RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 6, 2018--Government Marketing University (GMarkU), an innovative, collaborative community-based organization committed to knowledge sharing and skills development in the field of public sector marketing, today announced an expanded partnership with American Marketing Association Washington, D.C. Chapter (AMADC) to increase skills-based training, cross-promote events and drive marketing community networking opportunities.

The organizations are promoting two marquee events this fall, including:

AMADC is kicking-off its fall networking season with a happy hour on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at City Winery in the neighborhood of Ivy City, NE D.C. Guests can enjoy the award-winning urban winery with locally sourced fare while they network with marketers and thought leaders across the private and public sectors. The event draws attendance from professionals across corporate, media, government, association, and nonprofit sectors. AMADC is the fourth largest chapter of the American Marketing Association and it provides local networking, career resources, and skill-based and educational programming to marketing professionals throughout the region. https://www.amadc.org/events/ama-networking-series-sponsored-city-winery

“We are looking forward to launching AMADC’s fall networking season with our friends at GMarkU to help connect public and private sector marketers throughout the region,” said Stephanie Sikorski, president of AMADC. “Our partnership with Government Marketing University supports our combined efforts to help propel the marketing community and delivers on our commitment to provide outstanding support and opportunities to marketing professionals locally and across the country.”

Additionally, the GAIN 2018 Conference on November 1, 2018, is GMarkU’s premier, independent educational and networking event focused on advancing the government marketing community. Attendees can expect deep-dive discussions with former and current Federal CIOs and IT executives, high-quality marketing content, government-marketing specific certifications, and the opportunity to network with peers, vendors and service providers. The event attracts over 200 government-marketing professionals and public sector leaders who are looking to enhance marketing ROI for their agency. https://thegainconference.com

“GAIN 2018 provides a platform for established government leaders and industry government marketing experts to share their insights on how to best reach, market, and sell to the U.S. public sector,” said Lou Anne Brossman, founder of GMarkU and government marketing expert. “In our efforts to enhance the marketing profession, we are happy to collaborate with our partners at AMADC to support marketing professionals who strive to learn more about their craft, hone their skills, network with peers, and build a sense of community. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events!”

Stay connected with Government Marketing University by following us on Twitter @GetMarkedU and LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/government-marketing-university/. For more information visit www.gmarku.com.

About Government Marketing University

Government Marketing University is an innovative learning platform that applies a collaborative, community-based approach toward knowledge sharing and skills development in the field of public sector marketing. Experts from all corners of the U.S. public sector marketplace — marketers, thought leaders, government, media and sales — are contributing their knowledge to this unique, content-rich platform. Government Marketing University offers training, research, certifications, mentoring, and community resources all in one place.

About AMADC

AMA is a professional association for individuals and organizations involved in the practice, teaching and study of marketing worldwide. AMADC is the fourth largest chapter of the international American Marketing Association (AMA) – itself the largest marketing association in North America with more than 38,000 members worldwide. AMADC is the leading network of marketing professionals driving innovation, professional development and career advancement throughout the region. Members and the broader community of AMADC represent a vast range of industries varying from corporate, media, government, association and non-profit sectors. In 2012, AMADC proudly celebrated its 80th year of providing Marketing Leadership to professionals in the Washington, D.C. area. Learn more at amadc.org.

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