Introducing the premier social media marketing education event for digital decision makers and social media marketers. Due to unprecedented demand, OMS has partnered with the leading lights of social media to create a standalone educational event solely focused on social media marketing and its integration into the marketing mix. This event will feature intensive workshops, case studies, and all-new material covering the foundational best practices of Social and more advanced tactics of integrating Social into email, search, analytics, demand gen, mobile and more.
The Marketing Research Association, based in Glastonbury, CT (USA), was formed in 1954 as an outgrowth of the Trade Problem Discussion Group of the American Marketing Association’s (AMA) New York Chapter.
MRA has a fully operational Headquarters with a full time staff. The Association’s activities are governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. MRA is a self-managed, not-for-profit organization providing programs and services for members to:
- Enhance their professional development
- Stay connected with the marketing research community
- Gain insight into information about trends occurring in the industry
- Network with fellow researchers
MRA currently has approximately 3,000 members internationally, representing all segments of the research profession.
We are a community of Silicon Valley Executives interested in discussions related to Social CRM, Enterprise 2.0, Social Business.
The GigaOM Network is a business media company linking the world’s leading technology innovators to a global audience of prospective customers, business partners, and investors. The GigaOM Network builds communities, uniting innovators and their partners through online media, events, and research.
The flagship blog, GigaOM, was launched in 2006 by veteran technology journalist Om Malik with True Ventures as the founding seed investor. Other sites in the GigaOM Network include Earth2Tech, jkOnTheRun, NewTeeVee, OStatic, TheAppleBlog, and WebWorkerDaily.
GigaOM Network sites have emerged as leading blogs in their respective areas, known for providing in-depth analysis of developing news stories, and the company provides its content to high-profile media partners, including CNN, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Reuters, and Salon.com.
The GigaOM Network also hosts branded conferences aimed at key verticals in the technology industry, including Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live, and Green:Net.
Our strategy is grounded in the belief that media sites are no longer publications, but hubs of business communities. As such, they must support a full range of business communications: not just journalism, but interactivity; not just online activities, but offline events for face-to-face dealing; not only events, but in-depth research.
Visual Media Alliance (VMA) and VMA Education are nonprofit trade associations dedicated to providing a variety of benefits and money saving programs to creative, web, marketing and print businesses in Northern and Central California and Northern Nevada. Our purpose is to deliver what it takes to help our members become more successful and profitable in their businesses. To accomplish that goal, we provide personal and professional development programs for both owners and employees.
The Alliance brings Business Services to small and medium media companies and even individual creatives who are typically underserved in insurance and discounted business services.
- Group health, business, and life insurance at money-saving rates
- Opportunities to network with peers and collaborate with other types of media companies
- Business services like a credit union, payroll service, and collection letters
- Discounts on business essentials like software and office supplies and educational programming.
Education is the cornerstone of the programs we offer. Since it is business-centric education, it encompasses many formats including dinner meetings, management seminars and classes, webinars, conferences, and hands-on technical training. Our most popular programs, however, are our insurance services, offering the lowest group rates and tailored to the needs of our industry.
When your company joins VMA, your company also becomes a member of Printing Industries of America (PIA), the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with more than 1.2 million employees and serving the interests of more than 12,000 member companies. As a VMA member, you also belong to the Printing Industries of California (PIC), the state organization that represents you before state legislative and regulatory bodies and provides information and resources to help you comply in these arenas.
VMA, along with PIC and PIA, provides you with the management, marketing, financial and technical information that you need to operate your firm more profitably
Our employees in San Francisco are here to serve you. Don’t hesitate to call (415-489-7601 or email us at Info@vma.bz,