MPIBA Industry Membership allows you to support MPIBA booksellers and the MPIBA mission. Join now for direct access to a vibrant, diverse group of regional booksellers, and exciting regional events and programs.

Active Industry Membership

OPEN TO COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS OPERATING IN THE MPIBA REGION WHOSE PRIMARY BUSINESS IS THE SALE, PRODUCTION, OR DISTRIBUTION OF BOOKS OR OTHER PRINTED AND GRAPHIC MATERIAL. INCLUDES:

PUBLISHERS
  • Membership covers all wholly-owned imprints, employees, and house sales reps; does not cover distribution clients.
COMMISSION REP GROUPS
  • Membership covers all employees and reps operating in our region; does not cover repped clients.
BOOK WHOLESALERS/BOOK DISTRIBUTORS
  • Membership covers all employees and reps operating in our region; does not cover distribution clients.

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • Demonstrate your organization’s support for MPIBA member bookstores and association programming.
  • Complimentary bookstore membership list with contact information.
  • Vote on MPIBA business and serve on the MPIBA Board of Directors.
  • Listing in our on-line Publisher & Vendor Contact Database for booksellers.
  • Access to our Bookseller ARC Preference spreadsheet, so you can send the right galleys to the right booksellers (sent when dues are paid and on request).
  • Promotion of your bookseller facing events on our program Calendar.
  • Discounted digital advertising, both bookseller and consumer facing.
  • Advertise your available positions for free on our Regional Job Postings page.
Annual Dues
  • 1 to 20 employees – $150
  • 21 to 50 employees – $200
  • 51 to 100 employees – $250
  • 101+ employees – $300

Associate Industry Membership

OPEN TO:

NON-BOOK VENDORS & DISTRIBUTORS

Membership covers all employees, and reps operating in our region; does not cover distributed clients.

NON-BOOK COMMISSION REP GROUPS

Membership covers all employees and reps operating in our region; does not cover repped clients.

BOOK INDUSTRY SERVICE PROVIDERS

BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP:

  • Demonstrate your organization’s support for MPIBA member bookstores and association programming.
  • Listing in our on-line Industry Database for booksellers.
  • Discounted digital advertising, both bookseller and consumer facing.
  • Able to purchase Exhibit Hall space at the Fall Trade Show & Conference.
  • Advertise your available positions for free on our Regional Job Postings page.
  • Access to trade show and conference registration and event tickets.
  • Complimentary bookstore membership list with contact information.

 

ANNUAL DUES: $200

PLEASE NOTE: MPIBA operates on a fiscal year and membership terms run July 1 – June 30. For current members, enrollment will begin on July 1, 2021, and you will receive an invoice for your dues.

 

 

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