The Benefits of Membership

There are many reasons why an agency chooses to join the 4A’s.

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We work with our members everyday to meet the most critical business issues of their day and help to set up their business for success.


Our Agency Management Services group provides expertise on agency compensation, new business, finance and operational concerns.

Through individual consultations, seminars, surveys, and published guides, Management Services supplies members with information and advice on virtually every aspect of their business.

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The Media, Data, & Analytics Group and the Digital Tech Practice offer business guidance and support to help address current issues.

These groups collaborate with other organizations like the ANA, or IAB to issue industry standards, and lead thought leadership sessions throughout the year.

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The strength of the 4A’s lies in bringing the right people together in the right place at the right time to discuss the most relevant issues.

We offer agencies multiple ways to engage with the community.

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Through membership, agencies gain a seat at the table and have a voice in setting our industry agenda. There are opportunities to demonstrate thought leadership and get recognition on the national stage.

We also keep a directory of all of our members for brand marketers and search consultants to access, the 4A’s Agency Search Tool.

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The 4A’s research team instantly expands members’ research capabilities. The industry’s best information specialists provide complimentary, custom research support — as well as carefully curated members-only content covering business trends and consumer insights across major industry verticals.

Membership also brings 24/7 access to our six (6) custom databases providing consumer demographic data, category analysis, spending intel, creative campaigns and ideation tools.

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From the highest-level agency executive to the new hire straight out of college, the 4A’s has best-in-class learning and career development programs.

We offer programs in a variety of formats — from webinars, half-day and full-day workshops to multi-day experiential programs and certifications. There’s something for everyone across all disciplines — and the newly launched 4A’s Learning Academy provides on-demand access.

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4A’s Benefits designs and manages benefits and insurance programs exclusively for our members. With more than 30 years of experience, they have a unique understanding of the issues agencies face.

4A’s Benefits offers tremendous economies of scale on programs like Workers Compensation Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Health and Group Insurance and Business Owners Insurance.

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Fostering the growing community of diverse, talented, and committed individuals throughout the advertising industry is a priority for the 4A’s.

The Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP), 4A’s Foundation scholarship funds, Executive Leadership forums and Mothers@Agencies series are just some of the ways we help our members develop their talent.

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The 4A’s team in Washington, DC is the voice of the advertising business in the nation’s capital and 50 states.

Our team of experts works in collaboration with lobbying groups and other trade associations to influence public policy and protect our industry from unwanted government intervention.

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