A meet n greet of members would be a good way for people like me (newbs) to get an idea of who's in the industry, and could open venues for networking. Ideas could be exchanged and talents could be showcased and discussed.
The H.U.R.D. (Helping yoU Reach Dreams) Film Network was formed to help promote the Media Industries in Louisiana. We are a network of people from all aspects of Media (Film/TV/Music/Video Games, etc) who share the same focus. Success for Louisiana.