Associateship

IMM Associate Benefits

Education

Short Courses
Express Courses
Workshops
Professional Development

Publications

The IMM Quarterly
Strategic Marketing for Africa

Events

IMM Fridays
Executive Think Tank
Annual Conference

Awards

Marketing Excellence Awards

Recruitment

IMM Job Market

Partnerships

Financial Benefits and Added Value

IMM ASSOCIATESHIP MODEL

Corporate Associateship

Corporate Associates of the IMM, join the Institute in inspiring business success through a connected marketing community. Companies can showcase their commitment to the marketing profession, and in so doing, support the institute’s endeavour to ensure that businesses uphold best-practice marketing.


Corporate associateship is available at three different levels:
Platinum
Gold
Silver


All levels offer the following opportunities to Associates:

  • To promote their business and brand at IMM events and on our online platforms
  • To keep abreast of marketing trends by attending events and workshops
  • To provide insights into the industry at various forums
  • To grow networks at events and special interest groups

PLATINUM

R 15 000 per annum
  • BENEFITS

  • Seat at the bi-annual IMM Executive Think Tank
  • Logo and link on IMM website
  • Listing in The IMM Quarterly electronic newsletter
  • Banners and brochures at IMM functions and events
  • 5 Free copies of the Strategic Marketing for Africa print publication
  • Subscription to The IMM Quarterly electronic newsletter
  • Unlimited use of the IMM Job Market for recruitment purposes
  • Slot at IMM Recruitment Day
  • 30% Discount on IMM Short Courses
  • 30% Discount on all IMM functions and events
  • 30% Discount on ads placed in The IMM Quarterly
  • 2 Individual Associates for the year of Corporate Associateship
  • Framed IMM affiliation certificate and digital badge
  • Partner discounts

GOLD

R 9 000 per annum
  • BENEFITS

  • Banners and brochures at IMM functions and events
  • 3 Free copies of the Strategic Marketing for Africa print publication
  • Subscription to The IMM Quarterly electronic newsletter
  • Unlimited use of the IMM Job Market for recruitment purposes
  • Slot at the IMM Recruitment Day
  • 20% Discount on IMM Short Courses
  • 20% Discount on all IMM functions and events
  • 20% Discount on ads placed in IMM Quarterly
  • 1 Individual Associate for the year of Corporate Associateship
  • Framed IMM affiliation certificate and digital badge
  • Partner discounts

SILVER

R 5 000 per annum
  • BENEFITS

  • 1 Free copy of the Strategic Marketing for Africa print publication
  • Subscription to IMM Quarterly electronic newsletter
  • Unlimited use of the IMM Job Market for recruitment purposes
  • Slot at the IMM Recruitment Day
  • 10% Discount on IMM Short Courses
  • 10% Discount on all IMM functions and events
  • 10%Discount on ads placed in The IMM Quarterly
  • 1 Individual Associate for the year of Corporate Associateship
  • Framed IMM affiliation certificate and digital badge
  • Partner discounts

Individual Associateship

Individual Associates can join the IMM Community through a number of ways:

Professional Associates

An Individual may gain life-time Platinum Associateship to the Institute of Marketing Management if they submit a CV and Certificates displaying that they meet the following criteria:
  • Hold a marketing or business qualification that can be authenticated by an institutional authority
  • Have 10 years working experience in a marketing or related industry
  • Hold a senior position within their organisation

Professional Development Associates

Individual Associateship may also be acquired by participating in Professional Development initiatives, moving through three Levels:
Bronze
Silver
Gold


Associates need to complete a minimum of five (5) Professional Development Activities per Level to obtain certification. Activities are selected from a bouquet of options to appeal to individuals at different stages of their careers. By the end of the third Level (Gold), an Associate would need to have completed a minimum of fifteen (15) Activities during the three Levels, for which they will then receive life-time Associateship to the Institute.

Professional Development Associates

For students currently completing a qualification with the IMM Graduate School, Professional Development is payable along with the Semester Support Fee each semester – R1500 per semester. Students completing shorter qualifications with the IMM Graduate School will need to complete at least one of the Professional Development Levels and will be awarded with the relevant Associateship Level to the Institute of Marketing Management. These students are however welcome to complete further Levels, and will need to enrol via the Institute and make payment as an IMM Alumni in order to complete the remaining Levels.

IMM Graduate School Alumni

A graduate holding an IMM Graduate School qualification – R3200 per Level

PD Associate (Professional Development Associate)

An individual holding a relevant marketing qualification from another reputable tertiary institution – R3800 per Level
BENEFITS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE:
Complete a minimum of 5 Professional Development Activities per Level
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATE:
PLATINUM MEMBER
Level 1: BRONZE
Level 2: SILVER
Level 3: GOLD
Life-time Associateship of the IMM
Eligible to apply for the Chartered Marketer (Africa), if they meet the relevant criteria
Eligible to join annual exchange tour
Access to the menu of Professional Development Activities
Free attendance of monthly IMM Fridays
Discount on annual conference and workshops
5%
10%
20%
30%
One free Short Course annually
Discount on IMM Short Courses
10%
20%
30%
50%
Access to IMM Express Courses at R250 each
Access to digital copy of Strategic Marketing for Africa
Subscription to The IMM Quarterly
Contribute articles to publications
Recruitment Day Invitation
Inclusion in the IMM Job Market
Associateship Card
Digital Badge and Certificate on completion of Level
Bronze
Silver
Gold
Platinum
Partner Discounts