Azerbaijan Marketing Society was established in July 7, 2000 in Baku with the participation of specialists representing the marketing departments of different local and multinational companies operating in Azerbaijan. The Society was registered in the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan Republic in August 16, 2000. The society is the non-governmental and non-commercial organization. It was founded due to the necessity of unsatisfactory level of marketing in Azerbaijan with emerging economy that goes through hard transition period into the free market economy.
AMS is rapidly growing and developing. It is using its activity and high quality research services in the sphere of agriculture, industry, small and medium business development and elaboration of investment projects. Up to this day it has implemented over 80 projects.
At present AMS consists of about 120 members, 12 staff workers, a network of external consultants/experts and volunteers, including the members all over the regions of Azerbaijan Republic and has fully equipped office in Baku.In this period AMS has developed close relationships with international organizations and strengthened its capacity. It is significant fact that the Chairman of AMS Mr. Rahim Huseynov was a member of the Board of Tutorial of the American Marketing Association and a member of European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research (ESOMAR).
At present Azerbaijan Marketing Society with its social and intellectual activity has become a business partner to many companies and organizations. Azerbaijan Marketing Society maintains close relations and partnership with government and representatives of international organizations, especially World Economic Forum, World Bank, ITC WTO, USAID, UNDP, Eurasia Foundation, Oxfam, CHF, IREX, IRC, SOROS Foundation, CRS, Counterpart International, US Department of Commerce and carries out various projects.
To introduce, develop and provide modern marketing strategies, concepts and tools in Azerbaijan.
To continue develop and expand as a professional non-governmental economic institution providing high quality business development services of international standard to domestic and international private sector.