What is IMIA

International business networking and education are the key foundations of The International Map Industry Association (IMIA) in the world of maps. IMIA is where mapmakers, publishers, geospatial technology companies, location-based services, content producers, and distributors come together to conduct the business of maps. More details…


International Map Year
The International Map Industry Association endorses the International Map Year 2015 – 2016 as proposed by the International Cartographic Association as a valuable means to promote the importance of maps and Geoinformation.


IMIA is dedicated to fostering the exchange of ideas and information and enhancing your knowledge and understanding of the mapping and spatial information industry. Join IMIA to receive all the benefits of membership.

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IMIA is pleased to provide special offers and benefits to our members. We currently have the following programs available. If you are not a member, please join IMIA so you can take advantage of these offers!



Mapping News

  • Avenza Releases MAPublisher 9.9 For Adobe Illustrator ArcGIS Online Integration and CC 2017 Compatibility
  • Celebrate the Legendary Leaders of the Geospatial Industry at GWF 2017’s Hall of Fame
  • How the World Map Kept Changing Over Centuries
  • The Library of Congress Is Putting Its Map Collection on the Map
  • Popular Esri ArcGIS Marketplace App Reaches Milestone With 3,000 Organization Installations

Mapping Events

  • IMIA Americas Conference & Member Showcase
  • 2017 Calendar of Events

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