IAPHC Joins The Print Council as Associate Member
WASHINGTON, DC—December 5, 2006—The Print Council, a national business development initiative created to help promote greater use of printing and print media, today announced that IAPHC, Inc., The Graphic Professionals Resource Network (formerly the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen) has become an associate member. As a new member of The Print Council, IAPHC will work together with a growing list of leading organizations to encourage the interest and demand for printed materials.
Lesley Addy, Executive Vice President, IAPHC stated, “The IAPHC is delighted to become an associate member of The Print Council. The IAPHC feels it is in our best interest to align ourselves with an organization such as The Print Council in order to carry out our mission of educating, promoting, informing and connecting our members and the global graphic community at large.
“We are looking forward to sharing the wealth of information and materials from The Print Council with our members,” Addy continued, “including the new full-color 24-page marketing brochure entitled ‘Why Print? The Top Ten Ways Print Helps You Prosper’. As a first in the series, publications such as these truly educate and demonstrate the extraordinary value and effectiveness of print communications.”
“The IAPHC is a dedicated group of graphic professionals all over the world that interconnects for the purpose of their self development, their companies’ success and the enhancement of the printing and graphic arts industry in society,” remarked Ben Cooper, executive director of The Print Council. “We are pleased to welcome the IAPHC to The Print Council and feel the organization will be integral in furthering our valuable resources and initiatives.”
Members of The Print Council include commercial printers, paper manufacturers, press, ink and equipment manufacturers, publishers, industry associations, ad agencies, and public relations firms. Associate members include media partners, educational partners, association partners, and members of the PR Alliance.
The IAPHC is a non-profit, international association for graphic professionals and exists to educate, promote, inform and connect its members and the global graphic community. Formerly known as the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, the IAPHC has adopted the tagline, and is now known as The Graphic Professionals Resource Network. For more information on the IAPHC, visit www.iaphc.com.
About the Print Council
Through education, awareness, market development, advocacy and research, The Print Council serves the industry to develop, maintain and increase the market for printed materials. Launched in 2003, The Print Council’s members now number in the hundreds, representing more than 50 companies, including many of the largest names in the industry. The Print Council may be contacted through Ben Cooper, Executive Director at 202-973-5977, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the Web at www.ThePrintCouncil.org.