European Magazine Media Association
EMMA is a non-profit organization based in Brussels. Its mission is to promote and protect the interests of European magazine publishers vis-a-vis the Institutions of the European Union: the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council. The main aim of EMMA is to ensure a long-term survival and prosperity of a plural, diverse and economically successful magazine publishing industry in the EU.
European Publishers Council
The EPC is a high-level group of Chairmen and CEOs of European media corporations actively involved in multimedia markets spanning newspaper, magazine, book, journal, internet and online database publishers. Many EPC members also have significant interests in commercial television and radio.
Federation of European Publishers
FEP is an independent, non-commercial umbrella association of book publishers associations in the European Union. FEP represents 26 national associations of book publishers of the European Union and of the European Economic Area. FEP is the voice of the great majority of publishers in Europe.
World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, or WAN-IFRA, is the global organisation of the world’s press, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries.
The organisation serves as a world-wide platform for the exchange of ideas, information and experiences among its members and other participants in the news publishing industry.
Alliance of independent Press Councils of Europe
AIPCE is a loose network of independent content regulators for both press and broadcast media. Its annual conferences provide a forum for Media and Press Council representatives to discuss topical issues, to exchange ideas and to offer and receive advice.
The Press Database and Licensing Network
The Press Database and Licensing Network (PDLN) joins companies and organisations, owned or controlled by publishers, working in the field of licensing articles from newspapers and periodicals and/or providing digital articles for electronic press reviews and acting according to their national copyright regulations for the beneficial interests of the publishers.
PDLN was founded in 2008 by companies from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Switzerland and UK. PDLN members currently represent over 5.000 newspapers and magazines from 12 different countries.
The PDLN network aims to protect and promote the interest of publishers in the digital age in relation to press cutting and media monitoring services. Its members want to encourage the development of simple and efficient market solutions to the problems associated with international access to high quality press content and the legal secondary utilization of this content.
Search & Information Industry Association
SIINDA is the leading European based non-profit association bringing together companies in the search (digital, mobile, print, vertical directories and platforms), information, and telecommunication sectors as well as businesses providing “on demand” services. They have global members from Asia to Latin America and from Africa to Australia. They provide a wide range of member services from market research to conferences and summits. They are a resource forum where complementary market segments in search and information can connect, share, and grow. Their aim is to foster the development of positive, ongoing partnerships. They keep their members up to date with the latest market trends, technical developments, and critical legislation that might affect businesses. They also provide a platform where seed level start-up’s can mix with industry leaders. The worldwide network of members fosters the exchange of ideas and the encouragement of partnerships.
European Journalism Centre
The EJC is an independent, international, non-profit institute dedicated to the highest standards in journalism, primarily through the further training of journalists and media professionals. Building on its extensive international network, the Centre operates as a facilitator and partner in a wide variety of training projects.
International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisation
IFRRO is an independent organisation established on the basis of the fundamental international copyright principles embodied in the Berne and Universal Copyright Conventions. Its purpose is to facilitate, on an international basis, the collective management of reproduction and other rights relevant to copyrighted works through the co-operation of national Reproduction Rights Organisations (RROs).
World Intellectual Property Organisation
WIPO is a specialised agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.
Advertising Information Group
AIG is a European tripartite information, monitoring and analysis body shaped by the common principles and policies of its founding members. It was founded in 1996 as a non-profit, flexible and informal organisation.
Association of Commercial Television in Europe
ACT is a trade association representing the interests of the commercial broadcasting sector in Europe. ACT has 28 member companies active in 34 European countries, who encompass several business models ranging from free-to-air television broadcasters and pay-TV players to digital platform operators and multimedia groups.
European Advertising Standards Alliance
EASA is the single authoritative voice on advertising self-regulation issues and promotes high ethical standards in commercial communications by means of effective self-regulation, while being mindful of national differences of culture, legal and commercial practice. EASA brings together national advertising self-regulatory organisations (SROs) and organisations representing the advertising industry in Europe.
European Association of Communications Agencies
EACA brings together the advertising, media and sales promotions agencies across Europe, enabling international experience and issues to be shared and dealt with on a pan-European basis. It provides an important link between agencies, advertisers and the advertising media in Europe and around the world and participates closely in the setting of standards in many aspects of the business across Europe.
Federation of European Direct Marketing
FEDMA is the single voice of the European direct and interactive marketing industry. Its national members are direct marketing associations (DMAs) representing users, service providers and media/carriers ofdirect marketing. FEDMA also has more than 200 direct company members.
International Newspaper Marketing Association
INMA is the world’s leading provider of global best practices and marketing ideas for newsmedia companies looking to grow amid profound market change. The association provides members with thought, leadership and practical ideas to grow audience, advertising, brand and profits.
World Federation of Advertisers
WFA is the only global organization representing the commoninterests of marketers. Through its network of 55 national advertiser associations on five continents WFA represents around 90% of global marketing communications. WFA champions responsible and effective marketing communications worldwide.
Confederation of European Paper Industries
The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is a Brussels-based non-profit making organisation regrouping the European pulp and paper industry and championing this industry’s achievements and the benefits of its products. Its mission is to promote the member’s business sector by taking specific actions notably, by monitoring and analyzing activities and initiatives in the areas of industry, environment, energy, forestry, recycling and competitiveness in general. Through CEPI, the paper industry increases its visibility and acts on emerging issues, making expert and constructive contributions on behalf of the industry.
Its collective expertise provides a unique source of information both for and on the industry; coordinating essential exchanges of experience and knowledge among its members, the ability to provide technical assistance to legislators and to identify independent experts on specific issues.
Through its 18 member countries (17 European Union members plus Norway) CEPI represents some 520 pulp, paper and board producing companies across Europe, ranging from small and medium sized companies to multi-nationals, and 1000 paper mills. Together they represent 25% of world production.
Postal Users Group
The Postal Users Group (PUG) is an ad hoc platform of major EU postal users and their representative organisations. Since its formation in 1996 PUG has been actively promoting the creation of an Internal Market for postal services.
Creative Media Business Alliance
The Creative and Media Business Alliance (CMBA) is an informal grouping gathering some of Europe's top media and creative businesses and industry associations. It was launched in November 2004 to give the sector a strong and united voice at the level of the European Union. The CMBA notably calls upon the European Commission, the European Parliament and the 27 EU Member States to focus on the creative and media businesses in their joint efforts to foster innovation, growth and employment in the Information Society. The sectors represented by the CMBA are more than a mere driver for technology development or an "added value" to the European Digital Agenda. They lie at the heart of the digital society.