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…

Oh Canada! By Francie King, Networking Chair

When I heard about the AMA Regional retreat in Vancouver, B.C., I was a resounding yes to attend. A trip to a foreign country to talk about marketing? Count me in! I hadn’t visited our neighbors to the north since 1986, so it was time to dust off the passport and pack some wool. The Read More…

AMA-PDX September Volunteer of the Month: Jessica Rust

Jessica Rust, Communications Volunteer 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “I volunteer on the communications team. You can find me live-tweeting events, writing blog posts, and helping promote AMA PDX’s Community Outreach Program. The variety of my role is a ton of fun! For my professional career, 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…

2017 Community Outreach Program

We just wrapped up the 2017 Community Outreach Program. What a season it was! Our team of volunteers worked hard to enhance the marketing efforts for a handful of well-deserving non-profits in our community. Learn more about the organizations we partnered with this year: Betties360 Betties360 strives to inspire confidence, well-being, and community in girls Read More…

The Science of Networking with Vanessa Van Edwards

Our latest Professional Development event featured Vanessa Van Edwards, a published author, behavioral investigator, and people-watching connoisseur! Vanessa delved into what it takes to have more effective interactions.   Do you break a sweat at the idea of networking? Dread the awkward conversation about what you do for work? Don’t let this fear hold you Read More…

AMA-PDX June Volunteer of the Month: Donica Polce

AMA-PDX Volunteer of the Month – June Donica Polce, Events Volunteer 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “I volunteer on the AMA Events committee; professionally I am a Digital Project Manager.” 2. How long have you been a member of the AMA? “Two months here in the Read More…

Meet the Community Outreach Non Profit: Friends of Portland Community Gardens

2017 Community Outreach – Non Profit Feature We are pleased to be partnered with a local non-profit, Friends of Portland Community Gardens, as part of our 2017 Community Outreach Program. Friends of Portland Community Gardens was founded in 1985 and works to support and expand community gardening opportunities for all Portland-area residents to grow healthy Read More…

AMA-PDX May Volunteer of the Month: Peter Conley

AMA Volunteer of the Month – May Peter Conley, Creative Content Volunteer 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “I’m a creative content specialist” 2. How long have you been a member of the AMA? “I’ve been a member since February 2017” 3. What do you enjoy most Read More…

April Volunteer of the Month: Kat Dominitz

AMA Volunteer of the Month – April 1. What is your current position with the AMA and in your professional career? “Members Events Chair, Account Coordinator at FacilitySource.” 2. How long have you been a member of the AMA? “Since Sept 2016.” 3. What do you enjoy most about volunteering with the AMA?  “I love meeting Read More…