Category: Networking

AMAPDX Blind Pig @ Lardo

AMA PDX’s Blind Pig Brigade had their first networking night of the new board year on November 8th at Lardo’s SE Location. A sold out success, the 3rd Annual Swine + Dine was full of celebration, sandwiches and bacon trivia. Chilly nights couldn’t stop the crowd’s enthusiasm for marketing and connection. The night was casual, Read More…

AMA PDX Fall Mentorship Program

Are you early in your marketing career? Did you just take on a new role with more responsibility or are you aiming to? We want to help you thrive in your career by pairing AMA PDX members with local mentors in the marketing industry. Could you benefit from the guidance of a mentor? Get in Read More…

Flawless Client Communication

The ability to effectively communicate with clients is a must when it comes to running a successful service-based business. During our most recent professional development event, master leadership trainer, Thomas Cox, gave his expert insights into what it takes to ensure you’re communicating well with clients. Simply put, if your client communications leave something to Read More…

AMA Member of the Month: Damian Foley

The new year calls for new beginnings, and starting this month, AMA PDX is bringing its newest members to the spotlight. This month’s AMA Member of the Month is Damian Foley, Assistant Director of Marketing Communications at the UO Alumni Association. Having joined AMA in December 2016, Damian is a newcomer to the PDX chapter. Read More…

Video Strategies in a Social Media Age Recap

We are pleased to have another successful Professional Development event in the books! The night included plenty of networking, great food, and an insightful discussion on video strategy. This event featured Jacob Hinmon, founder and director at Four + One Productions. Jacob is no stranger to video marketing strategies as he’s managed video and photo Read More…

September Luncheon Recap: Jennifer Davis

This month’s Luncheon at Bridgeport Brewery featured the words and insight of Jennifer Davis, CMO of Leyard and vice president and product strategy at Planar Systems and Runco International. She was kind enough to speak to us this month about paying attention and what it means in the context of marketing. What is “paying attention”? Read More…

Networking…

-By Mark Fenske Maybe I’m weird in that I enjoy networking. Perhaps it’s my ENTJ-ness, though I’d like to think there’s more to it than that. I know introverts tend to hate networking and most folks don’t like it on a professional basis for any number of reasons which I totally understand. I think with a little Read More…

MAX Through the Years

We’ve been busy planning our largest event of the year, the MAX Awards! In honor of the upcoming event, we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane and showcase a few top MAX moments. Take a look! Who couldn’t forget the fabulous Poison Waters, our past MAX emcee. Everyone loves free swag! Photo booth Read More…

August Volunteer of the Month

Ryan Smythe   1. What is your role in the AMA? Primarily Facebook Director but I also periodically help with website maintenance and updates. 2. How long have you been volunteering for the AMA? Almost 6 months strong! 3. What is your favorite thing to do in Portland in your spare time? I have a few local Read More…