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AUG30
How to Build Trust in a Digital World

Join us for hosted hor d'oeuvres, beer & wine as we dive deep into the...

SEP11-13
2017 AMA Annual Conference

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. This event is packed with speakers who are driving...

SEP19
Personas: From Worthless to Priceless - Managing personas to make a difference

A “buyer persona" can be a powerful tool in uncovering hidden prospect...

SEP21
September Soireé on the Bay

Join the AMA SF family and friends for our September Soiree on the Bay at...

OCT02-03
Brand2Global Silicon Valley 2017

The Global Brand: Expanding In The Digital Age The 2017 Brand2Global...

OCT17
Data-Driven: The Future Is Now

The volume of data has grown at unprecedented rate over the last few years. In...

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Past Events

2017 August Events

August
04

In San Francisco. The AMA's largest academic conference for marketing scholars, faculty, and doctoral students. Summer AMA is the perfect conference to interact with senior and emerging scholars from around the world.

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August
03

Building the Path for Millennials This event is open to AMA SF's Executive Circle Group Members and other senior level marketers Did you know that Millennials represent more than half of the workforce today? To grow your team, and your organization, you need to understand how to identify the talent who...

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August
03

At the San Francisco Marriott Marquis.  The industry's largest job fair offers the opportunity to interview and connect in person at the Summer Career Fair.  Attended annually by over 130 schools and 200 candidates. The industry's largest job fair offers the opportunity to interview and connect in person at...

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2017 July Events

July
26

Meet the stars of the new American Marketing Association, San Francisco Board Team and find out what we've aligned for the new Board year! Mix and mingle with fellow trailblazers in the Bay Area marketing community while enjoying hosted hors d'oeuvres at Twenty Five Lusk. Based in the heart of SOMA,...

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July
10

The 2017 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference call for proposals is now open! We are looking for presentations that best demonstrate how a nonprofit organization achieved success, through innovative and effective marketing strategies and tactics. The experiences that are shared should be the kind that other...

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2017 June Events

June
01

The AMA's annual Marketing and Public Policy Conference offers a broad range of sessions highlighting the intersection between marketing and public policy. Participants include marketers, academics and public policy makers from around the world and they represent a wide range of universities, agencies and...

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2017 May Events

May
23

How marketing must change. Engage a customer who is tired of marketing. 3 in-depth marketing conferences. One Incite Summit. Our Summit breaks into three separate conferences on personalization, content & storytelling, and attribution. Choose which sessions to attend to build a personalized conference...

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May
18

Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) is one of the hottest topics in the industry, yet planning ?and execution remain a challenge in today’s rapidly changing marketing environment. This program will teach professionals how to create successful IMC plans and will give them a roadmap for effective...

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May
03

This course delivers a solid understanding of new digital technologies and digital strategy development.  It shows how digital strategies can be effectively integrated across an organization, and provides analytical techniques to use in measuring the success of digital strategies and programs.

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2017 April Events

April
26

Many marketing professionals face triple responsibilities when they write. First, their messages must be extremely clear and to the point. Second, their messages must stand out and engage increasingly distracted readers. And third, they must write effectively in a dizzying array of formats, from websites to...

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April
25

Adding beer & wine makes everything better...doesn't it? Come join the AMA San Francisco Chapter event on April 25, and enjoy Gilman Brewing beer and a tasting of Boisset Collection wines during an informative session on the secrets of workplace happiness and career success for Bay Area marketers...

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April
06

This workshop will focus on how to create and leverage the myriad forms of content to promote businesses, retain customers, influence word of mouth, close the decision gap on prospects and leverage content as a brand differentiator. Learn to deliver great content in the right forms and places, and in a way...

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2017 March Events

March
16

The AMA International Collegiate Conference is one of the best investments you can make as an aspiring marketer, and we invite you to join us March 16-18, 2017. Take your marketing to the next level next year, and join over 1,700 marketers in New Orleans for professional development, cutting edge career...

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March
15

Today’s marketer is not only assessed by their ability to adapt to their own immediate workplace culture, but by their success within a global landscape. Being able to communicate, create appropriate messaging, and get people to act in a cross-cultural business environment has truly become the new “norm” in...

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March
14

The deans, faculty, and staff of the USF School of Management invite you to attend our Open House event to learn more about the full-time and part-time degree programs offered at our Downtown Campus. Meet the faculty. Connect with current students, alumni, and staff. Experience the culture of an institution...

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2017 February Events

February
28

This two-day marketing ROI workshop will walk you through basic and more advanced techniques for measuring marketing impact on sales, revenue and ROI. Through interactive presentation and discussion, you will learn how to use measurements, analytics and financial discipline to guide the development of more...

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February
23

This course delivers a solid understanding of new digital technologies and digital strategy development.  It shows how digital strategies can be effectively integrated across an organization, and provides analytical techniques to use in measuring the success of digital strategies and programs.

