Think of NPTA as Access to the Premier Distributors in the Industry
NPTA is the premier association of wholesale distributor decision-makers in North American. These distributor principals participate in NPTA to interact with peers and trading partners, access industry benchmarking data and stay informed on issues that impact their business.
In bringing together this executive-level interchange, NPTA has created an extremely focused audience for manufacturers and service suppliers. You could spend a great deal of resources traveling North America trying to arrange appointments with wholesale distributor decision-makers, or you can join NPTA and tap into a cost and time efficient network of leaders and innovators in the industry.
NPTA represents over 100 wholesale distributor firms operating 1,000+ distribution centers. These distributors attend our events in order to source new products and find innovative new lines.
Access the supplier application form with dues schedule.
Definition of a Supplier Member:
Suppliers of paper or other products distributed through the industry that have facilities in North America.
Why should a Supplier join NPTA?
NPTA means a great deal to its distributor members. They belong to NPTA in an effort to enhance their leadership development, competitive advantage and bottom line. Having their trading partners actively supporting NPTA simultaneously enhances the overall value for everyone. Thus, if your plans call for selling through wholesale distributors, active participation in NPTA is a cost- and time-efficient means of building distributor relations, gaining knowledge about distribution trends and ultimately growing your distributor sales.
In a word, it's access. We unite the leading distributors from across North America and help to facilitate your ability to access them. You could fly across the continent attempting to get an audience with the principles of these distribution firms or you can attend an NPTA event and meet with them all at one time.
Developing strong relationships with your distribution partners and fully understanding their needs today as well as in the coming years is vital to the success of any supplier looking to establish a strong and profitable distribution network. Communication is key. Information is invaluable. Personally knowing the players in the distribution industry will make a significant impact on your success.
NPTA is simply a conduit from your firm to the distribution channel. We make your life easier. We save you money. We unite your customers and potential customers. We educate your customers so that they are stronger. We create an environment which is conducive to effective communication between trading partners. We stimulate innovative thinking which can solve your most challenging distribution challenges.
If you've heard all that you need to hear about NPTA and are ready to start enjoying the many benefits of membership, simply print an application and forward it to us. Our application will explain in greater detail the goals of the association, membership eligibility, restrictions, payment options and fees. Print a supplier membership application and dues schedule.