COALITION OF ENTERTAINMENT RETAIL TRADE ASSOCIATIONS (CERTA)
The members of the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA) collectively represent approximately 1,500 retailers and exhibitors, who operate more than 35,000 theatres, video and video game stores, music stores, online music sites, and other retail establishments that offer entertainment products and who employ more than 750,000 people. CERTA members are:
In Washington D.C. and globally, the Digital Media Association (DiMA) helps ensure a healthy environment for digital media businesses and their creative and consumer partners. As the trade association for the leading providers of online media, our mission is to support our industry before Congress and policymakers, and to coordinate industry-to-industry activities, licensing negotiations, and promotional efforts.
The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) is the not-for-profit international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of the $35 billion home entertainment industry. EMA member companies operate approximately 35,000 retail outlets in the U.S. and 45,000 around the world, that sell and/or rent DVDs and computer and console video games and digitally distributed versions of these products. Membership comprises the full spectrum of retailers (from single-store specialists to multi-line mass merchants, and both brick and mortar and online stores), distributors, the home video divisions of major and independent motion picture studios, video game publishers and other related businesses that constitute and support the home entertainment industry. EMA was established in April 2006 through the merger of the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) and the Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA).