ACA is the trade organization in North America that represents the vital interests of stock agencies and others who license images for commercial reproduction. Founded in 1951, this organization's membership includes over 100 companies in North America and nearly 50 from overseas -- the entire spectrum of businesses and individuals who license pictures professionally, including stock agencies of every size, individual photographers, large corporations and others.
If you license images professionally then you should consider joining this organization. PACA members enjoy the following benefits:
Weekly Update. PACA's weekly e-mail newsletter with up-to-the-minute industry news, calendar of events, notices and more. You'll get the latest information on copyright, tax, legal and other industry issues.
PACA Legal Handbook and Advice. Our legal counsel monitors new law and rulings that affect our industry, and provides a weekly advice and review column, and a regularly updated handbook. All PACA Agency members receive one complementary call for advice each year.
Annual National Meeting and Annual International Conference. These two noteworthy industry events provide opportunities to meet others in the business, discuss important issues, participate in seminars ranging from salesmanship to new technology, and make connections with potential trade partners and vendors from around the country and the world.
Classified Ads on the PACA website. PACA will accept Classified Ads from members only. The ads will run in both the Update and on the website. The ads are run in two issues of the Update and will remain on the website for four weeks.
PACA-Talk. Online discussion group limited to PACA members where you can ask questions and discuss issues with your peers.
PACA Industry Survey. One of the few resources of information on this industry
PACA Identification. The ability to identify an agency/organization as a member-- this infers credibility and responsibility to the community.
The World Market. As it is truly a world market you will be recognized as a member of a one of the leading members of a strong community.
PACA Website (www.pacaoffice.org). Get a listing on the website, plus access to the Members Only area.
Discounts on products and services from PACA Corporate sponsors.
The most valuable benefit, however, is likely to be the collegial sharing of information and trends with your peers, and the security of knowing that you are not alone, but part of a vibrant and growing professional community.
PACA membership is invaluable to the companies who are leaders in the stock picture industry.
Take this opportunity to join today. Please fill out the membership application and return it to: