Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory

Printing Industry Midwest’s (PIM) Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory is a resource for print decision makers across the country. It is designed to showcase our members and assist business professionals in finding printers and print suppliers to help complete projects. Targeted ads and enhanced listings—both in print and online on PrintAccess— ensure companies capabilities jump off each page.

This guide contains a cross reference index to find printers or suppliers by location, by capabilities, or by product/specialty. Learn more about our members in their individual ads, see award winning pieces, find a certified Great Printer, and much more!

Would you like a hard copy of the 2021 Print Buyers Guide mailed to you? Please email Sadie Johnson and she will get a guide sent to you.


Advertise in the 2022 Print Buyers Guide

2022 Ad Sales are NOW OPEN    Download Order Form

Early Bird Deadline: September 17, 2021 – Prices go up after the 17th all order forms due October 1, 2021

Looking for new ways to reach print buyers? PIM’s 2022 Print Buyers Guide & Membership Directory is here to help connect your company with of as many print buyers and suppliers as possible.

By placing an advertisement in this guide, such as an insert, full-page ad or logo ad, it will magnify your company’s listing and help form a connection with potential new clients. Use a new press or piece of finishing equipment to WOW print buyers when you create a one of a kind insert. By adding an image and additional text to your listing, print buyers will better understand what you are capable of. The ideas are endless!

New benefits for advertisers in the 2022 guide…

  • To ensure your ad reaches its intended target, PIM purchased a NEW print buyers mailing list!
  • Advertisers in 2022 will receive the NEW complete print buyers mailing list FOR FREE.

Do you have any questions? Do you what more information about ads? Download the Ad Details PDF or contact Sadie Johnson at sadieh@pimw.org to get your questions answered.

Download Order Form.       Download the Ad Details.


2022 Cover Contest 

Deadline: October 15, 2021    |   Download Creative Brief 

Theme: Print Connects – Print is more than just ink and paper. Touch, feel, act. The 2022 PIM Buyers Guide and Membership Directory connects how the touch of print can make us feel, inspiring us to act.

With imagery and/or copy please show why/how the print industry is stronger together. How does the print industry benefit print buyers? How do printers and print buyers rely on each other? Be creative. Be bold. Show us what you can do! Help PIM tell the story as to why print buyers need print. There is no limit to the number of designs a company can submit but the company has to be a member of PIM.

Submit your Design:

Submit a 8.5” x 11” PDF layout via email to Sadie at sadieh@pimw.org by the deadline of October 15, 2021. Please include notes regarding the special effects (foil, die, varnish, etc.) you would like to use on the cover. All companies who submit designs will be recognized in the upcoming newsletter.

Only the company with the winning design will receive a FREE Logo Ad in the 2022 guide and will be spotlighted in the front portion of the guide. If chosen, you will need to work with PIM and printer to produce the final print ready file. More info to come in December or January.

Download Creative Brief.


2021 PIM Buyers Guide Cover

View 2021 Online Flipbook

PrintAccess Online Search Engine

PrintAccess is the national online search engine for the print industry. PrintAccess is the print industry’s most active online search tool for print buyers, with more than 16,000 active users per month.

PrintAccess mirrors and expands on the information found in the printed guide. PIM uses the information on PrintAccess to create our printed guide. Members can maintain their company’s listing on PrintAccess year around for free! Update your company’s listing by signing into your PrintAccess account. 

Check out page 1 & 5 on the Ad Details PDF for more information about the benefits of PrintAccess.