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February
17

Better marketing for a better world. Speakers, events, learning and networking with the world's best marketing professionals.

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February
16

On Valentine's Week, plan to mix it up with fellow marketers at this AMA San Francisco networking event at The Tip, the private penthouse speakeasy atop the offices of renowned advertising firm Duncan/Channon.  When: Thursday, February 16 @ 6-9pm Where: Duncan/Channon, 114 Sansome Street, 14th...

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February
08

The B2B marketing landscape is rapidly changing to reflect changes in the overall marketing mix. Professional development and skill-building are critical to keep you relevant and effective. AMA’s Essentials in B2B Marketing provides insights into the B2B marketing realm, what it is, and its functions – both...

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February
02

Volunteering with San Francisco AMA offers an opportunity to contribute to the Bay Area marketing community, grow professional skills, and network with local peers and mentors. At this event, you’ll learn more about volunteer openings and visit personally with chapter members about where our needs fit...

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2017 January Events

January
31

A great marketing planning process can make the difference in whether an organization maximizes its opportunities for success or just treads water. Game-changing new strategies can result from a marketing plan—it’s a very powerful tool—but all too often, it is a tool that is either underutilized or...

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January
23

The Summit will feature leading brand marketers and MarTech providers sharing perspectives and insights on how they are making connected marketing a reality. The Summit will also feature breakout sessions for marketers wanting to get closer to tactical execution of connected marketing practices.

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January
20

Hear about the latest trends in cross-channel marketing engagements, web analytics and interactive advertising.  Gain access to and get trained on the leading HTML5 cross-channel cloud marketing platform. And if you’re up for  the challenge, participate in an HTML5 Interactive Advertising Hackathon for the...

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January
11

With the holidays behind us, it’s time for organizations to start planning their email marketing programs for the new year. But before you set your 2017 plans in motion, evaluate 2016’s email strategies and bring the effective tactics into the new year, and toss the bad ones out like New Years' resolutions.

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2016 December Events

December
20

In this webcast, innovation expert and leading consultant Stephen Wunker will describe how companies can find the root drivers of demand using a concept called “Jobs to be Done.”

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December
06

Are you looking for a new challenge? Want to strut your marketing stuff in front of a vast community of marketers? Would you like to gain new skills and perspectives from others? Does the idea of collaborating with a fun and exciting team sound good to you? Do you want to be first in line...

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2016 November Events

November
17

Join the sfAMA on November 17, 2016 to meet international speaker and leadership behavior expert Daina Middleton, as she shares the lessons from her new book Grace Meets Grit: How to Bring Out the Remarkable, Courageous Leader Within. Attendees will learn about leadership styles and strategies, and how to...

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2016 October Events

October
25

Are you looking for a new challenge? Want to strut your marketing stuff in front of a vast community of marketers? Would you like to gain new skills and perspectives from others? Does the idea of collaborating with a fun and exciting team sound good to you? Do you want to be first in line...

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October
13

Your success in life is a function of your ability to influence other people’s memory. People will make decisions in your favor—hire you, promote you, love you—based on what they remember about you, not on what they forget. This is why it is critical to understand how memory works.

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2016 September Events

September
27

Are you looking for a new challenge? Want to strut your marketing stuff in front of a vast community of marketers? Would you like to gain new skills and perspectives from others? Does the idea of collaborating with a fun and exciting team sound good to you? Do you want to be first in line...

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September
21

More than half of today’s students start their research online once they decide to continue their education, but according to a recent study from G/O Digital, a campus visit is one of the most important factors in their decision making process. In order to connect with students in the digital space and...

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September
20

A research study conducted by Econsultancy in association with Lionbridge, explores how brands tell stories and engage with customers across borders and languages.

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September
15

As the rapid shift to customer-centricity continues, aligning with the customer journey trumps business as usual. What can you do to make every stage of the customer journey meaningful and memorable? How will you balance offline and online customer messages and interactions?

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September
14

Failure to keep pace with rapid technological evolution of the social web creates gaps in the consumer insights used to fuel critical business decisions across your enterprise.

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September
14

What it takes to deliver excellence on a consistent basis in agency work streams and software product development. Industry leaders will share insights on various models and structures implemented to ensure excellence and quality in order to remain ahead of an ever-changing landscape.

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September
08

From this presentation, you will be able to identify core elements of your internal program and how to successfully navigate them to ensure your marketing automation campaign generates the measurable results you desire.

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2016 August Events

August
30

Are you looking for a new challenge? Want to strut your marketing stuff in front of a vast community of marketers? Would you like to gain new skills and perspectives from others? Does the idea of collaborating with a fun and exciting team sound good to you? Do you want to be first in line...

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August
30

Curious to learn more about what exactly "Design Thinking" means, and how you can apply design-led methodology to inspire meaningful solutions to some of your marketing challenges across the business planning lifecycle?

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August
25

By utilizing data and analytics, organizations can make strategic business decisions with more confidence. A deeper understanding of customers, their buying patterns and preferences, will improve marketing strategies, therefore increasing sales, revenue and profit.

