Jun 16, 2016

Allianz Global Assistance Signs on as Gold Sponsor of American Marketing Association-Richmond

Allianz will also Sponsor AMA-Richmond CMO Roundtable


RICHMOND, VA,JUNE 16, 2016 — Richmond-based Allianz Global Assistance USA, a leading provider of consumer specialty insurance and a unit of Allianz Worldwide Partners, has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Richmond chapter of the American Marketing Association.  The agreement calls for Allianz to become a Gold Sponsor of the Chapter as well as the sponsor of the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Roundtable.  Allianz has also committed to group membership.

The CMO Roundtable will meet regularly to discuss cutting edge issues of interest to the region’s top marketing executives.  Activities include regular breakfast meetings and after-hours networking events.  Allianz will assist AMA-Richmond with developing a strategic marketing plan for the CMO Roundtable.

“The AMA-Richmond Board of Directors appreciates the commitment that Allianz has made to the chapter and to the CMO Roundtable,” said Tim Asimos, president of AMA-Richmond and VP/Director of Digital Innovation at CircleS Studio. “We’re particularly pleased that they’ve signed on to support the CMO Roundtable as we believe this group has the potential to be a terrific resource for Richmond-area marketers.”

“We strongly believe in the power of marketing and we’re excited about this partnership with AMA-Richmond,” said Joe Mason, chief marketing officer at Allianz Global Assistance USA.  “We hope that our sponsorship of the chapter and the CMO Roundtable will help elevate the marketing profession in the region.”

For more information about the Richmond Chapter of the American Marketing Association, please visit http://amarichmond.org/

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Allianz Global Assistance USA

Allianz Global Assistance USA is a leading consumer specialty insurance and assistance company with operation centers in 34 countries. In the United States, Allianz Global Assistance USA (AGA Service Company) insures 21 million customers and is best known for its Allianz Travel Insurance plans.

In addition to travel insurance, Allianz Global Assistance USA offers tuition insurance, race registration protection, event ticket protection and unique assistance services such as international medical assistance and concierge services. The company also serves as an outsource provider for in-bound call center services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and credit card companies.

To learn more about Allianz Travel Insurance plans, please visit allianztravelinsurance.com or Like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/AllianzTravelInsuranceUS.

American Marketing Association – Richmond Chapter

The award-winning Richmond chapter of the American Marketing Association is one of the premier professional organizations in the region, with more than 300 active members. Our members are marketing professionals, educators and students representing a wide variety of industries, government, nonprofits, education and services who all share one thing: a passion for marketing.

We are the Richmond area’s most respected source for professional development and networking in the field of marketing. We provide our members with opportunities to learn, connect, serve and grow through our full lineup of educational programs and special events as well as leadership and volunteer experiences.

For more than 50 years, AMA-Richmond has been bringing together area marketers for professional development and networking opportunities. We are proud to be recognized among the AMA’s oldest and most successful chapters, and we look forward to continuing to serve the Richmond marketing community for generations to come.

The CMO Roundtable events are by invitation-only based on title, corporation and Richmond region location. To be considered, please contact the Chapter.

For more information, please visit http://amarichmond.org/