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  • No one is doing what POMA is doing when it comes to education and opportunities. POMA reacts quickly to situations and is in tune with the needs of media and industry.
    J.R. Robbins NRAHuntersRights.org
  • It pays to be a POMA member, Darren Warner said in a recent note to POMA. As a member, I'm able to receive more than three times as much for my work, from Buckmasters Rack magazine, than I would if I were not a POMA member.
    Darren Warner Freelance Writer
  • I just wanted to tell you how much I appreciate our membership in POMA.  I thought you might like to hear a great example of why it is important for companies like mine to support you. I just wanted to tell you how much I appreciate our membership in POMA.... Read More
    Paige Darden MyTopo, a Trimble Company
  • Two months after going full time as a writer I joined POMA and attended their convention in Ogden. POMA has helped me make a lot of good contacts, writing and Pro-staff deals. I don’t see how you can go wrong by joining. If you want to write part-time, it will make you a better writer. If you want to go full-time, you’ll make more contacts.... Read More
    Tom Claycomb Freelance writer
  • I am new to the industry, and I know there is a lot of water left to tread before I find my own sweet little island. However, because of POMA and the commitment and conviction of its founding members, I now have more confidence and better tools than I could have imagined receiving from any other source.... Read More
    Andrew Chamberlain Author Cartridge Comparison Guide; Western Hunter Shooting Editor
  • Just a few weeks after the conference, with one project, I was able to generate coverage for six POMA Corporate Partners. And, with the participation of those partners, I was able to write a much more rich and interesting review.... Read More
    Gil Horman Technical Content Provider
  • Like many POMA members, I wear a variety of hats. Part TV production, part public relations, part freelance writer, my job varies and I go where the day takes me. The associations I build, the contacts I make and the information I learn at POMA's Summer Business Conference helps me every step of the way.... Read More
    Kevin Tate Creative Director, Mossy Oak Productions, Part-time Freelance Writer, Barbecue Grill Assembler and Flyswatter Salesman
  • After admiring Rockhouse Motion's work for a while, Ian connected with Aaron, and after exchanging emails and chatting on the phone, they realized they have the same work ethic: Work hard and long, cut out all the BS, and produce a premium product.... Read More
    Ian Merritt Photographer, Creative Director, and Videographer at IDM Photography
  • I’ve learned over the years that the quickest way to get from where you are to where you want to be is to find someone who is already where you want to be and do whatever he or she tells you to do. POMA is the best place to find a mentor to help you become an outdoor communicator, a PR professional, a videographer, a photographer or any other area for communicating the out-of-doors.... Read More
    John E. Phillips Book Author, Writer & Photographer
  • POMA is amazing. The responsiveness to member needs is unheralded among professional organizations. POMA listens to our clients’ needs and reacts to them. POMA’s commitment to the industry shows at every conference. Our clients can’t afford to not be at the conference each year.
    The Media Group – Joe Wieczorek Owner
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2018 Conference Sponsors

  • Featured Member

    Pam Swanner

    Tourism marketing professional serving in a management position for more than 25 years. Directing a new, regional marketing organization which utilizes the outdoor recreation (hunting/fishing and non-consumptive) in a 23 county region of Alabama as an economic development tool. Have received numerous state and regional awards and recognition.


  • It’s Time to Enter the 2019 POMA Pinnacle Awards – Final Deadline is March 15

    It’s time again to revisit your content from the past year and enter your best work in the POMA Pinnacle Awards, sponsored by Mossy Oak. This is the chance for content you’ve already generated and been paid for, within the past year, to earn you some extra cash. Content between November 1, 2017 and October


  • Registration Now Open for 2019 POMA Conference

    Registration is open for the must-attend event of the summer – POMA’s 14th Annual Business Conference – #POMA2019. This year we’ll be in Wichita, Kansas from June 18 – 20, 2019. The popular format of a three day event that’s packed full of learning, fun, networking and business-building will continue. POMA remains committed to our


  • Early Registration Rate for #POMA2019 Extended Through Feb. 28, 2019

    Don’t put it off any longer. If you want to save money and secure your spot at POMA’s 14th Annual Business Conference – happening June 18-20, 2019 in Wichita, Kansas – at the best possible rate, you need to act fast. Registration rates increase after Thursday, February 28, so on March 1 you’ll pay more


  • Interactive National Geographic Elk Migration Exhibit Comes to RMEF

    MISSOULA, Mont.—Imagine being able to stand in one spot and yet you can witness the year-round migration of elk across the vast Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Now you can do so thanks to a collaborative effort between the National Geographic Society, Buffalo Bill Center of the West and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. Invisible Boundaries, a


  • NSSF Praises U.S. House Bipartisan Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act

    NEWTOWN, Conn. — The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry trade association, praised the introduction of H.R. 1222, the Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act of 2019 in the U.S House of Representatives. The bipartisan bill was authored by Reps. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) and Rob Bishop (R-Utah). “This is crucial legislation that


  • Gun Control Legislation – This Week on Tom Gresham’s Gun Talk

    Mandeville, LA –  Gun control legislation is being introduced at an alarming rate at local, state, and federal levels. Hear one person’s take on how a ban on private ownership might look in the U.S.; a fight in New Jersey for both gun rights and the right to freedom of speech; a lawsuit in Massachusetts


  • USA, Union Volunteers Tackle Hurricane Harvey Damage To Goose Island State Park

    Spring Hill, Tenn. — Visitors to Texas’ Goose Island State Park will once again enjoy fresh water close at hand while camping and picnicking along the Gulf Coast, thanks to the efforts of hardworking union volunteers and the Union Sportsmen’s Alliance.  Located on St. Charles and Aransas bays north of Corpus Christi, the popular park


  • Mossy Oak GO Now Streaming 2 Seasons of “NWTF Turkey Call”

    WEST POINT, MS – Mossy Oak GO is now streaming the 2017 and 2018 seasons of “NWTF Turkey Call,” a premier outdoor program, covering the pursuit of America’s favorite game bird. This collection of two seasons of “NWTF Turkey Call” is a total of 19 episodes available now for free, on-demand with no commercials. Join


  • Mossy Oak GO Now Streaming The Lindsey Way Longbeards: Season 1

    WEST POINT, MS – Mossy Oak GO is now streaming The Lindsey Way Longbeards: Season 1, the action-packed turkey hunting series produced and hosted by Jeff and David Lindsey. Growing up in the South, the Lindseys learned early in life that hunting is an important part of their heritage. It gave them a chance to


  • Mossy Oak GO Celebrates “Turkey Season” by Streaming All-New Turkey Hunting Titles

    WEST POINT, MS – Welcome back to the time of the year when temperatures are about to rise, the woods are on the verge of turning green, and the first light of each day is met with a thunderous gobble. Welcome to “Turkey Season” at Mossy Oak GO. To celebrate one of our favorite seasons


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