Business Membership


Membership is valuable to my business 

After more than 35 years working with museum exhibits, I have developed a passion for working with history and the arts in the museum community. That's why I'm a member of OMA!"

George Laurence, Owner, Designer
Museum Acrylics Co.

Get Involved

Trying to renew your OMA business membership?

To renew your OMA business membership, please have your Group Member Administrator log in and click on the "renew now" button on your member landing page, or in the "Membership & Participation section of your account. If you have questions about your group member administrator, or renewing your membership, please contact OMA.

Start your Business Membership today!

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Connecting your business to Ohio's state-wide museum community with OMA membership! Our affordable Business membership is based on a sliding scale, with benefits including special offers and opportunities from our partners, access to deep discounts on exhibit and advertising space at the OMA annual conference, sponsorship opportunities to help get your company's name and services in front of museums from across the state, and more!

Complete OMA membership - Based on your budget!

The Ohio Museums Association knows that businesses come in all shapes and sizes - and every museum service provider deserves the great benefits, discounts and money-saving partnerships that come as part of each OMA membership.

OMA's Business membership is based on a sliding scale so that your company can get all benefits and resources that come with OMA membership at an affordable price.

And, as an added benefit, all employees of OMA Business members are covered under their company's membership. That means deep discounts at all OMA events, workshops and conferences, special opportunities and more - for each employee of our business members!

Join the Ohio Museums Association's business community today and start taking advantage of OMA's resources and benefits to help get your company's name and services in front of OMA's statewide network of museums!

Membership Dues

The following due scale is based on the annual operating budget of the member company.

 Level 1  Budgets under $50,000   $60 
 Level 2
 $50,000-$249,000   $120
 Level 3  $250,000-$499,999  $240
 Level 4  $500,000-$999,999  $360
 Level 5  $1 million-$5 million  $480
 Level 6  Budgets over $5 million  $600

Membership Benefits

Business Member Benefits

The Ohio Museums Association provides the following services to its business members:

  • Professional Development and Networking Opportunities through participation in our workshops and annual conference
  • Discounted Registrations, Advertising and Exhibit Hall space for the Association’s Annual Conference
  • Free Subscription to Ohio Museums Monthly
  • A forum for free publicity for events in the newsletter and magazine
  • Free listing of job openings in the newsletter and web site
  • Free web site link and listing on OMA web page
  • Access to Workers’ Compensation Group Rating providing discounts in annual BWC fees
  • Access to group and individual health insurance through Tabit, Arganbright & Hazelbaker
  • Generous Discounts through supplier, Gaylord
  • Access to members-only offers on merchant services through our partners, Piggyback App, Proficio Elements, and Artwork Archive

CompManagement, Inc.

OMA offers access to Workers' Compensation Rating Group providing deep discounts in annual fees through our third party administrator CompManagement, Inc. For more information contact:

Kathy Redmond
Manager, Client Services
CompManagement, Inc.
PO Box 884
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 614.376.5409
Email: [email protected]

Gaylord Archival

As an added benefit to all OMA members, the Ohio Museums Association has partnered with Gaylord to provide generous discounts on your everyday purchases!

Contact [email protected] to receive your member's priority code!

  • Save 18% on Archival Supplies
  • Save 10% on Furniture
  • 50% off shipping on all supply orders over $200

No matter how you choose to place your order just reference your OMA Member “Contract Priority Code” and you will receive your discounted pricing and preferential freight terms.

To receive your Gaylord Contract Priority Code, email [email protected] or call 614.297.2375

One Point of Care (

The Ohio Museums Association has announced One Point of Care ( as our preferred health benefits provider. OPOC can help your organization with your group health insurance needs. Through the use of the CARE Center, OPOC will help your museum Reduce Costs, Improve Benefits, Improve CARE, and put controls in place to suppress future health benefit-related costs. 

For more information, visit, or call 866.676.2871.

Piggyback App

Piggyback’s mission is to make culture mobile – and as the mobile partner of the Ohio Museums Association, Piggyback wants to make it easy for OMA members to take advantage of their mobile platform.

All OMA members can receive 20% off Piggyback’s Premium Service Plan (only $960 a year after discount). As an added bonus, Piggyback will also waive the first-year setup fee of $200! That’s a total of $440 in savings, just for being an OMA member!

Learn more about Piggyback and start your service by visiting

Re: discovery Software, Inc.

As an added benefit to all OMA members, Re: discovery Software, Inc. is proud to offer all Ohio Museums Association members a 10% discount on licensing, and 3 FREE months of Proficio Cloud hosting. Be sure to share your OMA membership affiliation with Re: discovery to receive your member discount!

With a Proficio Elements, The Small Museum Software, collections management system you will find your daily tasks are simplified, whether its data entry, updating, searching, reporting, or researching on your objects or archives. You can also use our Web Module to share the collection online! We are more than just a Collection Management Software company. We are a team of museum and archives professionals and top-notch software engineers. Your system will be supported and upgraded. Seamless conversions and Cloud hosting are available.

Artwork Archive

The Ohio Museums Association has partnered with Artwork Archive to provide our members with great resources and special opportunities. All OMA members will get a 20% lifetime discount on all software and products when they sign up for an Artwork Account at:

To learn more, or for any questions about Artwork Archive, please contact Elysian Koglmeier, Head of Growth, at [email protected] or 978.290.2732. 

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