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To Become a Member
An individual must be sponsored by a member and must have attended 2 PVA meetings, submitted a membership application form, paid the initiation fee and the 1st year's dues. Members shall receive the monthly newsletter via email, a membership directory, be listed on the PVA-CT website and will receive a name badge. They may also vote on certain items, serve on committees and participate in the Mentor and SIG programs. Members are not entitled to hold office, or use the PVA logo for advertising. You must be a certified member to do this. To join PVA-CT, please contact our Membership Committee Chairperson, David Pinto (860) 582-7808 Email
Guest Policies & Dues
Join Us For Networking Time/Dinner/Meeting
If you plan to join us for networking time, buffet dinner, and our
meeting, the buffet dinner fee will be $25. This is payable at the door
with advance reservations. Reservations must be called in by the
Thursday proceeding the meeting. Our meetings are always held the third
Tuesday of the month, except August, and December.
Without advance reservations, the dinner fee will be $30.00.
Please note, if you do make a dinner reservation and do not let us know
that you will not attend, PVA must bill you for dinner. This is due to
the fact PVA must pay the hotel for the called in meal count, we hope
Join Us For Our Meeting Portion Beginning At 8 PM:
If you cannot come to our networking time, and dinner you are welcome
to attend the meeting portion only. Your first two visits to the
meeting portion are complimentary.
Please Contact PVA's Treasurer:
Please let our Treasurer, Spencer Hinds know by the Thursday
proceeding the meeting that you will be either attending dinner and
meeting, or meeting only:
284 Great Hill Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877
As A New Attendee:
You may enjoy 2 complimentary meetings. Plus you will receive 2 issues
of our monthly newsletter via email. If attending the dinner portion of
our meeting there is a dinner fee.
To become a PVA Member, you must be sponsored by one of our Members. At
your 3rd meeting, you may apply for Membership.
Dues are payable with your application.
Yearly dues are $95.00. There is also a one time $25.00 per person
application fee, $15.00 for students.
The first year's dues are pro-rated at $7.92 per month from the date of
application to April 30th. After the first year, dues are to be paid
annually by May 1st for all members.
The dues for spouses, or added employees are $65.00 per year per
person, or pro-rated at $5.42 per month from the date of application to
April 30th. The dues for students are $25.00 per year, pro-rated at
Once you become a member you may attend the networking, dinner, meeting
for the dinner fee, or you may attend the meeting portion only for a
$10 room fee.
Members shall receive the monthly newsletter via email, a membership
directory, be listed on the PVA website and will receive a name badge.
They may also vote on certain items, serve on committees and
participate in the Mentor and SIG programs
PVA Membership Directory
Free Classified Advertising
PVA Group Advertising
Monthly Online Newsletter
Video Training Seminars
Free Sound Business Advice
National Association Affiliations
PVACT Advertising Logo
To Join PVA
Please contact our Membership Committee Chairperson.........David Pinto at (860) 582-7808 or e-mail
What is a Certified Member?
A PVA Certified Member is someone who has met all of these criteria:
Has been a member of PVA for 6 months
Has attended 6 PVA meetings
Has been a professional videographer for 2 years
Has submitted a client representative video no more than 6 months old
to the Certification Committee for review.
Has passed PVA review standards.
A Certified Videographer member shall receive a PVACT certificate
for display, may use the PVA logo for advertising, will be listed in the
PVA Website as certified, and may hold office. To maintain this
standing the Certified Member must maintain their membership in good standing and pay their annual dues on time.