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What Is IBPA?


IBPA, the Independent Book Publishers Association is a trade association of independent publishers. Founded in 1983, it serves book, audio, and video publishers located in the United States and around the world.

Its mission is to advance the professional interests of independent publishers. To this end, IBPA provides cooperative marketing programs, education and advocacy within the publishing industry.

IBPA's membership of more than 4,000 publishers continues to grow. It is governed by a voluntary board of directors that meets regularly to discuss and plan the association's business. Board members reflect the varied membership and serve two- to four-year terms.

IBPA offers beneficial programs and information to all member publishers, regardless of their size or experience.

For information about membership costs and an application, click here.

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IBPA, the Independent Book Publishers Association
627 Aviation Way
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

phone: 310-372-2732 · fax: 310-374-3342
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