The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) is a non-profit professional society that organizes and publishes information about the development of new products. It Founded in 1976, they currently have about 3500 members worldwide, with 22 chapters in the United States and 16 affiliates in other parts of the world, including India.
PDMA operates a training program leading to the New Product Development Professional (NPDP) certification.
They hold an annual conference that gives an opportunity for professional exchange, and they offer a wide range of publications, including:
1.The bimonthly Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM)
3.PDMA Handbook of New Product Development.
The JPIM journal, published by Wiley-Blackwell and held in numerous university libraries, ranked 19 out of 40 marketing journals that were evaluated for their usefulness in a 2002 study.
PDMEX is the abbreviation of Product Development and Management Association Exhibition, 2017 is it’s 7th year . On its 7th year, PDMEX will bring to your table an extensive and more diversified event that will surely be beneficial to both sponsors, exhibitors and visitors. An event that promotes advance technologies, explores innovations, commence beyond solutions and delivers a b2b activities.
The event will highlight several activities such as exhibition, wide-range free technical seminar, product presentations, launching of latest and innovative technologies and a lot more.
Last PDMEX 2013, it gathered over 6,000 visitors/buyers and participated by 400 leading companies from different industry sectors namely; Automation, Controls, Robotics, Machine Tools, Metal Finishing, Measuring Tools, Testing and Laboratory Equipment, Outsourcing, Process Engineering, Plastics, Welding, Sheet Metal and other allied industries.
With this exposition, our objectives are to bring together suppliers, distributors, buyers, allied organizations and prospective in one platform and venue to boost the vision and strengthen this industry to become the backbone of our country's economic growth.