Are you looking to become more involved in PDMA? PDMA offers several ways to get involved in the association at the local, national or international level.

    Currently we are seeking submissions for our committees.

    If you are interested in volunteering on one of the standing PDMA Committees, please send your contact information to We'll get back with you to arrange for opportunities.


    Academic Affairs

    The Academic Affairs Committee helps to guide and support the development of programs that add value to the academic community.


    The Certification Committee helps to identify knowledge for the NPDP exam, sets policies on fees and requirements and ensures knowledge tested remains in sync with the PDMA BOK.


    The Publications Committee overseas the development of content for the Journal of Product Management (JPIM), Visions and Connections, PDMA's monthly e-newsletter. The committee also guides the development and publication of books in the PDMA Store, including The Handbook of New Product Development, the PDMA Toolbooks and Product Development for Dummies.

    PIM (Product Innovation Management) Conference Committee

    The PIM Committee overseas the development of content for the annual conference. They work to provide educational sessions that encourage professional developement, collaboration,sharing of new and best practices along with providing networking opportunites among attendees.

    OCI (Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award)

    The OCI Committee is responsible for recognizing companies that have sustained recognizable innovation in new products and services for an extended period of time. To see a complete list of companies who have received the OCI Award click here.


    The Webcasts Committee overseas the development of online educational programs that provide access to emerging information from experts on a variety of topics pertaining to new product development. To view a list of our available webcasts click here.

    Have an idea on another way you would like to get involved? Contact us at or call 800.232.5241.

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