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…

Meet the Community Outreach Non Profit: ATD Cascadia Chapter

AMA PDX’s Community Outreach Program is in the midst of a busy yet successful season partnering with several inspiring nonprofit organizations, one of which is the Association for Talent Development (ATD). The ATD fosters professional growth to its members by providing world class resources to build talent and skills for various organizations worldwide. These resources Read More…

Career Pivot: How to Evaluate Your Idea, Cook up a Plan, and Activate

Are you currently feeling flustered by a career transition? Have no fear, JobJenny is here! Our recent Professional Development event featured Jenny Foss, career expert and Founder of jobjenny.com. Jenny provided attendees with a plethora of insightful tips on what it takes to tackle a transition in your career. Making any type of professional change Read More…

March Volunteer of the Month: Victoria Wagner

      1. What is your role in the AMA? “I’m on the Communications Committee and manage website content. Most recently, my primary focus has been on developing and implementing a PR plan for the Community Outreach Program.”   2. How long have you been volunteering for the AMA? “I’ve been volunteering with the AMA Read More…

Growing a Diverse Audience

Take a moment to think about how you approach your marketing efforts. Are you possibly leaving out marginalized or underrepresented audiences? During this month’s luncheon, Jeff Selby discussed the topic of growing a diverse audience. Jeff is the Communications Coordinator for The City of Portland’s Office of Equity and Human Rights. He also owns AIW Read More…

Meet the Community Outreach Non Profit: Betties360

Betties360 is another organization we are partnering with for the Community Outreach Program. Their mission is to inspire confidence, well-being and community in girls through action sports, outdoor adventure, and life skill education. Their afterschool programs in three different schools in north and northeast Portland focus on trust, leadership, teamwork, and risk-taking. Betties360’s programs target 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…

Meet the Non-Profit: Disability Art and Culture Project

As part of our Community Outreach Program, we’ve partnered with the Disability Art and Culture Project (DACP). This amazing non-profit organization works to further the artistic expression of people with both apparent and non-apparent disabilities. DACP views disability as a natural variation of the human form. They work to accomplish their mission by supporting the Read More…

How to Deliver Legendary Customer Experiences

Our February luncheon was all about love… customer love, that is! Jill Nelson, President of Ruby Receptionists, gave attendees an insightful presentation on what it takes to create outstanding customer experiences that result in customer loyalty. The Ruby Receptionists mission statement is to create real, meaningful, personal connections in today’s increasingly technology focused virtual world. Read More…

We’re getting a new look and feel!

It’s time to say goodbye to the AMA’s old “wishbone” logo, and hello to a new look and feel! In case you missed it, the American Marketing Association has undergone a rebrand, which includes a new brand identity and logo. This rebrand represents the AMA’s commitment to being a relevant voice shaping marketing around the Read More…