Birmingham AMA Blog

  • AMA May Luncheon Features Brookwood VP of Marketing, Kate DeWitt Darden

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2017
    Contact: Jamie Parris
    Phone: 205.607.2230

    AMA May Luncheon Features

    Brookwood VP of Marketing, Kate DeWitt Darden

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – April 27, 2017 – The Birmingham Chapter of the American Marketing Association is hosting their monthly luncheon from 11:30am to 1pm on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. The featured speaker for May is Kate DeWitt Darden, Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Brookwood Baptist Health. Kate is responsible for brand management, service line marketing, advertising, public relations, content strategy, community engagement, and internal communications at Brookwood Baptist Health. Her career began at Southern Progress, where she led marketing for the Healthy Living Division, including blockbuster brands Cooking Light and Health. Darden will share her perspectives and experience marketing some of the most prestigious brands in Birmingham.

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  • April Luncheon Recap

    Thank to Ben May of SEC Network for an outstanding presentation! The presentation covered the use of data, analytics, branding and the value of sponsorship.

    The chapter presented recognition awards to a few select board members who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Ellen Porter has been the lead board member that has initiated significant membership growth the past two years. Michael Smith was recognized for his outstanding efforts to establish consistent quality programming since joining the board back in 2014.

    See below for images from the most recent luncheon.

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  • Answers in Action | Personal Invite



    Join us for a full day of topic-driven breakouts, amazing speakers, and opportunities to network with some of Birmingham’s best marketers. Workshops will be led by CEOs, CMOs, and top marketers at some of Birmingham’s fastest-growing companies and most recognizable brands. Breakout topics include Digital Marketing, Sales, Marketing Automation, Social Media, B2B, Direct Marketing, Analytics, a panel of small business superstars, and more! Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from the best of the best.

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  • Answers in Action Conference 2017

    The AMA Birmingham Conference is one of the best investments you can make as a marketer, and we invite you to join us April 7th, 2017. Take your marketing to the next level next year, and join over 100+ marketers in Birmingham for professional development, keynote speakers, breakout sessions, networking and fun.


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  • February Luncheon Recap

    Going After Giants… Sideways. Pretend you have business blender. What would you get if you put in that blender – a national traditional real estate company – Zillow – Amazon – and Uber?  You’d get Lake Homes Realty, one of the nation’s fastest growing full-service real estate companies.

    Check out some of the images from the past AMA Birmingham luncheon.

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  • Welcome New Member | Steve Hartley


    Steve Hartley is Marketing and Communications Consultant in Birmingham, AL. A highly effective, results-oriented leader with extensive marketing and advertising experience. Demonstrated success in building and positioning brands, developing and executing marketing strategy, and leading a marketing team. A holistic marketer, achieving results by combining the optimal mix of traditional marketing channels, digital marketing channels, the sales force, and all areas of the operation. Detail oriented, with the ability to see the ‘big picture’ of the organization’s goals and efforts.

    Twitter: @Steve_Hartley

    LinkedIn: Connect Here!

  • Welcome New Member | AFFLINK


    Michael Wilson is the VP of Marketing and Communications at AFFLINK. Michael is a creative, results-driven professional with 14 years of experience developing strategic marketing/communication campaigns encompassing a myriad of market segments and industries. He has a proven record of building strong brands, corporate images, and dedicated teams with an approach centered on respect, integrity, and accountability.

    Twitter: @wmwilson100
    Instagram: @wmwilson100
  • Welcome New Member | FowlerDavis, LLC

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    Barbara Fowler is the “Chief Motion Maker” at FowlerDavis.  Through comprehensive, creative strategic plans, FowlerDavis helps its clients develop successful brand strategies and engaging consumer experiences.

  • Welcome New Member | MotionMobs & Navigate Affordable Housing Partners


    Emily Hart is the Marketing Director at MotionMobs, a mobile-first technology firm.  MotionMobs designs and develops custom mobile and web applications that make a measurable impact on their clients’ bottom lines.


    Ebony Hall is the Marketing Coordinator at Navigate Affordable Housing Partners provides a wealth of resources to affordable housing businesses, including strategic planning, portfolio re-engineering, inspections, and consulting.  Navigate is HUD’s Performance Based Contract Administrator in Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia and Connecticut.

  • AMA Birmingham Hosts First-of-Its-Kind Executive Reception


    BIRMINGHAM, Ala – September 20, 2016 The Birmingham Chapter of the American Marketing Association is pleased to announce a first-of-its-kind reception that will bring Birmingham’s top executives together in one place. This members-only Executive Reception is being hosted by over 100 CEOs and CMOs from Birmingham-based companies at the Brock School of Business at Samford University from 5:30pm to 7:00pm on Thursday, October 13. More information and event registration can be found at Read more