As a POMA member, in addition to being recognized as a professional communicator and member of the industry’s premier media, you receive a of other benefits for your membership dollars.  Compare POMA to other national organization.

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Press Discounts

5% Discount and Free Shipping at Bedford Cameras

Airline Luggage Discounts

Purchase from over 550 brands at cost through Ridge Road Outdoors

*Firearms are cost + 10

Press Credentials

Access and media accreditation at SHOT Show, ATA, SCI, ICAST, and other trade shows

Free access to Ducks Unlimited DUX

exclusive access

Member Only Invitation to POMA Visions Afield

Ridge Road Outdoors Pay Per View Advertising

POMA Conference and Member Networking Opportunities

Pinnacle Awards —  Annually POMA honors the year’s best member works in six categories: magazine writing, newspaper/Web writing, photography/illustration/ artwork, broadcast, book and conservation. Honorees receive the handsome Telluride Slate Award (r) and a substantial cash gift.

Online Membership Directory — The online directory is set up to work in concert with the application and member profile update systems, ensuring that directory information is current. Members may search the databases on several criteria such as name, company, state and a wide range of specialties.

Individual POMA Email Address — Members may request a personalized email address, such as yourname @ Send requests to

Mentorship & Job opportunities

POMA Money Line Listings

Top Industry Professionals and Companies

POMA<25 — Created especially for members under 25, POMA<25 is focused on bringing young professionals together so they can network and build relationships now that will serve them and the industry as they move up the corporate and freelance ladders. Veteran members enjoy working with this group as mentors, providing advice and guidance young professionals need to be successful at work and in life. Conference scholarships are often offered to this group.