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August
23

To help you keep up, we’ve taken one of the industry’s most coveted analyses—Mary Meeker’s 2016 Internet Trends Report—and distilled it down to the 20 digital content trends that every marketer needs to know.?

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August
18

Research shows that if you aren’t attributing and optimizing digital channels for call conversions, your CPL and ROI metrics could be off by 50% or more. And you could be allocating budget to the wrong digital ads, keywords, and campaigns.

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August
09

You will learn the tactics needed to actively engage audiences and make your brand stand out among your competitors on social media. Not only will you have unmatched networking opportunities, but you'll also gain the chance to hear from top-notch social leaders at Adobe, YouTube, Google, Walmart, American...

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2016 July Events

July
21

Mix it Up! on July 21 with sfAMA, Greater San Francisco Ad Club and SFBig. Mingle and network with the best of the best of the San Francisco Bay Area marketing and advertising community while enjoying quality food and award winning Mendocino wines and spirits. From classics to creative spin,...

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2016 June Events

June
28

sfAMA Volunteer Night: Let’s start something together! Are you looking for a new challenge? Want to strut your marketing stuff in front of a vast community of marketers? Would you like to gain new skills and perspectives from others? Does the idea of collaborating with a fun and exciting team...

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June
22

We are standing at the dawn of a digital business revolution, but we barely realize it. As with the beginning of every revolution, those in the midst of it can feel it, sense it, and realize that something big is happening. Yet, it’s hard to quantify the shift. The data isn’t clear. From how we interact...

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2016 May Events

May
12

Conversation is great - just watch what you say! Come join the sfAMA on Thursday, May 12th for an evening of networking and carefully-constructed sentences! Every participant is given a beaded necklace upon entry, and every 20 minutes a new forbidden word will be announced. If any participant hears...

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May
05

Check back for more information on how to volunteer with the us at the upcoming Taste of the City event supporting Project Open Hand.

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2016 April Events

April
27

Planning for, producing, and maintaining high-quality, high-performing content begins with understanding what you have. In this informal session, we will look at how you can assess the quantity, type, and quality of the content on your website in order to make informed decisions about what to keep, what...

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2016 March Events

March
16

Could there possibly be a marketing subject with more BS circling around it? No wonder most marketers shudder at the thought of decoding search engine optimization. The Content Wrangler and San Francisco Content Strategy / Content Marketing Professionals invite you to a lunch-n-learn with Barry...

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2016 February Events

February
26

Does there need to be a reason to want to bring Bay Area marketers together? We have one for you – let’s celebrate National Pistachio Day together! Join the sfAMA on Friday, February 26th for an evening of networking and culture at San Francisco’s most prominent art venue, 111 Minna Gallery. And even if...

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2016 January Events

January
26

Every year new concepts and trends are introduced. It’s hard to stay up to speed as the digital landscape is continually transforming.  Make your resolution now and learn how to help your company Thrive in the Digital Era with this insightful presentation. It’s January, and time for our annual check in...

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2015 December Events

December
03

We have united forces to bring Bay Area marketers and social media butterflies together for an evening of delicious cocktails, beats and ambiance at one of San Francisco’s most stylish venues, Mr. Smith’s. So why don’t you throw on your festive attire and join us to kick off the holiday season with your...

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2015 November Events

November
10

It’s a special night for Who’s Who in marketing hosted by Twitter, moderated by CEO of the American Marketing Association, Russ Klein, and featuring an introduction by noted analyst Jeremiah Owyang. On the heels of the inaugural sfAMA Masters Council, this invitation-only event will give attendees...

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2015 October Events

October
20

Content marketing production processes are broken. Most organizations can’t crank out the wide variety of content needed because their processes are outdated, inefficient, and riddled with waste. Content marketers don’t have the right tools for the jobs at hand. In this presentation,...

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2015 September Events

September
22

Join the sfAMA and your fellow Bay Area marketers for an informal and relaxing evening of networking at Press Club—an authentic and sophisticated wine bar and lounge. Take advantage of their extensive wine and beer menu while you nosh on a selection of complimentary hors d’oeuvres. We promise you...

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2015 August Events

August
27

Are you tired of seeing the same people at networking events or not making new connections? Well so are we. That’s why we’re bringing together Bay Area marketers for a night of speed networking. This is the perfect opportunity for you to make new connections, meet marketers with different focus areas, and...

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August
25

Free Webinar! The landscape of local SMB marketing is changing. $722 million dollars of San Francisco’s local ad-spend dollars are going to digital in 2015. This webinar, led by industry research leaders Gordon Borrell and Corey Elliott of Borrell Associates, discusses the changes to media spending specific...

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2015 July Events

July
30

Join the San Francisco American Marketing Association (sfAMA) as we kick-off the new board year 2015-2016 with new and familiar faces at one of our favorite places —The Tip at Duncan/Channon. We will also say goodbye to a very special person that had a vision. He wanted to make the sfAMA one of the...

