Welcome To... The National Print Owners Association, Inc.
NPOA is the fastest growing non-profit trade association in the printing industry. While many associations are facing stagnant or declining memberships, NPOA has grown from 19 original members in late December 2012 to almost 400 as of late spring 2014. Click here to read the rest of our story.
The Benefits of Membership
NPOA is an association founded and operated "by printers for printers." We are the fastest growing association in the printing industry. We've grown from 19 founding members in late December 2012 to almost 400 by late spring 2014.
Our goal, with your help, is to reach 450 members by the summer of 2014. NPOA seeks to serve the needs of companies, both large and small, offering printing, copying, mailing and sign-making services. The benefits of membership in NPOA include access to a variety of key reports, spreadsheets and studies that provide our members with practical and useful information on profitability, wages and pricing within our industry - plus an annual conference where owners can rub shoulders and exchange ideas for growing their business and boosting profits.
Free Executive Study Available To All NPOA Members
Followingthe release of NPOA's 100+ page 2014-2015 Benchmarking Study, NPOA is now providing a FREE"Executive Summary"to all members. Thisis an exclusive member benefit for NPOA members only, and we request that you not share this report with others. Thank you for your continued support of NPOA and its research efforts, and a special thanks to Ricoh-USA for their sponsorship of this study.
Please visit our Blog on a regular basis, or better yet, sign up for our RSS service (see lower left on this page). This feature immediately alerts you when a new entry has been posted.
The Latest News From NPOA
NPOA member or not, be sure to take some time to explore our site. The Blog/Latest News link near the top of the menu on this page is a good place to start.
New Classifieds - One of NPOA's newest features, the NPOA Classifieds, is also proving to be one of its most popular as well. Open to both members and non-members alike, this new feature can help you if you have equipment or supplies to sell. Simply click on the link, visit the site for the simple instructions, and then submit your own listing.
For best results, please try to keep your listings as short as possible and remember to provide as much contact info as possible.
News of the day...
Preliminary NPOA Survey Reports Most Industry Wages Stagnant - Melbourne, FL, July 29, 2014 – Early results of the National Print Owners Association (NPOA) 2014-2015 Wage & Benefits Study show that of the 19 key positions covered in this study, wages have either dropped or remained stagnant for 13 of these positions when compared to the wages reported in early 2012. (Click here for more details) 2014 Conference Videos & Handouts (Members Only) - Although previously highlighted and promoted in an earlier blog, members wishing to view/download videos from our successful 2014 Owners Conference canclick here to gain access. A Conference Highlights video is also available for viewing. New Member Poll Now Available - NPOA has just released the results of a special poll conducted in late June. Titled, "Association to Modify Methods of Communication," the report details how NPOA hopes to improve its methods for communicating with its members, including encouraging members to sign-up for our new RSS Feed. This new report is packed with useful information for members. To download or view the report, first login using your user name and password and then visit ourBlog/Latest News for the links to this special report. FREE Classifieds - Our New "Classifieds" section is growing daily! Do you know that NPOA now offers a free Classifieds Section open to all? Visit our blog for more information or click here to visit this new section. Best Way to Keep Up with what's happening at NPOA - One of the best ways to make sure you are up-to-date with the latest NPOA news is by checking our Blog. However, an even better way is to sign-up for NPOA's Automated RSS Feed - By signing up (see box to left), you are sent a brief email notification whenever there is a new post to our blog. Don't worry, we try to limit our blog entries to no more than 2-3 per week.