Independent Free Papers of America

Helping Independent Publishers compete in our fast changing world.
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Join IFPA and you join hundreds of Publishers from across North America ready to share ideas

 IFPA is an organization rich in history and tradition of helping Independent Publishers compete in our fast changing world. We have a terrific IFPA family of members ready and willing to listen, learn and help each other with everything from sales challenges to cost saving ideas. It is wonderful to get to know many, many peers in the free community publication industry.

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IFPA is an organization rich in history and tradition
of helping Independent Publishers.


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About IFPA

Our mission is to help Independent Publishers flourish by sharing new sales strategies, revenue generating services and cost saving ideas.
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CADNET Classifieds

Over 140 member publications, audited by CVC, with a circulation of nearly 9 million homes, participate in the CADNET classifed program.
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Free Paper Conference

Attend our annual IFPA Conference and we guarantee you'll go home with new ideas to help you success in an evolving industry. 
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Member Directory

View member publications as well as the top vendors in our Associated Member directory providing the best products, tools and technology in our industry.
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Upcoming Events & Workshops

IFPA 2020 Vision Event
September 11 & 12
Woolley's Suites, Denver, Colorado

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An event that will sharpen your focus and expand your vision

Ideally situated on the eastern edge of the Mile High City, Woolley’s Suites luxury hotel in Aurora, CO offers an elegant ambiance in the plains, about 60 miles from the edge of the Rocky Mountains. Woolley’s Classic Suites has a convenient location in Gateway Office Park, adjacent to I-70 and near I-225, just 13 miles from downtown Denver and minutes from state parks, museums, shopping, restaurants, breweries, and golf courses.

Arrive seamlessly with their complimentary scheduled shuttle service from Denver International Airport, only 10 miles away. This IFPA Event is hosted where you'll feel right at home: Woolley’s Classic Suites.

What Our Members are Saying

"I can say that we have undoubtedly made thousands and thousands of dollars from ideas I have picked up at the IFPA conferences & Publisher Summits! Plus, the ability to network and share idea with peers from across the country has been invaluable."
Dan Buendo
Reminder Publications - MA

"When I first got in the business as a salesperson at a shopper I couldn't wait to join IFPA. But we were owned by a paid daily paper. So, I waited until I started working at another paper where I could finally be part of a great national association."
Douglas Fry

"IFPA, without a doubt, helped to shape the way I looked at our industry. The friendships I have made are priceless. My IFPA peers are my go-to people when I have a question or challenge. I have used ideas that I have gotten to sell millions of dollars of advertising."
Doug Fabian
Kapp Advertising - PA