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    'The write-up you did for us was much better than our own PR'.


    'Thank you once again for the IPIA Lunch on Friday. I did enjoy it and was thoroughly impressed with your choice of speaker, who was a joy to listen to what a great sense of humour, most enjoyable.'



    'Thanks for another successful networking lunch. Very productive and enjoyable'.



    'Another excellent value IPIA course. Thanks Andrew you've done it again. Really glad I attended.'


     Annual Gala Dinner...

     'Paul's chairmanship made it feel like quite a family occasion!'

    'The best entertainment yet'

    'great to be with great people and ideal for networking.'


    'That was a great conference. I liked the venue and the choice and balance of speakers was excellent. Well done to you and the whole team'.


    'IPIA Debt Recovery did a superb job, they got my money within the week. They are now going after the company for costs'.



    'As a direct result of the networking lunch I have five people to speak to to discuss potential projects this week'

Formed in 1990, the IPIA is the only Association that brings together print managers, print distributors, trade manufacturers, material suppliers and associated service providers to 'create partnerships in print'.

Its key aim is to provide Members with a diverse range of business development opportunities, so that all of the IPIA's print management, manufacturer and associate Members can work together towards a profitable future. It also helps Members to develop their businesses, providing support with sales and marketing advice, print industry specific training, product sourcing and HR and legislative services.
Membership Benefits include:-

  • FREE Business Support Helpline
  • FREE Credit Checking and Legal Letter Service
  • IPIA Logistics - reduced rates for parcel & pallet deliveries
  • FREE debt collection service
  • FREE arbitration service
  • FREE product sourcing service
  • FREE print management support package
  • FREE 'Communicate' PR service
  • Tender & Bid Preparation Support
  • Preferential rates on commercial insurance 
  • Reduced rates on industry specific training
  • Preferential credit card processing deals
  • Exclusive original market research
  • 'Meet the Trade Buyer' event, Conferences and Networking events
  • IPIA Membership enhances scores in tender situations, especially in those issued by governmental and public bodies

   what did we do for you?


    Thank you for yesterday it was fascinating to learn about the print industry, from the origination of print right through to the present day. You have given me a brilliant oversight of what's involved within this industry.’

  • 'Just a quick note to say a big thank you for a fabulous event on Friday - lots of interest for me to follow up this morning - I am delighted people had come to seek me out to have a chat! Food was fabulous and I had a great time. Looking forward to the next event.'

  • 'I can say that we have found a number of new suppliers who have been instrumental in helping our expansion, because of the particular range of products they produce. Without the IPIA we would not have found these niche areas of production'.


    'Your securing appointments by telephone course was excellent and it is really going to help me hit my targets'


    'Meet The Trade Buyer was an excellent event - where else do you get the chance to meet 15 prospective customers for a face to face selling opportunity in a day.'


    'This is a fantastic format, very focused and all meetings have a purpose, this is more effective than an exhibition.'

  • 'We have met many of our most valued suppliers at IPIA events.This has helped us to improve service and quality to our customers, and broaden the range of products that we offer them. We strongly recommend Membership to both manufacturers and distributors in the printing sector'.



    'I found the course to be very educational        and I'm sure I'll benefit from the techniques that I picked up'.


    'Thank you for a very worthwhile event. As an irregular user of IPIA events it was refreshing to see how much the organisation has moved forward in presenting relevant and up to date subjects (and how the average age of delegates seems to be coming down!).'


    'The IPIA gives a company like us access to a wide range of opportunities both inside and outside the IPIA Membership'.

   what can we do for you?


Many thanks to our Speakers for making our 23rd Conference a resounding success!


Fresh Thinking For Print & Marketing Professionals

Over 80 delegates attended and listened to inspirational thoughts, ideas and innovations!

Our Next Event

is on
Thursday 16th October 2014

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FREE VAT advice for print & marketing pieces. Dedicated Helpline and in-depth Best Practice Guide. Call 0844 9020214 for details.

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