Help Your Recruits Take Root 

TAPPI offers the background and support needed to help your new professionals excel in their careers.

Let TAPPI help you sustain your organization – and the future of the industry.  Offer your new hires, recruits and young professionals full TAPPI Membership benefits at substantially discounted rates.

You can sponsor (i.e. purchase) memberships individually, or in bulk to distribute as part of your hiring package.

Membership Type

Cost (each)

Available to

Bridge Year TAPPI Membership

$38

Recent graduates or new hires during the first year of their employment

Young Professional TAPPI Membership (age 30 or younger)

$129

Professionals under the age of 30, that have been out of school more than 12 months.

Young Professional TAPPI Membership (age 30 or younger)

$188

Professionals between the ages of 30 and 35


This allows you to give your new hire access to the best knowledge, connections and resources available to the industry.

Each membership you purchase includes full member benefits:

  • Online access to industry magazines, journals, and 20K+ technical documents
  • Printed, industry focused periodicals
  • Weekly e-Newsletters on focused topics
  • CEUs and Professional Development Hours through IACET
  • Discounts on face-to-face courses, conferences and symposia
  • Mentorships through TAPPI Connect Mentor Match
  • Standards and TIPs online license 

How Do You Get Started?
To sponsor one Young Professional, use this online form to complete your sponsorship.

To sponsor multiple Young Professionals, please email your designated list of new hires (include their name, title, mailing address, phone number, birth date and email address) to Lori Madeline Smith ([email protected]).  

Then we will contact you for payment information, at which time, you can let us know if an invoice is needed or you can simply mail your payment to the following address and list “YP Bridge Year” on your check.

TAPPI
PO Box 933644
Atlanta, GA 31193-3644

We hope you will offer this opportunity to your new employees, as other companies have done with TAPPI young professional member sponsorships. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Questions? Contact TAPPI: 
[email protected]