Lincoln AMA Wins Accolades in National Competition

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Ali Schwanke, President
American Marketing Association – Lincoln Chapter
402-423-5447
ali@pickeringcreative.com

The American Marketing Association bestows honors to the Lincoln Chapter

Lincoln, NE, October 10, 2012 - - The Lincoln chapter of the American Marketing Association 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 Lincoln AMA was recognized for Membership and Leadership Overall Excellence for its best-in-class performance in those two areas. Lincoln was also awarded a Continuing Excellence Award for chapters that have won one of the Chapter Excellence Awards for five consecutive years.

“As an Excellence winner, we feel great responsibility, not only to our own members, but to the marketing community as a whole in Lincoln, Nebraska,” commented 2011-12 Chapter President, Jessica McMullen. “We are committed to providing excellent programming and networking opportunities for our members and guests to elevate the prestige and credibility of the marketing profession in our area.”

Started in 1983, the Lincoln AMA is approaching its 30th anniversary of serving marketers in the community. In the last several years, the chapter has secured many high profile speakers from companies such as Facebook, Southwest Airlines, Dr. Pepper, and Disney to share marketing industry trends, research and insights as part of its monthly programming.

"With over 20 dedicated board members, and 50+ volunteers, we have been able to accomplish some incredible things together,” explained Ali Schwanke, 2012-13 Chapter President. “It is a great honor to be able to lead this talented group of professionals in such a well respected marketing organization like the AMA. I am confident our members, volunteers and chapter leaders will continue to excel in the years to come.”

About the Lincoln AMA and the American Marketing Association
With more than 170 members, the Lincoln American Marketing Association serves as a forum for professional development, education and peer-to-peer collaboration through monthly programming, special-interest groups and workshops. Visit the www.lincolnama.com for upcoming events and more information, including a special membership incentive through November 16, 2012.

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.

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