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ALMA   The International Loudspeaker Association
ALMA  is a unique forum for the exchange of loudspeaker ideas.   <ul><li>No other organization is devoted solely to the lo...
ALMA covers the industry vertically   from parts to raw drivers to amplified speaker systems.   <ul><li>Membership benefit...
Technical Standards   <ul><li>Learn about emerging loudspeaker standards </li></ul><ul><li>Influence the standards creatio...
Networking Events   <ul><li>Featuring: </li></ul><ul><li>Technical papers & panel sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Standards dev...
Upcoming Events <ul><li>2007 China Symposium. Oct 20-21 (provisional), GuangDong. </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Winter Symposium....
China Symposium <ul><li>Convenient location in Southern China </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations <...
Winter Symposium (Las Vegas) <ul><li>Meet top-level engineers from US Loudspeaker companies </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit – ta...
ALMA communicates news and information to the industry <ul><li>ALMA News – email newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li>...
Education <ul><li>Training, seminars and educational programs on subjects related to loudspeakers </li></ul><ul><li>Learn ...
Membership Categories  <ul><li>  Full Membership     $550.00 USD annual dues · Any proprietorship, firm and/or corporation...
More Information:  visit  www.almainternational.org or contact:  Carol Bousquet, ALMA Executive Director Tel: +1 617 314 6...
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What Is ALMA - the Loudspeaker Association International?

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...a forum for the global loudspeaker industry. A not-for-profit trade association open to companies that design, manufacture, sell and/or test loudspeakers, loudspeaker components, and loudspeaker systems.

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What Is ALMA - the Loudspeaker Association International?

  1. 1. ALMA The International Loudspeaker Association
  2. 2. ALMA is a unique forum for the exchange of loudspeaker ideas. <ul><li>No other organization is devoted solely to the loudspeaker industry </li></ul><ul><li>History: </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1961 in the US </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded to include North, Central and South America </li></ul><ul><li>Became a global organization in 2001 </li></ul>
  3. 3. ALMA covers the industry vertically from parts to raw drivers to amplified speaker systems. <ul><li>Membership benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Networking Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Builds credibility with US companies </li></ul><ul><li>Symposia in US and China </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Online Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Power Rating Test CD </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technical Standards <ul><li>Learn about emerging loudspeaker standards </li></ul><ul><li>Influence the standards creation process </li></ul><ul><li>Get the standards documents that you need </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to IEC, AES, EIA, and ALMA standards </li></ul><ul><li>Nomenclature Prints </li></ul><ul><li>  Dimensioning and Tolerancing Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>  Measurement Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>  Test Methods </li></ul>ALMA establishes, publishes and promotes technical standards for use in designing and manufacturing loudspeakers and loudspeaker components.
  5. 5. Networking Events <ul><li>Featuring: </li></ul><ul><li>Technical papers & panel sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Standards development </li></ul><ul><li>Practical manufacturing techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Product development techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Business roundtable sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Meet potential customers / suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Find resources (consultants, employees) </li></ul><ul><li>Job hunting </li></ul>Events scheduled at convenient times and places 上海市
  6. 6. Upcoming Events <ul><li>2007 China Symposium. Oct 20-21 (provisional), GuangDong. </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Winter Symposium. Jan 5-6, Las Vegas, NV, USA. (2 days before CES show) </li></ul>
  7. 7. China Symposium <ul><li>Convenient location in Southern China </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>New Products from US and Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit Hall </li></ul>
  8. 8. Winter Symposium (Las Vegas) <ul><li>Meet top-level engineers from US Loudspeaker companies </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibit – take a booth to promote your products </li></ul><ul><li>Attend training, papers, round tables and presentations </li></ul><ul><li>We can supply invitation letters for visa application </li></ul>
  9. 9. ALMA communicates news and information to the industry <ul><li>ALMA News – email newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Member News </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Committees </li></ul><ul><li>New products </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for the newsletter at www.almainternational.org </li></ul>
  10. 10. Education <ul><li>Training, seminars and educational programs on subjects related to loudspeakers </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about: </li></ul><ul><li>new materials </li></ul><ul><li>new processes </li></ul><ul><li>new tools for design </li></ul><ul><li>new test & measurement equipment </li></ul>
  11. 11. Membership Categories <ul><li>  Full Membership   $550.00 USD annual dues · Any proprietorship, firm and/or corporation </li></ul><ul><li>  Subsidiary Membership   $225.00 USD annual dues · Any company, firm, proprietorship or corporation, owned by a Full Member company, but has a separate identity or brand </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Membership $100.00 USD annual dues · Any independent consultant, engineer or individual </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Membership $225.00 USD annual dues · A professor, instructor or educational staff of an institution </li></ul><ul><li>Student Membership $35.00 USD annual dues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>· Any full-time student </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. More Information: visit www.almainternational.org or contact: Carol Bousquet, ALMA Executive Director Tel: +1 617 314 6977 Fax: +1 617 848 9935 Email: [email_address] Mailing address: 55 Littleton Rd., 13B Ayer, MA 01432

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