Looking for a way to connect with other marketers and get involved with Chicago’s digital marketing community? Apply to join Digital Megaphone’s council and/or write for our blog. 

Lead by Emmy nominated Hope Bertram, Digital Megaphone is a volunteer-driven organization with all of our council members and content creators contributing their time and talents to help further our mission of providing high level thought leadership events and connecting Chicagoland’s top marketers.

Is joining the council right for you? 


  • Networking with your peers
  • First opportunity at volunteering for our Summits and monthly events
  • Gaining exposure to our network of over 12,000 marketers through contributing to our blog
  • Develop your skills when you join our volunteer marketing team
  • Discounted event tickets for yourself and your colleagues

 Council Members

  • Serve a one-year term October 2019 – October 2020
  • Commit to spending 4 -5 hours a week on committee related projects
  • Have attended at least one Digital Megaphone educational event
  • Have the majority of their business relationships in the Chicagoland area
  • Have professional experience in digital, interactive or direct marketing

 Sound good?  Fill out this short form and tell us exactly how you would like to help. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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Events council members work as a team to shape event content, secure speakers, find host venues and promote our summits and evening events.  


  • Digital Innovator Summit
  • Healthcare Marketing Summit
  • Evening Educational Programming – Workshops, panels, etc

Digital Innovator / Healthcare Marketing Summit Committee Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm ideas for event content
  • Recruit speakers
  • Promote event
  • Organize a team from your company to attend

 Evening Educational Programming Committee Responsibilities

  • Brainstorm ideas for event topic and speakers
  • Secure event host (space, a/v, food and drinks)
  • Recruit speakers
  • Organize a team from your company to attend
  • Write event brief to pass onto the marketing team


In its third year, our Top Women in Digital Marketing Awards honors people of all ages, races, religions, sexual orientations and career levels, who identify as female for their exemplary work in the digital marketing industry.


  • Work as a team to develop event theme and ROS
  • Secure high-profile speakers
  • Help promote awards submissions
  • Organize a team from your company to attend

Commit to mentoring a woman starting her career in digital marketing


The marketing team supports all of the events, Top Women in Digital Marketing Awards and the overall mission of creating a community amongst Chicago’s digital marketers.  Lead by Jennifer Chhatlani, VP at IRI, the marketing team will be the most active council.

Responsibilities (split among team members)

  • Create a content calendar
  • Create event briefs, paid social posts, speaker graphics, promo videos and emails for events
  • Social media content creation and post
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn

Help us grow our reach with local brands and agencies


Write media releases and secure media attention for our events – must have a solid track record of securing local and national media including local outlets, major outlets and marketing trade publications.


Lead by agency veteran, our Sales committee will help secure sponsorships for our events and women’s programs

Current council members

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