The International Map Industry Association (IMIA) is dedicated to fostering the growth of the mapping industry through the exchange of ideas and information, the education of industry trends and technologies, and access to a wide spectrum of mapping leaders.
Our global organization, based in the United States with board members from around the world, is one collective group with one voice advocating for the growth and success of the international mapping industry. Connecting the business of maps worldwide is our number one priority.
Esri, the global market leader in geographic information systems (GIS), offers the most powerful mapping and spatial analytics technology available. Since 1969, Esri has helped customers use The Science of Where to unlock the full potential of data to improve operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities, most national governments, 75% of the Fortune 500, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri engineers the most advanced solutions for digital transformation, IoT, and location analytics to create the maps that run the world. Visit us at
MapSherpa provides a sophisticated digital publishing and e-commerce system that lets map publishers create new business opportunities and generate new revenue sources by publishing their content in a personal, shareable and mobile form across a variety of devices.
Since 1995, Benchmark Maps has been mapping and field-checking the American West. Our award-winning series of maps & atlases place emphasis on back road detail, public lands access, and recreation information. Benchmark also provides commercial cartography services to publishers, corporations, and government agencies. Visit us at
Sponsor Corner May 24, 2023 – Esri
Map Your Future at the Esri User Conference Find innovation, inspiration, and motivation as you explore all things GIS with technical experts, peers, and exhibitors. Browse the beautiful
Sponsor Corner April 12, 2023 – National Geographic Maps
Inspiring exploration and understanding of the world through the art and science of mapmaking Founded in 1915 as the Map Department of the National Geographic Society, National Geographic
Sponsor Corner March 22, 2023 – Mapping Specialists Ltd
With almost four decades of experience Mapping Specialists, Ltd continues to “reinvent itself” and supply cartographic services to the mapping industry. From its inception in June of 1984,
From our Newsletter
April 2023 Newsletter
Industry Social at Stanfords
On April 17, the eve of the London Book Fair’s opening, Stanfords hosted