Professional Associations

IDRS is proud to be a member of and support the following organizations:

DMA – Direct Marketing

The Direct Marketing Association is the leading global trade association of business and nonprofit organizations using and supporting direct marketing tools and techniques.
DMA advocates industry standards for responsible marketing, promotes relevance as the key to reaching consumers with desirable offers, and provides cutting-edge research, education, and networking opportunities to improve results throughout the entire direct marketing process.

Founded in 1917, DMA today has more than 3,600 members from the US and 46 other nations, including the majority of companies listed on the Fortune 100.

British Columbia Association of Integrated

The British Columbia Association of Integrated Marketers (BC AIM) is the only association in British Columbia dedicated to measurable advertising and direct marketing — including broadcast media and interactive technologies.
We are the official chapter of the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA) in BC. As such, our members enjoy all the rights and privileges of belonging to a chapter of the CMA.
BC AIM’s purpose is to promote ethical and effective direct marketing in British Columbia by providing our members with the education and networking support they need to succeed in the industry.

Association of Marketing Service

AMSP is the national trade association for the mailing and fulfillment services industry. For more than 80 years AMSP (MFSA) has been working to improve the business environment for mailing and fulfillment companies and to provide opportunities for the learning and professional development of the managers of these companies.
The association is made up of more than 700 companies, most of which are located in the USA and Canada. Regular members are in the mailing services, product fulfillment, or literature fulfillment business. Associate members are the suppliers to the mailing and fulfillment services business.
These suppliers are providing mailing and fulfillment companies with hardware, software, mailing lists, transportation services, supplies — the full range of products and services needed by professional high volume mailers and shippers.