About the ANA

Leadership and Marketing Excellence

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) provides leadership that advances marketing excellence and shapes the future of the industry. Founded in 1910, the ANA's membership includes 670 companies with 10,000 brands that collectively spend over $250 billion in marketing and advertising. The ANA also includes two divisions, the Business Marketing Association (BMA) the Brand Activation Association (BAA), as well as the Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the ANA. The ANA advances the interests of marketers and promotes and protects the well-being of the marketing community.


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ANA Annual Report

The ANA strongly believes that it has a responsibility not only to help our members, but also serve the industry.  We saw tremendous growth, accomplishment and progress, all captured in our latest Annual Report.

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Latest News

Media Rating Council Announces Summary of Results of Phase 3

The Media Rating Council (MRC) recently completed its third phase of reconciliation testing aimed at aligning the results of MRC accredited measurement vendors’ viewable impression-related measurements. The organization conducted two prior phases of testing, which identified additional requirements for vendors to follow in order to minimize discrepancies in viewability measurement among the various vendors. This third and final stage of testing was conducted to gain additional assurance that all material causes of discrepancies have been identified and accounted for in the MRC’s requirements around viewability measurement.

ANA Solicits RFPs for Industrywide Media Transparency Study

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) has issued an RFP to identify a third-party organization that can conduct a thorough and objective analysis of all media transparency issues.

The ANA and AEF Join Forces

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) and the Advertising Educational Foundation (AEF) today announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved to join forces.

ANA Welcomes Entries for 15th Annual Multicultural Excellence Awards

The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) is now accepting entries for its annual Multicultural Excellence Awards. The Multicultural Excellence Awards recognize outstanding multicultural advertising campaigns produced by marketers and their agencies. Winners will be announced at the 2015 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference presented by Time Inc., November 8-10 in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Our Members

Membership includes representation from many of the country's leading organizations. See all of our member companies to find out if you are currently a valued member of the ANA.

Board of Directors

ANA's Board of Directors is comprised of leaders in the marketing industry. Please read about our current board.

Publications from the ANA

New for 2015, the ANA has introduced two digital magazines aimed at B-to-C and B-to-B marketers. These complimentary publications cover key issues and feature real insights from the industry’s top experts.

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