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 publishers, commission rep groups, book wholesalers, and book distributors operating in the MPIBA region. These are voting members and are eligible to serve on the Board of Directors.


  • Publisher membership covers all wholly-owned imprints, employees, and house sales reps; does not cover distribution clients.
  • Commission Book Rep Group membership covers all employees, and reps operating in our region; does not cover repped clients.
  • Distributor membership covers all employees, and reps operating in our region; does not cover distribution clients.
  • Demonstrate your organization’s support for MPIBA member bookstores and indie bookselling.
  • Discounted digital advertising, both bookseller and consumer facing.
  • Access to exhibit hall space at the Fall Trade Show & Conference.
  • Advertise your available positions for free on our Job Listings page.
  • Complimentary bookstore membership list with contact information.
  • Access to regular Zoom meetings with colleagues and booksellers.
  • $150

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.


Haven’t been a member before and want to join now to take advantage of benefits for the rest of this fiscal year? Or not sure of your membership status? CONTACT US NOW