Industry Links

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)

164 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10010


Promotes excellence in graphic design. Consists of over 10,000 member graphic designers and related professionals.  

Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL)

150 Executive Center Drive - Suite 201
Greenville, SC  29615


Founded in 1970, is a global nonprofit trade association representing converters of metallized, laminated and coated flexible substrates and their suppliers. 

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech)

1899 Preston White Drive
Reston, Virginia 20191

(703) 264-7200

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTechSM), formerly NPES, is a purpose-driven organization dedicated to supporting the entire commercial printing value chain. 

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)

10015 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22031

Telephone: +1 703-385-1335
Toll free: +1 888-385-3588
Main Fax: +1 703-273-0456
Membership Fax: +1 703-691-7492

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing communities looking to grow their business into new market segments through the incorporation of the latest printing technologies.  

Direct Marketing Association (DMA)

10 Grand Central
155 E 44th Street
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212.697.5950
Fax: 212.687.7310 

The DMA, the Data & Marketing Association, formerly the Direct Marketing Association, advances and protects responsible data-driven marketing. 

Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)

200 Deer Run Rd
Sewickley, PA 15143-2600

Fax: 412-741-2311

Association's 2400 members include printers, suppliers, educators, and students. Develops and provides graphics-arts-related research, quality control devices, technical publications, training, and consulting.

Association of Printing and Data Solutions Professionals (APDSP formerly IRgA)

c/o Ed Avis Associates
PO Box 13347
Chicago, IL 60613


The Association of Printing and Data Solutions Professionals, which was previously called the International Reprographic Association (IRgA), is a trade association that provides information and education to individuals and companies involved in the creation and reproduction of large-format documents.

International Sign Assoc. (ISA)

707 N St Asaph St
Alexandria, VA 22314-1911

Fax: 703-836-8353 

An association of sign and graphics-related businesses and professionals. Offers communication, education, technical, legislative, and regulatory programs.