National Print Owners Association

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The National Print Owners Association, Inc.

NPOA is the fastest growing non-profit trade association seriving the printing industry. While some associations are facing stagnant or declining memberships, NPOA has grown from 19 original members in late December 2012 to almost 400 as of late summer 2014. Our association was founded and operated "by printers for printers." The association 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, we sponsor an annual conference where owners can rub shoulders and exchange ideas for growing their business and boosting profits. Click here to read the rest of our story, or click here to join NPOA Today!

NPOA Releases New Video Series

Larry Hunt, industry financial expert and author, has just finished a series of four short educational videos on behalf of NPOA. Topics include:“Mastering the 80-20 Rule.” “What Is Your Company’s Break-Even Point,” “Customer Service – An Important Key to Success,” and “Understanding Mark-up vs. Margin.”  

Click on the video above to see highlights from these presentations. The first video in the series,“Mastering the 80-20 Rule,” can be viewed in our Members-Only section.

Hotel Reservations Desk Now Open
NPOA 2015 Spring Conference 

Make your reservations early -  NPOA's Hotel Reservation Link is now open. NPOA is already receiving inquiries regarding hotel reservations for NPOA's 2015 Owners Conference, April 16-19, 2015, Although the conference agenda is still in the planning stages, we can guarantee a record turn-out, including a possible sell-out of our room block. The weather will be great, and our destination is definitely "family friendly" for those planning on turning their attendance into a mini, family vacation. More info to come. 




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. 

Benchmark Testimonials Attest to Value
FREE Benchmarking Study Now Available
Pricing Study on Sale - 41% Discount!!!
NPOA Selects Disney World for Conference

NPOA Publishes Vendor News Bulletin
Conference Site Selection Survey Results prove interesting
Nine Conference Videos Now Available
NPOA Opens Bookstore - New studies & publications Available!
Samples of Larry Hunt Newsletters - Click link for further information.

"Classifieds" Prove Popular

New Classifieds -
 One of NPOA's newest features is also proving to be one of its most popular! NPOA Classifieds are available to members and non-members alike. Visit the "Classifieds" for additional information on posting your own ad. 

NPOA Releases Executive Summary of 2014-2015 Wage & Benefits Study. Log-in with your user name and password and visit Membership > Members Only. You can purchase entire study at the NPOA Bookstore.

News of the day...

New Report on Business Climate Released by NPOA - NPOA has just released a fascinating 5-page report detailing the results of a survey conducted two weeks ago. The survey received more than 250 responses and is packed with useful information on sales trends and projections, and growth rate projections by six specific departments in our industry. Visit our Blog for more details.

An Executive Summary of Wage & Benefits Study  is now available for free download for all NPOA members. Although certainly not as detailed as the entire 120 pages provided to participants in the full report, this 40-page Executive Summary still contains a wealth of information. To download, simply log-in with your user name and password, then go to the home page menu and select: Membership > Members Only.
NPOA Releases 2014-2015 Wage & Benefits Study - Melbourne, FL, Aug. 12, 2014 – NPOA has just released its latest research study on wages and benefits in the printing industry. Participants have been sent a confidential email directing them to a special site where the study can be downloaded. The study is also now available for purchase at the NPOA bookstore, which offers a 40% discount to NPOA members. (Click here for more details) NPOA expects to release an "Executive Summary" of the new study within the next two weeks.
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.