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Membership Classifications, Dues and Application Information

For Publishers:
Voting Membership
Small Press Membership
International Membership

For Industry Service Companies:
Industry Affiliate Membership

For Individuals:
Alumni / Individual Membership

All membership applications require approval of the ECPA Board of Directors.


For Publishers

Voting Member
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For publishers of evangelical Christian literature* located in the U.S. with net sales of such literature greater than $1M. A letter of recommendation from a current Voting ECPA Member is required.

* any book, Bible, curriculum, magazine, periodical, electronic literature, or other content which promotes, encourages, confirms, defends or establishes an individual in his/her Christian belief or evangelical Christianity in general, and is not in conflict with the Association's Statement of Faith.


If applying for a Voting Membership, please review the following:

Article II of the Bylaws
ECPA Statement of Faith
ECPA's General Principles & Practices
ECPA Bible Publishers Statement (for Bible publishers)

 

Small Press Member
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For publishers of evangelical Christian literature (* see description above) with annual sales less than $1M. A letter of recommendation from a current Voting ECPA Member is required. Annual Dues: $600

If applying for a Small Press Membership, please review the following:

Article II of the Bylaws
ECPA Statement of Faith
ECPA's General Principles & Practices
ECPA Bible Publishers Statement (for Bible publishers)


International Member
International Member Application

For companies or business entities engaged in the publication of evangelical Christian literature in countries outside of the United States or in languages other than English. (References and recommendations required.)

Dues:
$300 annually – for companies located in developed countries outside the U.S.
(Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Western Europe, South Africa, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Cyprus, Malta, Slovenia)

$100– for companies located in all other countries.
(Note: unlike all other ECPA member categories this is not an annual fee, but a one-time charge.  Membership listing is to be renewed each year.)

If applying for an International Membership, please review the following:

Article II of the Bylaws
ECPA Statement of Faith
ECPA's General Principles & Practices
ECPA Bible Publishers Statement (for Bible publishers)

For Industry Service Companies

Industry Affiliates
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Related businesses that serve our industry. Two business references required. Prefer at least one reference be an ECPA member publisher or a member of the general book publishing industry.

  • For companies serving our industry with more than five employees. Annual Dues $1300
  • For companies serving our industry with up to five employees. Annual Dues $600
  • For self-employed individuals with companies that serve our industry with only themselves as an employee. Annual Dues $300

If applying for an Affiliate Membership, please review the following:

Article II of the Bylaws
ECPA's General Principles & Practices

For Individuals

Alumni / Individual Member
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  • Alumni Memberships are offered to persons retiring or previously active in ECPA. Annual Dues: $25
  • Individuals employed by publishing companies not eligible for membership. Annual Dues: $300

If applying for an Alumni or Individual membership, please review the following:

Article II of the Bylaws
ECPA Statement of Faith
ECPA's General Principles & Practices

Membership Documents

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
ECPA Member Application PDF (218.66 KB)  more ] Administration 12/9/2015
Member Bylaws PDF (59.91 KB) Administration 3/22/2013
Voting Member Dues Levels PDF (27.89 KB) Administration 7/28/2015
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