanesa General Insurance Company
  • Wells Fargo
Food and Beverage
  • Ahern Agribusiness, Inc.
  • Bumble Bee Seafoods
  • Dick’s Last Resort
  • F.V. Products Wholesale
  • Green Flash Brewing Company
  • The Honest Kitchen
  • Karl Strauss Brewing Company
  • Woodstock’s Pizza
Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, and Biotech
  • Advanced Biologics
  • Advanced Particle Therapy
  • American Specialty Health
  • AMN Healthcare
  • Argen Corporation
  • Breg
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Carefusion
  • CVS Health
  • Dexcom
  • GE Healthcare
  • GELA Marketing/PR
  • Humana
  • Illumina
  • Innovacyn
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Ligand
  • Lifeline Skin Care
  • Medimpact Healthcare Systems, Inc.
  • NuVasive, Inc.
  • Palomar Health
  • Practical Recovery
  • Real Living Nutrition
  • Recovery Brands
  • Risk Assessment Group
  • Rxbenefits Inc.
  • San Ysidro Health Care
  • Scripps Health
  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Signet Armorlite Inc.
  • SynteractHCR
  • Terravia
  • Veterinary Specialty Hospital
  • Western Healthcare Alliance
Hospitality/ Event Management / Entertainment
  • 3rdSpace
  • Hornblower Cruises & Events
  • JC Resorts
  • Kisco Senior Living
  • Legoland California Resort
  • Mai Tais and Monet
  • Newland Communities
  • Paradise Point
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Starwood Retail Partners
Manufacturing, Construction, and Transportation
  • Acushnet
  • Altman Plants
  • Air Products and Chemicals
  • ASM Affiliates
  • Baker Electric Solar
  • BMW of USA
  • Charlie Ride Free
  • Chef Works
  • DPR Construction
  • Great Ecology
  • HD Supply
  • Hawthorne Machinery
  • Holdrite
  • JHM
  • Pristine Environments
  • REOTEMP Instruments
  • Saint-Gobain Solar Gard LLC
  • Solatube International, Inc.
  • Storm Manufacturing Group
  • Teledyne Impulse
  • Teledyne Seabotix, Inc
  • Telgian Corporation
  • West Coast Turf
  • Visual Communications Company
  • VIP Pedicabs LLC
  • Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.
  • Best of San Diego
  • Eagle Print Dynamics
  • Cognella Academic Publishing
  • Cox Communications
  • NBC 7 San Diego
  • PR Newswire
  • San Diego Magazine
  • Steelorbis
  • Union-Tribune
Nonprofit and Government
  • Challenge for Charity
  • CHI
  • County of San Diego
  • DEMA
  • Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • DLH Foundation
  • Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
  • Jewish Family Service
  • Kids Included Together
  • Marine Corps Community Services
  • Mid-City Community Advocacy Network
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Noah Homes, Inc
  • RedFlash Group
  • Rock Church
  • San Diego County Taxpayers Association
  • San Diego Food Bank
  • San Diego Workforce Partnership
  • SoCal Parrot
  • The Elizabeth Hospice
  • Union of Pan Asian Communities
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United Way of Greater San Diego
  • Unity 4 Orphans
  • Walden Family Services
Retail and CPG
  • FTD
  • GoPro
  • Infantino
  • Mor Furniture For Less
  • Pricesmart
  • Provide Commerce
  • REI
  • Road Runner Sports
  • Vector Marketing
  • WD-40 Company
  • Abnology
  • Agile IT
  • Aimia Inc
  • AXMentor
  • BAE Systems
  • BlueHornet
  • Bidsync
  • Boeing/Miro Technologies/Tapestry Solutions
  • DSD Business Systems
  • Esri, Inc
  • GoPro
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • IBM
  • ID Analytics
  • IWS
  • Kvaser
  • Kineticom, Inc.
  • MarketFrames Group
  • Mogl
  • NoteVault
  • Oracle
  • Oracle Marketing Cloud
  • Phillips
  • Procede Software
  • Qualcomm
  • ScaleMatrix
  • Sony Electronics
  • Tealium
  • TeraData
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Toshiba
  • Velocity Technology Solutions
  • Verizon
  • Verizon Networkfleet, Inc
  • ViaSat Inc.
Travel & Tourism
  • Focus Software Development
  • Grand Pacific Resorts
  • JC Resorts
  • John Ascuaga’s Nugget
  • ResorTime
  • Welk Resort Group
Utilities & Energy
  • Baker Electric, Inc.
  • NRG
  • San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Sempra Energy
  • Sullivan Solar Power