Lincoln AMA Wins Chapter of the Year

Contact: Mary Kate Gulick
Vice President of Communications
marykategulick@gmail.com

For Immediate Release:

Lincoln AMA Wins Chapter of the Year

The Lincoln American Marketing Association was awarded Chapter of the Year honors in the 2010-2011 Chapter Excellence Awards. Sponsored by the Professional Chapter Council of the international AMA organization, the CEA program recognizes and rewards excellence in chapter leadership and operations.

With over 75 chapters across North America, the Lincoln Chapter received the top honor in the 2010-11 Chapter Excellence Awards (CEA) program. Other chapters honored include: Houston, 1st Runner up; Indianapolis, 2nd Runner Up; Cleveland, Turnaround Chapter of the Year.

Lincoln was also awarded a Continuing Excellence Award. This honor was given to chapters that have won one of the Chapter Excellence Awards for five consecutive years. Currently, only three chapters in the United States have earned the Continuing Excellence honor.

Jennifer Schultz, President of the Lincoln AMA for the 2010-11 year, state, “This is a tremendous honor for our chapter. Our 2010-11 board focused on strengthening connections through outstanding programming, member value and professional resources for the Lincoln marketing community. Our dedicated volunteers worked tirelessly to ensure that those connections were made, and their efforts were duly rewarded with the highest national recognition an AMA chapter can receive.”

The Chapter Excellence Awards (CEA) program was established in 1974 to recognize and reward AMA professional chapters’ outstanding achievements in leadership, membership, and programming. This is the second time in the program’s history that Lincoln AMA has received the Chapter of the Year award.

About the Lincoln AMA Chapter:
With approximately 140 members, the local organization provides a forum for professional development, education and peer-to-peer collaboration through monthly programming, special interest groups and workshops. For more information please visit www.lincolnama.com.

About the American Marketing Association:
The American Marketing Association, one of the largest professional associations for marketers, has more than 30,000 members worldwide in every area of marketing. For over six decades, the AMA has been the leading source for information, knowledge sharing and development in the marketing profession. For more information, visit the AMA’s website at www.marketingpower.com.

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