HMA — Hobby Manufacturers Association
The objective of the Division is to promote the growth of the Hobby Industry and represent the General Hobby segment of the overall industry on the HMA board and to government, trade and the consumer.
The purpose and objectives of this Division shall be:
A. To promote the welfare, mutual understanding and public awareness of model railroading by those actively engaged in the model railroad industry.
B. To unite, coordinate, evaluate, analyze and communicate on matters of common interest to its members and to promote and advance programs of the hobby through the model railroad industry and others in similar work.
C. To mutually endeavor and provide a united voice within and for those engaged in the model railroad industry at any level of items made, published or sold for model railroading.
D. To promote education programs for and about the hobby of model railroading under plans as the Division Council and Officers may adopt.
E. To represent the model railroad segment of the overall hobby industry on the HMA Board of Directors. The Division Council will elect two of its members to serve on the HMA Board of Directors, as provided in HMA's by-laws, to represent the Division. The Division may also provide representatives to HMA committees as requested.
F. To communicate with Model Railroad Division members on government, trade and consumer issues that may affect the model railroad industry.
G. To promote hobby trade shows and conventions, to cooperate with individuals, partnerships, corporations or organizations connected with or related to model railroading and the model railroad industry.
Plastic Die Cast
The objective of the Division is to promote the growth of plastic and die-cast model-hobbies and represent those segments of the overall hobby industry on the HMA Board, and to government, trade, and the consumer.
The purposes of this Division shall be:
1. To consider and deal by all lawful means with common problems of management, such as those involved in the production, distribution, employment and financial functions of the Radio Control Hobby Industry; to secure cooperative action in advancing by all lawful means the common purposes of its members; to promote the general interest of all persons engaged in the buying, selling, and manufacturing of Radio Control Hobby Industry merchandise; and to promote activities and programs designed to enable the Radio Control Hobby Industry to conduct itself with the greatest economy and efficiency.
2. To afford due consideration to and expression of opinion upon questions affecting the Radio Control Hobby Industry and the financial, commercial and industrial interest of the United States, and to promote the common business interests of the Radio Control Hobby Industry.
3. To cooperate with other industries and organizations.