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Strategic Partners and Associate Members

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The companies below are the suppliers to the publishing industry who are part of the PPA network. Click through to see how they can help your business, and for more information on Associate Membership click here.

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Abacus e-Media

Abacus e-Media is a leading online developer, offering consultancy, design, technical implementation, content management and hosting.

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ABC

ABC delivers a stamp of trust for the media industry. We are owned and developed jointly by media owners, advertisers and agencies to set industry-agreed standards for media brand measurement across print, digital and events.

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Abstrakt Services Ltd

20 years working with magazine/partwork publishers, including The BBC, IPC and Natmags, offering dynamic and innovative mechanical wrapping using New Sitma A3 pack machines, subscription mailings and ...

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Acorn Web Offset

Acorn Web is the specialist A5 & A4 Magazine Printers that are passionate about reinvesting lower costs in cheaper prices. Along with excellent customer service we are the magazine printer to trust!

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Adestra

Adestra is a leading Email Service Provider. Hundreds of organisations and thousands of users trust us to grow their email marketing strategies. Our global presence spans Oxford, London and New York. So wherever you are, you’ll receive consistent email marketing solutions that deliver results.

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Adstream

The World’s leading advertising digital asset management, workflow and distribution company, providing innovative tools for managing the production process in advertising.

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Affino

Affino is the creator and innovator of the Affino 7 Social Commerce SaaS Solution. Affino 7 combines Publishing with Online Commerce, full Social Interaction, Marketing Automation, Sales Automation, Customer Incentivisation, Total Monetisation, Social Media, and deep, wide-ranging Analytics.

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Air Business Limited

Air Business is a leading force in the distribution of printed matter, using individually tailored mailing, parcel, courier and bulk solutions both for the UK and Worldwide. Our services for subscript...

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Air Business Subscriptions

Air Business Subscriptions is one of the UK's premier publishing services bureaux, a part of the Air Business group. Since 1972 we have handled the subscription fulfilment and associated services for both free and paid for magazines and journals. We provide the same service for books, newsletters, digital and online products.

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Anderson Norton Design

We see graphic design as craft and business working together. Together we create inspirational design that people can relate to. We create something you will be proud of. Pure brand and design....

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ANT Marketing

Ant Marketing is one of the UK's leading telemarketing companies, with over 27 years'​ experience of delivering effective inbound, outbound and multichannel marketing strategies as well as market research services to the very highest standards.

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ATG Media

ATG Media delivers editorial and advertising page design and ad production/copy chasing across print and digital magazines.

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Atwood Tate

Recruitment professionals providing an excellent and ethical service to publishing and information companies, with the best candidates at all levels for permanent, contract, temp and freelance roles.

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Canopy Media Management Ltd

Established in 2007, Canopy is an independent sales house providing sales and management resource to media owners primarily in the direct response channels.

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CCMedia Group

At CCM we aim to offer support and production services across all aspects of print and publishing. From traditional typesetting, finished print and mailing to online, we have a comprehensive array of solutions.

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CDS Global

CDS Global is an out-source provider offering customer relationship management solutions to the world’s leading publishers and other targeted sectors including government organisations, direct marketing firms and financial institutions.

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censhare

censhare have been delivering successful intelligent business communication solutions for over 13 years. With an HQ based in Munich, the company now has offices in UK, US, India and Switzerland alongside a worldwide client list which includes Dyson, Hearst Magazines, Bauer Media and GoPro, among others

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Citipost Mail

At Citipost Mail, we’re experts in smart, streamlined mail management. We work hard to make sure every one of your mailings is straightforward, stress-free and, above all, successful.

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Clock

Clock is a leading digital creative agency, building digital experiences that people love.

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Content Central

Editorial content from Sweden's top freelance journalists, photographers, and subject matter experts.

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Dawson Media Direct

DMD works with hundreds of publishers globally to grow circulations and increase sales opportunities among international airline travellers worldwide.

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Denmaur Independent Papers

One of the UK's largest independent paper merchants - first choice supplier for publishers.

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dsb.net

dsb.net Ltd is the UK's most progressive customer management bureau.

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Dynamic Thought

Dynamic Thought is a new kind of events agency connecting publishers and events companies worldwide.

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ESco Business Services Ltd

ESco is a publishing services bureau where outstanding service with integrity is at the heart of everything we do. We have all the experience to manage your subscriptions, optimise your data and fulfil your mailings.

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Evolved Media

Evolved Media are experts in providing technology solutions to the media and television, retail, publishing and content syndication industries. Our work is focused on enabling clients to control, manage and repurpose digital assets globally, and on accelerating and streamlining the creative, publishing and production processes.

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Explori

Explori is an audience listening platform. We help media owners and event and conference organisers understand their audiences and evolve their products to serve them better.

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Farrer & Co LLP

As one of London’s leading media law practices, we have a highly rated understanding of the media sector, and currently act for a wide range of international newspaper, magazine and book publishers, business and data publishers, new media agencies, literary estates and high-profile individuals.

