As DMA members, we subscribe to the DM Code of Practice that sets standards of ethical conduct and best practice and is administered and monitored by the independent Direct Marketing Commission. Email marketing is now included within the Code, as well as the traditional media like direct mail, press and telemarketing.
We are members of the Econsultancy community, where the world's digital marketing and ecommerce professionals meet to sharpen their strategy, source suppliers, get quick answers, compare notes, help each other out and discover how to do everything better online. Founded in 1999, Econsultancy has grown to become the leading source of independent advice and insight on digital marketing and ecommerce.
The Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK with over 5,000 members. As members, we receive first-class business support through a range of sector-based membership services and networking opportunities. The Chamber researches and represents members' views on issues such as transport, environment, skills and the economy across all ten local authority areas, using influence with local and central government to lobby on behalf of members as the voice of the Greater Manchester business community.
We are members of ManchesterProfessionals.co.uk, an on line Manchester business community where professionals can find new associates, industry events, and business opportunities.
We are members of the Marketing Industry Network (MIN). Launched in association with media and marketing magazine, The Drum, MIN facilitates the sharing of knowledge among members through a series of initiatives that will include peer-to-peer training, the publishing of research and the hosting of conferences and events.