Business Development

MEMBER BENEFITS
 

MARKETING
TMA assists members to increase sales and build brand awareness with website and logo development, prospect research, trade show involvement, customer call processes, and market surveys.
  EVENTS
TMA produces a variety of events that provides members opportunities to network and interact with peers, gain knowledge and information to improve their business.
     
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
TMA provides members access to an exclusive, online network of 650+ manufacturers that share ideas, develop solutions, solve problems, and shop jobs.
  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
TMA affords members the opportunity for professional development through participation in specialized peer groups, committees, and boards designed to grow leadership skills and experience.
     
INTELLIGENCE & ANALYSIS
TMA equips members with industry-specific information and intelligence that can help them understand the present and plan for the future.
  GRANTS
TMA monitors and communicates the availability of grant funds through the State of Illinois, and often acts as administrator for qualified TMA members.
     
PUBLIC RELATIONS
TMA enhances member's public image by promoting their brand to other members and the public through profiles, press releases, TMA's News Bulletin magazine, email, social media and other communications channels.
  INDUSTRY NETWORK
TMA connects members with their peers at the local, regional and national levels—facilitating conversations that can lead to new opportunities and helping members discover better ways to operate.
     
INITIATIVES
TMA is constantly moving forward, seeking new ways to help members grow profitably, including an evolving set of benchmarks and best practices.