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Strength in Numbers

As a member of our community, you gain access to a whole world of graphic arts professionals – from inside VMA and from our outstanding partners. Enjoy special rates on events and perks from the organizations listed below:


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.

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.
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PIA is the largest printing industry association in the nation. They sponsor a wide variety of events in California, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington & Wyoming, from sales meetings and networking events to conferences and award dinners.


PIA San Diego is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the local professional printing community. They host numerous events throughout the year, including an annual Paper Show, where buyers, printers, and designers come together to view the latest samples and trends in the print industry.

VMA is the partner you need to build, innovate, grow, and protect your business.

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