IPNE Membership Benefits

  • NEW! FOREWORD REVIEWS: Click here for a full list of member discounts from ForeWord Reviews, including ALA representation, review services, and more!
  • CO-OP MARKETING: IPNE members receive special rates for exhibiting at regional trade shows and conferences.  See our events page for upcoming shows.
  • PRIORITY BOOKING on IPNE's live-streaming Face The Book TV and weekly Ask the Experts.
  • IBPA DISCOUNT, receive a $30 discount off the Independent Book Publishers Association membership -  just for belonging to IPNE. Click here to visit IBPA's website and see their various membership fees.
  • APSS DISCOUNT: You save $35 off of the standard $115 annual membership fee, and pay only $80 annually. Click here to visit the site for the Association of Publishers for Special Sales (APSS), headed by IPNE board member Brian Jud.
  • MEMBER PROFILE: List your company in our online directory, and link to your web site, blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Keep your profile up-to-date here.
  • FACEBOOK IPNE MEMBERS GROUP: The Facebook IPNE Members group (separate from the IPNE Facebook page) is for IPNE members only and keeps you abreast of all the latest IPNE developments. Members are invited to contribute to the discussion by posting to the closed Facebook Group.
  • ANNOUNCEMENT LIST: Receive IPNE exclusives and breaking news from the publishing world. Send an email to talktous@ipne.org with "Please add me to the Announcement list" in the subject line.
  • EDUCATION: IPNE hosts regular publishing workshops and presentations and other meetings and events. Members get in free or receive a discount, depending on the speaker fee and other costs. This is about you - feel free to propose a topic for an expert or yourself to share live or online with IPNE members!
  • GUEST BLOGGING PRIVILEGES: Contribute to the IPNE blog and discussion groups and increase  your visibility! IPNE will amplify your message through its social media platforms.
  • AFFILIATIONS: Enjoy representation and advantages through IPNE’s official affiliations with Independent Book Publishers Association, and many other regional and national organizations and groups
  • AND MORE! When you join the Independent Publishers of New Englandyou learn what you need to know about the business, meet new business contacts, and make new friends!
  • TIME TO JOIN? >> Click here to access the online application form.

Membership Levels

  • Publisher - $65. Independent publishing companies, writers who self-publish, and individuals whose principal interest is publishing.

  • Vendor  - $90*. Choose this option if you are an illustrator, agent, indexer, book editor, copy editor or proofreader, copywriter, printer, retailer, wholesaler, publicist, consultant, or other vendors to the publishing industry. 
  • Associate - $35. This rate is for students and unpublished book authors.
  • Partner**. This option is for members of official IPNE-partnered writing and publishing organizations and qualifies you for membership rates on some exhibits and events. Org. List
  • Friend of IPNE - FREE. Choose this level to be notified of IPNE activities and occasional special offers and workshops. Not eligible for co-op marketing book show exhibits or the Annual Conference member discount.
* Ask about our 50% vendor discount offer.
** Partner memberships $35 through Aug. 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: After 5 years at the same low rate, dues went up to $65 on January 1, 2016 - or did they? You can earn back most or all of your membership fee, enroll in one of our fun Project Teams!

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