Marketers in Transition

Are you a marketer in transition from a CMA member company, a Chartered Marketer (CM) in transition, or have completed the DMSC program through a partner organization? You may be eligible for an individual CMA membership and secure the full suite of CMA benefits. This includes the latest professional development and perspectives, compelling business development opportunities and representation as a marketing professional on a variety of strategic councils and committees.


Marketer in transition from CMA member company: $750*

Chartered Marketer (CM) in transition (must be in good standing): $300

*Membership fees for DMSC participants are included through program participation


Our three strategic pillars support the community of CMA members.




  • Members benefit from preferred pricing on CMA events and professional development offerings including:
    • Events built to meet the high standards of the marketing community. Our programs are 30-40% off for members (currently free in a virtual format).
    • Certificate Courses, Seminars, In-house Training and On-Demand Courses. All webinars are free for members only.
    • CMA’s Chartered Marketer (CM) designation program; leading the charge to recognize marketing as a profession.
  • Participate in the annual CMA Awards; the largest and most prestigious marketing awards program in Canada, recognizing the best in strategy, results and creativity.
  • Access the CMA’s full Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
  • Join a community taking the lead in guiding Canadian university and college students in forging a meaningful marketing career path through CMA NXT.



  • We are the federal government’s key source for considering views on public policy issues affecting marketing. Members are kept informed and have an opportunity to participate in consultations on privacy, consumer issues, competition rules and other relevant topics.
  • Restricted member access to articles, guides, webinars, workshops and white papers designed to help marketers manage risk.
  • Opportunity to display the CMA logo. Our logo sends the message that you are an ethical and responsible marketer.
  • Members take pride in being a part of the national organization providing key information to consumers about their rights, responsibilities, and actions they can take.



  • Members are given front of the line visibility as thought leaders through speaking opportunities and participation in highly visible councils and committees.
  • Members are invited to contribute and amplify their thought leadership through our content channels including, articles, blogs, the CMA Connect podcast series and newsletters.
  • Access to our Member Directory including names, titles and phone numbers of senior level individuals. 70% of our members are in the B2B category.
  • Attend executive events specific for members that allow for high level engagement and networking.


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Membership Referral Program

With the CMA Referral Program, you can get free access to CMA products and services by introducing decision-makers to the CMA Membership Team.

How it Works

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