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2015 June Events

June
24

Attribution is perhaps the biggest buzz word right now in digital marketing. But with consumers touching more devices now than ever, there are large gaps where we are not able to 100% accurately attribute how our advertising campaigns are impacting overall conversions.

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June
18

Join us for the second annual Hispanic Marketing Event with Twitter, Kaiser Permanente, Pandora, USF, and the Center for Multicultural Science. Network with your Bay Area marketing colleagues and learn the latest findings that lead to success in marketing to this expanding market...

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2015 May Events

May
12

Innovative marketing and communications leaders are all dealing with the same problem: how can their message get heard above all the other noise? Companies that are succeeding in today’s always-on world have discovered a new authentic marketing channel: Employee Advocacy.

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May
07

The NorthWest MRA invites you to be part of the thought leading conversation surrounding the latest US market trends this May in Berkeley, California, at the Research Thought Leadership Forum.

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2015 April Events

April
28

  Brand Advocates are your most passionate, loyal, and engaged customers, and your best marketers. They don’t just buy your products – they sell your products for you.  Brand Advocates tweet, blog, and Yelp about you.  They praise you with 5-star reviews on Amazon and Trip Advisor; they talk you...

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April
13

This seminar offers proven approaches to proactive health care marketing with specific action steps, strategies, techniques and tactics to move markets and increase visibility, awareness, understanding, market share and profitability.

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April
09

Salesforce is proud to be hosting this networking event to help marketing and PR professionals connect in its new and spacious Rincon Café.

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2015 March Events

March
26

Members Only - Network in Style Join us on Thursday, March 26th for a stylin’ cocktail party just for sfAMA members. Here’s your chance to meet fellow AMA members in a more intimate setting at one of San Francisco’s hottest new venues, The Romper Room. At the event we’ll tell you about some new...

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March
19

This program is designed to equip mid- and senior-level marketing professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop and implement effective digital marketing strategies that reflect today’s digital media landscape. The program will provide a broad overview of the digital marketing channels...

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March
13

Many marketing professionals face triple responsibilities when they write. First, their messages must be extremely clear and to the point. Second, their messages must stand out and engage increasingly distracted readers. And third, they must write effectively in a dizzying array of formats, from Tweets to...

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2015 February Events

2015 January Events

January
20

SOLD OUT! Keeping up with the ever-changing landscape of digital marketing is a necessity for every marketer – even if “digital marketing” isn’t in your title. Join us for our annual visit with Charlene Li, Founder of Altimeter Research, New York Times bestselling author and leading authority on digital...

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2014 December Events

December
16

New Date: December 16, 2014 - 6pm-9pm Join the sfAMA for a holiday evening to share in the Christmas Cheer, as we celebrate this magical time of year and give back to the community! Bring your colleagues, catch up with old friends, and meet new marketers at General Assembly’s new San Francisco office on...

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2014 November Events

November
18

Join the sfAMA to network and mingle with fellow marketers and designers in the beautiful Herman Miller office in downtown San Francisco on November 18th You will get the opportunity to view Herman Miller’s award-winning furniture and learn how the company uses their energy to design and build a better...

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November
17

Intense two-day training program focuses on the most critical elements of marketing research.

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November
06

Learn how integrated marketing communications can drive purposeful, cross-functional and organizational collaboration.

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November
05

Learn about marketing strategies that span mobile, video, display, search, print and social platforms. imarketingSF is the premier event for Advertising, Marketing, Design and Creative professional looking to move their digital strategies forward across all media.

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2014 October Events

October
28

From AirBnb, Etsy, TaskRabbit, to Lyft, the sharing economy is on the rise. Your customers are sharing products and services using social media tools --rather than buying them --and that’s a disruption to marketers. Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, will present the research that...

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October
25

Unlock the science+art of your brainpower to get to the brain you want | Learn to iterate with more insight and pleasure | Learn ancient secrets for building stronger relationships and collaboration

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October
23

Startup Marketing Conference is the ONLY digital and lean marketing education event for startups and innovation teams that is focused on growth. This fall's program features a robust agenda with two tracks , offering a wide range of topics to suit all experience levels and budgets.

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2014 September Events

September
25

Membership has its privileges so reap the rewards! Join us for the first Members Only networking event and wine tasting. Here’s an opportunity to learn more about wine where you can sniff, swirl and taste some extraordinary wines all provided by our very own Nathalie Tremblay of JJ Buckley Fine Wines,...

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September
15

#CSMSF is the largest & most senior meeting of social media, marketing & communications executives, giving you unrivalled insight into how social can drive your business growth & competitive advantage.

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2014 August Events

August
22

Industry experts from San Francisco will share their learnings with us, while the friendly folks at watchLAB host. Discussions will include, but aren’t limited to Behavioral Economics, Neuroscience and Hybrid Mobile studies. Education and networking, perfectly joined.

