AMA Houston Is The Marketing Connection

AMA Houston is the leading educational information, career-building and networking resource for Houston’s marketing professionals.

We Are Everything Marketing

  • More real-world marketing information with more than 30 events each year
  • More networking with more than 1,000 members
  • More job referrals with more than 100 each year

Recognizing Marketing Talent

AMA Houston also provides two amazing awards shows each year. The Marketer of the Year Awards recognizes marketing organizations that deliver outstanding marketing, and the prestigious and chic Crystal Awards recognize results-driven marketing projects.

Award Winning

AMA Houston won 6 major awards including the Platinum Continuing Excellence Award for earning recognition for 5+ consecutive years.

Platinum Continuing Excellence 2014 2015

Leadership Excellence 2014 2015

Programming Excellence 2014 2015

Member Excellence 2014 2015

Communications Special Merit 2014 2015

Financial Excellence 2014 2015


Six-Time Award Winner Since 2004

AMA Houston has won the Chapter of the Year award six times since 2004. This award further demonstrates how AMA Houston provides marketers the ability to remain competitive in today’s business environment through networking events, special interest groups and real-world educational programs.

The Chapter Excellence Awards (CEA) program was established in 1974 to recognize and reward AMA professional chapters’ outstanding achievements in leadership, membership, and programming. Each year, the AMA Support Center accepts applications for its Chapter of the Year awards from all chapters throughout the U.S. and Canada.



"As one of the AMA’s strongest chapters, our leadership team feels great responsibility, not only to our own members, but to the marketing community as a whole in Houston."

- 2011-2012 Chapter of the Year President, Stacey Eddington


About AMA Houston

The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association has been serving marketing professionals for more than 60 years, organized as the Houston Business Forum in 1949 and affiliated with the AMA effective July 1, 1954.

AMA Houston is the area’s premier professional marketing organization and one of the nation’s largest chapters. AMA Houston provides marketers the ability to remain competitive in today’s business environment through networking events, special interest groups and real-world educational programs.

Our Vision is to be an active, vibrant marketing community that has made AMA the place for everything marketing in Houston. By being the place for everything marketing in Houston, we will in turn impact the reputation and perception of Houston as a top-tier marketing city.

Our Mission is to be The Marketing Connection. We are a supportive community of volunteers that connect Houston marketers to the people, resources, and tools they need to succeed.

About The American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association, one of the largest professional associations for marketers, has more than 38,000 members worldwide in every area of marketing. For over six decades, the AMA has been the leading source for information, knowledge sharing and development in the marketing profession. For more information, visit


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Skyline Houston - Annual Sponsor

Brookwoods Group - Annual Sponsor

CenterPoint Energy - Annual Sponsor


In-Kind Sponsors

Houston Business Journal - In-Kind Sponsor

BrightSpot - In-Kind Sponsor

Bayside Printing - In-Kind Sponsor


Creative Consumer Research - In-Kind Sponsor

Nathan Linstrom Photography - In-Kind Sponsor

American Red Cross - In-Kind Sponsor


Escape Hunt Houston - In-Kind Sponsor

Cvent - In-Kind Sponsor

CTM Interactive - In-Kind Sponsor


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From our Volunteers

"Being an AMA member has enabled me to grow my professional network and share experiences with other like-minded professionals. Volunteering has allowed me to develop deeper relationships and has given me the opportunity to learn and enhance my skill set."
- Allyson Bandy, Digital Marketing, Halliburton

From our Members

"I cannot imagine what my first 12 months in Houston would have been like without the experience I have had with the AMA. The people I have met and the experiences I have had have increased my professional network and exposed me to exciting ideas that I can apply to my career immediately. Joining the AMA has been the best decision I have made since moving to town."
- Rodney Bass, Account Director, DMN3