Membership

About CEMA Membership

CEMA is the premier community for marketing and event marketing professionals.

  • An industry hub that promotes professional networking opportunities
  • A valued resource for industry education
  • A facilitator of peer-to-peer knowledge sharing
  • A non-sales, relationship-building environment for agency partners and event marketers to share knowledge and build long-term connections

CEMA provides members with the opportunities and resources to thrive as leaders in their organizations. Members receive access to an elite senior-level marketing and event marketing community. Through CEMA (a member of the Events Industry Council), members’ voices become the voice of the industry, driving industry standards and advocating the value of event marketing. Membership provides an introduction to peers, partners, clients, and experts who can provide advice, offer insight and create solutions to business issues.

We’re a thought leadership association that is actively engaged in discussing event professional top of mind challenges

Membership Advantages

CEMA Event Access

Access to CEMA’s Annual Conference, CEMA Summit, including all the conference materials.

Education

Access to all CEMA events, including professional networking sessions, educational events and study tours. CEMA members can earn EIC credits toward their CMP by attending CEMA events.

Exclusive CEMA e-Newsletter

Monthly e-newsletters highlighting the latest issues, trends, and activities of event marketers

ASK CEMA

Access to Ask CEMA, an online forum providing for an open exchange of information between members.

CEMA Directory

Access to and listing in the CEMA Member Directory

CEMA Only Website

Access to content on the CEMA website, providing all that CEMA has to offer at your fingertips.

Job Postings

Access to content on the CEMA website, providing all that CEMA has to offer at your fingertips.

CEMA Involvement

CEMA Committee participation, an opportunity to shape the direction of CEMA and the event marketing industry.

Charity

Opportunities to Give Back to local organization. In 2017 CEMA raised money for Rancho Coastal Humane Society and in 2018 CEMA members raised money for the Surfrider, Foundation.

Networking

CEMA offers networking opportunities in a fun and relaxed atmosphere

CEMA Opportunities

Ask CEMA

One of the valuable benefits of a CEMA membership is the ability to exchange and share top of mind challenges between your peers. Ask CEMA is a form which facilitates an open exchange of information between members. By simply filling out a brief form, your question will be sent out to the general membership. You can even choose to ask anonymously. We will gather the responses on your behalf and send them to you. Now you don’t have to wait until the next networking event—Ask CEMA now.

Engagement Opportunities

CEMA’s success is because of you. We have a variety of ways for you to get involved. With three full-time staff members, CEMA relies heavily on volunteer engagement with industry professionals. From board members to committee members, CEMA has leadership and engagement opportunities to match your schedule and your professionals goals. Don’t wait; get involved today!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Make a strategic move.
CEMA’s premier sponsorship and advertising opportunities offer you high-level exposure and direct access to more than 700 senior-level event marketing professionals who are responsible for strategy, management and measurement of their programs. CEMA is a non-selling environment. Sponsorships and advertising are the only way to get your company in front of the people that you want to reach!
Sponsorships and Advertising
Sponsorship opportunities include CEMA Summit, our annual intimate gathering of senior-level event marketing professionals. Get your company’s message in front of more than 300 qualified buyers and industry partners by sponsoring CEMA Summit. Because CEMA prides itself on creating a non-selling, relationship-building environment, sponsoring Summit is the only way to get your company’s message in front of our audience. The 2018 Prospectus is coming soon. Hurry! Secure your sponsorship for CEMA Summit 2018
Year-round sponsorship and advertising opportunities also exist on our website, at professional development and networking events, and via content on our blog and social channels. Contact Meg Fasy, FazeFWD Sponsorship Mgmt., meg@fazefwd.com for more information on sponsorships.

Advertising Opportunities

Contact Kim Gishler for advertising opportunities. Kim@CEMAonline.com

Task Force Opportunities

CEMA values the contributions of our experienced members and encourages you to join a CEMAt Task Force. The 2019 Task Force are Summit 2019 Content, 2019 Membership Benefit Review, Giving Back and the Susan Littelton Award. The task force meets monthly via conference calls, and usually concludes between 6-8 months. This is an opportunity to meet your industry peers and establish lasting mutually beneficial relationships. The task forces are lead by a CEMA member and a CEMA staff member.
Commitments include some of the following, but not exclusively:
Regularly scheduled calls, follow up calls, as necessary.
Project assignments specific to committee objectives
Six to eight month participation commitment
For more information on CEMA or current running Task Force’s in general, contact Stacey Diemer at Stacey@CEMAonline.com.