Our members pursue excellence in providing advertisers and readers with the highest publishing standards. They maintain a spirit of friendly cooperation and assistance toward fellow craftsmen and extend a helping hand whenever or wherever possible. The sharing of information, problems and possible solutions is still one of the best available avenues to success in our, or any, industry and your membership in our association will open this avenue of communication to you.
Join your fellow community paper publishers in New York State who receive:
A Great Opportunity to work together as a team to make New York a better place to live and do business.
Promotion of the free paper industry. FCPNY has budgeted funds that will promote our industry to the readers and our outstanding value to both advertisers and consumers.
An Organization Dedicated to Helping Publishers gain their market share of revenue and to protect their interests.
A Lobbyist to work for free paper publishers in Albany. Over the past several years FCPNY has been instrumental in developing an ever increasing awareness of our industry. We have steadily educated our representatives to the important role free circulation papers play as sources of community growth and information, as well as our contribution to the local and state economy.
Sales Management Division which meets separately and concerns itself with building sales via co-op, special sections, reader ad development and hiring and keeping good sales people. Each year we provide our sales management division with a three day conference specifically designed to train the trainers who lead our sales staffs.
Training Seminars with nationally recognized speakers and trainers. Our spring Super Conference is themed toward building sales and efficiency. Programs are directed toward sales and graphic staffs.
Lending Library comprised of videos, audios, and books in the sales and graphic fields. Available to our members at no cost.
Publishers Conference Once a year we provide our publishers the opportunity to meet and discuss the concerns and interests of publishers and general managers.
Graphic Awards Competition An opportunity to honor our often unsung graphic artists. Following the competition, our annual Super Conference gives us an opportunity to publicly acknowledge the outstanding artists of our industry.
An Opportunity to Earn Money through CPAN - FCPNY's classified and display ad networks.
Free Audits Association paid receivership and readership audits for those members who participate in the FCPNY classified ad network. Audits are conducted by the prestigious CVC Audit company.
An Executive Director and Marketing Director who oversee the running of the association and who is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to the needs of FCPNY members.
FCPNY, one of the oldest and largest state organizations of free papers, has attracted its large and growing membership as a result of its ongoing programs dedicated to helping members increase their expertise and profits. Our benefits are worthwhile and you will find your membership rewarding, informative and interesting.