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Associations

Graphic Communications Education Association

The Graphic Communications Education Association is an association of educators in partnership with industry, dedicated to sharing theories, principles, techniques and processes relating to graphic communications and imaging technology.

Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast

The purpose of the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast (PIGC) is to serve as the official representative of the graphic arts industry in the area and further the cause of the industry in the areas of business, government and to the general public.

Printing and Imaging Association of MidAmerica

Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica (PIA MidAmerica) is a regional trade association serving businesses in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Western Missouri. The organization uses multiple media to help educate its members and provides a broad range of services and information which assists print, imaging and marketing service providers of the 21st century to achieve their company goals.

IAPHC, The Graphic Professional Resource Network

IAPHC, The Graphic Professionals Resource Network exists to Educate, Promote, Inform, and Connect our members and the global graphic community.

National Association for Printing Leadership

AMSP/NAPL/NAQP offers a comprehensive slate of business-building solutions that provides leaders of commercial and quick copy printers and label converters, and mailing, fulfillment, and marketing services providers with management tools and learning and professional development opportunities to help them make informed business decisions in an ever-changing market environment.

The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing, and Converting Technologies

The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES) is a trade association of over 600 companies which manufacture and distribute equipment, systems, software, and supplies used in printing, publishing and converting.

Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation

The Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation (GAERF) is an organization whose mission is to advance knowledge and education in the field of graphic communications by supporting programs that prepare the workforce of the future.

Graphic Arts Show Company

Graphic Arts Show Company produces world-class trade shows exclusively for the graphic communications industry with the latest technologies and solutions that span the realm of Print, Online and Mobile.

Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization

The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization (PRIMIR) is the premier market research association of the graphic communications industry.

The Print Council

The Print Council is a business development alliance dedicated to promoting the greater use of print media.

ProLiteracy Worldwide

Every adult has a right to literacy. ProLiteracy Worldwide develops and promotes adult literacy learning, content, and programs to help adult learners, and we advocate on their behalf.

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association is the only international nonprofit trade association for specialty imaging. Experience the most innovative wide-format technologies and applications firsthand at the annual SGIA Expo. Helping members succeed in today's evolving industry is our number one priority. We achieve this by building valued partnerships and affiliations, and providing members with the tools and information needed to stay one step ahead of the competition

Technical Association of the Graphic Arts

Organized in 1948, the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts is the only global professional technical association for the graphic arts industries. TAGA provides to individual members worldwide, also maintains the industry's best permanent set of technical papers and abstracts.

Flexographic Technical Association

Flexographic Technical Association represents nearly 1,300 company locations encompassing all aspects of the flexographic printing supply chain. FTA and its Foundation’s (incorporated in 1974), primary goal is to provide a platform for flexographers to network, learn and exchange ideas—all in the name of advancing the art and science of the flexographic print process.

American Advertising Federation Houston

The American Advertising Federation - Houston, formerly Houston Advertising Federation, is an association of advertising professionals encompassing all disciplines in the advertising, marketing and communications industries.

Houston Direct Marketing Association

The Houston Direct Marketing Association HDMA is a professional organization with an interest in the practice, study and teaching of direct marketing. The HDMA offers opportunities to meet some of the most innovative and talented direct marketing leaders in Texas. HDMA’s mission is to provide their members with informative and educational tools to execute all direct marketing plans

Gravure Association of America

Gravure Association of the Americas was established to provide a forum to facilitate collaborative partnerships among all Gravure professionals. Our mission is to create value and opportunities through interactive communication, training, education and promotion of the Gravure printing process.

Institute of Packaging Professionals

The Institute of Packaging Professionals is dedicated to creating networking and educational opportunities that help packaging professionals succeed. The Houston Chapter is deeply involved with the UH Digital Media Program, has been instrumental in developing curriculum, and has provided the program with grants.