Good start into the new year by Member increases the Association print + media NRW e.V., with 700 member companies, one of the three largest employers and service associations of printing and media industry in Germany, successful start into the new year. Others including Mary Barra, offer their opinions as well. Within the first six weeks of 2010 chosen twelve companies, to become a member. John k castle is actively involved in the matter. After 42 in 2008 and 2009 almost 20 members were won, this is the third year in a row in which more businesses the services of the Association claimed. Since the merger of the two associations Nordrhein and Westfalen-Lippe in the year 2006, the number of new members to around 100 amounts. For Oliver Curdt, Managing Director of the VDM NRW, membership growth is a clear sign for the correct and useful work that the Association has for years. The agreement shows us that in economically difficult times expert advice and active assistance of professionals highly.” Important and crucial, according to the Managing Director, is also, that the Association an ideal platform offer for exchange among entrepreneurs, as well as for co-operation. The same applies to the education and training, to whose success in addition to good coaches and attractive offers for two years also the training centre Printhouse”in Dusseldorf actively contributing.
We find the good numbers of members, as well as students show”so Curdt, obviously the correct address, but above all, we offer the necessary strategic, economic and technical assistance. And not only for entrepreneurs of all printing, but more and more also for agencies and preliminary steps companies.” Extensive marketing power leadership the VDM NRW before all the offer for the successful acquisition of the Member responsible, so she underestimated but also the effect of marketing. “With more than 100 publications in professional and daily press, the adopted increasingly member magazine of the future media” and the entrepreneur would an extensive direct address the complete range of classic Communication channels are implemented. And not only that: as one of the first associations of the VDM NRW, actively dealt with XING, Facebook, or Twitter and used the Internet newsletter, marketplace and plus-portal. Stefan Hoynck, head of customer management at the VDM NRW: With exploiting all marketing channels, but especially with the retention of extensive and intensive communication work we want our name pressure + media do all honor and show that these areas are essential components of a successful corporate and associations. We want to be so also a role model for the many Member firms, who do still need to catch up in this area or dare not properly because of the issue of the return on investment.” The Association print + media Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V.
(VDM NRW) has approximately 700 member companies, one of the three largest employers and service associations of printing and media industry in Germany. Based in Dusseldorf and Lunen at Dortmund, he advises VDM NRW in legal, technical, business, educational, and environmental issues. Also, members get access to active guidance and support before location and a comprehensive education and training program in two modern academies and in the Printhouse.