NYWIFT’s most important asset is its members, and this year, we’re calling on ALL OF YOU.
Help build our amazing community of over 2000 successful women in the film and television industry by participating in our Fall Membership Drive.
New members will receive two great discounts (50% off initiation fee, and over 50% off Muse Awards tickets).
Referring members will 5 free raffle tickets at next month’s Muse Awards – you know we’ve always got great prizes!
You already know all the important benefits of being a NYWIFT member: networking, industry events and educational programming, career and professional development, fantastic industry screenings, corporate sponsor discounts, and most of all, being part of a community of dynamic, successful women.
So go out and spread the word about Fall being the perfect time to join NYWIFT.
TO JOIN, visit www.NYWIFT.org/JOIN
Please check our membership requirements to see if you qualify.
Offer expires December 5, 2013
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