IMAG. MPA’s organization for small and independent magazine publishers. Not much info for non-members.
IRMA. International Regional Magazine Association. Alternative association of regional magazines. Web site is a little light on useful info.
ISBM. The Institute for the Study of Business Markets. Associated with the
Marketing Research Association. Trade association for researchers of all stripes. Mission is "to improve their opinion and marketing research businesses and personal performance."
MPA. Magazine Publishers of
NAA. Newspaper Association of
NAPR. National Association of Publishers’ Representatives. An association of companies that sell advertising for publishers. If you want a rep firm, here’s where to start.
National Trade Circulation Foundation. (NTCFI.) Organization dedicated to improving the practice of B-to-B circulation management, a task "complex and rarely understood." Well, amen to that!
NEPA. Newsletter & Electronic Publishers. See SIPA.
PBAA. Periodical and Book Association of
PSP. Professional/Scholarly Publishing. Members publish scholarly materials in several fields (including science, medicine, technology, business, law, and the humanities) and in a variety of formats, including books, journals, computer software, databases, and CD-ROMs. A division of the AAP.
SIPA. Specialized Information Publishers Association. International trade association for newsletter publishers and other specialized information services: directories, online publications, looseleafs, database services, and conferences. Formerly NEPA.
SNAP. Society of National Association Publications. Professional society serving association publishers and communications professionals.
SWOP. Specifications Web Offset. Consortium of organizations with interest in printing standards, such as agencies, printers, publishers, ink and paper companies, and technology vendors.