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Learn more about the industry at the websites of these associations and educational institutions.


Printing Industries of America is the largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees and serving the interests of thousands of member companies through advocacy, education, research, technical information, and cost-saving resources.

Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust

The Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund was initiated by the Canadian Printing Industries Association in 1971, through the efforts of a group of visionary printing industry executives. Since then, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been donated, as a result of the generosity of firms and individuals associated with the printing industries in Canada.


Epicomm―the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment, and Marketing Services―is a not-for-profit business management association representing companies in the $80+ billion graphic communications industry in North America. It provides industry advocacy, management training, and a comprehensive slate of business-building solutions for companies in an evolving market environment.


The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) is an organization whose mission is to advance knowledge and education in the field of graphic communications by supporting programs that prepare the workforce of the future.


Funded by the Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation with support from the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES) and the Printing Industries of America, graphicCOMMcentral is the graphic communications industry’s education and career support portal for secondary and post-secondary students and educators.

Unlike other trade associations, IPMA answers the unique needs of the in-plant community by offering:

  • A competitive-free environment to exchange ideas and offer solutions.
  • Access to the largest concentration of best-in-class managers and industry experts.
  • Professional resources that speak directly to an in-plant’s needs.
  • Outstanding educational programs with an in-house perspective.
  • And so much more!

No other association delivers this unique package of benefits to the in-house professional.

PrintWorkers_Logo started 14 years ago as an exclusive printing job board for and by printers. As the media landscape has evolved, it has expanded to become the largest industry-specific job board matching leading companies with the best skilled print, pre-media, marketing and digital talent.