Technical Image Press Association

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA)[1] is an international, non-profit association advocating the interests of the photography and imaging magazine-publishing industry.

Technical Image Press Association
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Technical Image Press Association logo
AbbreviationTIPA
FormationApril 16, 1991 (31 years ago) (1991-04-16)[where?]
Founded at[data unknown/missing]
TypeInternational nongovernmental organization
PurposeTrade association
HeadquartersMadrid, Spain
Coordinates40°27′00″N 3°46′21″W / 40.4501°N 3.7726°W / 40.4501; -3.7726Coordinates: 40°27′00″N 3°46′21″W / 40.4501°N 3.7726°W / 40.4501; -3.7726
Region
Worldwide
Membership
Photography and imaging magazines
Official language
English
Chairman
Thomas Gerwers
Main organ
Board of directors
Websitetipa.com

The association represents 30 titles, published in eight European countries and seven non-European countries.

HistoryEdit

The organization was established in 1991 as an association of European photography and imaging magazines. Since 2009, members have joined from outside of Europe.[2]

ActivitiesEdit

Each year, the editors of the member magazines vote for the best products introduced to the market during the previous twelve months, taking into account innovation, cutting-edge technology, design, ease-of-use and the price to performance ratio of the products.[3]

TIPA holds its awards ceremony every second year[4] at photokina, a biennial trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries.

Member magazinesEdit

The member magazines that form TIPA are:

Affiliate member

AdministrationEdit

TIPA is supported by a board of directors and a secretariat based in Madrid, Spain. The board is elected by members at a general meeting held every year.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Technical Image Press Association.
  2. ^ "Board Members". Technical Image Press Association.
  3. ^ "TIPA Awards 2011". Photography Monthly (Press release). 21 April 2011. Archived from the original on 24 April 2011.
  4. ^ Photo associations

Further readingEdit

External linksEdit

  • tipa.com, the association's official website