Sir Charles McGrath Award

Sir Charles McGrath had a distinguished record as a leading Melbourne and Australian industrialist, most notably as chairman of Repco, which was one of the catalysts for Pacific Dunlop. He was knighted for his services to industry and export.

Since 1976, the Sir Charles McGrath Award has been presented to those who have made the most significant contribution to the field of marketing through sound business practice, development of the marketing profession, or wider industry achievements.

Certified Practising Marketer of the Year

The Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM) of the Year was established to recognise the position of the CPM program and to recognise the contributions of an outstanding CPM.


Emerging Marketer of the Year

This category recognises the professional and personal growth of mentees in the AMI Emerging Marketers Mentoring Program.


Chief Marketing Officer of the Year

Please replace the category descriptor – The CMO of the Year is awarded to one of the top marketers within an organisation with responsibility for the vision and strategy of the whole company marketing function.


Future Leader Award

Inaugurated in 2013, the Award promotes the critical role future marketing leaders will play as key contributors to value creation for organisations and recognises excellence in leadership qualities and marketing skills.


Marketing Team of the Year

This category is about recognising the in-house marketing team that has demonstrated value for the unique talents and skills of each team member and how the team utilises diverse skill sets, ways of thinking/idea generation and effective problem solving techniques.


Honorary Fellow

Honorary Life Member status is awarded by the AMI Board of Directors to  distinguished non-marketers that have made a discernible service to the profession of marketing, or an allied discipline, or a distinguished person whom the Board desires to honour, either for having rendered conspicuous service to the industry or in recognition of outstanding achievement.


Life Membership

The AMI awards Life Membership in recognition of meritorious service in advancing the objectives of the AMI in the profession of marketing. Life Membership is conferred on the recommendation of the AMI Board. This is the most prestigious honour that the AMI awards to members for outstanding service and leadership in the field of marketing practice and leadership.