Philadelphia Chapter of the American Marketing Association Announces its 2017 Super Bowl Smackdown Event


A panel of Philadelphia marketing experts will lead an energetic debate on this year’s Super Bowl commercials

The American Marketing Association, Philadelphia Chapter (AMA Philadelphia) is pleased to announce its highly anticipated Super Bowl Smackdown event has returned for 2017. The event, which features a panel of senior-level marketers, will take a critical look at his year’s Super Bowl Commercials to determine which brands were most successful. The evening will be hosted by Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center in Blue Bell, PA, on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 6-9 pm.

Super Bowl ads have become a cultural phenomenon. AMA Philadelphia has led conversation around the ads with its Super Bowl Smackdown event held annually since 2008. This year’s event will gather regional marketing professionals and features a panel of expert marketing leaders who will spark a lively debate to assess the top Super Bowl ads from this year’s big game.

“Marketers throughout the Greater Philadelphia Area are encouraged to bring their enthusiasm and join AMA Philadelphia’s experts in critiquing these high-profile ads,” states AMA Philadelphia President, Kelly Raible. “Attendees will gain insight from top executives as they delve into the effectiveness of the ads, discuss trending themes, and debate the return on investment for these high-profile campaigns. Overall, it’s a really fun evening for those who enjoy marketing strategy.”

Everyone will be talking about the ads in the days following the game; but only AMA Philadelphia brings together regional industry leaders for an organized debate. First-rate networking opportunities, festive fare, and drinks will round out the evening.

This year’s panelists include:

Advance registration is $35 for members, $20 for students and $45 for non-members. Visit for more information, or register today on Ticketleap.  

About AMA Philadelphia

Nearly 500 professional marketers across the tri-state region are members of AMA Philadelphia). Members represent the diverse environments and careers in which marketers contribute to measurable success for our employers, clients and constituents. AMA Philadelphia fosters a robust and engaged community, bringing marketers at all career levels together with thought leaders, experts and peers.  Established in 1931, AMA Philadelphia was one of the founding chapters of today’s American Marketing Association, the professional association of choice for over 30,000 individuals leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing worldwide.  For more information, please visit You can also connect with AMA Philadelphia on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.     

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