Why Join MITA?
What is MITA?
MITA is an organization dedicated to the betterment of electronic service in the music industry. Through continuous training, timely information and access to the knowledge, experience, parts stores of technicians across the world technicians are better able to face the ever changing challenges that they face on a daily basis. Working closely with manufacturers, dealers and service centers world wide, MITA is unquestionably the leading resource for training, information, parts and daily support. A world of experience lies literally a few keystrokes away.
MITA has it's roots in the earliest days of electronic music when the electronic organ was the mainstay. It has continued to grow and evolve with the changes in technology and the current leadership is working hard to expand faster and further into every corner of the technology and the world. New technologies are being aggressively incorporated to improve the dissemination of knowledge and experience.
What Services Does MITA Provide?
MITA sponsors a week long biennial convention with representatives from major manufacturers including Roland, Kurzweil, Yamaha, Hammond,and Rogers and others that present classes on their latest product lines with detailed solutions to recurrent issues and troubleshooting theory that will greatly improve your use of time in your daily routine and therefore your money making potential. 5 Days of classes with hands on demonstrations of troubleshooting techniques, disassembly, and operations are available. Classes covering technologies as wide ranging as tube amplifiers, Pro-audio equipment, home pianos and organs, and professional keyboards and studio equipment are presented in 4 hour classes that you can mix and match to suit your needs. Training of this breadth and depth in the specialized technologies required to repair the wide array of equipment that make up the music technology industry is not available anywhere else. Ample time to socialize and exchange stories of success and frustration are provided. Many technicians bring their entire family, taking advantage of the entertainment opportunities to turn it into a family vacation. Traveling from as far away as New Zealand members find it a wonderful opportunity to socialize with people you have come to know through the MITA mailing list and forums.
A World of Experience at Your Fingertips
This website with it's forums and related mailing lists put current information and hundreds of helpful colleagues at your finger tips. With it's vast archive of technical articles and it's potent search engine you can tap 25 years of published tutorials and troubleshooting techniques to find answers to your pressing issues. Many MITA members constantly monitor the forums and mailing list to make their knowledge and experience available to colleagues world wide. Looking for a hard to find part? A quick forum posting or email to the mailing list will bring instantaneous response with invaluable offers of assistance and a world wide treasure trove of "No Longer Available" parts. Many manufacturers monitor the forums and mailing list and chime in with timely and expert advise to help you with your troubleshooting challenges. The only way to learn the specialized technologies that make up the electronic music industry is through personal experience, manufacturers classes such as those provided at the convention, or to have a personal mentor with years of experience. The MITA Forums and mailing lists puts a worldwide network of mentors at your fingertips with decades of experience and expertise in every nook and cranny of musical electronic technology. No matter what the troubleshooting task that you are facing it is likely that another MITA member has been there before and can share their experience with you.
Increase Your Exposure
MITA members appear in a Service Center Locator that many people use to seek out qualified technicians in their area. This "locator" puts the power of google maps technology to work to make it even easier for customers in your area to find you. Search engines have become the leading source for finding service providers, having recently surpassed the phone directory for that title. Your name in the directory with the MITA certified logo makes you the prime candidate to receive their business. We work constantly to make this site the leading source for connecting clients with trained technicians and make constant updates to increase the visibility of the organization and all of it's members.
Get Your Skills Publicly Recognized
MITA offers a rigorous certification program that sets you apart from the crowd and documents your skill and experience. Increasingly customers are seeking out certified technicians as a reliable way of finding a competent help in a sea of pretenders. By completing the MITA Certified Criteria and passing the rigorous skills examination, you become entitled to have the MITA Certified logo in your business listing and to post it prominently in your place of business and advertising. Get the recognition that you deserve as the best of the best.
To learn more about what MITA can do for your business or career contact us by email at the link below.