Southwest Region ARMA International


Meet me in New Orleans? 

I invite you to join fellow SW & SE Region ARMA chapter leaders in New Orleans, LA, July 7-8th for two days of valuable training and information aimed at enhancing your leadership skills.  Each summer, ARMA International and your regional team strive to bring you the experience that keeps chapter leaders coming back again and again. New this year: Combined region events allow for a greater variety of chapters and members to network and to learn.  Scroll down for registration, event details and the complete agenda. Need more reasons to visit NOLA?

What to expect:

  • Updates from the ARMA International Board of Directors

  • Training for chapter leaders on resources from ARMA Headquarters and Region Leadership Teams

  • Guided breakouts and idea sharing

  • Leadership training that can be used in your chapter and beyond

  • Building networks with colleagues and chapter leaders

 Schedule of events:

  • July 6 – Arrive

  • July 7 – Leadership and Development - 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

  • July 8 – Leadership and Development - 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

  • Detailed outline available here


  • $150 per person


DoubleTree New Orleans
300 Canal Street 
New Orleans, LA 70130
$139 a night


Reservations must be received by 5 pm Tuesday, June 13.

See you in NOLA!



Big easy thank you to Vital Records Control (VCR) for lunch sponsorship at this year’s Region Leadership Event, New Orleans, LA.  Vital Records Control is a nationwide expert in information management and storage. VRC has been focused on serving markets throughout the Southeast and Southwest with local facilities in every state in our Region including now Texas and Louisiana. VRC is known for premium customer service, local accountability, compliant facilities, and superior technology.

  • 30 Years in the industry
  • All facilities SSAE16 Certified
  • Online Records Management via VitalWeb®
  • HIPAA, SOX, FACTA, & NAID Compliant
  • Chain of Custody using RFID (Radio Frequency ID Tracking) with Vital RF®
  • Regional & National Services with Local Accountability
  • Storage, Shredding, Imaging, HIM Services, NARA - Federal Records, Vaulting and more

ARMA International As the authority on information governance, we are THE resource when it comes to managing your organization's information.

Established in 1955, its approximate membership of 11,000 include records managers, archivists, corporate librarians, imaging specialists, legal professionals, IT managers, consultants, and educators, all of whom work in a wide variety of industries, including government, legal, healthcare, financial services, and petroleum in the US, Canada, and 30+ other countries.

ARMA International publishes Information Management magazine, the only professional journal specifically for professionals who manage records and information. IM journal is published bi-monthly and features top-drawer articles on the hottest topics in records and information management today, as well as marketplace news and analysis.


Southwest Region ARMA International is the largest of ARMA's regions in the United States. It covers the states of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico (TALON). There are 16 active chapters in Southwest Region. Total membership for the region is well over 1300.

The Region is administered by the Region Manager and financial responsibilities are administered by the Region Treasurer. The Region also has four Region Coordinators who, along with the Region Manager, provide support and communications between ARMA International and the region's 16 active chapters.

Southwest Region ARMA International offers financial assistance and grants to chapters for educational projects and long-term records and information management projects. A Grant Committee is responsible for reviewing and approving/disapproving region grant submissions.

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