Welcome to ADP

The Association of Directory Publishers (ADP) is the voice of print and online directory publishers that empowers its members to succeed in today’s fast-moving marketing environment. ADP is the only international trade association that serves directory publishers for the pursuit of collaborating, networking and sharing best practices focusing on the challenges and opportunities in our ever-evolving industry. ADP is dedicated to its members and partner organizations to research, combine resources, advance the industry’s advocacy and hold networking events to enhance their ability to successfully connect their directories’ sellers to buyers.

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The Association provides its members with up-to-date industry communications, research, legal and legislative support, conventions and numerous programs and services. Today, ADP is at the forefront of nearly all important industry initiatives, including protecting publishers’ competitive rights and serving as a trusted source of relevant information and data essential for the effective operation and continuing prosperity of its members. ADP is unique among trade associations. Though, by definition, we are an organization of competitors, our grandest tradition is our members’ willingness to share the industry’s best practices for the benefit of all

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ADP’s Contribution Towards Member Interests

We provide our members with industry-relevant communications, content-rich conventions and workshops, strong public policy advocacy and a variety of support programs and services to encourage the growth of independent publishers. As you explore our website, you’ll be able to easily find the information you’re searching for. More importantly, we hope you’ll discover something that surprises you and encourages you to join the ADP family.


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