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1 day 9 hours ago
Registration for POMA's 2015 Anniversary Business Conference, in Springfield Missouri, is open. Register now to get the best rate - our early bird rate.
29 weeks 2 days ago
The ink is flowing as a result of POMA Conference. POMA's annual business conference is about enhancing business skills, both communication and media, but it's also about connecting and sharing information for purposes of generating relationships and editorial content. After this year's Knoxville, Tenn. event, the ink, real and electronic, is flowing.
36 weeks 6 days ago
February 6, 2014 (Johnstown, Pa.) - In a bipartisan vote, the United States House of Representatives passed the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act (H.R. 3590), with a vote of 268-154. The legislation includes critical protections for journalists who cover wildlife conservation, public lands issues and outdoor recreation.
1 day 18 hours ago
POMA's Pinnacle Awards are the highest honor the organization can bestow upon its media members for their creative works. The Pinnacle Awards are presented by presenting partner Mossy Oak during POMA's Annual Business Conference.
2 weeks 1 day ago
Entries are now being accepted for the 2015 POMA Pinnacle Awards. Don't miss your chance to enter.
4 weeks 18 hours ago
Mentoring future generations of outdoor industry communicators is a key objective of POMA's mission. POMA Corporate Partner Leica Sport Optics joined POMA on its internship program, which affords college students opportunities to prepare for careers as outdoor communications professionals. Leica is the 2014-2015 title partner of the POMA/Leica Communications Internship Program. Funding from Leica is allocated to the intern’s compensation and other program-related expenses.
18 weeks 1 day ago
Many POMA members, outdoor industry professionals, and outdoorsmen have been the subject of threats on social media. Some so violent and graphic they make your skin crawl. The industry is so concerned that an impromptu meeting of industry representatives was held at the 2014 SHOT Show to discuss the situation and possible action.Now, the Supreme Court of the United States is involved. On June 16, 2014 the Supreme Court announced it would hear a case involving threats made over Facebook. Is this the case the outdoor industry has been waiting for to support?
19 weeks 5 days ago
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reported (June 6, 2014) that a group of 40 pro-sportsmen's organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging passage of a bill that includes relief for journalists/media who need to film on public lands, but are being charged exorbitant fees or being denied access.