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2018 AMS Mary Kay Inc. Dissertation Competition

The Academy of Marketing Science welcomes entries for the 2018 AMS Mary Kay Dissertation Competition. There are two award categories: AMS Mary Kay Dissertation Award and AMS Mary Kay Dissertation Proposal Award. Cesar Zamudio (Kent State University), Raj Agnihotri (University of Texas-Arlington), and Kevin Shanahan (Mississippi State University) are co-chairing this year's competition.

Submissions covering any marketing-related topic, methodology and research interest are welcome. The submission deadline is January 5, 2018.

More information, including submission guidelines and previous winners, can be found HERE.

2018 AMS Annual Conference - New Orleans, Louisiana

The call for papers has expired for the 2018 AMS Annual Conference. Registration information will be available during the month of December and will be posted on the website.   

2018 AMS World Marketing Congress - Porto, Portugal

The 21st AMS WMC will take place summer 2018 in Porto, Portugal, from 27 June through 29 June. The host will be the Universidade Lusiada-Norte. Program Co-Chairs are John B. Ford (jbford@odu.edu) and Elizabeth Real (fcee@por.ulusiada.pt). If you are interested in being considered to participate in the program as a session moderator or in some other way, please contact John or Elizabeth now. The Call for Papers has expired and registration information will be available on the website sometime during December, 2017.   Check out these videos from past WMCs

2011 Reims France -  AMS 40th Anniversary World Marketing Congress Video

2014 Lima Peru - 17th World Marketing Congress Video

Message from AMS Nomination Committee

The 2018 AMS Elections will take place next February.  Now is the time to nominate candidates for office.  Note that only active AMS Fellows are eligible to participate in the election process.  Thus, if one’s membership is expired or if the category of membership is Student Fellow, that individual is not permitted to make a nomination.  Only AMS Fellows with no lapse in membership for at least one year may serve in official capacity.  To make a nomination, visit the member's page.  A description of the offices that will be on the ballot can be found at this link:  http://www.ams-web.org/resource/resmgr/docs/Officedescriptions.pdf 

Call for Nominations for 2018 Annual Awards

Time once again to nominate deserving individuals for one of the prestigious AMS Annual Awards.  The Awards include the Harold W. Berkman Service Award, the Harold and Muriel Berkman Faculty Development and Achievement Award, the Cutco/Vector Outstanding Marketing Educator and the Distinguished Marketer.  For more on how to nominate someone and to see full descriptions of the awards, follow the link.

2018 Doctoral Competition for Conceptual Articles 

AMS Review and Sheth Foundation announce the 2018 Doctoral Competition for Conceptual Articles.   Co-Chairs:  Jagdip Singh, Jelena Spanjol & Manjit Yadav. Five-page proposals due: January 10, 2018.  Six winners will be awarded $1000 each.   For additional information, click here.

AMS Call for World Marketing Congress Cohosts

The AMS seeks schools, colleges or universities interested in being considered to cohost the AMS World Marketing Congress to be held in a non-USA location for the years 2020 and 2021.  The AMS WMC typically is held in the July/August time period.  Interested parties should contact either Barry Babin (bbabin@latech.edu) or Jay Lindquist (jay.lindquist@wmich.edu), Co-Directors of International Programs, no later than 1 September 2017. Formal detailed requests for proposal will be sent to interested parties on or about 15 September 2017.  The 2018 AMS WMC is cohosted by the University of Lusiada-Norte Porto and the 2019 AMS WMC is cohosted by Edinburgh University.  

2017 AMS Outstanding Marketing Educator and Distinguished Marketer

AMS announces Venkatesh Shankar, Texas A&M University as the 2017 Cutco/Vector Outstanding Marketing Educator and Ben Lee, of Pierry Inc. as the 2017 AMS Distinguished Marketer.  Venky's remarks can be seen at this link.  Ben's remarks, given at the President's banquet and encouraged all to look a tmarketing as service.  Ben described Pierry's university outreach initiatives and the nature of marketing in the digital age.  For more on Ben's recognition, follow this link

 

AFM-AMS Research Grant Initiative

AMS along with the AFM (French Marketing Association), with cooperation of the Berkman Charitable Foundation, has awarded 10 teams of researchers.  The awards are designed to provide support to teams of researchers pairing an AMS member with an AFM member.  Click here for a link to a full description and guidelines and here for an application form.  AMS values its partnership with AFM and we continue to work to grow this important relationship.  The teams will be announced publicly at the upcoming conferences.

AMS Publication News

The 2016 AMS WMC Proceedings is now available in the Proceedings archives at Springer.  Online Proceedings Archive Open: Springer has digitized the back volumes of Developments in Marketing Science (the Proceedings of the Annual Conference) as well as back issues of other AMS Proceedings. The Proceedings Archive can be freely accessed from the members page. If you'd like a copy of a back issue, contact Springer at link.springer.com and search Academy of Marketing Science.

Berkman Foundation Research Grant Fellowships and Student Scholarships

The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation® once again announces its Grant and Scholarship Application process for 2017. In the last two years, the Foundation has awarded over $100,000 in grants and scholarships. The deadline for applying is in August. For more information on the Berkman Charitable Foundation, including information about eligibility for and how to apply for an award, visit berkmanfoundation.org.  

The Harold & Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation, Inc.® made its first awards in 2014.  The Board of Directors met on November 20 and completed awards to 21 students and two faculty members.   Among the students, 12 are US Combat Veterans, with 5 earning a Combat Infantryman Badge and three earning Bronze Stars.  In addition, several awards went to promising marketing students and two grants were awarded to further the development of science in marketing.  The Award Committee received over 150 scholarship applications and three dozen grant proposals. 

"This great country has given so much to mine and Muriel’s parents who came here with nothing and built a better life for our families, and this is our way of giving back” (Harold W. Berkman, November 20, 2014).

The Foundation is now accepting applications and grant proposals for 2015. . For more information, see berkmanfoundation.org or contact Barry J. Babin, Chair of the Berkman Foundation Awards Committee.

AMS Special Announcements

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Special offer for Active AMS Members for discounted access to Consumer and Professional Panels. We've partnered with Qualtrics for low price data access. Completed and valid responses available for as little as $5 each. Go to the member page for more information about the AMS-Qualtrics Partnership


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