As the primary national trade association for the consumer magazine media industry, MPA represents over 500 magazine media brands that span a vast range of genres across online, mobile, video and print media. Our members represent the interests of all types of magazine media companies, from the largest global empire to the smallest independent journal. Members of our industry inform, inspire and entertain more than 90 percent of all U.S. adults through the digital and print magazine titles they trust and value most. MPA educates policymakers and advocates for the magazine media industry’s efforts to provide professionally researched and edited content across multiple channels.
Magazine media publishers produce content that informs, inspires and entertains consumers. Magazine publishers maintain a unique relationship of trust with consumers, and MPA members in particular are some of the most renowned and recognized magazine brands in the world. Publications like those featured below have built strong brands over decades and now engage audiences through print, web, mobile, video, social media and other platforms. Each year new magazines are launched in every part of the country. The industry is vital, innovative and growing.
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.