What Have You Done For Me Lately
It's not even membership renewal time, but it's always a fair question. AMOA is a trade service organization in the business of producing programs and services. Much of it is intangible, making ROI somewhat elusive. It's the nature of what we do.
We don't aspire to achieve profit margins and returns for owner and investors. We aim to deliver benefits to members, the industry and other constituents.
While we--volunteer leaders, committee members and staff--try to operate as efficiently and cost effectively as our corporate counterparts, AMOA's measurement of success is not pegged to a bottom-line number, but rather our members' ongoing interpretation of the value we provide.
'We don't aspire to achieve profit margins and returns for owners and investors. We aim to deliver benefits to members, the industry and other constituents.'
Here's a few things we've put in play since the first of the year. I submit that, individually and collectively, they represent an impressive body of work, but I'm biased and it really doesn't matter what I think. It's all about what YOU think and when it comes to value, it resides in the minds of the beholder.
- AMOA participated in and supported the inaugural "Spotlight Show" hosted by the California Entertainment Machine Association (CEMA);
- AMOA produced the annual 2014 Council of Affiliated States meeting in Tampa, FL, attended by nearly 60 delegates from 29 states;
- At the Council meeting, as part of a re-introduction of the state association rebate program, AMOA distributed more than $19,000 in rebates to industry state groups;