Thursday, May 25, 2017
MEMBERSHIPin the Fair Media Council is an exclusive opportunity to raise the status of your organization, be part of an effort to advocate for quality news — one of the hottest topics in the country right now — and give back to the community at the same time. Choose between Elite Circle Membership, Legacy Club (open only to members for 10-plus years), Standard Membership or Individual Membership.

LEGACY CLUB

  • Open only to members for 10 years or more
  • Logo on website
  • Company included in weekly newsletter and recognized as Legacy Club member
  • Company recognized on FMC website for extraordinary commitment
  • Recognition from podium at FMC Signature Events as long-time supporter
  • Framed certificate bearing the FMC seal
  • Badge for your website and social media channels denoting the highest level of commitment to FMC
  • Private reception invitation
  • Plus, all standard membership benefits listed below          $1500 Annually 

ELITE CIRCLE

  • Company included in weekly newsletter and recognized as member of Elite Circle of Supporters
  • Company recognized with special designation on FMC website
  • Framed certificate bearing the FMC seal
  • Badge for your website and social media channels denoting extraordinary commitment to FMC
  • Private reception invitation
  • Plus, all standard membership benefits listed below               $2000 annually

STANDARD MEMBERSHIP

Membership is by organization, so all employees may take advantage of the following:
  • Membership is 100 percent tax deductible
  • Discounted ticket pricing to all events (A large percentage is tax deductible)
  • Discounted entry fees for Folio Awards & Teacher Awards
  • Special reserved seating at events
  • Opportunities to Mentor or Coach — Limited and reserved for those advanced in their careers, mentors and coaches are matched with promising young professionals. To apply to be a mentor or coach, please email info@fairmediacouncil.org with your areas of expertise and years of experience.
  • Special Savings on Business Photography — Maintain your professional image with an up-to-date portrait at dramatically reduced prices, available only to FMC members. Bob Giglione Photography, Long Island’s premier business photographer, offers in-studio portrait photography at more than half off the regular price. To schedule an appointment, call 516-848-9600 and say you’re a member.
  • Special Website Hosting Discount – Get six months of free website hosting with any new or redesigned website package from Long Island Media Inc., which delivers professionally designed, mobile-friendly websites. Call 631-406-4410 and say you’re an FMC member to receive this special offer, or if you assistance or general help with your website. Long Island Media Inc. would be delighted to help you in any way they can.
  • Turn Any Business or Personal Event into a Special Occasion – In an exclusive offer from Sweet Epiphany, home of the Long Island Cupcake Collection, get one dozen of any Long Island Cupcake and get the second dozen at half the price. Small batch, gourmet cupcakes made from locally sourced ingredients. For high-end occasions, there’s Hamptons Gold, a champagne cupcake topped in 24 carat gold. See the whole Long Island Collection by clicking here.
  • Special, Members-Only Offers from Long Island Business News
  • Special, Members-Only Offers from Dan’s Hamptons Media
  • As a member, you are part of the most influential organization to continuously connect you to local and national media both in person and online:
    -FMC’s daily social media newsletter is sent to more than 20,000 Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn followers around the world. Members are included in each edition (dependent on how often you use Twitter)
    – The Latest, FMC’s weekly newsletter, is emailed to members and more than 7,000 media and business leaders throughout Long Island, New York City and Northern New Jersey. It reaches deeply inside newsrooms on the national, regional and hyperlocal level. Original content, news and event information, and timely commentaries on the state of media are included in The Latest
    – The Fair Media Council New York/New Jersey Publicity Guide & Media Directory (on sale on Amazon.com as a soft cover book and a Kindle edition) provides contact information for hundreds of news reporters, editors, producers and more, as well as expert advice on media relations, branding and marketing
    – FMC signature events are the biggest media events on Long Island to provide networking, story pitching opportunities and more
  • Advance notice of opportunities to speak, exhibit or sponsor events that are often sold out
  • Professional development opportunities for cutting edge communication, marketing and media relations skills
  • All members automatically become part of FMC’s e-Community Committee, giving you the opportunity to share your ideas and feedback to improve FMC’s work and events simply by emailing us at your convenience
  • CEOs of member companies may be featured in The Interview, our most widely read feature
  • A new sense of community, as part of the Fair Media Council’s exclusive mix of wide-ranging nonprofit and business organizations
  • A membership badge for your website and LinkedIn profile
  • Heightened professional status as a member of an organization unlike any in the country
  • Satisfaction of knowing you support an organization that holds the media accountable
  • Inclusion in FMC’s online member directory, linked back to your website
  • Membership discounts and benefits apply to all members of your organization, as long as membership remains active

 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Personal name listed on FMC website, plus Standard Membership benefits
$200 annually

FEES & APPLICATION TO JOIN NOW

STANDARD MEMBERSHIP ANNUAL RATES

Corporation with 1-99 employees: $379
Corporation with 100-499 employees: $569
Corporation with 500+ employees: $789
Nonprofit with 1-49 employees: $159
Nonprofit with 50-499 employees: $279
Nonprofit with 500+ employees: $619

Membership Application

TWO STEP PROCESS: 1. Please fill out this form to apply for membership in the Fair Media Council. Once complete, hit the submit button, then 2. use a credit card to complete the process. If you prefer to send a check, fill out the form, note payment by check option. Make check payable to Fair Media Council and mail to Fair Media Council, 1055 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, NY 11714. Membership becomes active once we receive payment.
  • Annual fees. Membership begins when payment received.
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