Member Benefits

Here's Why We Belong...

PGAMA members saved $11,000 this past quarter in credit card processing fees by taking advantage of the PGAMA Marathon Credit Card group buying program.  Through PGAMA’s alliance with UPS Freight, one printer has seen significant reduction in their freight charges over the last 12 months--exceeding $240,000 PGAMA has really opened the doors for hundreds of MidAtlantic printers and all PGAMA members can reduce their transportation costs as a percent of cost of goods with UPS Freight.  Plus, you have daily access to the latest industry information, technical advice, sales and marketing resources, industry updates, newsletters, economic analysis, wage and benefits surveys and more.

Where will you find all the resources you need to grow your printing or graphic communications business and achieve your business goals? 

PGAMA is your one-stop shop for access to great ideas, great people and solutions to your greatest business challenges.  At PGAMA, we work for you!

It's like having your own management consultant, technical advisor, health and safety counsel, sales and use tax experts and human resources professionals at your fingertips.  One call does it all.  You gain immediate access to industry experts and the latest information to solve your most pressing problems and solutions to grow your business.

In today's economy operating a successful printing or graphic communications firm has never been more challenging.  Printing and Graphics Association MidAtlantic's mission is to enhance the profitability of your business.  We help you do that by delivering valuable products and services that reduce your costs, trim overhead and add a competitive advantage to your offerings.  We help alleviate the difficulties of managing new regulations, changing technology and the bureacratic burdens that often impede growth.

As a not-for-profit trade association, PGAMA provides a forum in which companies can band together to strengthen their individual firms and the industry as a whole.  Assistance is at your fingertips to help run your company more efficiently, save money through great group buying programs, and to deal with regulatory rules, legislation, human resource and labor laws, train your current and future workforce, network with your peers, find new clients and customers and keep-up-to-date with emerging markets.

Ready to become a leader?  We offer flexible dues payment schedules to fit your business needs.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page for an application, membership dues information and sign up today!

At PGAMA, We Work For You!
More importantly, we are committed only to your success. 

Whatever your situation, you are sure to benefit from your membership in PGAMA. We offer you group buying savings with leading firms like UPS, ADOBE, Marathon, EnerNOC, Coyne Textiles, Apple Computers, FedEx and dozens of others.  Plus we provide FREE credit checking/reporting, technical assistance, human resource consulting, wage and benefit surveys, State and Federal regulatory assistance,  latest technology updates, business development, environmental health and safety resources and solutions to fit your business needs.

See for yourself how PGAMA membership can make you more successful and benefit your business bottom-line.

How Can We Help You Today?

  • Agency Regulations
  • Business Practices
  • Business Development Opportunities
  • Classes and Seminars
  • Collection Services & Credit Reports
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Credit Information
  • Credit Card Processing Discounts
  • Credit Seminars
  • Economic Reports and Business Data
  • Electricity Buying Co-op
  • Employee Handbook
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Excellence in Print Awards Program
  • Annnual Golf Outing
  • Government Affairs & Advocacy
  • Group Buying
  • Human Resources Best Practices
  • Industry Statistics
  • Insurance Programs:
    Disability, Property/Casualty, Liability, Workers Compensation and more...
  • 401K, Joint Pension and Health Trust Funds
  • SaMN - Sales and Marketing Network
  • Management Practices
  • Money-Saving Discounts from Leading Companies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Newsletters and Access to Updates
  • Non-Union Employer Support
  • OSHA/Safety Regulations
  • PRINTAccess Print Buyer's Marketplace
  • Publications at discount prices
  • Quarterly Economic Business Index
  • Ratio Studies and Economic Surveys
  • Sales and Use Tax Data
  • Telephone Consultation
  • Union Contract Administration, Grievance and Arbitration
  • Wage and Salary Surveys
  • Zealous advocacy for the industry

Your PGAMA membership also brings you an additional FREE membership with Printing Industries of America, the world's largest graphic communications and printing industry trade association.

Who look's out for you in the Nation's Capital?  Printing Industries of America focuses on the national perspective delivering management information, publications, Federal lobbying, business management practices, research, testing, technology, and training. Among other benefits, you have ready access to the Technical Inquiry Hotline to discuss production problems while they are occurring.  Access immediate assistance on the Environmental, Health and Safety Hotline which provides members with straight answers to address compliance issues and regulations in areas such as air pollution, permit assistance, pollution prevention, hazardous waste disposal, machine guarding, hazard communication standards, lockout/ tagout, and more.

Start your member benefits today!  Join PGAMA by calling us toll-free 877-319-0906 or by completing the Membership Application below.  Need a bit more more information before you decide?  Call us today!  Or if you prefer, send an e-mail to our President Kerry Stackpole with your contact information for immediate attention.