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August
19

Join us for inspiration from expert marketers in the startup trenches, sharing their knowledge of what it really takes to get traction with a new product or service. Whether you’re at a startup or working at an established company, you’ll learn new techniques and get real-world examples from our expert...

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2014 July Events

July
24

We invite you to join us for our first official joint Summer Social with the sfAMA and The Research Club (TRC). For this event we teamed together with TRC, a global provider of social events held in London, Amsterdam, Hamburg, New York, Los Angeles, and more, who’s mission is to bring together...

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2014 June Events

June
17

Join us for a unique panel discussion that will cover the latest in integrated marketing practices and new media technology. Experts will discuss and demonstrate how to: Leverage the tactile advantages of print to create push-pull interaction in the digital space; Synchronize mixed media to...

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2014 May Events

May
13

DEBATE THE FUTURE OF MARKETING WITH CHIEF MARKETING OFFICERS 10+ CHIEF MARKETING OFFICERS 200+ BRANDS ATTENDING 98% LEARN THINGS THEY CAN USE MAY 13th - 14th, 2014, San Francisco Join a robust discussion on the future of marketing with some of the biggest brands in the world Work with...

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May
09

Educates everyday marketers about new quantitative tools and techniques that can dramatically improve the relevancy and performance of omni-channel marketing campaigns.

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2014 April Events

April
30

Join us as we discuss the Marketing Data Problem and how today's marketers can combine disparate data sources to uncover insights and improve performance - without having to be a data scientist. Key Takeaways: Combine data from Salesforce, Google Analytics, Excel, and other sources for more...

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April
25

The roaring 20's are alive and well at the Tip, and we've got the exclusive invite! Wear your best hat to the Tip, a speakeasy straight out of San Francisco's colorful past. Join us for a night of great music and awesome company as we travel back in time with style. Come celebrate the return of Spring,...

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April
10

Listen to a sneak peek Successfully Managing the Creative Process podcast by Instructor Dave Hamel, the Founder of Challenger Brand Marketing and Executive Vice President of Marketing Support Inc. Successfully Managing the Creative Process Brochure The creative process is often free-flowing and loose....

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2014 March Events

March
26

PROMOCODE: SFAMA20sf14 - Ad:tech has some great keynote speakers this year including Sean “Diddy” Combs, Tim Armstrong (CEO of AOL) with Bob Lord (CEO of AOL Networks), Ryan Holmes (CEO of HootSuite), John Battelle (Executive Chairman of sovrn Holdings)

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March
18

Join us at digital marketing agency Resource in San Francisco for our annual update on “Trends & Hot Topics.” This year we’re taking a deep dive into trending topics from the popular SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX. Whether you attend the show in Austin or not, you won’t want to miss this...

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March
17

Health Care Marketing - Building Brands. Moving Markets. Delivering Value. Listen to a sneak peek Health Care Marketing Podcast by Instructor Rhoda Weiss, founding president of American Hospital Association Society for Healthcare Strategy & Marketing Development. She is also the editor of AMA's...

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2014 February Events

February
28

Join the sfAMA at Southside Spirit House and try something you’ve never had before. How about their Absinthe Punch for example?Absinthe has a legendary past and is cloaked in a bit of mystery. Part of its allure was due to its aphrodisiac and narcotic properties. It was once popular with authors such as...

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February
20

Listen to a sneak peek Integrated Marketing Communications Podcast by Instructor Mark Burgess, President & Co-Founder of Blue Focus Marketing Integrated Marketing Communications Brochure? Marketers are beginning to understand that their brands live in the connections, and that they must seize the...

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February
11

Overview Customer Development is a four-step framework for helping startups discover and validate their customers, product, and go-to-market strategy, developed by Steve Blank and an integral part of Eric Ries’ Lean Startup methodology. In this webinar, Lean Startup thought leader and New York Times...

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February
06

Listen to a sneak peek Rethinking the Customer Experience Podcast by instructor Chris Brown, CEO, MarketCulture Strategies, Inc. Rethinking the Customer Experience Brochure Customer experience is becoming more than just a topic of discussion in the marketing department. Innovative firms are...

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2014 January Events

January
30

Listen to a sneak peek Leading the Marketing Planning Initiative Podcast, by Instructor Greg Marshall, Charles Harwood Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College Leading the Marketing Planning Initiative Brochure A great marketing planning process can...

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2013 December Events

December
10

The sfAMA will be celebrating the holidays in style this year! So mark your calendars and reserve early as this event is sure to sell out. We’ve got some surprises in store and will reveal them as we get closer to the date, but you can be assured that there will be prizes and lots of holiday cheer involved....

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2013 November Events

November
26

Why wait for Thanksgiving when you can begin celebrating all you have to be thankful for on Tuesday, November 26 with your friends at the sfAMA. Get in the party mood with delicious food and drinks and meet up with old friends and make some new ones at the sfAMA networking mixer at 111 Minna Gallery. This...

