Your FMA membership provides benefits and services that are paid for by the FMA classified network.

If you haven’t already, you’ll want to take advantage of some of the following benefits:

  • Annual Training and Educational Conference. Providing great networking opportunities for your staff and management teams.
  • Reduced Conference Hotel Room Costs. Classified network members can qualify for additional room discounts.
  • Conference Idea Fairs. Earn cash awards. Share ideas. Fantastic opportunities to take home revenue-generating ideas.
  • Annual FMA Awards Contest (digital and print) honoring writers, photographers and graphic designers.
  • Annual “Member of the Year” Award.
  • Nationally-Recognized Conference Speakers.
  • Weekly Networking / Training Meetings. These Wednesday afternoon Zoom calls target different groups (publishers, sales professionals, editorial personnel, graphic designers) each week for either training or networking.
  • Audits provided by Circulation Verification Council  (CVC).
  • Individual Local Readership Surveys designed by you and administered by Circulation Verification Council (CVC), including individualized follow-up.
  • An opportunity to earn money through FMA’s classified network by selling statewide classified ads.
  • Peer Consultation by a member of the board of directors. (This service is available once a year per member.)
  • Production Service Discounts through Overnight Production Services (OPS), a U.S.-based network of art directors, designers and pre-press managers with years of publishing experience.
  • Media Focus Magazine, a monthly industry trade publication.
  • FMA Digest, the Florida Media Association newsletter.
  • The Association of Free Community Publication’s Free Paper INK magazine, a trade magazine provided at no cost to FMA members.
  • Associate Members / Vendors that are ready and willing to help support our industry with exclusive rates for our members.
  • Saturation Mailers Coalition. FMA is a member of this organization on your behalf, which is fighting for a positive postal rate, pricing, operation and service environment that benefits free paper publishers that mail.
  • A great opportunity to work together as a team to make Florida a better place to live!
  • The FMA Website with association news, including classifieds for the current and following weeks; advertising information; links to member publications, associate members, and state, regional and national free paper organizations; and a list of Member Publications (with audited circulation figures).
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