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Feathr

Feathr is a marketing cloud that helps event organizers boost registrations, create and sell digital sponsorships, and engage attendees throughout the year.

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Flume Training

At Flume we believe the way clients buy has totally changed and what works in sales will never be the same again. We deliver training, coaching and consultancy to dramatically increase revenue and loyalty from clients. Call or email to find out what works in media sales today.

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Foot Anstey

Foot Anstey is one of the UK's Premier law firms.

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Gold Key Media

Gold Key Media was established in 2001 and has developed into the world’s largest distributor of press to the leisure, travel and corporate sectors. We represent over 200 international publishers, providing them with exposure to targeted audiences, helping them to sell more adverts, attract subscribers and increase circulation figures.

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Grant Thornton UK LLP

Grant Thornton's media team provides clients with a full service offering including audit, tax, corporate finance, M&A, transaction support and other advisory services....

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Guidebook

Guidebook allows organisations to build beautiful mobile apps for events of all sizes, putting everything at attendees’ fingertips via smartphones and tablets. Our apps also unlock new sponsorship opportunities and allow organisers to collect feedback in real-time.

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Huntwood Associates

The Huntwood team provide engaging inspirational coaching for managers and leaders. We design fast-paced, active management development and leadership programmes that people remember because they are fun and engaging and add lasting impact to the way they work

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Ingenta

Ingenta is the world-leading provider of content solutions that transform business. We cover the publishing process from end to end with our suite of commercial products, content and advertising solutions plus client support and professional services packages.

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Intermedia

We are the UK’s leading provider of a fully integrated, multi-channel approach to circulation and marketing. Our team of single-discipline experts offer innovative solutions for independent publishers, helping our clients to grow their total audience reach.

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Jellyfish CoNNect

Jellyfish CoNNect offers publishers the very best in digital marketing expertise, digital publishing software and a unique digital sales reporting tool which is ABC accredited.

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Kingston Smith

Kingston Smith LLP is one of the UK’s top 20 audit and accountancy firms. We work with clients across all sectors of the media industry, including marketing services, TV and commercial production, entertainment and events, media technology and publishing.

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knk Business Software AG

Business consulting for publishers (specialized in the optimization and redesign of business processes and information flow), and implementation of publishing software

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KNP Litho

Knp have over 30 years of experience helping our clients reach their target audiences. We provide sophisticated and integrated printing and direct mail solutions. We are a well-established and highly experienced Company with a reputation for quality and reliability.

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Lewis Silkin LLP

A full service commercial law firm, with substantial industry knowledge and acknowledged expertise in magazine publishing, both in print and online, covering B-to-B, consumer and customer publication...

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Madgex

Madgex bring you the benefits of a complete job board solution in a fully hosted environment.

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Magazine Cloner

MagazineCloner.com has been providing an all-encompassing digital publishing solution for publishers since early 2010.

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Marketforce

Marketforce (UK) Ltd is the UK’s leading newstrade sales, marketing and distribution company.

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MediaFund

From initial briefing until the closing of the deal Media Fund is your partner. The objective is to achieve the best possible deal for you, our client.

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Nemorin Film & Video

The UK’s fastest growing branded video content production company. Collaborating with agencies, publishers and media owners globally. Branded video experts with unique insight, experience and empathy across publishing, broadcast and agency.

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Newnorth

Your message, your way, to your market. Established in 1971, whatever your print requirements, Newnorth can help.

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NLA media access

NLA is a publisher owned rights licensing and database business. We provide access to and license the re-use of publishers' content. NLA licences contribute to a vibrant UK media and support journalism.

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Olympia London

Join the growing list of successful publishers that have launched in Olympia London’s flexible spaces.

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One Post

ONEPOST is the UK’s leading provider of independent postal management.

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Orion Trading

ORION enables some of the largest companies and brands in the world to part-fund media expenditures with their assets - generating cash flow savings for our clients and eliminating potential losses on asset dispositions.

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Ownable

Ownable is a new service from Seen in Print Ltd that is pioneering the next revolution in retail - beyond in-store and online. Ownable makes it possible for readers to buy products directly from the pages of printed magazines, while creating an entirely new revenue stream and attribution for publishers, as well as data on reader behaviour.

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PCS

PCS has been serving the UK publishing industry for more than 40 years, driving fundamental change with its extensive portfolio of in-house developed editorial, production, advertising and circulation solutions.

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Pensord

Pensord is a specialist magazine printing company and the sole strategic partner of the Professional Publishers Association’s (PPA) Independent Publishers Network (IPN).

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Perception SaS

Cloud based software or subscription bureau services, you choose how to empower your sales, audience and content management and take your data to the next level.

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Performing Artistes

We provide people to give speeches and host corporate events such as conferences and award ceremonies from the worlds of entertainment, media, politics and sports including after dinner and motivational speakers. We call it the business of speaking.

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PLS

Publishers' Licensing Services’ (PLS, formerly Publishers Licensing Society) core business is to manage collective licensing. PLS has been serving the collective interests of publishers since 1981 and it is owned and governed by four publisher trade associations including the PPA.

