The executive director of the Precision Machined Products Association (PMPA) will be part of a new association management division within Gardner Business Media (GBM). A 90-year-old Cincinnati-based business, GBM is a publishing, media and marketing company specializing in print, online content and events for manufacturing industries. Since 1928, GBM has expanded into conferences, trade shows, research, data and marketing. In 2005, GBM started Map Your Show (MYS). Originally offering an interactive floor plan for trade shows and conferences, MYS has grown to offer an entire suite of show management software solutions and currently serves over 300 associations and 9 of the 10 largest trade shows in the US.
GBM has partnered with the Precision Machine Products Association (PMPA) for 20 years to offer the industry's premier trade show: PMTS. PMPA is a Cleveland-based (Brecksville) international association founded in 1933 to serve the interests of the precision machined products industry. While PMPA consists mainly of North America-based manufacturers, its members also operate facilities in various industrial markets around the globe.
Serve as chief staff officer by directing the activities of PMPA with Gardner Business Media staff to increase member engagement, grow membership and programs and the visibility of the organization.
Direct all functions of the organization and six dedicated staff in Brecksville to meet board expectations including : -budget/finances -communication -interface with regulatory /governmental institutions
Establish processes for member growth and involvement within the organization
Sustain and improve annual goals
Establish customer rapport with key contacts
Provide leadership and vision for improvement and growth within the organization
Ensuring the efficient coordination of activities within PMPA
Allocating resources among various tasks
Organizing resources to meet strategic objectives
Ensuring work is within budget
Creating processes for member involvement and membership growth
Following up with members to ensure satisfaction
Planning events and meetings to enhance member experience
About Gardner Business Media
Gardner Business Media is an 80+-year-old, successful, family owned and operated small business. Currently employed at Cincinnati HQ are more than three-dozen employees who have 20+ years on staff. We practice an open-book and open-door policy. Have a question? Ask someone; they will either answer or point you in the right direction. Gardner values personality and intellect just as much as one’s talent and skillset. Across all the work groups, Gardner peeps are genuine, down-to-earth, and given the situation, quick to share in a good laugh. Yes, we work hard, but we also know how to be accommodating, generous and ultimately have fun. We take our industries, our markets, our jobs and our brands seriously. When the work and deadlines have been met, we will come together celebrating our collective efforts as a premier B2B media company.
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