Marketing & Advertising Groups


"BMA Minnesota is the only organization in the state dedicated exclusively to the professional development of business-to-business executives, marketers and communicators."

Meet every 1-2 Months

Social Media Breakfast

"Since it’s founding, SMBMSP has been a regularly occurring event where like minded folks across the Twin Cities get together to share & learn about social media."

Meet once a month on Friday Mornings

ADFED & AD2 (32 and under)

"The Advertising Federation of Minnesota (Ad Fed) is a non-profit, professional trade association that has served the Minnesota advertising community including agencies, advertisers, suppliers, and students, for more than 110 years. Ad Fed is a part of The American Advertising Federation (AAF), the nation’s oldest national advertising trade association. Ad Fed members volunteer their time and talents to plan and execute events that are overseen by a board of directors. Ad Fed offers networking opportunities, seminars, speaker presentations and other fun and industry focused events. It celebrates the Twin Cities’ market strength and the global impact that our community makes through leading brands, creative advertising campaigns, and sound business practices."

MIMA (Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association)

 "All members receive free registration to our monthly events along with access to more intimate members-only events. Our members include executives, managers, designers, consultants, technologists, writers, and more. Join MIMA and become a part of the leading interactive marketing-based educational and networking organization in the Twin Cities."


"i612 is a professional organization dedicated to development of the interactive advertising industry in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area".

IABC Minnesota (International Association of Business Educators MN)

"International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a vibrant global membership association with thousands of members from around the world, representing many of the Global Fortune 500 companies."


AIGA Minnesota is the first place to turn for inspiration, professional development, and excellence in design in Minnesota. Our mission is to advance designing as a professional craft, strategic tool and vital cultural force. We encourage the exchange of ideas and information among professionals involved in design and other related fields.

AMA Minnesota (American Marketing Association)

"To educate our members about the American Marketing Association (AMA), especially the benefits of belonging to the Minnesota Chapter, by creating indispensable opportunities to get involved in our marketing community. We will achieve this by supporting the most critical member benefits and add indisputable value to membership by producing must-attend programs, activities and events."


"MnSearch serves all levels of search marketing professionals in Minnesota. Our mission:

  • To educate search marketing professionals and businesses about how to plan, execute and measure effective search marketing strategies and tactics.
  • To share the latest search marketing trends and insights to help you stay current in our rapidly changing environment.
  • To connect with other search marketing professionals and businesses in Minnesota to exchange ideas, collaborate on projects and learn about career opportunities."