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Pragmatic

Pragmatic is the UK’s leading WordPress agency. We provide a vast variety of WordPress website services including design, development, hosting, support and training.

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Press Association

Press Association is the UK's national news agency sitting at the heart of UK journalism

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PWC

PricewaterhouseCoopers is a leading professional services organisation for the Entertainment & Media sector, providing industry focused assurance, tax and advisory services to help clients manage risk, maximise shareholder value and support merger and acquisition activities.

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Prism Consult Ltd

Media consultancy and brokerage that offers business development, divestiture, mergers and acquisitions advice within the publishing and associated industries. Its founders and associates are pub...

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Pugpig

Pugpig is the publishing platform that powers the world's biggest media brands. From The Economist, Dennis and Conde Nast to Hearst Magazines, News Corporation and ESI Media, Pugpig provides everything a publisher needs to create and maintain beautiful websites, edition-based and live apps as well as syndicate content to a whole range of third-party platforms. We're so much more than digital editions...

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RBS

RBS Media team has a depth of experience in offering banking services to the UK media industry, with a long-established specialism in the publishing sector

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Readly

Readly is the ultimate magazine subscription with the best magazines from around the world.

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Rhapsody Limited

Rhapsody is the engine room for powerful solutions and results, bringing together the best creative minds, production expertise and technical prowess to help our clients deliver their ideas. We love bringing ideas to life using our creativity and production expertise to amplify brands and their stories.

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Seymour Distribution Ltd

Representing a significant share of independent Publisher’s RSV, Seymour is part of the market leading Frontline Group and is committed to driving sales of our publisher’s products.

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Shorthand

Shorthand is used by the world’s leading storytellers to create media-rich, interactive and fully-responsive stories with ease - and no coding required. Bring news and features to life, transform reports, studies and guides into an interactive experience, and create a rich, premium narrative for sponsored and commercial stories.

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Sli.do

sli.do is an audience interaction tool that allows event organisers to crowdsource the best questions for Q&A, get instant feedback via live polls and share presentations with audiences in real-time.

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Spatial Global

The 'can do' people focused on making you more competitive.

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Sprylab

With their own digital publishing solution Purple DS®, SPRYLAB helps brands and marketers to create unique content, apps and services. Their products and solutions encourage advanced ways of communication, improve customer retention, and facilitate the development of new markets. This gives their customers a clear competitive edge in the digital age.

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Statsols

Fight Churn and Grow Revenue with PX Analytics and Statsols

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Tableau

At Tableau, we make breakthrough products in visual analytics that change the way people use data to solve problems. We make analysing data fast and easy, beautiful and useful. It’s software for anyone and everyone.

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Taboola

Taboola is the leading discovery platform, serving over 300 billion recommendations to over 750 million unique visitors every month on some of the Web’s most innovative publisher sites, including The Daily Mail, The Independent, Evening Standard, Metro, Auto Express and TechRadar.

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The Copyright Licensing Agency

Since 1983, the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has been the recognised UK collective rights licensing body for text and images from book, journal and magazine content.

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The Engine Shed

We provide small-to-medium businesses with quality, cost-effective, software customised to help them work more effectively and efficiently, without any of the complexity usually associated with IT - no servers, no complicated software installations, no fuss. Work securely from any location you please, at any time, using nothing more than an internet connection and web browser.

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The NEC

THE UK’S NUMBER ONE VENUE - where brands are born, products are launched and networks are made. We understand what organisers or production companies are looking for and with 20 halls and 34 conference suites you can achieve everything you want (and more!) at the UK’s best connected venue.

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Tobacco Dock

Build in 1812 as warehouses of the London Docks, Tobacco Dock was relaunched in 2012 as an events and exhibitions venue. Since then, it’s hosted thousands of the capital’s most prominent events. Located at the heart of London’s thriving enterprise zone, the Grade 1 listed venue is within striking distance of both Tech City and London’s Financial District.

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Turtl

Supercharge your content performance with Turtl.

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White Space Productions

White Space is a creative production management company, offering a wide range of production services and experience.

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Wiggin LLP

Wiggin LLP is a boutique firm of solicitors, recognised by many as the best in the media business. The firm specialises exclusively in publishing, film, TV, broadcast, music, sport, gaming and technology.

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Woodwing

As a global leader in multichannel publishing as well as digital asset management software, WoodWing provides the solutions that publishers need to streamline their processes and to fully realize the potential of their print and digital content — on premise and in the Cloud.

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Wyndeham Group

Wyndeham Group is the largest web offset printing group in the UK. We employ over 1,350 staff across 10 production sites and produce hundreds of prestigious high quality weekly and monthly magazine titles.

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YM Group

We are the largest print provider in the UK giving our clients access to an extensive range of print services, including the strongest short grain production capability in the UK.

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Zinio

Zinio is the world's largest newsstand and bookstore. With its many digital products and services, Zinio creates better ways for people to discover published content, get more of it and do more with it.

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