February 03, 2012 08:03 ET

Orange County Chapter of the American Marketing Association Launches New Brand and Website

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Feb 3, 2012) - The Orange County Chapter of the American Marketing Association (OC AMA) launched its new website,, on Feb. 1. The new website is part of a complete brand relaunch for OC AMA as it looks to drive and foster innovation. The new website is a resource to connect local marketing professionals with the networking, professional development and leadership opportunities available through OC AMA.

In conjunction with the website launch, the OC AMA also launched its e-newsletter and offered up a pair of passes to an upcoming Signature Speaker Series event to two lucky winners. The winners were just announced by Jeffrey Hayzlett in a video on the OC AMA site (

OC AMA is the leading organization for marketing professionals in Orange County. As part of the American Marketing Association, OC AMA members are connected to over 20,000 marketing professionals, academics, experts and leaders around the world. The next OC AMA event features Kia Motors America VP of Marketing & Communications, Michael Sprague presenting a case study on Kia's marketing success and brand transformation on Feb. 15. It is a 'can't miss' event for the OC marketing community!

OC AMA President Chelsea Sellars describes the new site as "a tool to better connect OC marketers and business professionals by providing information, resources and details on the events that bring top marketing professionals together."

OC AMA provides Orange County marketing professionals with access to the resources they need to keep their company's marketing on the leading edge, their marketing skills current and their careers on track. Founded in 1994, OC AMA has evolved as the marketing profession has changed. Over the past two decades, new technology has transformed the industry.

"It is more important than ever to participate in ongoing career education and development," Sellars said. "Members depend on OC AMA to stay connected to their peers and marketing leaders, as well as to keep up to date with trends."

OC AMA members reflect the local marketing community and are dedicated to advancing marketing as a successful profession. The chapter is comprised of professionals from large, multinational enterprises to independent consultants. It is the wide range of organizations and professionals represented that makes OC AMA a leading networking source. OC AMA welcomes members at all levels, including current undergraduate students, recent college graduates, professional educators and companies who have several members join as a group.

For more information about the Orange County Chapter of the American Marketing Association, visit or contact Ellen Henderson at

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