Become part of a national network of advertising & marketing professionals.

As a member of Tri-State AMP, you’re not just a member of our local club, you’re part of a national network of advertising and marketing professionals. Your membership runs for 12 months from the time you join, so you get the most out of your investment.

WHO ARE WE? Agency Creatives, Public Relations Professionals, Graphic Designers, Small Business Owners, Public Information Managers, Educators, Account Executives, Freelancers, Marketing Directors, Web Designers, Digital Marketing Specialists, Media Representatives and more.

WHAT DO WE DO? Monthly Luncheons, American Advertising Awards, Triumph Award and Small Business Conference, Scholarships, Advertising for a Cause

Why Join?

NETWORKING Whether you’re a marketing director, agency creative or media salesperson, you can always benefit from knowing more local professional colleagues. Tri-State AMP is an excellent opportunity to meet new friends and establish professional ties.

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT You want to learn things to make you better at your job. We have outstanding monthly luncheons featuring dynamic speakers on a variety of topics. Join us on the 4th Tuesday of the month at Dexter BBQ (unless otherwise noted). Doors open at 11:30 a.m. the program runs from noon to 1 p.m.

AMERICAN ADVERTISING AWARDS (ADDY AWARDS) Every year Tri-State AMP hosts the local American Advertising Award competition. It’s the industry’s largest and most representative competition for creative excellence. Winners here can compete at the District American Advertising Awards and those winners go on to the National level. Whether you want to witness the area’s best creative work or prove your own excellence, this event offers the opportunity to spend a night with industry peers celebrating great work.

TRIUMPH AWARD & SMALL BUSINESS CONFERENCE This annual event celebrates excellence in marketing by honoring a Southeast Missouri business that has achieved success through marketing and advertising. The event consists of morning educational sessions followed by a luncheon event. Sponsored by Southeast Missouri State University and Tri-State AMP.

PUBLIC SERVICE Give back. As members of the advertising community, we’re in a unique position to bring awareness to causes that help make our community strong. Tri-State AMP gives back through the Advertising for a Cause grant which launched in 2009. The grant provides advertising assistance and production and media placement for at least one regional public service organization.

LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Shape the direction of Tri-State AMP by serving on a committee or the board.

AAF MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS By joining Tri-State AMP you also become a member of the American Advertising Federation’s nationwide network of advertising professionals. We are 40,000 members strong nationwide. Additional benefits from the national organization include everything from free whitepapers and webinars to discounts on office supplies and shipping services.

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS Together, Tri-State AMP and AAF effectively protect your ability to work in our industry on a daily basis free from government intrusion or excessive taxation. The American Advertising Federation gives us the tools, the resources, the opportunity and the ability to most effectively represent advertising.

Enjoy Member Discounts

  • SAVE 25% on monthly luncheons (Members pay $15 per meeting instead of $20)
  • SAVE $10 on every entry in the American Advertising Awards
  • Exclusive AAF discounts and benefits (

Membership Levels

All memberships include Networking, Training & Education, Discounts on ADDY Award Entries, Free Online Job Postings and eNewsletter, as well as AAF National member benefits. One luncheon voucher can be applied to other Tri-State AMP events when available. Questions? Email the Treasurer

Professional – $90 One-year individual membership

New Professional or Retired Professional – $75 One-year individual membership. New Professional membership is good for one year after graduating.

Professional Plus – $240 ($275 value) Includes one-year individual membership, 9 pre-paid monthly lunch or evening program vouchers and one American Advertising Awards banquet ticket

Corporate Membership – $705 ($825 value) Includes three full individual memberships, 9 pre-paid monthly lunch or evening program vouchers for each member and one American Advertising Award banquet ticket for each member

Membership Timeline, Renewing Members

The 2017-2018 membership year will run August 2017 through June 2018. The 2018-2019 year will resume the normal July – June program/membership year. 
All current members will be auto-billed for last year’s membership level in July and it will be due in August. To change your membership level, just send us an email! (

New Members: Fill out this simple form to join.

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