the MSMA-Minnesota Chapter...
The MSMA Minnesota Chapter was established in 1993 by a small group of dedicated mailing professionals with the vision
of raising the level of professionalism of our Managers through education and professional certification. Our membership consists
of a very diverse group of companies in a wide range of industry involvement. We have conducted a very wide variety of locally
held educational opportunities since our inception and we continue to grow our membership ranks. MSMA Minnesota has
been recognized as one of the premier chapter's by winning the prestigious "Chapter of the Year" Award
in 2003, 2005 and 2012.
opportunities that range from 2-3 hour breakfast and luncheon meetings to in-depth full day and two day seminars presented
by nationally recognized speakers.
- Networking opportunities
with some of the leaders in the mailing/shipping Industries through local, regional and national educational events.
(Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Manager) Certification and CMDSS (Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Supplier)
Certification opportunities. Currently, nineteen of our members have been CMDSM certified and one CMDSS
- Newsletters filled with upcoming meeting information,
industry news, and a calendar of mail industry events.
a member, you are entitled to discounts for all locally held events and MailCom registration.
About the MSMA as a National Association...
The Mail Systems Management Association was established
in 1981 to provide mail systems' managers a framework to build professional recognition, share information and grow as
professionals within the mailing industry. The association has grown from its modest beginnings into an association that has
2500 members, in 21 local chapters throughout the United States.
MSMA provides its members with national industry certification programs and awards professionals who complete the certification
process with industry designation of Certified Mail and Distribution Systems Manager (CMDSM) or Certified Mail and Distribution
Systems Supplier (CMDSS).
year, the Association presents 3 major awards in recognition of exceptional contribution to the mail industry. These
awards, presented at the spring MAILCOM Conference include Manager of the Year, Distinguished Service
Award, and the Chapter of the
Cliff Bennett Memorial Education Award: MSMA’s National Board, in conjunction
with MAILCOM, Mail Magazine and Pitney Bowes sponsors an annual educational program in memory of Cliff Bennett. This
award is presented at the fall MAILCOM Conference to the MSMA member who best exemplifies the goals of Cliff Bennett –
the advancement of the mail & distribution systems professional.
MTAC Representation: MSMA is represented on the Postmaster General’s Mailers’ Technical
Advisory Committee (MTAC). MTAC is comprised of organizations, which represent mailers and other associations/organizations related
to the mailing industry. The purpose of MTAC is to provide a means in which mailers and the US Postal Service can share
technical information, advice and recommendations on matters concerning mail-related products and services in order to enhance
customer value and expand the use of these products and services for mutual benefit.
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New Members Are Always Welcomed!!