PPFA Mission Statement
PPFA leads, unifies, and serves the art and framing industry as an advocate for its members and by offering programs that elevate professional standards, enhance profitability, and expand sales. PPFA will disseminate timely information, products, and services and provide forums contributing to increased profitability, business growth, and a sense of community for the global framing industries.
Newsletter for the Professional Picture Framer
A new quarterly newsletter, PPFA Connect, is now available! Published by Monarch Expositions for the Professional Picture Framers Association, it is an important resource you rely on for organization news and events, ideas, and information. PPFA Connect features retailer spotlights, informative articles, Facebook highlights, Chapter updates, competition information, and more! Complete with an index of PPFA Member Suppliers and Sponsors, this interactive newsletter connects you with everything PPFA.
Now available through the PPFA Online Store at no cost.
You must be an active PPFA member to access the online store
About PPFA - As the professional trade association for the custom framing industry, PPFA -- a member association of PMA®, the Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations -- serves over 2,000 frame shops, art galleries and supplier members in North America and overseas, establishing best practices for framing and providing programs and services for entrepreneurial success.
PPFA provides education to increase your framing skills; powerful business and marketing tools; and a framing community of shared ideas and experiences. Whether you’re a newcomer or an established framer, PPFA is the place you belong!
~ Ken Link, CPF, former PPFA President
PPFA Code of Ethics
A member of the Professional Picture Framers Association shall:
•Maintain a dignity of manner and behavior in the presentation of services and in all other forms of professional conduct•Observe the highest standards of honesty in all transactions, avoiding the use of false; confusing; inaccurate; or misleading terms, description, or claims•Produce a product of a quality equal or superior to the samples displayed•Recognize the responsibility to properly care for all art in one’s custody•Contribute to the advancement of the profession, supporting industry standards and continuing education•Recognize the authority of this Association in all matters relating to the interpretation of this Code of EthicsPPFA Code of Ethics available for download here.