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Driving growth for marketing professionals, brands and businesses, and the industry for the benefit of humanity.

Founded in 1910

The ANA is the U.S. advertising industry's oldest and largest trade association. Originally known as the Association of National Advertising Managers, it was established to promote cooperative relationships between regional and national advertising industries, manufacturers and dealers, and advertisers and agencies.

Learn about what we do for our members and see their most frequent questions.


We are obsessed with delighting our members through superior products and services and an unwavering commitment to helping them become more effective marketers, build stronger brands, develop a more productive industry, and benefit humanity through bold leadership and innovative programs.

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Voice of the marketer

As the voice of the industry, the ANA provides the advertising community with a voice before Congress, state legislatures, Federal regulatory agencies, and the courts. We also challenge our members and the industry to collaborate as a community and leverage their leadership for business and brand growth.

See which of our latest initiatives made headlines.

Driven by the ANA Growth Agenda






The CMO-endorsed ANA Growth Agenda provides the key pathways for the industry to create a stronger, more sustainable economic future for all brands and the people they serve

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Advocating for more than 1,600 domestic and international companies

Nearly 1,100 client-side marketers representing an estimated 20,000 brands that collectively spend $400 billion in marketing and advertising each year.

More than 500 marketing solution providers, including suppliers, agencies, law firms, media companies, and consultants making a difference across the marketing ecosystem.

Led by industry veterans and the world’s most influential marketers

Marc Pritchard

Bob Liodice
Chief Executive Officer

Paul Alexander

Christine Manna
President and Chief Operating Officer

Our locations

New York

155 E 44th Street
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212.697.5950
Fax: 212.687.7310

Washington, D.C.

2020 K Street, NW - Suite 660
Washington, D.C. 20006

Phone: 202.296.1883
Fax: 202.296.1430

Join us to drive growth

At the ANA, we strongly believe that the more diversity we have in our team, the greater the value we can deliver to our members. For more than 20 years, we've used our collective voices, reach, and commitment to create an industry and an organization that's more inclusive, understanding, and reflective of diverse segments.

Be part of the difference. Join the ANA today and help transform the industry!

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