Membership Benefits

 

ANNUAL PUBLISHING CONFERENCE & EXPO
  • FMA provides educational tracks at the Annual Conference including editorial, design, marketing, digital and much more.
  • This is the only exposition in Florida where national, state and local publishing suppliers meet in one room to give members information on their latest products, services and promotions.
  • Registration for additional staff from your company is available at reduced rates for FMA members.
  • Convention attendees have the opportunity to participate in a special event during the conference.
  • Bid on amazing items during the silent auction.

ANNUAL CHARLIE AWARDS COMPETITION (company members only)
  • This prestigious national competition recognizes excellence in writing, editing, graphic design, digital, photography and overall quality.
  • Winners are recognized in more than 80 categories, including prestigious “Best Overall” awards and a special “Magazine of the Year” distinction.
  • Put your magazine to the test and compete against publications in your category from all over the state. More than 700 entries are submitted each year.

EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Free lunchtime webinars by recognized speakers. A variety of topics have been selected based on member feedback.
  • Industry studies to provide important data to help your magazine and business grow.

LEGISLATIVE REPRESENTATION

  • Partnering with Magazine Publishers of America and other industry groups has enabled FMA to position itself as the voice of Florida’s publishing industry.
  • When legislative issues arise, FMA immediately alerts members, informs them on what action can be taken and educates them on the next steps.
COMMUNICATION/PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY
  • Each member receives a FREE copy of the Publishing Executive magazine (10 times per year) which includes tips and techniques for publishing professional.
  • Visit FMA’s new website for everything from industry news and statewide employment opportunities to interactive online discussions and shared work from member magazines.
  • Local networking events.
  • FMA offers members tips, news alerts, events, job listings and more.

SUPPLIER NETWORK

  • Exclusive discounts and other values from industry suppliers