The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA), is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) association dedicated to enhancing public safety by improving the nation’s ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from all emergencies, disasters, and threats to our nation’s security.NEMA is the professional association of and for emergency management directors from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.
NEMA provides national leadership and expertise in comprehensive emergency management; serves as a vital emergency management information and assistance resource; and advances continuous improvement in emergency management through strategic partnerships, innovative programs, and collaborative policy positions.
PERFECT WORLD INC (PWi) is a full-service event management company specializing in tradeshow, conference and ancillary event production for Associations and Show Organizers. PWi also provides clients consulting services, independent audits of current tradeshow practices, and vendor / supplier contract review, negotiation and procurement. In addition to management services for hire, PWi also owns and produces events in numerous market segments throughout the US.
PWi leadership created, designed, launched and produced the International Disaster Conference & Expo (IDCE – Imago Productions, Inc.). At its peak, IDCE hosted over 2,800 attendees and 200 exhibiting organizations from over 46 countries. IDCE was sold to the City of New Orleans in 2014 and replaced with RES-CON in 2015.
The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), which has more than 6,000 members worldwide, is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the “Principles of Emergency Management” and representing those professionals whose goals are saving lives and protecting property and the environment during emergencies and disasters.
The IAEM Vision: That the International Association of Emergency Managers be recognized globally as the premier organization for emergency management. The IAEM Mission: To advance the profession by promoting the principles of emergency management; to serve its members by providing information, networking and professional development opportunities; and to advance the emergency management profession.