National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) serves the food & fiber industry,
focusing on our members' professional development by providing access to
solutions and opportunities in agribusiness.
and Opportunities of Members
learn first-hand from professionals in marketing, advertising, communications,
promotion, sales, public relations, etc., the various career opportunities
available in agri-marketing. Students are then in a better position to select a
career that best fits their interests and talents.
To develop valuable personal
contacts and working relations between the students and agri-marketing
professionals. These contacts provide access to internships, co-op programs, job
interviews, referrals, business recommendations and career opportunities. In
some student chapters, students have access to a mentor program.
meaningful opportunities for students to practice their managerial skills
(planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling) and to
demonstrate their leadership abilities.
To attend the monthly professional
chapter meetings, seminars and social events and to assist various professional
chapter chairs in planning and implementing chapter projects. These meetings
provide students the opportunity to become highly visible as prospects for
employment after graduation.
To attend the annual Agri-Marketing Conference, and
to participate in activities including, TEAM NAMA, the National Marketing
Competition, Outstanding Student Chapter Competition and ABEF Scholarship
Awards. Attending the conference provides students with an opportunity to
establish personal contacts with marketing professionals throughout the United
States and Canada. These contacts are valuable sources for career opportunities.
To assist in making the transition from being a student to becoming a business
the NAMA Membership Form (76Kb) - Please contact any of the current NAMA
members for further assistance.