Annual Regular Membership. Annual regular members must demonstrate that they are actively engaged in the management of consumer-oriented shows. They must submit documentation to substantiate that they have managed a show in the past 12 months. Annual membership dues in the PSMA are offered on a 12-month basis for the first year of membership. Membership in the Association is open to promoters of all varieties of consumer and trade shows. Second year membership dues are pro-rated to bring the member to a January 1-December 31 billing cycle.Annual dues: $220.
Associate Membership. Annual Associate membership dues in the Professional Show Managers Association are offered on a 12-month basis for the first year of membership. Membership is open to all individuals and firms offering products and services to the show promotion industry. Second year membership dues are pro-rated to bring the member to a January 1-December 31 billing cycle.
Annual dues: $250.
PSMA is dedicated to advancing the professional standards of the show business.
PSMA provides a medium of exchange for literature and information between show managers.
PSMA establishes the forum for improving relationships between dealers, managers, sponsors, customers, and the press.
PSMA has established insurance programs appropriate for managers and exhibitors.
PSMA provides a cooperative format for resolving issues between managers and/or the people whom they serve.
PSMA provides a mechanism for developing standards of contractual relationships.
PSMA facilitates the exchange of information on insurance, legal questions, security, finance, bad checks, safety, and advertising.
PSMA publishes an online calendar of events for member shows.
PSMA provides literature and information exhibits at major shows.