AMA Lincoln’s Round Tables (formerly known as Special Interest Groups or SIGs) are communities of AMA members and non-members who meet to discuss a common interest area, offering the opportunity for ongoing interaction among professionals regarding a certain topic. Roundtables are for those interested in sharing ideas, knowledge and experiences with others in the field.
Currently the Lincoln AMA offers the following Round Tables:
Sales Round Table
The Sales Round Table is a discussion-based meeting for individuals seeking to further their knowledge base for a variety of topics around the sales marketing industry. These meetings are held quarterly by local leaders in the sales industry. If you’re ready to learn, discuss and share best practices in sales, this event is for you!
JavaTalk Nonprofit Round Table
JavaTalk offers an opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge within the community of those interested in Non-Profit Marketing. JavaTalk meets monthly (the second Friday of the month – unless there is a holiday). Topics range from discussion of current publications to developing your next direct mail appeal.
Marketing Book Club
Marketing Book Club is a quarterly gathering to discuss marketing related literature. This informal group meets to discuss content for pre-selected books. Book selections will be shared as soon as they are available.
Social Media Round Table
The Social Media Round Table is designed for an open discussion, covering all aspects of social media. This Round Table offers the opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge with other professionals who realize the power of social media on all platforms. The group will help you gain a better understanding of platforms and techniques you may know about, but aren’t yet sure how to implement. Let’s talk, spark ideas, and work through implementation details as a group. We grow better together!
Upcoming Round Table Events:
Past Events › Round Tables
Join us for a collaborative, 'open-mic' discussion about how marketers should react and adjust during the COVID-19 crisis. While the effects vary greatly across industries, there's no doubt that the current pandemic has had an effect on us all. We are now faced with the question of if and how our marketing strategy should change for the coming months.In this virtual Round Table, you're encouraged to bring your questions, concerns, and experiences. Our goal is to create an opportunity to…Find out more »
Come listen to Kyle Cartwright discuss the need for professional development of Lincoln's young change-makers. Kyle Cartwright, Executive Director at Nebraska Cultural Endowment and Co-Founder and COO at SEAchange, LTD will discuss purpose and the need for professional development of our city’s young change-makers. He’ll also share about the formation of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (ynpnLNK) and some of the work they’ve been doing this and last year.Find out more »
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This is a virtual event. Choosing social media tools can be daunting. There are many vendors, many options, many functions and a lot of what you don’t need. We’ll discuss a system that can help select the right tools for you. Attendees will walk away with tips and recommendations for evaluating tools and a list of vendors currently used and recommended by the Roundtable host and attendees. Please be ready to discuss any social media tools you use, like or…Find out more »
This is a virtual event. For this nonprofit round table, we are going to break out into small groups and work on developing automated nurturing communications that foster relationships with your donors. Get excited to roll up your sleeves and develop a strategy that you can implement that day (or next week, it is a Friday after all)Find out more »
Stop thinking in terms of organic and paid social media and start thinking in terms of content and ads. This is a virtual event.Stop thinking in terms of organic and paid social media and start thinking in terms of content and ads. Social is largely pay to play and while there are brands who still hit home runs with truly organic content, it’s becoming a rarity. Content marketing does still work and works well, but marketers need to understand how…Find out more »
This is a virtual event. No social media plan is complete without a solid measurement strategy. Often, thinking about how to measure your efforts will help focus your strategy and tactics on social media and orient everything toward your goals. But how do you start building a measurement plan? What KPIs are actually valuable to track? How do you answer questions about the value of followers or engagement on social media? The answers to all of these and more await…Find out more »
Annual Appeals Designed for Success This is a virtual event. During this session we will walk through data, design and insights to help make your appeal drive incremental donation dollars for your organization.Find out more »
Details to come! This is a virtual event.Biography:Casey is the Director of Social Media at Swanson Russell, a full-service agency with offices in Lincoln and Omaha. Originally from Wyoming, he has worked in science communication, higher education marketing, journalism and photojournalism before coming to SR.The Social Media Round Table is designed for an open discussion, covering all aspects of social media. This Round Table offers the opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge with other professionals who realize the power of…Find out more »