Business shouldn’t happen in a vacuum. What’s more, when it comes to doing creative stuff, you’ve got to be out there. You know, mixing it up. Meeting, greeting, and diving into experiences with others just like you who find inspiration in the everyday.
Lucky for you, we here at VMA are kind of obsessed with organizing events that give you all kinds of opportunities to do just that.
Whether social, professional, or educational, when you attend a VMA event, you’ll meet cool, like-minded members, make connections with awesome professionals in your field, and come away with the skills, tools, and leading-edge best practices, tips, and techniques you need to get more out of your career.
As a reminder, VMA Members are able to attend Collective Conversations, ConnectUp, and SalesCircle for FREE as part of your membership.
Visual Media Alliance’s new exclusive virtual networking referral group SalesCircle. VMA members meet virtually once a month to discuss sales strategies, techniques, tips and tricks, and more.
Join Visual Media Alliance’s Collective Conversations, our Virtual Round Table discussion with VMA members featuring different topics bi-monthly on Wednesday at 10 AM.
ConnectUp is our new of networking events series. These in-person events are held at printer member locations around the Bay. We’ll discuss sales, networking, referrals while making connections and referrals.
Can't-Miss Networking Events
Three words: Off the charts. And at this annual VMA BYOB (bring your own bib) winter event, a four-course, all-you-can-eat Dungeness crab dinner is just the beginning. Come with your favorite supplier, colleagues, and an appetite, and get ready to enjoy a full night of food, drink, fun among friends.
Golfing has long been the sport of business. Visual Media Alliance’s Annual Golf Tournament is the opportunity to spend the day outdoors, doing what you love with your clients and suppliers. This leisurely day includes friendly competition and great networking opportunities and has long been a favorite of golfing members.
How-We-Roll Partner Events
As a member of our tribe, you gain access to a whole world of professionals just like you, from both inside VMA and throughout our outstanding partner organizations, including the following listed below.
American Marketing Association San Francisco (AMA SF)
The American Marketing Association, San Francisco Chapter (AMA SF) fosters and promotes professional learning and career advancement opportunities for all members. The chapter hosts a wealth of monthly programs, events, workshops, and discussions that introduce the latest industry trends and developments, along with valuable networking events that bring together the best marketing minds in the region.
California Manufacturers and Technology Association
The California Manufacturers & Technology Association works to improve and enhance a strong business climate for California’s 30,000 manufacturing, processing, and technology-based companies. Since 1918, CMTA has worked with the state government to develop balanced laws, effective regulations and sound public policies to stimulate economic growth and create new jobs while safeguarding the state’s environmental resources. CMTA represents 400 businesses from the entire manufacturing community — an economic sector that generates more than $300 billion every year and employs more than 1.3 million Californians.
Regional Print Industry Affiliates
Print Industries, the national organization of all things Print, is comprised of regional trade associations and affiliates representing North America’s leading print service and related technology providers.
Our affiliates include:
FGA – Florida Graphic Alliance
GLGA – Great Lakes Graphics Association
GMA – Graphic Media Alliance
PGAMA – Printing and Graphics Association Middle Americas
PIA – Printing Industries Alliance
PIAS – Printing Industry Association of the South
PIASC – Printing Industry Association of Southern California
PIASD – Printing Industry Association of San Diego
PICA – Printing Industry of the Carolinas
PIMW – Printing Industries of MidWest
PINE – Printing Industries of New England
PMA – Print Media Association