"I have an excellent team of volunteers working with me on the AMA board this year, and I think they’ve put together an outstanding event to celebrate 50 years of our Annual Conference," Dan McGrath, President of AMA St. Louis.
St. Louis, MO (Vocus/PRWEB) February 08, 2011
The St. Louis chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA-St. Louis) is proud to announce its 50th Annual Marketing Conference will take place on February 25 at Meadowbrook Country Club in Ballwin. This annual conference attracts local marketing professionals, marketing students and faculty from a six state area in the St. Louis region.
“I have an excellent team of volunteers working with me on the AMA board this year, and I think they’ve put together an outstanding event to celebrate 50 years of our Annual Conference. Interesting speakers, first-class venue and an overall great value for our members and friends,” said Dan McGrath, President of AMA St. Louis.
Professionals and students alike will benefit from presentations given by representatives from some of St. Louis’ most savvy corporations. The lineup of speakers who will present his or her company’s state-of-the-art marketing case studies include: Scottrade Chief Marketing Officer, (CMO) Kim Wells; Emerson CMO, Kathy Button Bell; Director of P.R. and Social Media at Hardee’s, Jenna Petroff; and Senior Vice President of Cepia, LLC. (Creator of Zhu-Zhu Pets), Laura Kurzu. National AMA Chief Dennis Dunlap will also address attendees and present scholarships and awards.
The half-day event begins at 8:15 a.m. and includes breakfast and lunch. The cost of admission is $60 for AMA-St. Louis members and $75 for non-members. Students and faculty members may attend for $45. Meadowbrook Country Club is located at 200 Country Club Estates, Ballwin, MO, 63011.
The annual conference is intended to raise the aspirations of marketing students in order to create the next generation of marketing professionals. For more information and to register for the conference, visit AMA-STL’s Conference website at: http://www.amastlouisannualconference.com/.
ABOUT AMA St. Louis
The St. Louis Chapter of the American Marketing Association, chartered by the national office of the American Marketing Association, is a professional society of individual members with an interest in the practice, study and teaching of marketing. The association’s principal roles are: to provide the leadership and resources necessary for the professional development of the members of the St. Louis Chapter of the AMA; to empower marketers in the St. Louis region through information, education, interpersonal relationships, career advice, and other resources that will enrich our profession and the regional economy; and to advance the science and ethical practice of the marketing discipline within a personal philosophy that is reasoned, decent and civilized. Visit http://www.ama-stl.org/ for more information.
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