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FIPP Membership

Building a better, brighter media
At FIPP, we are dedicated to helping our members develop better strategies and build better magazine media and related businesses by identifying and communicating emerging trends, sharing knowledge, and improving skills worldwide.

With a history spanning nearly 90 years and through our unique global network of print and digital specialists, we are ideally placed to support you in the creation and execution of print, digital and multi-platform strategies.

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Announcement: an exciting new members-only benefit
PressReader content is now available to FIPP member company employees as a complimentary membership benefit. Read more or download the ‘how to’ file.

As a FIPP member, you not only receive access to our fantastic portfolio of research, webinars, events and commercial services, but also become a member of our extensive network of more than 700 media companies from more than 60 countries. The network represents 6,000 leading media brands worldwide – across print, web, mobile, tablet and live events – providing the perfect opportunity to share best-practice and the latest emerging media trends.

Download the 2014 FIPP membership brochure.

Download the FIPP membership application form.

Membership runs on an annual, rolling basis. We are proud to include nearly all of the world’s leading consumer and B2B magazine media companies and service providers among our members and our management board of more than 40 leading global executives ensures we are providing something for all media players:

Media owners
Gain access to events, networking opportunities and insight to directly help you develop your business’s offering and continue its development. Receive the latest industry trends and news first-hand, including from 2014 free access to all member employees of the digital editions of our in-depth research reports.

In 2014, we will again update and share our National Association Benchmark research, and provide you with free access to the digital editions of our research reports. You will also receive up to two free tickets to FIPP events you are able to co-promote, and regular updates on industry news and trends.

Service providers and individuals
With access to our exclusive networking events and conferences, you will have more opportunity than ever to engage with key industry players, share solutions to their challenges and understand industry thinking. You will also receive an invaluable listing in our directories, and full access to other members’ entries, making FIPP the ideal marketing platform for your business.

  • Companies in which the main member owns more than 50 per cent also qualifies for membership
  • All member company employees are entitled to logins, giving them access to all membership benefits

How you can benefit from FIPP membership
This year, for the first time, you will be able to access free digital editions of our in-depth research reports, including FIPP World Magazine Trends, FIPP Digital Media Factbook, FIPP Innovations in Magazine Media World Report, Proof of Performance: making the case for magazine media and event presentations – making it easier than ever to keep abreast of industry trends and identify and/or exploit opportunities

For further industry insight, you will receive exclusive access to content such as our research database and event presentations aimed at developing your expertise via

We will also keep you up to date with the latest industry trends and developments via our bi-monthly flagship title Magazine World, regular email updates and social media activity

Business development
  • Access to and exposure via FIPP’s international network of more than 700 global media players representing more than 6,000 brands provides you with the perfect opportunity to learn, share ideas and access new business opportunities
  • You will also receive access to our worldwide contacts database, including details of the most influential decision-makers in the international magazine media arena
  • In addition, the opportunity to use the FIPP logo gives your business credibility and gravitas – demonstrating your inclusion in the only formal international magazine media network worldwide
Meet, learn and share
  • Receive discounted attendance at our global range of premier events, which are tailored to promote the sharing of knowledge and provide networking and business opportunities. Meet, learn and share with the best at our events.
  • Meanwhile, participation in FIPP industry committees, addressing a variety of issues affecting the industry, is the perfect way to raise your profile and build relationships
Skills development
All FIPP members receive discounted access to our professional development programmes. From our ‘rising stars’ MBMC programme to our brand new EPIC programme - developed in partnership with Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and aimed at helping senior executives manage their companies to sustainable futures – our development programmes offer something for all levels of professional

Download the 2014 FIPP membership brochure.

Download the FIPP membership application form.

How to apply
Applying for FIPP membership is a straightforward process. Download the FIPP membership application form, fill it in and e-mail it to Cobus Heyl. In addition, please provide us with the following where relevant:
  • Media owners, associations and service providers/individual consultants
  • A 150-word company summary
  • All contacts from your company (full company and contact details of where they are located) you want to give logins to
  • A company logo (300dpi high resolution jpeg)
Media owners
  • A selection of your brands’ print/app/digital front covers (300 dpi high resolution jpegs)
If you would like to discuss membership in more detail, or join, contact FIPP’s membership manager, Cobus Heyl.