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2013 October Events

October
29

SFAMA Panel Discussion, “Building Brands in the Digital Era” Panelists: Brian Solis, Scott Anderson Moderator: Daniel Pinkham Join us on Tuesday, October 29th for a lively discussion with two notable marketing thought leaders as they share their insights on building brands in the digital era and...

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2013 September Events

September
19

Marketing Insights from Marketing Research Trends in marketing have continued to evolve through the use of advancing technology and the savvy connected consumer…but has direct access to a connected consumer led to deeper insight? Recent marketing trends such as gamification, crowdsourcing, big data...

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2013 August Events

August
13

Learn from the networking pros: networking best practices with Porter Gale and Brian Solis, together with special guest George John, in a dynamic discussion about how to focus on your passions and reorganize your networking around your values and beliefs. The SFAMA welcomes Porter Gale, former VP of...

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2013 July Events

July
30

The San Francisco AMA is excited to announce our partnership with The Pulse Network’s annual Inbound Marketing Summit San Francisco. Join us at an innovative learning experience like no other – the SFAMA Genius Bar! The SFAMA Genius Bar gives IMS attendees the opportunity to have valuable one-on-one...

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July
25

At our July 25th event the spotlight shines on our members and marketing colleagues. The SFAMA has been supporting the Bay Area Marketing community for more than 75 years. Times have changed and so have we. Join us on this very special night as we honor our past and celebrate the future. We will officially...

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2013 June Events

June
25

Save the Date! Summer Breeze Patio Happy Hour networking event at Bite Communication to celebrate summer. Guest DJ Rompa Rome will be playing cool beats Rompa Rome Is a DJ hailing from Vallejo, California and has been DJ’ing since 2006. Started as a hip hop DJ and has recently transitioned into the...

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June
11

The America’s Cup is the oldest trophy in international sport, but the 2013 America’s Cup here in San Francisco marks a major transformation. The new state-of-the-art catamarans, the AC72s, are capable of “flying” above the water—allowing them to travel faster than the wind, achieving top speeds of up to 50...

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June
01

Mobile access to everything online. Consumers "snacking" on content no matter where they are. Services available 24/7. There is a fundamental shift taking place in how consumers discover and purchase new products and services, and it's changing everything for marketers. And yet 55% of marketers report they...

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2013 April Events

April
23

Marketing automation doesn’t have to be the “big bad evil” of simply serving automatic messages to your prospects and customers hoping something will stick. But it’s not an instant fix for your campaigns gone awry, either. Effective use of marketing automation technologies takes a strategic, thoughtful...

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2013 February Events

February
26

Join us for our annual visit with one of the premier thought-leaders in social media, and learn how you can start applying future trends now to build and enhance your marketing strategy. About the speaker: Charlene Li is founder of the Altimeter Group and the author of The New York Times bestseller...

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February
15

  Networking at 111 Minna, the downtown destination for great gallery art and even better conversations. Please join the SFAMA, entrepreneurs, start-up aficionados and marketers from around the Bay Area for cocktails and conversation. Swing by after work on Friday, February 15th to meet other SFAMA...

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2013 January Events

January
22

What really works for retail brands when it comes to social media marketing? With the 2012 holiday season behind us and 2013 marketing budgets kicking into high gear, we’ll take a deep dive into the social media campaigns from popular San Francisco-based retail brands. You’ll learn direct from the online...

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January
19

  It’s that time again for everyone to get together for midyear strategic planning with Team SFAMA. Everyone has been working together for the last 6 months and it’s very important to get everyone together to see how we can make SFAMA better. We will have review of the last 6 months and then focus on...

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2012 December Events

December
11

      SFAMA 75th Anniversary Celebration Event Marketer of the Year Join us Tuesday, December 11th 2012, to celebrate 75 years of San Francisco marketing excellence, as SFAMA recognizes the milestones,  innovators and volunteers that have changed our industry and the world forever!  Come mingle with...

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2012 November Events

November
20

You’ve heard a lot about Personal Branding, but have you really discovered the strategies to maximize the equity in yourself! On Tuesday November 20th, learn how to leverage your brand the same as celebrities and corporate brands to appeal to others, create a character and market yourself! SFAMA invites...

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2012 October Events

October
23

  Ever been at a conference, eating in a restaurant, or simply at home playing video games and think - this is brilliant! Who created this? Now is your opportunity to meet the people behind the innovation and hard work – they join SFAMA on Tuesday, October 23rd for “Think Big, Global Branding...

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October
16

      Interested in a night of engaging convo at an uber hip art gallery in SF?   We thought so! Please join SFAMA (San Francisco American Marketing Association), entrepreneurs, start up aficionados, and marketers alike for drinks and awesome food from the infamous Nico’s Tacos. Swing by after work...

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2012 September Events

September
25

Come listen to first-person experiences of marketers in the Bay Area's hottest start ups.  Moderator, Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, CMO of Mindjet, will be interviewing directors of marketing from Taskrabbit, Getaround, and Totango on their marketing programs to gain insight on successful start up...

