OPEN TO INDEPENDENT, PRIVATELY-OWNED BUSINESSES WHOSE PRIMARY SOURCE OF INCOME IS DERIVED FROM THE RETAIL SALE OF BOOKS AND OTHER PRINTED MATERIALS.
STORES OPERATING IN OUR REGION (ARIZONA, COLORADO, KANSAS, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW MEXICO, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TEXAS, UTAH, AND WYOMING) ARE VOTING MEMBERS AND ARE ELIGIBLE TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. BOOKSTORES OUTSIDE OF OUR REGION ARE WELCOME AND ENTITLED TO ALL OTHER MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Access to Educational Scholarships and GABAL (give a bookseller a lift) show travel reimbursements.
Registration discounts for Professional Booksellers School courses. And reimbursement for course tuition (after one year of paid membership).
Ability to vote on MPIBA business and serve on the MPIBA Advisory Council and Board of Directors.