Technical Image Press Association

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Technical Image Press Association
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Abbreviation TIPA
Formation 1991 April 16
Location Madrid, Spain
Region served
Membership Photography and Imaging Magazines
Official language
Thomas Gerwers

The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) [1] is an international, non-profit association advocating the interests of the photography and imaging magazine publishing industry. The association represents 28 titles, published in nine European countries and six non-European countries.


TIPA was established in 1991 as an association of European photography and imaging magazines. Since 2009 members have joined from outside of Europe.[2]


Each year the editors of the member magazines vote for the best products introduced to the market during the previous 12 months, taking into account innovation, cutting-edge technology, design, ease-of-use and the price to performance ratio of the products.[3]

TIPA holds its awards ceremony every second year [4] at photokina.[5]

Member Magazines[edit]

The member magazines that form TIPA are:

Affiliate Member

TIPA is supported by a board of directors and a secretariat based in Madrid. The board is elected by members at a general meeting held every year. A list of the current board members can be found by here.


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