"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." -- Ferris Bueller
Could life in the media and entertainment industry be moving any faster than it is right now? I am staggered by the scope and scale of challenges and changes this industry is experiencing on an almost daily basis. And, as Ferris Bueller reminds us, the penalty for not stopping and looking around is severe. Not being aware of the industry's tumultuous transformation could result in us "missing it" -- and seeing opportunities to transform our own careers and companies pass us by.
Let's look at just a few of the foundation-rattling changes taking place right now:
Where do you turn to stay on top of developments like these, to get the information you need to do your job better today and be able to peer around the next corner to see what's coming before you "miss it?"
That's where MFM comes in. With a full slate of educational programs including webinars, network teleconferences, regional meetings and signature events like the CFO Summit and Annual Conference, MFM members can keep pace with a dynamic industry, build knowledge-sharing and problem-solving networks of professional colleagues and earn a boatload of free CPE credit to maintain their professional certification. And many of these programs, such as webinars and regional meetings -- are free.
Take a look at our website to access all your membership benefits and maximize the value of the only trade association dedicated to serving financial professionals in the media and entertainment industry.
Have suggestions for how we can improve our current benefit package or ideas for new programs? I'd love to hear them. Contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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