AMA Wichita Chapter Wins Recognition in National Competition

The American Marketing Association bestows honors to the Wichita Chapter

Wichita, Kansas 10/24/13 – – The AMA Wichita Chapter announced today that it has received a 2012-13 Special Merit Award from the organization’s international headquarters. The AMA’s annual Chapter Excellence Awards program highlights exceptional performance among the organization’s 75 professional chapters across the U.S. and Canada. The Wichita AMA Chapter was recognized for both Membership and Programming Special Merit for its outstanding performance in that area.

During the Wichita American Marketing Associations 2012-13 year the chapter reached 90 members and provided innovative programing.

“As a Special Merit winner, we feel great responsibility, not only to our own members, but to the marketing community as a whole in Wichita,” commented Wichita’s 2012-13 Chapter President, Fritz Robinson.  “It is our job to provide excellent programming and networking opportunities for our members and guests to elevate the prestige and credibility of the marketing profession in our area.  Receiving this honor affords us the opportunity to do even more to reach out to local marketers who wish to improve their skills and network with other marketers.”

“With over 15 dedicated board members, and many volunteers, we have been able to accomplish some incredible things together,” commented Lynn Deckinger, 2013-14 Chapter President for the AMA Wichita Chapter.   “It is very fulfilling to be a part of such a well established and well respected marketing organization like the AMA.  I’m thrilled that we have been recognized with this honor, and I know that our volunteers will continue to drive towards future excellence.”

About the American Marketing Association

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the largest marketing association in North America with a global network of over 30,000 members. It is a professional association for individuals involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide. As the leading organization for marketers, AMA is the trusted go-to resource for marketers and academics. AMA is counted on as the most credible marketing resource where members can stay relevant with knowledge, training and tools to enhance lifelong learning and obtain valuable information and connections. For more information on the American Marketing Association, please visit


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