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BECOME AN INSTITUTE MEMBER
The Path to Purchase Institute is the informational hub of all people and all organizations involved in shopper marketing, both in-store and throughout the path to purchase. Through our many platforms, we seek to accumulate, interpret and share news and information relevant to advancing the art and science of shopper marketing.
Join now to gain unrestricted access to the Institute's comprehensive resources and active industry community focused on cultivating and leveraging best practices of all marketing efforts that culminate at retail.
- Members-Only Website Access
Exclusive access to the largest collection of shopper marketing information and research. This robust online resource contains:
- A comprehensive searchable shopper marketing database offering more than 10,000 articles, 53,000 images of displays and activations as well as hundreds of research studies, lectures and case studies.
- The largest selection of chain-specific retailer information.
- Daily Field Reports providing information on current in-store marketing and merchandising programs running at retail.
- Hundreds of videos, lectures and presentations covering all aspects of shopper marketing.
- Discounts on all seminars, educational conferences and trade shows
- Discounts on Institute networking events
- Subscriptions to Institute e-newsletters
- Complimentary subscription to Shopper Marketing magazine (Universal member companies receive up to 20 copies of the magazine. Corporate member companies receive up to 10 copies of the magazine.)
- Discounts on Institute awards competition entries and tickets
Universal membership in the Path to Purchase Institute entitles all employees of a company with a Universal membership to receive all member benefits and discounts. Universal membership is available to product marketers, retailers, agencies, and manufacturers. Universal member companies will receive up to 20 complimentary copies of Shopper Marketing. We will work with the primary contact to determine the names of the people who will receive the magazine.
Corporate membership in the Path to Purchase Institute entitles 1-10 licensed users of a member company to all of the above benefits and discounts. Membership is available to brand marketers, retailers, agencies, manufacturers, and all other organization types. Additional licensees beyond 10 can be added for an additional fee. In addition, all employees of a company with Corporate membership are entitled to member discounts, e-newsletters. Corporate member companies will receive up to 10 complimentary copies of Shopper Marketing. We will work with the primary contact to determine the names of the people who will receive the magazine.
SITE VISITOR (free)
If you register as a free Site Visitor, you'll have limited access to some content. Site Visitors have access to:
- Institute Field Reports for 2 weeks from their date of publication (text only)
- Articles from Shopper Marketing magazine for 6 months from their date of publication (text and selected images)
- The Shopper Marketing Glossary
- Institute site search (enter keywords above) to determine what content is available with full membership
HOW TO JOIN
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Path to Purchase Institute, you can contact Maureen Macke at (773) 992-4413 or mail a printable application form with payment to Path to Purchase Institute at 8550 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60631. To view and print these files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. It is a free download!
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