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September
18

Are you an entrepreneur?  Do you work at a start up?  Come join the SfAMA’s Start Up Night, a networking event for entrepreneurs, start up aficionados, and marketers alike.  The night will begin with open networking and drinks followed by courageous entrepreneurs taking center stage and pitching their ideas...

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September
10

Thank you for attending our SFAMA event. Check out our website for details on the next event!

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2012 August Events

August
21

Technology Evangelist - Robert Scoble Join us August 21st | 6pm – 8pm   Location: Resource Interactive   303 Second St, North Tower, 6th Floor   San Francisco, CA 94107   Robert Scoble is a leading blogger, technical evangelist, and author. Scoble is best known for his blog, Scobleizer, which...

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2012 July Events

July
18

The End of Business as Usual with Brian Solis Brian Solis, award-winning author of Engage and his latest book, The End of Business as Usual, documents the rise of connected consumerism and the role people play in the future of business. In this presentation, Brian depicts how leadership can...

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2012 June Events

June
13

QR CODES! They are everywhere! Are they just a trend? Or do they have a practical application to help grow and effectively market ones business? Jeff Gottschalk, CEO of GottyCode sides with the latter! Join the SFAMA for this "Can Not Miss" event on how to effectively use QR Codes in your organization!...

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2012 May Events

May
30

  SIG: Social Marketing 101 – Social Advertising: What works on Twitter, Facebook and Linked-In Over the past few years, we have learned that having a social marketing strategy is a great and inexpensive way for businesses to get their name out there.  All it takes is to start a twitter or Facebook...

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2012 April Events

April
24

Storytelling is as old as humanity itself. With the growth of social media, brands have an even greater responsibility to craft a strong story that can be told irrespective of the channel or occasion. Yet too often, stories are seen as something that is outward facing. Our event, 'Storytelling in Market...

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2012 March Events

March
27

With a mobile-minded population, nonprofits and environmental advocates are shifting their focus to compel their audience, while on the move.  Our SFAMA event Leveraging Mobile for Nonprofits brings together industry experts and thought leaders to share how they are using mobile strategy and platforms to...

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2012 February Events

February
29

The San Francisco Chapter of the American Marketing Association (SFAMA) in partnership with The Bay Area Advertising Relief Committee (BAARC) and Taproot Foundation, San Francisco Bay Area, invite you to Leap Forward in 2012 | “Make it Matter.” Join us for a VIP networking event and learn how our three...

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February
08

Preparing for the Future of Social Networks | An Update with Charlene Li     The hotly anticipated Facebook IPO marks a watershed moment for social media -- as it's no longer the new kid on the block, it's time to stop dabbling and get serious. Yet most organizations look at social media as a check list...

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2012 January Events

January
31

SFAMA’s Young Professionals SIG provides a forum for the career enhancement of marketing and public relations practitioners with fewer than five years of experience. Through various career development workshops and networking series, members learn about the industry’s latest development and form...

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2011 December Events

December
06

    SFAMA and Citrix GoToMeeting invite you toThe Spirit of Giving, a benefit for Toys for Tots Come join us at the San Francisco Marketing Association's annual Toys for Tots Holiday mixer, sponsored by CITRIX GoToMeeting. Each year, we partner with the US Marine Corps in their annual toy drive, where...

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2011 November Events

November
29

      NEW! Our event sponsor VITAMIN T has generously donated a door prize of a KINDLE FIRE. Be sure to bring your business cards to enter the drawing! As the marketing landscape lives in constant change, so does our career path as marketers. Jennifer Remling, Director of Global Recruiting...

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November
09

Each year, the SFAMA hosts several mixers for our community. The goal is to provide quality connections for our community among the most influential professionals in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. We thank you for your input and are pleased to announce the SFAMA networking on “THE NINES.” THE NINES...

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2011 October Events

October
25

Date & time: October 25, 2011, 6:30-8:30pm Wine Salon | Song Pairing: Education | Experience This special evening is a Wine Salon with industry experts sharing and demonstrating the unique ways they engage their audience. We will have 3-4 vignettes presented throughout the evening as these industry...

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October
18

Date & time: October 18, 2011, 6-8pm The online landscape has gotten noisier and more cluttered for advertisers due to smarter, yet distracted, consumers. How do advertisers in today’s fragmented and noisy environment not only find the right consumers, but increase engagement to create lasting...

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October
12

Each year, the SFAMA hosts several mixers for our community. The goal is to provide quality connections for our community among the most influential professionals in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. We thank you for your input and are pleased to announce the SFAMA networking on “THE NINES.” THE NINES...

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2011 September Events

September
20

Sports is one of the nation’s largest businesses, grossing an estimated $414 billion in 2010. Sports stars are now becoming more than just heroes. They are brands in their own right; some even have their own reality shows! Have you ever wondered how marketers of baseball, ice hockey and football teams...

