Our thanks to the following publishers and media agencies for their guidance and industry expertise:
Publisher Partners AARP Media Solutions American Media, Inc. The Atlantic Bonnier Corp. Condé Nast The Economist Forbes Hearst Magazine Media Meredith Corporation National Geographic Parade Media Trusted Media Brands, Inc. Agency Partners Carat USA Groupm Havas Media USA Horizon Media Initiative Magna Global Mediacom Page Four Media Inc. Publicis Media Spark Foundry Starcom Zenith MPA Membership - As the national trade association for the consumer magazine media industry, MPA is a powerful, unified voice for its members. MPA members represent over 500 magazine media brands that span a vast range of genres across online, mobile, video and print media. MPA members are diverse, including a broad range of magazine media companies, from large global media companies to small independent journals. MPA members benefit from: Powerful Public Policy: At the federal and state level, MPA is an active and persuasive advocate on behalf of the magazine media industry. Before lawmakers and agencies, MPA advances a broad public policy agenda that includes postal rates, data privacy, taxes, consumer marketing and other issues that matter most to MPA members. Strong Industry Narrative: MPA speaks on behalf of the magazine media industry, providing a strong, influential narrative on vitality and innovation in the magazine media industry, present and future. Key Business Intelligence: MPA provides members news, briefs and insight on the policy developments that impact their business models. As the magazine media industry evolves, MPA’S webinars, industry research, economic studies and analysis equip members with critical knowledge and tools. Forum for Best Practices: MPA convenes members throughout the year to promote thoughtful dialogue and exchange of ideas that catalyze industry growth. For information about membership, contact MPA at 202.296.7277 or Mpa@magazine.org. Independent Magazines (IMAG): Within the world of magazine media brands, MPA has carved out a community of independent publishers to facilitate peer-to-peer convening, sharing and learning. MPA’S Independent publishers, better known as the IMAG brands, are fueled by the passionate interests of enthusiast audiences. The entrepreneurial leaders of IMAG companies have navigated the transition from traditional magazine company to 360° magazine media brand with creativity and innovation. For the purposes of the data in the Factbook, magazines and magazine media are defined as magazine properties that include a print component.