Dallas, TX, October 12, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The DFW American Marketing Association (DFW AMA) Chapter announced today that it has received a 2011-12 Excellence Award from the organization’s international headquarters. The AMA’s annual Chapter Excellence Awards program highlights exceptional performance among the organization’s 77 professional chapters across the U.S. and Canada. The DFW AMA was recognized for Overall Excellence in Leadership and received a Special Merit award for Programming.
“I'm thrilled that we have been recognized with this honor,” said DFW AMA 2011-12 Chapter President Andrea Lamarsaude. “It is our job to provide excellent programming and networking opportunities for our members and guests to elevate the prestige and credibility of the marketing profession in our area. As both an Excellence and Special Merit winner, we feel great responsibility, not only to our own members, but to the DFW marketing community as a whole.”
The DFW AMA strives to be the premiere marketing community delivering excellent practices and resources that develop professionals and grow organizations. The DFW AMA had an impressive 2011-12 chapter year, undertaking multiple major initiatives including restarting its Marketer of the Year awards program as well launching significant new website and technology platforms. They were also recognized for stellar sponsorship performance and varied programming, with exemplary attendance and satisfaction scores.
"With 15 dedicated board members and 135 volunteers, we have been able to accomplish some incredible things together,” commented Janet Overton, 2012-13 Chapter President for the DFW AMA Chapter. “It is very fulfilling to be a part of such a well established and well respected marketing organization like the AMA.”
About the DFW AMA:
The Dallas/Fort Worth American Marketing Association (DFW AMA) is the premiere community and resource for marketing professionals and students, with over 600 members throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Each year the DFW AMA hosts more than 50 marketing-related events and organizes monthly executive lunches featuring CMO level speakers, monthly Meet & Greet networking events, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Forums plus the Marketer of the Year Awards, CMO Roundtable and Mentor Program to help educate, support and enhance the performance of its members and marketing professionals throughout their careers. To learn more, visit www.dfwama.com.
About the American Marketing Association
The American Marketing Association is the largest marketing association in North America. It is a professional association for individuals involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide. Through relevant information, comprehensive education and targeted networking, the AMA assists marketers in deepening their marketing expertise, elevating their careers and ultimately, achieving better results. American Marketing Association members are connected to a network of marketing professionals more than 20,000 strong. For more information on the American Marketing Association, please visit www.MarketingPower.com.