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NPES Membership Benefits

NPES Members have invaluable business building advantages from the array of NPES programs and services.

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Business Building Resources for Today’s Printing & Imaging Industry

Membership in NPES provides you access to programs designed by our members to meet your specific needs, including:

  • Industry technology and trends information providing intel and insights into the latest developments affecting your business.
  • New Benefit→PRIMIR, the market research arm of NPES, provides essential market intelligence on industry topics determined by the membership.
    • Unmatched research value of nearly $500,000 in proprietary market research (6-8 studies each year) for your annual dues.
    • Meetings provide an opportunity to: network among peers who have a shared interest in solving the latest challenges with the most current solutions, hone your research skills, and discover new resources.
    • Resources include a wealth of information on the PRIMIR website: recent and past research reports; “quick take” research study Executive Synopsis; and, based on published studies, downloadable PowerPoint presentations, archived webinars, and video podcasts.
    • Peer interaction and networking with those who are actively seeking answers to forecast the printing industry with confidence. These individuals are your gateway to questions you need answered about various aspects of this diverse industry.
  • Market data program tracking monthly dollar & unit shipments for 80 key industry product categories of traditional printing equipment &graphic arts supplies. Plus, the…
    • Digital Program collects unit data/estimated dollar value for production digital color presses in various duty cycles.
    • Printing Plates Program collects unit data for the global market.
      Bonus: a special report providing snapshots of U.S. macroeconomic indicators & forecasts on key industry product segments from the experts at ITR Economics.
  • Networking and meeting opportunities in numerous forums to:
    • Convene with your peers
    • Interact with current and prospective customers
    • Make new industry connections
    • Learn current best practices, and gain invaluable new insights from the experts on the latest industry trends.
  • Show benefits for exhibiting in our industry’s top tradeshows—PRINT and GRAPH EXPO—provide a rebate of up to $3.00 per sq. ft. towards NPES membership dues—and NPES Members are the first to select their booth space!
  • International trade development services help NPES Members experience and navigate emerging or already established global markets through:
    • Trade Missions & Pavilions in international shows
    • International Market Research & Trade Data
    • Webinars and other programs facilitated by NPES international business development representatives and offices in: Brazil, Japan, India, Indonesia, and China, PLUS…
    • Individualized strategies and guidance to begin or advance NPES Members’ international development efforts.
  • NPES Government Affairs Program represents industry members’ interests in the public policy arena by advocating policy positions and priorities that support the interests of NPES Members and the printing and imaging industry.
  • The Standards Program offers direct participation opportunities to be informed about, and impact, worldwide product standards changes—from inception to publication—plus NPES Members receive significant discounts on the purchase of ISO and/or IEC standards.
  • Discount on membership to join the International Color Consortium (ICC)
  • Through a partnership with Sentry Insurance, NPES is pleased to offer an exclusive member benefit program in which companies may qualify to access a full range of property and casualty protection.

For complete details about NPES Programs and Services, contact Carol Lee Hawkins, Director, Membership and Development, at: 703/264-7200 or e-mail: Carol Lee Hawkins.