Current and past participants include:
The Association of Independent Authors (AiA) is a global membership organization representing, advancing, supporting and encouraging self-published (independent) authors. Our membership spans six continents with Directors based in the USA, Asia, Australia, and South Africa.
ProductionHUB, Inc. is an online marketplace for broadcast TV, motion picture, pro video, live event, corporate & digital media production. ProHUB connects media & entertainment professionals with those seeking industry products & services. Since 1998, this vertical B2B has grown to become the world’s largest and most active production community search site, attracting more than 4 million searches annually.
DVPA is a member focused organization for new media professionals that provides membership to all those who are involved as visual communications. The DVPA is the largest organization in the world devoted exclusively to meeting the needs of those who use DV technology. We began as a community online in the mid 1990′s and officially incorporated as an association in April of 1998. DVPA members come from many different walks of life from countries all over the world. They work in any job that requires them to communicate using a visual medium. This includes corporate video professionals, film directors, commercial editors, church worship leaders, nightclub VJs, and even advanced hobbyists among many others.
The American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) is the premier trade association for the world’s most respected imaging professionals. Founded in 1944, our primary mission is to create sustainable information, advocacy and communication systems designed to empower and educate professional motion and still photographers. The use of visual imagery has exploded with the new ease of distribution the Internet provides and ASMP currently works diligently to address how these changes impact the working professional. ASMP’s newest book, The ASMP Guide to New Markets in Photography, addresses these issues.
“The Voice of the Software Industry” — We are a non-profit industry group founded to serve developers, the people who power and expand the world through software. We work to ensure that developers–no matter the language or platform–have the tools, network, and policy environment they need to continue to innovate. We champion the work that developers do through every channel open to us. Join the more than 7,000 developers and dozens of corporate partners who are working together for the benefit of the apps industry nationwide.
The National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE) is a professional organization for writers, editors, and you ‒ if you work with words. Known as “the professional association with a career-building difference,” NAIWE provides writers and editors a professional home on the web with free member websites linked to a searchable database. We offer teleclasses on publishing, business strategies, social media, and more, plus free accounting information and legal information services and other benefits. It’s our goal to provide tools and information to help you create multiple streams of income in your creative career. We are open to members in any country.
Digital Video has been serving the independent professional production community with relevant news, solid business solutions to film and video production challenges. Totally revamped in 2011, each monthly issue is organized into three primary sections: Look, Lust and Learn.
The Broadcast Education Association is the association that connects the electronic media industry to the classroom. Our annual convention, held every April in Vegas, is completely co-located with the NAB Show, and attracts over 1,200 educators and aspiring electronic media professionals from around the globe. In addition to almost 200 sessions, hands-on workshops, creative competitions and series of receptions and awards ceremonies, BEA convention registrants get access to the NAB Show exhibit hall as well as Broadcast Management and Engineering Conferences. Our annual convention draws educators, students, and professional interested in interactive multimedia, video production, news reporting, graphic design, publishing, scriptwriting and audio production.
Human 1.0 is a research based management consulting firm focused on innovation, marketing, social business and change management. Human 1.0 enables organizations to leverage the social power of humans as part of your business. We humanize brands and power business processes with people, and we call this creating Hyper-Social organizations.
For over 30 years, Tech & Learning has been — and continues to be — the leading resource for K-12 leaders. Its publications, web sites and events provide factual and evaluative information on trends, products, and strategies to educators who purchase technology products in their districts and schools. Tech & Learning, published by NewBay Media LLC, delivers the highest quality content and essential resources to manage, train, and teach technology.