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MSMA Member Benefits

 Why you should join us!

MSMA offers its members the opportunity to increase your knowledge, potential and value! When you join MSMA, you are welcomed into a network of professionals who share information, expertise, experience and friendship. These opportunities are offered through:


Does your organization always ask for more? Are you up to date with new technology and software solutions?  Are you challenged by continuing changes to postal regulations, delivery and processing options? Find solutions, share knowledge, learn with us. MSMA supports professional training in management and administration, internal and external distribution, domestic and international shipping, security and much more. Membership includes professionals among US and global companies, government, university, private industry, law firms, banks, insurance companies - an endless list.  MSMA's educational activities are shared through local chapter meetings and seminars; the MAILCOM Conference; the national newsletter, POSTSCRIPT and Webinars covering a range of topics. Join MSMA and expand your potential through many different paths.


To further the professional development of its members, MSMA has established a certification process(CMDSM/CMDSS) for Managers, Suppliers and Mail professionals. Today, there are nearly 400 accredited managers & suppliers, who have proven through examination and participation their professional competence.  In March of 2010, MSMA launched the Mailpiece Design Consultant certification.  The exam is open book and consists of 100 multiple choice questions, and has a Study Guide included with the application fee. Over 600 people have become MDC so far. Join MSMA and become certified with your peers. 


Each year the Association recognizes a Manager of the Year for outstanding contributions to the profession, and also presents awards for Distinguished Service and Supplier of the Year

The Office Service Center of the Year Award recognizes an entire Office Service Center staff for their outstanding achievements 


Many operations are improved through the network of contacts one can develop thought the MSMA local chapter and nationally through the MSMA national organization.  The MAILCOM Conference provides an amazing opportunity to speak with people from across the country. Join MSMA and join a network of answers and opportunities!


Here are a few financial benefits of membership. Please contact Floyd Creecy, MSMA Interim Executive Director (e-mail: for more details on the following:

Discount to take CMDSM or CMDSS (Certified Mail & Distribution Systems Manager/Certified Mail & Distribution Systems Supplier) certification: (Value $200) Access to CMDSM/CMDSS National Study Group (offered twice per year prior to the MAILCOM Conference - free to MSMA Members)

Discount to take MDC Exam (Members $75/Non-members $95)

Discount on MAILCOM registration: (Value over $300 total for Spring & Fall shows)  

CMDSM/CMDSS Study Guide - a wonderful resource for your Mail Center or if you are considering sitting for the CMDSM or CMDSS Exam

Discounts to Local Chapter luncheons and events 

Representation: MSMA is a member of the Postmaster General's Mailers' Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC), representing members' interest on all mailing issues and postal regulations.

-Monthly Educational Learning Webinars are FREE to members                                                                                                                                    

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