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About BMA

BMA Chicago is the Business Marketing Association’s single largest chapter, serving nearly 550 business-marketing professionals through professional development, networking events and programs.   BMA Chicago enhances critical thinking, communication and managerial skills by bringing our members face-to-face with the nation’s top b-to-b marketing thinkers and practitioners.

Our board is proud to offer a powerful lineup of world-class marketers to you through our Marketing Innovators Luncheon Series. Mark your calendars for the BMA Marketing Innovators Luncheon Series on the first Thursday of each month, September through June (except September and January). We also host a number of other events, including: our Breakfast Seminar series of monthly interactive “how to” learning sessions; Member and Young Professional events, the Tower Awards, BMA Chicago's annual creative competition recognizing excellence in b-to-b marketing; and Fuel, an evening keynote and tech expo.

Our Mission

For business-to-business marketers, BMA Chicago is the place to learn about the latest trends, news and ideas, to connect to other b-to-b marketers, and advance their professional careers.

Our Chapter Purpose

  • To improve business-to-business marketing communications and related marketing techniques and their skillful use;
  • To stimulate interest in and promote a better understanding of business-to-business communications and related marketing functions;
  • To encourage research related to business-to-business marketing communications;
  • To provide opportunities for members to improve their managerial skills;
  • To encourage programs aimed at training personnel for business-to-business, marketing communications and related business functions;
  • To cooperate with other groups toward a better understanding of business-to-business marketing communications; and,
  • To promote the highest ethical and professional standards and practices in business-to-business marketing communications.

In addition, the Chapter may participate in such civic or other activities as may be deemed advisable by the Board of Directors.