***Please note that Providers and Publishers are required to pay membership dues. The full membership period runs from September 1 through August 31. Memberships are not pro-rated based on date of sign-up.***
Please be aware of the following guidelines and commitments to our membership.
Company Function:The BIMA online membership application asks you to select the function of your company. When a company could be considered eligible for multiple categories, membership classification will be determined by your specific job function. You must classify your company under one of the four function definitions as defined below:
Advertising AgencyOrganization (third party) acting on behalf of clients for the purpose of buying advertising or buying online marketing programs.
BRANDOrganization that is primarily a
business to consumer marketer. Does not provide business to business
*If your organization was previously catgorized by CLIENT/MARKETER, you are now classified as a BRAND
Provider: Technology/Services/Platform Organization that provides technology, services or platform for business to business.
PublisherOrganization that provides original or repurposed content to some interested audience. Revenue is derived via advertising and/or subscription revenue models.
BIMA members receive emails on events, activities and unique sponsor promotions. We ensure that each of these emails is targeted to the specific interests of interactive advertising professionals in the Boston area. All emails are sent directly by BIMA and MITX. We do not sell, rent or release our membership database to anyone at any time.
Events:We often allow sponsors to conduct drawings, promotions and contests at our events. Any business cards submitted to the approved sponsor for this purpose become the property of the sponsor. We insist sponsors adhere to privacy standards of the contacts collected.
The BIMA website enables you to create and maintain a personal profile. Please make sure your correct contact information updated at all times. Unfortunately, BIMA cannot change the contact information in our members' listings.
Request for Removal:In order to keep our networking events free for all members, we insist participation in our periodic emails. If you no longer wish to stay on the BIMA mailing list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, from the email address listed in your BIMA membership listing, with "Unsubscribe" in the subject line. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR MEMBERSHIP TO BIMA. As a result, you will no longer be eligible to attend the networking events or discounted admittance at our educational events.