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UC AMA Celebrates National Marketing Week!

Submitted: 10/2/2009 17:56:26
  • The award-winning UC Chapter of the American Marketing Association is celebrating National Marketing Week October 5-9, 2009

The award-winning UC Chapter of the American Marketing Association is celebrating National Marketing Week October 5-9, 2009

Every Year, the American Marketing Association celebrates National Marketing Week during the first full week of October. This year, National Marketing Week is being held October 5-9 to celebrate the marketing profession.

The UC AMA Leadership team, led by President Alex Spidare, has planned a variety of educational and social events to celebrate marketing:

Monday, 10/5/09 6:00 p.m. ? 8:00 p.m., Catskeller, TUC
National Marketing Week Kick-Off!
Meet members of the UC AMA, BANG (Bearcat Advertising and Networking Group), and PRSSA as we celebrate the beginning of National Marketing Week!

Tuesday, 10/6/09 6:00 p.m. ? 8:00 p.m., 109 Lindner Hall
UC AMA Presents Michael Loban from InfoTrust
A presentation by Michael Loban of InfoTrust, LLC on looking for a job in a social media world ? this lecture will discuss the new skills and knowledge base that employers want job applicants to have. Social media can play a double role, as it allows applicants to stand out from the crowd when they market themselves, and when they demonstrate to recruiters their social media knowledge.

Wednesday, 10/7/09 12:00 p.m. ? 2:00 p.m., 112 Lindner Hall
UC AMA Presents Dr. James Kellaris
Please join the UC AMA as we present Dr James Kellaris, Professor of Marketing and the James S Womack Gemini Chair of Signage and Visual Marketing as he discusses the role signage plays in Marketing and business.

Wednesday, 10/7/09 5:30 p.m. ? 6:30 p.m., American Sign Museum, 2515 Essex Place
Tour the American Sign Museum with the UC AMA
Join UC AMA on a tour of the American Sign Museum as you learn about the history of signage. Check out the website to see everything the museum has to offer: This is limited to 30 students! Be sure to join UC AMA and the Cincy AMA Young Professionals group following the tour for a networking/social event.

Thursday, 10/8/09 12:00 p.m. ? 2:00 p.m., 608 Lindner Hall
UC AMA presents Jean-Francois Flechet, founder of A Taste of Belgium
Come join UC AMA for a free lunch with entrepreneur Jean-Francois Flechet, founder of the restaurant A Taste of Belgium. He will share his story and answer any questions over lunch. Space is limited to 12-15 students.

Thursday, 10/8/09 4:00 p.m. ? 5:30 p.m., 108 Lindner Hall
Career Conversations
This career conversation panel is for students who are trying to figure out what field to go into or want to make connections with employers. Students can ask questions and receive in-depth information about different careers in marketing and management, hearing directly from employers about their companies and the types of jobs they do.

Friday, 10/9/09 11:00 a.m. ? 2:00 p.m., 2nd floor, Lindner Hall
Ice Cream Social
Stop by the 2nd floor in Lindner Hall to celebrate Friday and meet members of the UC AMA!

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The UC AMA is one of 250 Collegiate Chapters of the American Marketing Association. With over 50 members, the UC AMA participates in national case competitions, provides growth opportunities for students through speakers and seminars, and provides marketing consulting to organizations. In 2009, UC AMA was recognized nationally for their celebration of Marketing Week.