On application, new members are graded in one of the following categories according to their qualifications and experience:

Affiliate Member

Those working or interested in marketing, but without formal qualifications. Affiliate members may upgrade to Associate Member status upon completion of tertiary qualifications or attainment of significant practical experience in marketing.

Associate Member (AMAMI)

  • Holders of recognised tertiary (or degree) qualifications in marketing who have started an active career in marketing.
  • Those with significant practical marketing experience.

Associate Members have voting rights in AMI elections, are eligible for appointment to the National Board and to a state council if a CPM, and may display the postnominals AMAMI.

Associate Fellow (AFAMI)

  • Has been an Associate Member for three years or such shorter or longer period as determined by the National Board at its discretion; and
  • Is a CPM.

Associate Fellows have all rights accorded to Associate Members and are eligible for appointment to the National Board and to a state council, and may use the postnominals AFAMI.

Fellow (FAMI)

  • Has been an Associate Fellow and CPM for at least five years, may apply for membership as a Fellow.

Fellows have all the rights and privileges accorded to Associate Fellows, and may use the postnominals FAMI.

Benefits of Professional Membership

The benefits of AMI membership include:

  • Professional recognition through the Certified Practising Marketer program.
  • Rewarding excellence.
  • Communications (including Marketing Update, Professional Marketing and B&T).
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Events specifically aimed at the professional needs and interests of marketers.
  • Access to member-only resources on the AMI website.
  • Career advancement.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • Profile building.

The Institute also provides an array of membership privileges, which support members' career and commercial needs while providing real savings and value to members. These include:

  • Professional indemnity insurance.
  • Car rental.
  • Airline lounge membership.
  • Information and research services.
  • Web hosting and managed services.
  • Publication advertising.
  • Online bookstore.

For more detailed information on the benefits of membership, go to the Member Benefits page and the Member Preferential Rates and Discounts page.

Go to: Professional Membership Application Form

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