PGAMA’s mission is to communicate, advocate and educate on behalf of our members and our industry. Additionally the association offers many occasions throughout the year to network with fellow members, suppliers and guests at events such as Cocktails and Connections, Golf Outings, and the Annual Excellence in Print Awards Banquet. Members who take advantage of these opportunities see real positive outcomes for their business. PGAMA also offers members many options to save money though a robust Group Buying Program and Exclusive Member Benefit services.
PGAMA means Networking
Meet with your fellow professionals at Cocktails and Connections, Golf Outings, fall Crab Feast, and The Annual Excellence In Print Awards Gala. Our offerings on the areas of education and advocacy are opportunities to network as well.
PGAMA means Education
During the year, PGAMA offering includes Executive Roundtables, HR webinars, Educational Seminars, PIA programs and a variety of specialized workshops from sales, color management and training. All of these programs are intent in delivering industry best business practices to our members.
PGAMA means Communicate
All members of PGAMA receive the bi-weekly e-newsletter, the monthly Management Bulletin and the quarterly, Print Matters and you will also receive PIA’s monthly magazine The MAG. Each of these publications though slightly different in content and tone, focus on ways to keep you informed with relevant news you can use as well as ideas to help your business.
PGAMA means Advocate
PGAMA has a strong legislative presence with key legislators and committees in Annapolis and Richmond to watch for any legislation introduced that might have a positive or adverse effect on our industry.
PGAMA and PIA
Membership in PGAMA also gives you membership in Printing Industries of America (PIA). This opens an additional level of programming, publications, and national advocacy where our staff works with congress to fight for the issues that impact your business.
PGAMA is the most cost effective insurance policy you can have to protect your business from a variety of challenges; be it government regulations, compliance, sales and use tax and subjects that have yet to be presented.