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Here at the MA, we have a few different membership options available to cater for different wants and needs. The options available are Company or Not-For-Profit Membership, Individual Membership, Charity Membership, Student Membership and MA Online Membership. Read below to find out about the unique and key benefits for each of these membership types. And, as always, get in touch if you have any questions at all. We hope to see you on board soon.

- Debbie Curtz, Membership Manager

Debbie Curtz

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Company or Not-For-Profit Membership

The purpose of the Marketing Association is to help marketers be brilliant! We inspire business success through a connected marketing community. This means helping you (and your marketers), be more brilliant by providing events, networking opportunities, conferences, and training, to upskill, inspire, and equip you/them to tackle marketing challenges.

A company membership also shows support for the Marketing Association, which is the only marketing body that represents and supports the marketing profession throughout New Zealand. We're committed to you and will work tirelessly to ensure businesses in the country upholds best practice marketing. By signing up as a company membership, you can expect the key benefits listed below:
  • Promote your business & brand via promotion opportunities
  • Build and protect your reputation by belonging to a reputable association and having access to free advice
  • Keep ahead by attending events & workshops at a member-only discounted rate
  • Stay in touch with industry insights
  • Grow your network (networking events, special interest groups, etc)

Join our other leading companies who belong to our membership base.

*There is a $75 +GST joining fee on all new memberships (excludes MA Online Membership)

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Charity membership

Charity Membership

We love to support the charity community within New Zealand, you are all doing so much good for people and the society around New Zealand. So, we designed a membership specifically for charity groups. Read below the key benefits you will receive:

  • The opportunity to apply for an additional discount of up to 30% for selected workshops
  • Standard membership discounts on all events and workshops
  • A subscription to NZ Marketing Magazine and MA’s newsletter - InBox
  • Need some free legal advice on marketing? Ask Keith gives you access to our compliance consultant for free marketing regulatory advice
  • Provide an opinion piece via our Blog

To qualify for a Charity Membership you will need to be a New Zealand registered Charity.

*There is a $75 +GST joining fee on all new memberships (excludes MA Online Membership)

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Individual Memberships

We have three main types of Individual Memberships: 

  • Individual Memberships
  • Student Memberships
  • New Graduate Memberships

All of these memberships receive a number of membership benefits, including: 

  • Networking opportunities to grow your network including our student engagement programme
  • Member discounts on all in-person and online conferences/events, workshops and MA Job Hub
  • Access to world-class marketing resources and advice
  • Connection to an engaged community of marketers 
  • Complimentary access to the MA Café members lounge in Auckland 

To qualify for the Student Membership, you must be currently enrolled at an education institution full time. To qualify for the New Graduate Membership you, must have graduated from an educational institution within the previous 12 months.

*There is a $75 +GST joining fee on all new memberships (excludes MA Online Membership)

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MA Online Membership

This is an Online Individual Membership specially designed for marketers living outside of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Access professional development and keep up with all the latest trends, ideas, best practices, and technologies.

Benefits include:

  • Opportunity to become professionally certified
  • Member-only discounts for online events, live-streamed/on-demand conferences, Live at Lunchtime online workshops and MA Job Hub
  • Access to world-class marketing resources
  • Connection to an engaged community of marketers
  • Complimentary access to the MA Café member’s lounge when in Auckland

    * To qualify for MA Online Membership, you must be living more than 50km from the CBD in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch. A free 14-day trial is available for new members.
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Jodie Burnard

"The Flight Centre Travel Group has been a member of the Marketing Association for a number of years. The range of opportunities available through the Marketing Association to upskill, learn, bounce ideas off and network with marketing peers is extremely valuable to us and helps push the team to think outside of just the company and travel environment."

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