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About us

The goal of the ANA Business Marketing Practice is to elevate B2B by advancing the unique nature of business marketing and fostering a sense of community among our savvy members who market in the “considered purchase” space.

We produce proprietary, actionable insight-driven content via local/regional events, committees and webinars to help members advance their careers and business, stay connected and prosper.

Each year, we host the Masters of B2B Marketing Conference, one of the largest of its kind in the world, and orchestrate the B2 Awards, which honors today’s innovators and leaders in business marketing.

All of our topics are aligned with the four growth priorities and 12 focus areas that comprise the CMO-endorsed ANA Growth Agenda.

Topics include:

  • Customer Experience
  • Account-Based Marketing
  • Demand Generation
  • Lead Generation
  • Sales and Marketing Alignment
  • Employer Branding
  • Marketing to Small Business (SMB)
  • Brand Purpose
  • Digital Transformation
  • Data and Analytics
  • Marketing Technology
  • Content Marketing

Upcoming B2B Events

B2B Committees

Engage and exchange ideas with your peers while driving industry thought leadership. Click on a committee name to find out more about its purpose, its members, and to explore previous meeting content.

B2B Webinars

One-hour ANA Business Marketing Webinars are typically held on the first Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. ET and are complimentary to client-side marketer corporate members of the ANA. These quick, easy to digest sessions are programmed around the intersection of "B2B" and key pillars of the ANA Growth Agenda. Log in. Register. Learn.

Thought Leader Thursday Webinars

Hear from ANA Business Marketing Practice partners and industry experts who will share case studies, best practices, and key action steps to help you become a more knowledgeable and effective marketer in today's fast-paced, highly competitive marketing and advertising environment.

B2B Marketer Magazine

Through best practices, case studies, interviews, and expert advice, B2B Marketer provides the strategic and tactical edge marketers need to attract, nurture, and convert today's always-on buyers.

B2B Companies Are Having a Tough Time Quitting Cookies

by Michael Bradford, 2 weeks ago

Marketers have had years to prepare for the demise of third-party cookies, coming in 2023. But B2B brands continue to lag in their efforts to adapt, with just 21 percent planning to build out their first-party data strategies this year. As cookies fade, marketers need to recalibrate their technology stack and develop a process for sharing data across multiple departments.

The Metaverse Is No Game for B2B Marketers

by Marie Griffin, 3 weeks ago

Most B2B brands are taking a wait-and-see approach toward the metaverse, as they first get a firmer hold on other, less complicated digital channels. At the same time, B2B marketers must weigh this caution against the fact that younger people now transitioning into decision-making roles have been conditioned to a digital-first world in which virtual- and augmented-reality experiences are a natural part of their day.

Brands Have to Take a Gut Check Before They Take a Stand

by Michael Bradford, 1 month ago

From Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to the fight for racial equality in the U.S., there’s no shortage of issues on which brands might take a stand. But simply speaking out isn’t what customers and prospects are looking for, particularly among millennials. People will see right through companies that insist they are concerned with social issues but do not follow through with any concrete action.

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    Contact the B2B team at b2b@ana.net to learn more about how you can get involved with the ANA Business Marketing Practice.

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