(Middlewich Cheshire, United Kingdom--July 14, 2014) JAMES (Joint Audio Media Education Support) can confirm that PLASA has become the latest Associate Member of its group further strengthening the JAMES industry accreditation and education support process.
Matthew Griffiths (CEO PLASA) said, “We have watched the quality work of JAMES grow over several years. We are now very happy to join with the other trade organisations in JAMES, playing our part in supporting education. Being part of the JAMES course accreditation programme will ensure that our sectors will have representation in course design and delivery.”
The new association will now allow JAMES to work alongside PLASA to create and develop HE course accreditation structures for the event, entertainment and installation industries.
David Ward (JAMES Policy Director) commented, “The years of industry experience represented by the PLASA membership is very well-respected and we look forward to working them. This new relationship between our other associate organisations and PLASA holds great potential for the future. JAMES provides the ideal vehicle for industry to interface with education and helps fulfil our mission to ensure that the years of industry experience are not lost to future generations.”
PLASA joins a growing list of JAMES Associate Members alongside UK Screen and MMF (Music Manager’s Forum).
Made up of dedicated audio industry professionals and academics, JAMES' role is to create and maintain supportive links between education and the media industries, ensuring that many years of professional experience are not lost to future generations.
PLASA is the lead international membership body for those who supply technologies and services to the event, entertainment and installation industries. As a pro-active trade association, it looks after the interests of its members and seeks to influence business practices and skills development across the industry.