Eight Reasons to Sign up

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Are you looking for a full-time job after graduation or a summer internship? Do you want to network with other marketing students? Or maybe you want to compete in a competition. No matter what you are looking for, UW-Whitewater AMA’s 12th Annual Regional Conference is the place for you. You will learn about marketing to Generation Z from industry professionals and so much more. Take a look at our top 10 reasons to attend regional conference.


  1. Networking with over 35 employers - Our regional conference features a career corner with over 35 corporate partners. Each of these employers are hiring for jobs and internships. They specifically come to our career fair to hire students like you. Take advantage of the opportunity to network with these companies.

  2. Hear how GMR Marketing and The Milwaukee Bucks are engaging Gen Z- Gen Z is a growing market that is changing the business world. Many brands are trying to engage this audience. Hear from GMR Marketing and The Milwaukee Bucks on what they are doing to market to the Gen Z audience.

  3. Show off your skills in front of employers - If you are competitive, our conference is perfect for you. We have six different competitions sponsored by companies that want to hire you. Compete in these competitions to show off your skills and how you can benefit their company.

    1. Perfect Pitch sponsored by Victor Envelope

    2. Sales sponsored by Gartner

    3. Marketing Strategy sponsored by Colony Brands

    4. Digital Marketing sponsored by AcuRite

    5. Mock Interview sponsored by Henry Schein

    6. Digital Design sponsored by Sherwin Williams

  4. Win real money – You can also win $1,000s in prize money by competing in these six competitions. Each competition has awards for the top competitors.

  5. Learn from a LinkedIn guru - LinkedIn can be a daunting platform to newcomers, but we want to help. Learn the ins and outs of LinkedIn with John DeGraff. He will share how to promote “brand you” through your LinkedIn profile, connections, and posts.

  6. Get to know Gen Z, digitally - Join Andy Dahl for an afternoon session on what Generation Z is searching for online. Learn where Gen Z spends their time online and what brands have been successful.

  7. Meet other marketers - Our AMA conference is a great way to meet other marketing students from across the country and around the world. Our conference is attended by students from Germany, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Iowa, and many more. You won’t want to miss out on this chance to meet new people and grow your network of young professionals.

  8. Socialize - Don’t forget, we also want to have fun. Thursday night there is a bowling social at the Hawk Bowl in Whitewater on October 3rd at 7PM. This social is free to all paid conference attendees to get to know other AMA members and have some fun. Enjoy free pizza at the social.


We would love to see you at our 12th Annual AMA Regional Conference. It’s a great opportunity and has benefits that will last you a lifetime. If you have any questions please reach out to one of our conference chairs, Lauren Roloff (roloffle29@uww.edu), Jackie Sticka (stickajl18@uww.edu) and Kate Amerling (amerlingke05@uww.edu). Have you attended our conference in the past? Are you planning to attend this year? Comment with your favorite memories from the conference or what you are most excited for.