Why you should join Magazines Ireland as a Full
You will become part of an information network keeping you up-to-date
with industry issues you will form part of a core group of magazine
publishers which helps shape the future of the magazine publishing
industry you will be able to provide a view on industry measurement
systems such as JNRS and ABC you can participate in influential groups
covering specialist interests. You will be invited to attend many events, including
seminars, forums, and briefings at member rates your company will
be able to take advantage of the training programme organised by
Additional Benefits of Full Magazines Ireland
- access to a wide range of PPA UK publications
including Magazine News (5 issues per year), monthly Executive Summary
and weekly emailed Update and Newsletter as well as the Magazines
- introductions to Magazines Ireland associate members - suppliers
committed to providing services to publishers
- approachable well-informed
secretariat dedicated to helping members publish more effectively
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What is PPAI Associate Membership?
Associate Member status is available to suppliers
to the magazine publishing industry and is designed to: develop and
encourage partnerships between member publishing companies and their
trading partners give recognition to reliable suppliers enable suppliers to enjoy the same services and benefits as publisher members.
What are the benefits of Associate Membership?
- Profile - Listing on the magazinesireland.ie website
- Credibility - The stamp of credibility
that the PPAI Associate Membership logo confers.
- Discounts - All discounts afforded to PPAI
publisher members, e.g. training course fees, research and special
rates for advertising in Magazine News.
- Information - Access to PPA(I) information
including general and specialist newsletters.
- Participation - Eligibility for participation
in committees and attendance at most PPA(I) member-only functions.
- Listing - A listing in
the Magazines Ireland Members' Handbook and a free Magazine Services
listing in Magazine News.
- Partnership - Recognition as partners in
respected group committed to maintaining the highest standards.
- Network - Linkage with a network of the
most influential producers of magazines in UK: in Europe, through
a European federation (FAEP) which provides PPA with a Brussels office,
and throughout the world through an international federation (FIPP).
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About Press Cards
Press Cards identify the cardholder as a journalist. Press Cards give
no authority or privileges, they are a means of identification and
may give cardholders access to major events beyond that afforded
to the general public. Please note that access to many events may
also require additional tickets or passes.
Applying for Press Cards
Press Cards for journalists are issued on behalf of Magazines Ireland.
All Press Cards have the Magazines Ireland logo in the top right hand
corner. Each Press Card contains the sponsoring company’s name,
the cardholder’s name and job title, an expiry date, a serial
number and a photograph of the cardholder.
Magazines Ireland looks after
applications from the Irish magazine and business media industry and
associated areas of publishing as one of the services provided to Magazines
Ireland publisher members. Magazines Ireland Press Cards will only
be issued to staff, freelancers or other suppliers sponsored and approved
by a Magazines Ireland member company. Please note that Magazines Ireland
Press Cards are for journalists only - sales and PR personnel are not
To apply for a Magazines Ireland Press Card, you will need to complete
a Magazines Ireland Application Form on www.magazinesireland.ie and
send it to Magazines Ireland, together with a photograph and a cheque
for €100.00 (inclusive of postage and packing). Additional charges
apply for overseas applications.
Please call Grace Aungier on 00 353
1 667 55 79 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Complaints about the system or refusals to supply a card should be
made to Magazines Ireland, and will be discussed at the next meeting
of the executive committee.
If you have any further queries, please call Grace Aungier on 00 353
1 667 55 79 or email email@example.com
Press Cards are intended for use in Ireland, and technically have no
validity overseas. However, in many parts of the world journalists
have to carry identification cards and Magazines Ireland Press Cards
can be used for this purpose.
Renewals are only administered by Magazines Ireland for individuals
currently employed by Magazines Ireland members. Renewal applications
must be made by the sponsoring Magazines Ireland member company.
To renew your Magazines Ireland Press Card, you will need to complete
a or and send it to Magazines Ireland, together with a cheque
for €100.00 (inclusive of postage and packing).
Use of Press Cards
Magazines Ireland maintains a
log of all cards issued, and checks for duplicate applications. On
your application form, you will supply a Personal Identification Number
(PIN), like a credit card. This, together with the Press Card serial
number is held by Magazines Ireland.
Anyone who wants to check your card’s authenticity can call Magazines
Ireland and ask them to check the serial number on the card and your
PIN with the numbers they hold on their database.
Magazines Ireland Press Cards are valid for up to one year, after which
they must be renewed.If you have any queries, please call Grace Aungier
on 00 353 1 667 55 79 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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