NAMA's Vision/Mission

The 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.  

Benefits and Opportunities of Members

To 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. 

To provide 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 professional.

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