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Microsoft® Event Recap: Tell Your Story Through Customer Experiences

By Erin Hardy. AMA Tampa Bay welcomed Miri Rodriguez (@MiriRod), Microsoft’s Delivery Development Lead in Social Media and Communities, as the guest speaker on Thursday, January 26. Approximately 100 attendees enjoyed Rodriguez’s expert insights on using social media to tell a brand’s story during the Chapter’s monthly Keynote luncheon. Go Back to Basics: Your Brand’s […]

AMA Tampa Bay launches #MOYAMA contest

By Mike Stephenson The AMA Tampa Bay Marketer of the Year event is approaching and here’s your chance to help. Share hashtag #MOYAMA between now and Feb. 15 to help promote the annual awards ceremony. Each time you share the hashtag you’ll be entered into an AMA Tampa Bay contest drawing for the national AMA’s […]

Member Spotlight: Ashley Carl

AMA Tampa Bay’s Member Spotlight: Ashley Carl, Executive Director of College Relations at Hillsborough Community College A monthly feature for our members to learn from the insight and experiences of other members Ashley, what is your professional background and current position? AC:  Previously served as a Special Assistant to the Orange County Mayor for Intergovernmental […]

A Crawl to Remember

All aboard! Hop on the bus, make a new connection and enjoy the ride. There’s nothing more exciting than a field trip for professionals.  That was the mantra for the 2015 AMA Summer Agency Crawl, which proved to be bigger, better and bolder than ever before.   Saving the Day! – Connectivity Marketing & Media Agency Founder […]

Get to Know the New Website

Our new website was built with you in mind. It’s interactive and was designed to help Bay Area marketers connect, learn, and grow. Here’s a simple overview of 10 different functions our new site has to offer to help you get the most out of it.   Member’s Only Area Did you know that you […]

Job Hunting: Why you Should do it Continuously Even if you Like Your Current Job

Do you like your job and your colleagues. The pay is competitive and you’ve got a great boss. So why worry about your next career move right now? Why continue job hunting? Unknown to you, the CEO’s flying into town Monday … to promote your boss … and to announce Bill Lumbergh’s now overseeing your department. Keep reading. […]

The Great Debate: Marketing vs. PR – An Event You Don’t Want to Miss!

Lincoln vs. Douglas, Kennedy vs Nixon, Obama vs. Romney, and now marketing vs. PR. Witness history in the making and join us on May 21st at Hilton Westshore to debate one of the most contested topics in our industry. In preparation for the debate we asked Chapter Presidents Jennie Jordan (AMA Tampa Bay) and Chad […]

Job Searching? Searching for Employees? Here are the top 6 Reasons why our new job Board Rocks!

Are you job searching? Have you heard about our Job board? The job board is a crucial step in the AMA Tampa Bay’s rebranding process. If you haven’t heard about our chapter’s ongoing transformation, you probably need to change your Internet provider.  Since early March, we’ve slowly been introducing you to the new logo in […]

New AMA Tampa Bay Job Board

Along with the launch of our new branding and website redesign, AMA Tampa Bay is proud to announce we’ve also revamped our Chapter’s Job Board – making it easier-than-ever for local job seekers and employers to connect.   Our Job Board is now optimized for mobile devices and uses a best-in-class infrastructure, improving overall speed […]

Increasing Your Networking Opportunities with a Guest Blog

AMA membership provides a great deal of opportunities for professionals here in the Tampa Bay area. One advantage that comes with membership is the ability to network with other professionals. All of the events that we host provide time specifically for meeting new contacts, which can help you advance as a professional and help you […]

Building a Reputation as a Thought Leader: Penetrating the Speaker Circuit

A few weeks ago we looked at strategies to get your name in print. This week, we’ll look at another key component of thought leadership: breaking into the speaker circuit. Although public speaking ranks as the number-one fear in the United States, it garners considerable advantages for those who can swallow their anxieties and share […]