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About The PPA

The PPA has been synonymous with magazines for over 100 years but today our membership is made up of modern, multi-platform media businesses carving out a new future defined by trusted, quality content.

We represent, champion and support around 250 companies, ranging from consumer magazine publishers to business-to-business data and information providers, customer magazine publishers and smaller independents.

Whether on the page, online, or face-to-face, our members create professional, inspirational and influential media content that engages and influences audiences.

As the voice of professional publishers for 100 years, the PPA is committed to ensuring our members have the tools to evolve into dynamic, multi-platform media companies.

All our work is underpinned by the many forums and working groups that form the core of the association, and support the broad spectrum of companies within the UK's publishing sector.

Any company or association with the common commitment of working towards a prosperous multi-platform media industry, should join PPA. We bring our members together to unlock valuable connections that foster creativity and commercial successes.

For more information about membership please get in touch with the PPA Membership Team by email or on 020 7404 4166.

If you are a supplier to the industry and would like information on becoming an Associate Member of the PPA click here.

Sharing Knowledge

With change the constant, it’s never been more important to stay on top of industry trends. We help our members to profit and grow by bringing them together to share knowledge and best practice through stimulating networking events and facilitating privileged access to cutting-edge research, analysis, case studies and market data. Active PPA members are able to understand the challenges and opportunities to compete effectively and grow.

Celebrating Success

Our stand-out events, including the annual prestigious PPA Awards, showcase the innovation, creativity and hard work that is central to the publishing industry. We salute excellence in the industry in the broadest possible way, shining a light on the individuals, brands, and companies that are driving the industry's ongoing digital revolution.

Championing Content

Great content is at the heart of our members work. Through its influential policy and advocacy work, an extensive events programme, and leading cross industry engagements the PPA puts our members content at the centre of the creative industries shaping policy and leading opinion formers to recognise the positive contribution that multi-platform media businesses can bring to the economy and wider society.

Reducing Risk

In a world of increasing competition and change, securing the future prospects for multi-platform media businesses has never been more important. By shaping the legal, regulatory and commercial environment in which our members operate, we are uniquely able to ensure that any looming challenges become opportunities, thus securing the industry’s pivotal role in the £4bn UK creative economy.