MembershipAMA members receive exclusive access to the national AMA website, free webinars, discounted training programs, and the most extensive marketing-centered network in Houston.

Why Do Nearly 1,000 Local Marketing Professionals Belong to AMA Houston?

Houston’s best and brightest marketing professionals know that the American Marketing Association is the largest and most prestigious marketing organization in our city. As one of the largest chapters, we offer more networking, more continuing education, more job referrals and more opportunities to meet and connect with fellow marketing professionals than any other marketing organization. So, it’s no surprise that AMA Houston has been recognized in six times as Chapter of the Year since 2004.

Important Membership Updates as of February 2019 - learn more

Perks of Being a Member

As a member, you benefit from numerous local and national incentives and discounts that are not available to non-members.

Leadership Potential

Develop your leadership skills through opportunities to serve on the Board of Directors

Discounted Pricing

Along with discounted pricing on AMA Houston Programming, you also receive discounts from AMA Houston partners

Houston's Best Networking

With nearly 1,000 members, you will have the chance to network with Houston’s top marketers

Marketing Tools & Resources

Exclusive access to marketing tools, templates, webinars and more through

Top-Notch Programming

Member pricing on local events, and exclusive access to special Members-Only events

Volunteer Opportunities

Work with any of our dedicated committees to help develop your skills and build your resume

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Updates to Membership Are Here

In February 2019, AMA National unveiled a new membership model with updated pricing, simplified membership types, and new technology for members. Prices for current Houston AMA members have increased by $5 annually and prices for new members decreased for the first year, as the application/reactivation fee is now waived. If you have questions about your membership or about joining, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We’ll make sure you’re taken care of!

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a membership cost?
Professional Membership is $300 annually and Student Memberships for full time students are $50 annually.

Please note: prices are current as of February 11, 2019 and may change without notice.

How do I join?
You can join online or call the National AMA at 800.AMA.1150.

Can I join only the local chapter?
No. You must be a member of the national organization in order to become a member of the local chapter.

Does AMA offer group memberships?
Yes! Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss a group membership package.

Can I transfer my membership to a colleague?
No. AMA memberships are held by an individual and are non-transferable.

Can I transfer my AMA membership from one local chapter to another?
Yes. Contact AMA Customer Service at 1-800-262-1150 and tell them the chapter to which you are transferring.

Can I get a copy of the membership directory?
All members receive access to the national membership directory when they join.

How do I change my badge or membership contact information?
Changes to your contact information (e.g. company, title, address, e-mail address, etc.) can be made in three ways.

  1. Send an email noting your changes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., including your first and last name, as well as the local chapter to which you belong.
  2. Contact AMA customer service at 800.262.1150.

Does the Houston chapter have a job bank?
Yes! Our job referral newsletter lists open positions in the Houston area. Companies may post open positions for a small fee. Anyone can sign up to receive the newsletter. Contact Robert Melvin, AMA Houston Job Referral Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How can I learn about upcoming events?
We have a lot going on! Visit our events calendar for the most up-to-date information. To be notified about upcoing events, be sure to sign up for our regular emails by joining our mailing list in the red bar on our home page.

Why am I not receiving emails?
You can subscribe to our regular emails by joining our mailing list in the red bar on our home page. If you are subscribed and are not receiving emails, be sure to include This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in your address book or trusted contacts so that is it in your “safe sender” list. Many companies block html messages from coming through a firewall. If your IT department is blocking our emails, ask them to allow in emails from “” (Delivery IPs: or

How can I get involved?
There are many opportunities to get involved in the Houston Chapter. Visit our volunteer page. To volunteer you must be an AMA member.

Why is my name not on your membership roster?
If you are a new member, or have recently submitted contact information changes, we maybe waiting to receive your updated information from nationals. Recently expired memberships are removed from the roster.


Get the Most Out of AMA Houston

As a new member, our goal is to ensure you’re able to get connected and involved with everything AMA as soon as possible. Our events, volunteer opportunities, and educational resources will help you to achieve your professional goals. Not a member? Join today!

New Member Orientation

Get the scoop on your member benefits and how to get connected with AMA Houston. New Member Orientations are held monthly at 11:00am before each Networking Luncheon or at 5:00pm before each Networking Social. Learn how to get the most out of your membership and meet other new members.



Take Advantage of Everything AMA Has to Offer

Attend a Networking Event

All of our speaker events have time built into the schedule for networking, but you should also attend one of our monthly networking happy hours. Bring your marketing friends if you want, but be sure to come and socialize with other marketers. Any of the Houston Board Members can help you to navigate the waters, so if you want to be introduced to anyone, just ask a Board Member.

Connect on our Social Networks

Want more networking? Connect with AMA Houston on our social networks.


Become a Volunteer

Only members can volunteer, and this is such a great way to get involved in the chapter and network. From SIGs to luncheons to membership, there are many ways to get involved. Get started volunteering now.

Become a Volunteer


Get Familiar with the Members-Only Resources

As a member, you can make use of the abundance of free resources from the AMA Support Center website, including best practices, templates and other tools.

The Best Way to AMA

Volunteering is the best way to meet new people, gain new skills, improve your resume, and mentor others. Getting involved at the local level with the world’s largest and most inclusive professional marketing organization is the only way to guarantee that happens.

You must be a member to volunteer, but we are always looking for dedicated, self-starters to join one of our teams.


For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



The committees below represent critical functions of the chapter that help ensure the satisfaction of our members. Each is supported by a large team of volunteers who help make this happen. Time commitments vary by position.

Professional Development

Plan and execute our professional development events. Manage AMA Houston Mentor Program and reach out to local collegiate chapters to increase involvement with our professional chapter and bridge membership.


Responsible for elevating the AMA Houston Brand, achieving the highest level of awareness and attendance for our events, communicating the value of membership and promoting our thought leadership.


Plan and execute networking events for AMA Houston Chapter.


Grow, diversify and maintain chapter membership through efforts that recruit, engage, retain and reward current and prospective members.


Plan and execute our educational special interest groups (SIGs), high-end awards shows or MarketingEDGE, our annual marketing conference.


Maintain, grow and diversify cash and in-kind sponsorships for the chapter and its events and activities. Retain the long-term support and loyalty of these sponsors.


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Marketing Teams that Succeed

AMA offers the depth and breadth of marketing support that your team needs to succeed: comprehensive, timely, thoughtful information and perspectives that you won’t find anywhere else. The AMA is a resource everyone in your group will use in their career.

Discounted Membership Dues

Group members have easy access to new tools, information and business solutions – all for savings of up to 30% per member. All is takes is 4 members to get started with a group membership.

Team Building

AMA group memberships will inform your team about local and national events, ability to gain access to thought leadership ideas on, gain subscriptions to publications specific to your area of marketing function, and give access to new tools, information, and solutions.

The Tools You Need

AMA helps you craft marketing organizations of skilled, knowledgeable talent that propels the business forward. By tapping into national and local resources, marketers meet day-to-day complex challenges and stay at the forefront of current thinking and practices.

It Doesn’t Matter Where You Are

The corporate and group memberships are not specific to each chapter, and cross geographical lines. For instance, if your company is headquartered in Houston, but a portion of your marketing team is based in California, the memberships will stay within the geographical territory of the individual.

Already a Member?

Are you already an AMA member, but 10 of your team members aren't? No problem. You will all join together as a corporate member, and AMA will simply pro-rate your current membership, so you don’t lose any of the money you’ve already invested.

Become a Group Member



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