NPPA – Member Benefits & Pricing

Annual memberships include all the benefits detailed below.  Membership is an affordable way to stay connected with others in the pharmacy purchasing profession and keep up-to-date with industry news, vendors, and events.  Being an NPPA member also makes you eligible for the lower Attendee Registration Fee to our Annual NPPA Conference.

Become an NPPA Member!

Full Pharmacy/GPO and Corporate Memberships are $125/year.  Associate Memberships* are $69/year (must have existing Full or Corporate Membership in place at the same exact mailing address to qualify for others at the same address to become an Associate Member).

Also see our web page on the Member Incentive Programs we offer…
To Save on NPPA Renewal Costs, or Make Some Extra Money!

NPPA Pharmacy & GPO Member Benefits

  • 10 editions per year of Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook (PPO), the member-publication of NPPA (exception: *Associate Members share the publication-see below).
  • Receive digital interactive PDF versions of all PPO editions by email (shortly after hard copy is mailed).
  • Receive RxBuyer eNews, a periodic e-newsletter.
  • Eligible for nomination to NPPA’s Annual Outstanding Buyer of Year Award Program, which comes with cash prizes for Top 3 placements.  See details & nomination form on the main NPPA website’s Outstanding Buyer Award Program page.
  • Lower Member-Registration Fee to the Annual NPPA Conference (must be current through the month of August).
  • Specific Pharmacy Buyer information & opportunities for education, networking, career growth, and ACPE-accredited CE units.
  • The chance to participate in advocacy, policy, and planning.
  • Access to the Member-Only page of NPPA website, which includes the following & more:
      • Breaking News on Recalls, Discontinued Products, & Other Alerts;
      • Drug Shortage information (current & resolved);
      • Official FDA Recalls & Alerts.

NPPA Corporate (Vendor) Member Benefits

  • Support NPPA, the first Association of Pharmacy Buyers (average of 500 Buyers & GPO Execs, and 100 Vendors).
  • Receive 10 Editions/Year of Pharmacy Purchasing Outlook (PPO), the official publication of NPPA.
  • Receive digital interactive PDF versions of all PPO editions by email (with chance to upgrade to add hyperlinks to your website from your advertising page within).
  • Receive RxBuyer eNews, a periodic e-newsletter.
  • 7% Discount off Advertising (in PPO, Vendor eBlasts, or RxBuyer eNews).
  • 10% Discount off Advertorial-Type Ads in PPO.
  • Submit your company’s press releases on new product approvals,
    for free inclusion in PPO.
  • Stay attuned to the topics & issues that NPPA’s Pharmacy Buyer Members
    read & care about.
  • Information & opportunities for Pharmacy education, networking, career growth, and ACPE-accredited CE units.
  • The chance to participate in advocacy, policy, & planning.

*Associate Membership is allowed (at a lower annual fee), when there is a second Pharmacy Member in the same facility & address as a current Full Member. Associates get all of the same below benefits as Full Members, except for them sharing their publication editions of PPO with the Full Member at their facility, instead of getting their own.