THE ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE CONFERENCE AND EVENTS DIRECTORS-INTERNATIONAL
The Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International consists of over 1,300 campus professionals who design, market, coordinate and plan conferences and special events on the campuses of colleges and universities around the world. Since 1980, ACCED-I has increased the visibility and enhanced the stature of the collegiate conference and events profession.
The Event Safety Alliance® (ESA) is a nonprofit trade association of live event industry professionals committed to eliminating unsafe behaviors and conditions throughout our industry. The association is made up of individual and corporate members from all segments of the live event industry who are devoted to making a difference—and saving lives.
RENTAL & STAGING NETWORK
RSN is a team of full-time event production professionals who love turning ideas into flawless events. With backgrounds ranging from the big top to Broadway, from concert stages to broadcasting, RSN team members pride themselves on their craft and dedication to your success. Advanced Staging owner, Steve Wildemann, proudly serves as President of the RSN Board.
BUSINESS CLUBS AMERICA (BCA)
BCA is a national business development organization that focuses on building relationships, increasing sales and promoting member businesses within each locally managed market. BCA differentiates itself from typical networking associations by hosting multiple events both large and small, providing warm referrals and facilitating face-to-face introductions.
AV Alliance is a global network of leading production companies. Acceptance into this elite group is based on strict requirements such as absolute reliability, high standards of quality and competitive pricing.
THE PHILADELPHIA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU (PHLCVB)
The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), a private non-profit, is the official Tourism Promotion Agency for the City of Philadelphia globally, and the primary sales and marketing agency for the expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center. The PHLCVB competes with its counterparts worldwide for convention and tourism business.
PHILADELPHIA AREA CHAPTER OF MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL (PAMPI)
PAMPI is a regional professional organization dedicated to serving the diverse needs of meeting professionals by promoting the professional advancement of the meetings industry through a commitment to excellence and the growth and development of its members by providing a variety of educational, informational and networking forums.
AVIXA™ is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 5,400 members and is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence and thought leadership.
Main Line Chamber of Commerce (MLCC)
The Main Line Chamber of Commerce is the area’s main line chamber of commerce influential business advocate committed to enabling members to succeed, promoting economic growth in the region, developing an informed business community and enhancing the overall quality of life on the Main Line.
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOR GREATER PHILADELPHIA
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is the premier advocate of the region's business community, representing members in 11 counties across three states with one voice.
The Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP) is an industry-wide program of rigorous assessments for professional technicians. Bringing together an unprecedented group of industry organizations, businesses and individuals, ETCP focuses on disciplines that directly affect the health and safety of crews, performers, and audiences. Approximately 1/3 of Advanced Staging’s technical staff currently hold one or more ETCP Certifications. More will be certified over the next year and three of our technicians will join an elite group nationwide by obtaining all three certifications (Entertainment Electrician, Rigger-Arena and Rigger-Theatre).