SoCal Media Pros is run by volunteer media professionals to serve the community. Your membership and participation not only make tis possible but is designed to provide benefits you will find valuable both in your career and media business. Use your membership to promote yourself and your business and improve your skills and knowledge all while connecting with other working Media Pros, making friends and doing business.
► Networking - SoCal Media Pros offers opportunities galore for face-to-face networking with people who might need to use your product or service every day. Meet industry other professionals and make friends with future collaborators.
► Business Promotion - Take advantage of opportunities to promote your personal expertise and business services to a receptive audience in various formats such as SoCal Media Pros website, Monthly Meetings and our unique FRED Talks.
Promote yourself with these opportunities:
- FRED Talk
- Present an educational program at a Monthly Meeting
- Appear in SoCal Media Pros, “On Location With…” (video)
- Get a professional Profile written about you and your business on our SoCal website
- Promote your biz activity / news to “Members are Working On…” (website)
- Sponsor a monthly meeting or HOST it at your facility so you can give a tour and demonstrate your service!
► Prof. Education - Get updated on cutting edge tech and techniques at our Monthly Meetings —Learn tricks of the trade from some of the best in their craft.
► Discounts - Our members pay at least 20% to 50% less than the general public for meetings, events and presentations featuring industry experts sharing cutting edge information in technology, creativity, business marketing, etc. This also includes advertising. (see Below)
► Mentorships - Get advice from experienced professionals to help you increase your skills and grow your business. Members of SoCal Media Pros help each other in business and beyond. No one knows everything and we know we can rely on each other. You can also find the benefits in being a Mentor to to others.
► Special Events - Participate in events and special training available only to SoCal Media Pro Members events as well as industry
► Allied Resources - Get Special Access to Roundtable.media – the social media site By, For and About Media Pros. Connect to the broader Community to promote yourself and your business.
► Advertise - Place and AD on the SoCal Website (newsletters inxluded) to keep your message in front of the professional media community for a year with almost 137,000 impressions! Not only are the ad rates almost half of the average online ad but as a member of SoCal Media Pros you can get a 20% DISCOUNT (in lieu of a commission) if you initiate the purchase!