Visual Media Alliance is a professional association dedicated to supporting the graphic arts community of Northern California. Member organizations include digital and traditional printers, graphic designers, print buyers, advertising agencies, web developers, and associated support industries.
Northern California: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, Contra Costa, Del Norte, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kings, Lake, Lassen, Madero, Marin, Mariposa, Mendocino, Merced, Modoc, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba.
Nevada: Metropolitan Reno
Insurance Services: Business and health insurance
Management Solutions: Slow Pay, Attorney Demand Letters, Credit Reports, Collection Services, Find-An-Employee, Consultants (HR, Governmental Affairs, Sales, CPA), Credit Union
HR Support: Consultant, ThinkHR, Credit Union, Find-an-Employee, Find-a-Job, Temp Staffing, HR Library, Supplemental Insurance, Sexual Harassment Prevention Training & Certification
Sales Support: Consultant, Sales Club and Promote My Company Suite: Sponsorship, Advertisement through VMGuide and publications.
Education & Training
Resources: Annual Wage, Benefit, and Business Conditions Survey and Report, and White Papers
Publications: eDigest (semi-monthly electronic newsletter), Digest (monthly newsletter), MediaWise (monthly electronic newsletter), Connected (quarterly newsletter), and Storyboard (annual magazine and website)
Education + Training
Workshops, Seminars, Webinars, Hands-On Learning, and On-Site Training, Certification, with topics focused on Print, Design, Office, Programming, Marketing, Management, and more. Scholarships for college students pursuing graphic arts and print. Visit education.vma.bz.
Representation of VMA, PIASC, and PIASD in Sacramento.
Print Buyer Programs
Visual Media Guide (300 pages), VMA Design Conference, Storyboard Magazine (website and annual publication), and Showcase Awards and Reception.
Golf Tournament, SF Giants Tailgate & Game, Showcase Awards, and CrabFest
Lunch and Learn, Constructive Cocktails, Dinner Meetings, Women in Business Communications Luncheons, and Sales Clubs.
665 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107-1956
Phone: (415) 495-8242
Fax: (415) 543-7790