WHAT WE DO
Empower Independent Movie Theaters
WE are dedicated to the empowerment of independent movie theater owners and operators in North America.
The ICA is a trade association dedicated to the empowerment of independent movie theater owners and operators in North America. Established by independents for independents, we are leading the charge to champion the importance of independent cinemas to a dynamic and vibrant motion picture industry. As we gain more members, our voices grow stronger and the value of the Alliance to our industry increases.
HOW WE CAN HELP YOU
It is important for independents to have representation from Hollywood to Washington.
- Develops & Executes Strategy
- Creates Efficiencies
- Promotes Actions
- Enhance Independent Exhibitor Revenue
- Promotes Their Screens
The Marketplace has three departments to establish exclusive member benefits.
- Food Service
- Equipment and Technology
- General Purchasing
ICA delivers value to our members and the industry.
- Strategic advocacy and initiatives
- Communicates with industry stakeholders
- Promotes innovative cinema solutions
- Educate and inform public policymakers
- Push the value small business movie theaters
ICA By The Numbers
Member Theater Screens Nation-Wide
Of the Total 2022 Box Office Revenues
Largest Theater Circuit Equivalency in the U.S.
(Dallas, TX) The Cinema Buying Alliance, LLC (ICA Marketplace) is excited to announce the addition of a new program offered by Cinema Hosting. With over 15 years of experience, Cinema Hosting has been providing independent cinemas with exceptional digital solutions including beautiful cinema websites, point of sale, and customer relationship management. Membership with the ICA entitles you…
Regional Conference Aimed at Independent Cinemas Takes
Place on August 22-24, 2022
(Dallas, TX/Plano, TX – December 19, 2022) The Cinema Buying Alliance, LLC (ICA Marketplace), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Independent Cinema Alliance (ICA) is excited to announce the addition of a new program offered by Frito-Lay of North America, Inc., a division of PepsiCo that manufactures, markets, and sells Lay’s® and Ruffles® potato chips,…
COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING TEAM
The ICA Communications & Marketing team develops and executes media and public communications strategies to promote the Alliance’s mission, projects, and activities. Additionally, the team creates innovative marketing strategies, opportunities, and tools that benefit the Alliance and independent exhibitors.
The ICA Education Committee develops the Alliance’s educational content and programs. This includes ICA Live! webinars, conference presentations, and other programming opportunities.
The ICA Marketplace leverages the efficiencies created by the ICA’s membership to develop partnerships and programs that provide independent exhibitors with national account pricing and rebates on essential products, such as seats, technology, concession stand items, and more.
The ICA Membership Committee collaborates with the Board of Directors, committees, and members on key strategies, challenges, and needs to provide insight on membership recruitment, engagement, and retention strategies. The Membership Committee provides a critical link between ICA members and leadership, so that the Alliance continues to develop valuable benefits, programs, and services.
STUDIO RELATIONS TEAM
The ICA Studio Relations Committee develops and executes the Alliance’s strategy to create efficiencies and promote actions that will enhance independent exhibitor revenue streams and promote their screens as essential to film studios.