Welcome To... The National Print Owners Association, Inc.
NPOA is the fastest growing 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 372 members as of Feb. 1, 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 more than 370 members as of late January 2014.
Our goal, with your help, is to reach 450 members by late spring 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.
Ft. Lauderdale Conference Praised by Attendees & Vendors
Owners Conference Sets Attendance Records - More than 145 NPOA members, sponsors and vendors attended the NOPA Owners Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL., Feb. 27 - Mar. 2, and without exception they praised the conference for both its great location (sunny days and warm evenings <g>) and the the program content. NPOA made several important announcements at the conference, including the launch of its new Bookstore (See menu on left) as well as the announcement that NPOA will be providing FREE videos of nine major conference presentations to All NPOA members, regardless of whether they attended the conference or not! Read our blog here.
Free Larry Hunt Newsletters
Dirck Holscher, publisher of the popular and information-packed Larry Hunt Newsletters, and long-time supporter of our association, has kindly provided NPOA members with samples of his January Newsletters:
Color Copy News High Speed Copy News Wide Format News Click on the link above for additional information on how to subscribe, and here to view the FREE PDFsof these newsletters. You can also email Dirck at: Dirck@larryhunt.com
Ricoh To Sponsor Major Industry Survey in February
Thanks to Ricoh-USA, NPOA has just launched a major industry-wide survey - The NPOA 2014-2015 Financial Benchmarking Survey.Participating firms will receive a complete copy of the final 100+ page analysis of profitability absolutely FREE! This study is considered by many to be the most valuable study published in our industry. The study will be released in late April 2014. Look for further info on this web site. Click here to download the PDF Benchmarking Survey Worksheet. Instructions for how to submit your data is provided at the end of the worksheet. Your participation is critically important to you and NPOA!