4.23.15 // What Big Brands Know – Lunch with Gerry O’Brion

Thursday, April 23, 2015 | 12:00pm2:00pm

Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce
1445 Market St, Denver, Colorado 80202

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Tickets on sale now!

Lunch included! (Lunch orders will be accepted until 12 pm on April 21, 2015. We cannot guarantee lunch for anyone who registers after the deadline, however a limited quantity may be available on a first come, first served basis on the day of the event.)

Early Bird Pricing (until March 31)
AMA Member $35 | Non-Member $60 | Student $25*

Regular Pricing
AMA Member $50 | Non-Member $75 | Student $40*

*Must show student ID at check-in.


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About the Speaker

Renowned marketing speaker Gerry O’Brion is known for distilling big brand strategies to techniques that any business can use. When he speaks to an organization, he’s committed to each audience member taking real action in their business from the information they learn. This presentation is an engaging and dynamic discussion including several case studies ranging from a $2 billion brand to a small auto repair shop.

What Big Brands Know is packed with information, strategies and case studies about companies that are doing it right. It will be a fun, thought-provoking dialogue that generates real action by the participants. This experience is perfect for business owners, executives and managers.

What you’ll take away from this luncheon:

  • The one thing that matters to all businesses
  • Five things to do before you start marketing
  • Getting customers to choose you
  • Game changers for growth
  • Reinventing your business when things get bad

Connect with Gerry!

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhatBigBrandsKnow?sk=wall
Twitter: https://twitter.com/gerryobrion
Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+GeraldOBrion/posts
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/WhatBigBrandsKnow/

4.14.15 // Semiannual Denver Member Orientation At Ale House At Amato’s

 Tuesday, April 14, 2015 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Ale House | 2501 16th St, Denver, CO 80211

Please join us at our Semiannual Member Orientation for an opportunity to meet your Colorado AMA leadership team and learn how to get the most from your membership. Becoming an AMA member is the first step; being active and engaged is the best way to build your network and cultivate your professional development. Topics will include:

  • Colorado AMA Team Introductions
  • Local Events Overview: Luncheons, Special Interest Groups (SIGs), & Happy Hours
  • National Online Tools Overview: Resource Library, Career Management, & Community Resources
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Local REV UP 360 Marketing Conference & PEAK Awards Overview
  • Frequently Asked Questions

This free interactive event is open to current members who want to maximize their membership and to non-members who want to learn more about benefits of membership. However, space is limited so please register and we’ll see you there!

3.31.15 // Multicultural SIG // Hispanic Marketing presentation with Industry Leaders

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

100% de Agave | 975 Lincoln St, Denver, CO 80203

Knowing where to begin with multicultural marketing can be intimidating, but you’re not alone! On March 31st, join the Colorado AMA Multicultural SIG (Special Interest Group) to learn best practices in Hispanic marketing, from 6-8pm at the 100% de Agave Restaurant in Denver.
Gain cultural insights and learn about multicultural marketing practices from industry leaders; Patty Lepiani from The Idea Marketing Agency and Leo Torress from Dish Network – Dish Latino

FREE for Members / $10 for non-members

Click here to learn more!

3.26.15 // Digital SIG // Brand Utility presentation with Scott Prindle

Thursday, March 26, 2015 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Rally, 1550 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202

Brand utility means getting back to asking the question of your customers, “How can I help you?” Scott Prindle of Made Movement in Boulder will give us insight into how mobile and web apps can serve as evergreen platforms to engage customers and add value to their brand experience. Using examples from Nike iD to the EpicMix ski app, Scott will dive into how brand utility can change the game in customer experience for your business.

Scott Prindle, as a founder and Chief Technology Officer at Made, leads the digital team in creating some of the most effective and most innovative technology in the industry.

FREE for Members / $10 for non-members

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3.17.15 // FoCo SIG // Happy Hour with NerdyMind Marketing

Wednesday, March 17, 2015 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

NerdyMind Marketing | 324 Remington Street, Ste. 210, Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Join the Fort Collins SIG on Tuesday, March 17th for a FREE AMA Happy Hour event! Surround yourself with the creative folk at NerdyMind Marketing, in beautiful Old Town Fort Collins. Get your nerd on from 5:30-7:30pm, while you mix, mingle and network with your fellow FOCO marketers!

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Colorado AMA // March Happy Hour in Denver at Session Kitchen

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Session Kitchen | 1518 S Pearl St, Denver, Colorado 80210

Join us for Denver’s best networking at Session Kitchen. This FREE event is a great way to unwind mid week, meet other marketing professionals, and everyone is welcome to drop their business card in the fish bowl for a complimentary drink! We hope to see you there!

