Welcome to the official web site of the HMA! The Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA) was created in 2005 through the unification of three associations within the hobby industry:
International Model Hobby Manufacturers Association, Model Railroad Industry Association, and Radio Control Hobby Trade Association. Our members consist of manufacturers from across the hobby industry - General Hobby, Model Railroad, Plastic & Die Cast and Radio Control
The 2013 iHobby Expo is less than a month away! Are you planning to be there?
The 2013 iHobby Expo Show will be held
on October 3-6, 2013 at the
Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois.
For more information about the show please click here to link to the show site: iHobby Expo 2013
Don't miss the following HMA member activities at the 2013 iHobby Expo
Thursday, October 3rd - HMA Welcome Reception - 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Utopia Room A&B
Friday, October 4th - Division Happy Hours
General Hobby, Plastic & Die Cast and Radio Control - 5:00pm - 6:00pm - Utopia Room A&B
Saturday, October 5th - HMA Membership Meeting - 8:00am - 9:30am - Utopia Room A
There are also informative educational sessions - go to the iHobby Expo site to register now!
2012 ESTIMATED SIZE OF U.S. HOBBY INDUSTRY IS $1.31 BILLION
March 26, 2013. The Hobby Manufacturers Association Board of Directors has just released the findings of its 3rd Size of the U.S. Model Hobby Industry Study which was conducted in the fall of 2012 and shows actual sales for 2011 and estimated sales for 2012.
"HMA member manufacturers and distributors reported that 2012 model hobby product sales were estimated to be $1.31billion as compared to 2010 estimated sales of $1.47 billion and actual 2011 sales of $1.265 billion," announced Fred Hill (The Coach Yard), HMA President. "The 2011 actual sales of model hobby products show a 9% decrease from the 2009 actual sales reported by survey respondents," added Hill. "However, respondents reported an estimated increase of 3% in projected sales for 2012 over 2011.
Click here to read the full Press Release
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