Become A Partner

Participation in the AUPresses Partners Program offers an opportunity to provide annual support to the Association and to be formally recognized for that support. AUPresses Partners help to strengthen and energize the future of scholarly communication.

  • The Association’s 150+ members collectively publish over 13,000 books and 1,300 journals annually.
  • AUPresses members continue to produce beautifully designed print books and journals.
  • AUPresses members are also embracing new technologies by developing apps, creating enhanced ebooks, selling digital shorts, participating in digital aggregations, and more.

Benefits of AUPresses Partnership

Companies and organizations that become AUPresses Partners enjoy the following benefits:

Community Promotion: 

  • Your company logo with hyperlink displayed on our website.
  • Access to the AUPresses logo portfolio to reflect your Partner Program status for 2024 on your website and in other materials

Additional Recognition:

  • Listing, complete with logo, key contacts, and company description, in a special Spring 2024 edition of our monthly digital newsletter to members, the bulletin.
  • This special Partners Directory edition of the bulletin will also be distributed beyond our membership, posted to our public website and social media.
  • Listing with hyperlink recognizing Partners in a Fall 2024 issue of the bulletin.
  • Enhanced listing, including company logos of 2023 and 2024 Partners in our Annual Report, published in May 2024.

AUPresses 2024 Annual Meeting Opportunities:

  • 25% discount on exhibit space at the AUPresses Annual Meeting.
  • Two AUPresses 2024 registrations at the reduced member rate.
  • Email addresses of opted-in Annual Meeting attendees for one-time use.
  • Opportunity to advertise in the 2024 Attendee Newsletter.
  • Listing with logo and hyperlink recognizing Partners in the 2024 Attendee Newsletter. 
  • Partner logos featured during the Annual Meeting.

Direct AUPresses Community Outreach:

  • Annual Partner “newswire” opportunity. AUPresses will share a Partner’s announcement with our Press Directors email distribution list and that of other relevant interest groups (e.g., business managers, EDP, etc.) One announcement per year, June dates not available.
  • 20% discount on AUPresses webinar sponsorship, which includes email contacts for opted-in attendees. 
  • Discounted rental fee for Press Director mailing list (mailing addresses only).

Special Features:

  • “Partners Corner” monthly feature highlighting news and timely offers for members in the bulletin. Maximum two Partners Corner inclusions per year for each Partner. 
  • Partners frequently offer our members special services or discounts. AUPresses hosts a webpage detailing any such standard UP or nonprofit program within our Members-only Resource site. 
  • Round-ups of special short-term offers from Partners will also be shared with our community twice per year—in tandem with the Annual Meeting (June) and in advance of University Press Week (November)—as applicable.

Enrollment Information

Early bird registration: $2,175 (must enroll and submit payment by 3/31/2024)
Enrollment after 3/31: $2,500

Enroll in the AUPresses Partner Program.

Contact Kate Kolendo with questions.

Wij ondersteunen en stimuleren de essentiële rol van een wereldwijde gemeenschap van uitgevers wiens missie het is om academische excellentie te waarborgen en kennis te cultiveren.

— AUPresses Mission Statement in Dutch