Speaker Series

AMA in the PM: How We Lead in Marketing with AMA CEO, Bennie F. Johnson

Wednesday, April 17 |
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Unlock the power of imagination in navigating the complexities of marketing and shaping the future. Join us for an inspiring evening with lively networking featuring esteemed guest Bennie F. Johnson, the American Marketing Association’s Chief Executive Officer.

During this powerful and thought-provoking AMA in the PM event, Johnson will discuss how marketers can navigate the current landscape to change the future of marketing. He’ll discuss how to drive positive impact in our marketing universe, bringing diverse perspectives to the forefront, and how to incorporate imagination and intentionality in our marketing.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive event that promises to inspire and empower marketers to transform their approach and make a lasting impact. Reserve your spot now and be part of the conversation that will shape the future of marketing.

Key takeaways include:

  • Driving impact in a complex ever-evolving industry
  • Utilizing strategic imagination in your marketing 
  • Leaning into leadership opportunities and creating effective change 

Event Details
Wednesday, April 17, 2024 | 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Price Modern | 2604 Sisson Street | Baltimore, MD 21211

Ticket sales will end two hours prior to the event’s start time. Non-members rate will increase 24 hours before the event.

Event Schedule
5:00 – 6:15 pm | VIP Meet and Greet with Bennie F. Johnson (requires purchase of VIP ticket)
6:00 – 6:30 pm | Registration and Networking
6:30 – 7:30 pm | Featured Presentation and Q&A with Bennie F. Johnson
7:30 – 8:00 pm | Networking

Many thanks to our event partner, Price Modern!

Bennie F. Johnson
CEO, American Marketing Association

Bennie F. Johnson is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Marketing Association (AMA). AMA is the largest community-based marketing association in the world, trusted by marketing and sales professionals to help them discover industry trends. AMA’s community of local chapters spans more than 70 cities and 320 college campuses throughout North America. AMA is home to award-winning content, PCM® professional certification, five premiere academic journals, and industry-leading live and virtual training events.

He most recently served as the Executive Director of AIGA, the largest professional association for design. AIGA grows the power of design as a professional craft, strategic advantage, business driver and catalyst for positive impact. While at AIGA, Bennie hosted the acclaimed Design Adjacent podcast and the design leadership fireside chat series from 2020 to 2022.  

Bennie thrives on the connections between marketing, technology, education and innovation. With experience in strategic and consumer marketing, brand management and innovation management, he is drawn to opportunities that allow him to lead and create new modes for business engagement. He has broad experience growing brands, businesses and organizations with a special focus on venture launch and brand relaunch business environments.

Bennie graduated from Yale University with a B.A. and from Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies with a M.S., Strategic Communications.


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