The PDMI is a 501(c)6 not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting, protecting, and advancing business for performance-driven and direct-to-consumer marketing professionals. Membership in the PDMI is an opportunity for marketers and suppliers alike to show vision in the industry and to connect with like-minded partners.
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The PDMI believes that a proactive, self-regulated community is a healthy, progressive, and smart community. The PDMI promotes principles of ethical business practices, accountability, and transparency to advance the industry on a level playing field.
PDMI MEMBER BENEFITS
Discounted Badges to PDMI Multi-day Events
Connect with the marketers and suppliers who make the performance-driven marketing industry go! Save $100 per badge for PDMI East (spring) and PDMI West (fall) multi-day events, helping you maximize your event budget and send all key members of your team.
Access to Bi-Annual PDMImix Networking Events
Get guaranteed entrance to two PDMImix networking events per year. Our power-packed PDMImix events bring together the industry’s leading marketers and suppliers for an evening of business networking and fun. PDMImix events are planned for summer and winter.
Access to the PDMI Membership Roster
Gain instant access to complete contact information for your fellow PDMI members. The PDMI membership roster will be updated and deployed quarterly to all member companies — and also is hosted in the member-only area of the PDMI website.
Serve on PDMI Councils
Serving on a PDMI council is its own form of advocacy - for yourself, for your business, and for the industry as a whole. The PDMI’s councils provide a starting point for members to get more involved and for the PDMI community to hear your voice. Current councils include: Workshop Council, U.S. Hispanic Council, Government Affairs Council, and Brand Response Council.
Government Affairs and Self-Regulation
From data security and privacy to the FTC’s latest initiatives, it’s important to stay abreast of government rules and regulations that affect your business. With the assistance of the PDMI’s staff and its Government Affairs Council, PDMI members keep up with the latest news and are able to voice their concerns on legal and regulatory programs affecting today’s business environment.
PDMI Political Action Committee (PAC)
Give back to the industry in the most important way: to lobby for a better business environment for all performance-driven marketers. The PDMI’s planned PAC will serve as a non-partisan, transparent fund that helps ensure our members’ voices are heard on Capitol Hill, in statehouses, and with regulatory leaders.
Free Subscription to PDMI Publications
Stay on top of key trends, leading research, and crucial buzz with a free subscription to Results Magazine, the PDMI’s quarterly publication, as well as our e-newsletter, PDMI Weekly.
Access to Information from PDMI Research Partners
The PDMI works with industry research leaders to provide members with exclusive facts, figures and in-depth analysis of current and future trends across the marketing landscape.
Exclusive Access to PDMI Event Education Audio
Miss an educational session at a PDMI event? Not to worry! Audio of all PDMI event educational sessions is available to PDMI members in the the member-only area.
Exclusive Online Educational Events Led by our Workshop Council, PDMI members create, deliver, and attend regularly scheduled online educational workshops.
Training From Top Technology and Media Players The PDMI has partnered with Marketplace Seller Courses, a training program for marketers using Amazon. In addition, the PDMI plans to partner with other e-commerce and media training services to offer members the opportunity to gain martech knowledge.
Exclusive Advertising Opportunities in Publications
PDMI members receive special rates and exclusive opportunities to advertise in PDMI Weekly and Results Magazine.
Discounted Sponsorship Rates at PDMI Events
PDMI members receive special rates on sponsorship opportunities at PDMI East and PDMI West multi-day events, as well as the summer and winter PDMImix events.
Opportunities to Contribute to Publications
PDMI-member companies are on the front lines of the marketing industry. They are thought leaders whose voices and visions deserve to be highlighted. PDMI members gain exclusive access to sharing their ideas in the organization’s publications.
PDMI Newswire A new campaign for your brand? Successful sales results for your product? Other big news? With PDMI Newswire, members stay in front of readers of PDMI Weekly and Results Magazine by gaining preferred placement of approved press releases.
PDMI Industry Insights Marketers with a success story? Suppliers with a case study of their service working wonders for a clients’ campaign? PDMI Industry Insights allow members a special opportunity to share their expertise and educate our community.
PDMI member benefits continue to expand as we hear from current and prospective members.
Have an idea about other benefits you'd like to see? Click here to contact our Member Support team and let us know.
Annual membership is commensurate with the size and scope of your business. All members have the same opportunities to contribute to the success of the PDMI, and the first step in the door should be a decision that is easy for you to make. We believe the benefits of PDMI membership will surpass your company’s investment.
Volunteering to become a member of a PDMI Council is its own form of advocacy — for yourself, for your business, and for the industry as a whole. The PDMI’s Councils are an excellent starting point for members to get more involved and for the PDMI community to hear your voice. Three PDMI Councils are now open for membership: Government Affairs, Workshop, and U.S. Hispanic. For more general information, click the button below left. To learn more about the U.S. Hispanic Council and its work, click the button below right.
Are you a marketer with a success story? Are you a supplier with a case study of your service working wonders for a client’s campaign? PDMI Industry Insights allow members a special opportunity to share expertise and educate fellow members by contributing case studies or white papers to our website. Contact Thomas Haire, the PDMI's chief content officer, with any questions or your proposed submissions.
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