the Visual Communications Association for
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Connecting Your Business to the Industry’s Best

PPI Association is The Visual Communications Industries Association for the Pacific Intermountain and Northwest 

PPI is a thriving, non-profit, membership based trade association serving a broad, ever-evolving industry engaged in the creation, production and implementation of Print, Visual and Graphic Communications.  


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Join PPI and get access to tools to help you, your team and your business to succeed


member directory

Find a PPI member in your area and meet the best in the industry


Upcoming events


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Being a sponsor of PPI shows your commitment and investment in our industry.


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Find your next Printing, Design, Web or Marketing Firm


career resources

One stop shop for finding visual communications employees, jobs and education in our 7 state service area.


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Buying Power Program

PPI members save up to 9x their annual membership fees through the buying discounts program and special offers from our sponsors.


PPI members are kept up to date on the latest trends and technology.
A trained workforce is an engaged workforce


PPI members have the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry through peer groups, informal meeting, mentoring or our new online forums just for our members.

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With an ever-changing industry, we keep you up to date with innovation and trends with publications and special reports.


Delivering the resources you need to help make your business more profitable and successful with have Human Resources, Environmental, Safety, Technical, Marketing, Sales and Operations consulting resources.


From technical research on printing methods and inks to economic research on trends, PPI members are kept up to date and relevant to make smart business decisions.

PPI members agree…

PPI is a valuable resource to the print industry in the NW and beyond. The many group benefits outweigh the membership fees. PrintROCKS! lets the many see just what the other printers produced during the past year.
Chris SmithAdPro Litho Mukilteo, WA
With the economic uncertainty in this country, the printing industry’s rapidly changing landscape, and the ever increasing challenge to remain relevant by delivering more value to clients before the competition can, successful printing companies are required to constantly keep up with technological, operational, and managerial advances.

Esprit realizes no one individual could possibly begin to research all these advances, much less apply strategic, proprietary implementation without help. Our membership in PPI provides us access to an invaluable resource to help us navigate through our industry’s rapidly changing landscape and reshape our company with new opportunities to successfully advance our business.
Skip Novakovich, LTC, USA, (Ret)Esprit Graphic Communications, Inc. Kennewick, WA
Lasko Printing, Inc. has been a PPI member for 27 years and I believe it’s been worth every penny. They have assisted us with HR issues & questions, provided vendor resources, and organized valuable industry networking events. Being a part of PPI has enabled us to prosper in an always changing market.
The PPI crew can always be counted on!
Derek Lasko Lasko Printing Inc. Portland, OR
I have been a part of various trade groups through the years, many of which no longer exist, but PPI has been a stalwart and continues to provide value to me personally and professionally. While it has become increasingly difficult for trade organizations to bring value, due to the pace of business and the information available on the internet, our local PPI chapter has done an amazing job providing topics of interest in a setting that is also beneficial for networking and maintaining existing personal and professional relationships.

While paper and print is changing, it is not dead, and we absolutely need to invest in our future. Our local PPI office has done an incredible job of planting seeds for the future in our industry. I have been fortunate to be a part of many of these programs educating our youth on our industry and the opportunities that will be available in the future. I cannot imagine how this message would be delivered effectively without our regional PPI Association.
Ed AllenWCP Solutions Portland, OR

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