ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on governing information as a strategic asset.  The association was established in 1955.  Its approximately 27,000+ members include records and information managers, information governance professionals, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and educators, all of whom work in a wide variety of industries.  

As a branch of ARMA International, the Mid-Atlantic Region provides services and support to information management professional in 15 ARMA chapters, representing the Eastern United States from as far north as Pennsylvania and as far south as Georgia.  Each of these chapters has a unique membership and set of annual events that are designed by the local membership of each chapter.  There are 3 chapters in Virginia; Tidewater, Richmond, and Northern Virginia.

AIIM, or the Association for Information and Image Management, is a global community of information professionals.  Their mission is to help you and your organization survive and thrive in the era of Information Chaos by solving key issues such as content volume, automation of content intensive business processes, collaboration, and business insight from content.  

AIIM International - Old Dominion Chapter

The Old Dominion chapter of AIIM meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Richmond Embassy Suites.  This chapter's territory includes the central as well as the eastern and western areas of Virginia.  Please join them at their next meeting, where you will have the opportunity to broaden your network and knowledge base, build professional and personal relationships, and keep abreast of new technologies and products!

NAGARA is an acronym for the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators.  NAGARA is a professional association dedicated to the effective use and management of federal, state, and local government records and information in all formats.  NAGARA champions good management of government archives and records programs for the benefit of government and its citizens.

Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists (SAA) is North America's oldest and largest national archival professional association.  

Vision:  The Society of American Archivists enables archivists to achieve professional excellence and foster innovation to ensure the identification, preservation, and use of records of enduring value.

Mission:  SAA promotes the values and diversity of archives and archivists.  We are the preeminent source of professional resources and the principal communication hub for American archivists.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference

Begun in 1972, MARAC is an association of individuals interested in the preservation and use of archival and historical research materials.  Its mission is to assist and support the professional and volunteer archivists, manuscript curators, and records managers in obtaining continuing education, and to provide collegial networking opportunities.   

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts

The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts has grown to be one of the largest nonprofit conservation centers in the country.  Its wide array of services, sophisticated treatment facilities, innovative approaches, and highly trained and experienced staff have earned it a prominent and respected place in the conservation field.  Its mission is to provide expertise and leadership in the preservation of the world's cultural heritage.

The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) is an international certifying organization of and for professional records and information managers.  The ICRM was incorporated in 1975 to meet the requirement to have a standard by which persons involved in records and information management could be measured, accredited and recognized according to criteria of experience and capability established by their peers.  The primary mission of the ICRM is to develop and administer the professional certification of Records and Information Managers including the relevant examinations and certification maintenance program.

The Sedona Conference is the nation's leading non-partisan, non-profit law-and-policy think tank designed to bring leading jurists, trial attorneys, corporate counsel, government lawyers, and others together.  

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