Discovering Professional Associations
Associations are vital for any industry, including communications. They typically connect professionals together with social events and publications. The latest news and innovations are presented for the education of all members. Communication is a broad field. As such, there are many associations which serve communications specialists.
Here is a list of some top associations:
ADMA describes itself as, “Australia’s largest marketing and advertising association.” The marketing and advertising pillars in ADMA are data, technology, customer experience, content, and creativity.
AANA aims to “inspire and promote responsible, innovative and respected marketing.”
The IAA brings together a broad range of communication professionals from around the globe. The slogan of the IAA is, “Inspiring Excellence in Communications Worldwide.” This organisation stands out for offering accessible membership for young professionals.
The CC has an office in Sydney and representatives in other cities. There are multiple upcoming events by the CC in different Australian cities.
OMA represents out of home advertising in Australia. This organisation has presence on diverse social media such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Blogger and Instagram.
The MFA hosts programs for media workers who have less than 10 years of experience. Events are announced on the Facebook pages.
NMW hosts award nights and other events for the industry’s best.
Benefits of Associations
Industry associations are a must. They allow fellow professionals to connect for valuable networking. New information is shared with a group of interested like-minded people. Events and social media continue in bringing people together. These were some associations appearing online for the communications industry. Everyone should join associations for their own professions.
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