Professional Associations


* ABC, the New Zealand Audit Bureau of Circulations
Provides accurate and up-to-date circulation figures to advertisers, advertising agencies, publishers and the public from over 300 publications.
* APN News & Media
APN News & Media is one of the region's most broadly-based and successful media companies. APN publishes New Zealand's leading metropolitan newspaper, The New Zealand Herald, and is the largest operator of regional newspapers, radio broadcasting and outdoor advertising in Australasia.
* Association of American Publishers (AAP)
Represents publishers of all sizes and types located throughout the United States, and is the principal trade association of the book publishing industry.
* Australian Publishers Association
The APA is the peak national industry organisation for Australian book and electronic publishers.
* Book Industry Communication (BIC)
BIC, set up and sponsored by The Publishers Association, The Booksellers Association, The Library Association (now CILIP) and The British Library, develops and promotes standards for electronic commerce and communication in the book and serials industry.
* Book Publishers Association of New Zealand (BPANZ)
BPANZ is the trade association of book publishers and distributors in New Zealand and represents the interests of the industry to government and other agencies. Serves as a professional organisation, providing a range of services including training.
* Children's Book Council
The nonprofit trade association of publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children and young adults.
* Communication Agencies Association of New Zealand (CAANZ)
The industry association for advertising and communication agencies. Committed to promoting ethical standards and best industry practices.
* Copyright Council of New Zealand
The aim of the Copyright Council is to protect, preserve, develop and promote the rights of copyright creators and owners to New Zealand's best, long-term advantage.
* Interactive Advertising Bureau
Dedicated to helping online, Interactive broadcasting, email, wireless and Interactive television media companies increase their revenues
* International Federation of Audit Bureaux of Circulations
* International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP)
The International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP) works for the benefit of magazine publishers around the world; promoting the common editorial, cultural and economic interests of consumer and business-to-business publishers, both in print and electronic media.
* International ISBN Agency
International Standard Book Number System for Books, Software, Mixed Media etc. in Publishing, Distribution and Library Practices
* ISSN International Centre
The ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) is an eight-digit number which identifies all periodical publications as such, including electronic serials. Each ISSN assigned to a serial publication is registered in an international database: the ISSN Register. It is the most comprehensive and authoritative source for the identification of serial publications world-wide.
* Local Publishers Forum
Information about publishing and freelance editors, assessors, indexers, proof readers and others. The LPF also runs seminars on the business of writing
* Magazine Publishers Association
* Magazine Publishers of America (MPA)
* New Zealand Journalists Training Organisation (JTO)
A voluntary organisation funded by newspaper, magazine, radio and television companies.
* New Zealand Press Association (NZPA)
A co-operative news agency owned by New Zealand's daily newspaper industry.
* New Zealand Press Council
* Newspaper Advertising Bureau (NAB)
Its main purpose is to act as a link between advertising agencies, clients and member newspapers. Its main objective is to promote newspapers as the advertising medium
* Newspaper Publishers' Association of New Zealand (NPA)
The trade association of the NZ newspaper industry. It advises members, liases with other impacting organisations and represents the industry generally to the public.
* Pacific Islands Media Association
* Periodical Publishers Association, UK (PPA)
* PMCA: Print Media Copyright Agency
Provides licences to organisations wanting to photocopy, fax or electronically distribute articles appearing in newspapers and magazines.
* Printing Industries New Zealand
New Zealand's major printing and graphics trade association.
* Publishers Association
The leading trade organisation serving book, journal and electronic publishers in the UK
* U.S. ISBN Agency
R.R. Bowker is the U.S. ISBN Agency in the United States, responsible for assigning ISBNs as well as providing information and advice on the uses of the ISBN system to publishers and the publishing industry in general.