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Fort Collins AMA Special Interest Group Networking Event

February 17, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 PM

Downtown Artery 
252 Linden St., Fort Collins, Colorado 80524 Google Map

Spice up your week with an AMA networking event on Tuesday, February 17th. Join the Fort Collin’s SIG from 5:30-7:30pm at the Downtown Artery; Fort Collin’s eclectic art space. This beautifully remodeled gallery, with an attached bar, is the perfect place to recover your creativity and set the stage for a dynamic week.

This FREE event has been kindly sponsored by Fort Collin’s best – V3 Media Marketing and PHO-CO.   Click Here to RSVP on Facebook and we hope to see you there!

Top 15 Reasons to Attend REV UP 360°

Time is running out! Get your tickets today!

REV UP 360° is The Colorado American Marketing Association 2nd annual conference on February 27, 2015 at the Denver Athletic Club downtown Denver. This will be the one-day conference you need to boost your marketing mojo, advance your industry tech savvy, and dial in the need-to-know contacts. REV UP 360° is examining from every angle what it takes to be a marketing professional in 2015. We’re ensuring you and your marketing team can rev it up – rev it ALL up.

  1. No Separate Rooms. No Breakout Sessions. Every attendee sees all speakers and panels.
  2. #1 Reason our members and board of directors love being involved with CO AMA is because of the contacts for clients, jobs, vendors, resources, and colleagues. REV UP 360 is providing two structured networkers for attendees to participate and spark conversations.
  3. Learn from three incredible national keynote speakers that share big picture ideas with actionable strategies you can take back to your team.
  4. Hear four pop-up speakers that are local leaders and are sharing the must-know skills for 2015.
  5. Q&A sessions for every speaker will help start the conversation among attendees and rev up the connection.
  6. New this year: A panel loaded up with local media leaders to discuss all the pros and cons of native ads and what that means for marketers in 2015.
  7. New this year: A printed workbook with speaker profiles that include bios, contact info, key take-a-ways already printed and open note pages as well as resources, sponsor offers, etc. Printed workbook will also be available online in a PDF format that is downloadable for attendees and hyperlinked out to contacts and additional information.
  8. Get an awesome REV UP 360 schwag bag with goodies and resources.
  9. Your REV UP 360 Ticket includes breakfast and a gourmet buffet lunch.
  10. Enjoy a complimentary espresso bar all day to keep the buzz going.
  11. Schmooze at the Happy Hour networker with complimentary drink ticket and the opportunity to chat with speakers and attendees.
  12. No other local club/organization is doing anything like our event for local marketers.
  13. Rolling out the red carpet for Colorado AMA members with real discounts, so now is the time to join.
  14. Be a part of the day-long organic think tank. The event’s three-prong focus educate, motivate, and connect provides more than what you can google and find online in a class or webinar.
  15. Invest in your career or your team with top-notch professional training with a can’t beat value.

For complete conference details, full sponsor profiles, and to get your tickets, visit coloradoama.com/revup360.  Join in the social buzz and follow #REVUP360 and @ColoradoAMA on twitter.  To be a sponsor or for media information, contact Carleen Clearwater, REV UP 360 VP Board of Directors at carleenclearwater@gmail.com .

February Happy Hour at Shine Restaurant in Boulder

February 11, 2015 | 5:30-7:30 PM

Shine Restaurant Boulder 
2027 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302 Google Map

Join us for Colorado’s best networking at Shine Restaurant in Boulder. This FREE event is a great way to unwind mid week, meet other marketing professionals, and everyone is welcome to drop their business card in the fish bowl for a complimentary drink! We hope to see you there! Click Here to RSVP on Facebook and we hope to see you there!

REV UP 360° – Tickets On Sale Now!

Friday, February 27, 2015 | 7:30am – 4:30pm

Denver Athletic Club
1325 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO 80204

The Colorado American Marketing Association (CO AMA) presents REV UP 360°, the 2nd annual marketing conference on Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Denver Athletic Club downtown Denver.

Click here to learn more and to buy your tickets!

Early Bird Member – $175 (Save $90 with Early Bird Pricing + Member Discount!)
Early Bird Non-Member – $225 (Save $40!)

Early Bird Special Ends
Regular Member – $215
Regular Non-Member – $265
Student Member – $135
Student Non-Member – $165