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2011 August Events

August
29

Each year, the SFAMA hosts several mixers for our community. The goal is to provide quality connections for our community among the most influential professionals in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. We thank you for your input and are pleased to announce the SFAMA networking on “THE NINES.” THE NINES...

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August
23

VIDEO MARKETING: What's Working, What's Not | August 23   We have all seen that video has become a critical part of the marketing mix over the last few years from the use of video conferencing at events to the promotion of products through viral videos on YouTube. The SFAMA's next event will look into why...

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2011 July Events

July
19

Take some time out and join the San Francisco American Marketing Association for a beverage after work on July 19 at the Minna Gallery from 6pm-8pm. Network with colleagues, friends and nemeses from the bay area marketing community at SFAMA’s upcoming summer mixer! What: SFAMA Social Mixer Where: Minna...

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2011 June Events

June
22

The Future of Social and Tech with Ben Parr In the fast paced world of tech and social media, new tools and gadgets are launched on a daily basis.... But as marketers, we are left to decide what is HOT and what is NOT. Ben Parr, Co-Editor of Mashable,the most prolific news site reporting breaking web...

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2011 May Events

May
11

  The adoption of Facebook by users worldwide continues to skyrocket. Over 75 percent of Internet users worldwide visit a social network when they go online. Facebook is the top social network destination with the average user logging on more than 19 times a month; and spending close to six hours on the...

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2011 April Events

April
12

ALLad:tech ATTENDEES & SFAMA MEMBERS WELCOME Join just about everyone at ad:tech—conference and exhibit hall attendees, exhibitors, speakers and press—for the all-inclusive networking event! As day one of the exhibit hall closes, everyone is welcome to relax and enjoy a drink with friends and colleagues...

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2011 February Events

February
09

Organizations are getting more involved with social media as tools and channels but inevitably the question of “now what?” always comes up. What do organizations do with their communities? How do they do they solve business problems? And how do they evolve into social businesses that collaborate with...

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2011 January Events

January
26

Hot Or Not: The Disruptive Tech Outlook for 2011   As you start out the new year, what new technologies should be on your radar, and which ones can you safely ignore? Charlene Li, founder of Altimeter Group and author of "Open Leadership" and "Groundswell" will provide her take on what the new year will...

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2010 December Events

December
01

  SFAMA Toys for Tots Holiday Mixer Come join the San Francisco Marketing Association's annual Toys for Tots Holiday Mixer at Lot 46 on December 1, 2010. Every year, we partner with the US Marine Corps in their annual toy drive, where they provide millions of toys to under privileged children. Come...

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2010 June Events

June
30

Social media has democratized influence, forever changing the way businesses communicate with customers and the way customers affect the decisions of their peers. With platforms like Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook, anyone can now find and connect with others who share similar interests, challenges, and...

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2010 April Events

April
27

Rohit Bhargava said in his book Personality not included. Why Companies Lose Their Authenticity – And How Great Brands Get it Back, "Personality is the key element behind your brand and what it stands for, and the story that the products tell to your cusstomers. Every element of your buiness, from your...

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2010 March Events

March
31

Take some time out and join the San Francisco American Marketing Association for a beverage after work on March 31 at Eve Lounge from 6pm to 8:30-9pm. Network with colleagues, friends and nemeses from the bay area marketing community at SFAMA’s upcoming spring mixer! What: SFAMA Mixer Where: Eve...

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March
16

Maximizing Your Brain and Energy Ever wonder how you can maximize your brain and energy? Join us and find out how. It’s an understatement to say that we’re in a time of intense information overload.  Email, Facebook, Twitter…plus the increasingly faster pace of business can send us into a tailspin. ...

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2010 February Events

February
10

Super Bowl XLIV Ad Review – Buzz or Bust in a down economy? Just announced! Early Bird Pricing Date Extended!  It has become an annual SFAMA tradition.  Each year, our crack panel of advertising and marketing experts explore what $2.5 million, 30-second spots made an impact on our national psyche. ...

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2010 January Events

January
12

JOIN US AT THIS UPCOMING EVENT The Future Of Social Networks: An Update On Where We Are Today Social networks will be like air, your friends will be where ever you need and want them to be. How close is this to a reality? And what can marketers do to prepare for this new open, ubiquitous social...

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2009 December Events

December
02

SFAMA Toys for Tots Holiday Mixer  Come join the San Francisco Marketing Association's annual Toys for Tots Holiday Mixer at the Eve Lounge. Celebrate the Holidays with fellow marketers and our special guests, US Marine Corps. Bring an unwrapped gift to donate to the Toys for Tots drive....

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2009 November Events

November
05

In this 60 minute SFAMA SIG, John will discuss: Standing Out When It Matters Most Evaluating your network Networking basics How to create a winning resume Job searching basics Getting the job Attendees should bring the following to the SIG: Notebook and pencil A fresh copy...

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