ANA Finishes Second Quarter of 2011 with Diverse Array of New Members

Samsung among 11 New Member Companies to Join

New York, NY - August 23, 2011 -- In the second quarter of 2011, eleven new companies have joined the ANA (Association of National Advertisers).  The ANA is the leading trade organization in the country for client-side marketers representing more than 10,000 brands that account for $250 billion in marketing each year.

 The ANA's membership, which includes representation from many of the country's most prestigious organizations, has access to cutting edge conferences, the latest marketing insights, on-site dynamic workshops and training as well as countless other assets.  In addition to the programming and tools provided to its members, the ANA's Washington, DC office is also leading the advertising community in government relations and regulatory issues.

 "We are thrilled that these organizations have made the decision to join the more than 400 companies who are ANA members," said Bob Liodice, president and CEO of the ANA. "We hope to help them navigate the ever-changing marketing landscape and look forward to their active participation in our organization."

 The list of new ANA members for Q2 2011 is as follows:

  • Blue Diamond Growers
  • Carolina AAA
  • Celestron
  • Idea Sphere
  • International Code Council
  • Juniper Networks
  • Kennametal
  • National Hot Rod Association
  • Samsung
  • Vista Print

 For information on how to become a member of the ANA or to learn more about membership benefits and privileges, visit

About the ANA

Founded in 1910, the ANA (Association of National Advertisers) leads the marketing community by providing its members with insights, collaboration, and advocacy. ANA's membership includes 400 companies with 10,000 brands that collectively spend over $250 billion annually in marketing communications and advertising. The ANA strives to communicate marketing best practices, lead industry initiatives, influence industry practices, manage industry affairs and advance, promote, and protect all advertisers and marketers. For more information, visit, follow us on Twitter, join us on Facebook, or visit our YouTube channel.

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