Product Development & Management Association (PDMA)
PDMA is a not-for-profit professional organization whose purpose is to seek out, develop, organize, and disseminate leading-edge information on the theory and practice of product development and product development processes. The PDMA uses local, national, and international meetings and conferences, educational workshops, and publications to achieve its purposes. They publish several different publications such as Visions (quarterly newsletter) Journal of Product Innovation Management (bimonthly scholarly journal). Furthermore, they publish; PDMA Handbook of New-Product Development and The PDMA Tool Book for New-Product Development. In addition, PDMA manages the certification process for New-Product Development Professionals and sponsors research competitions.