Welcome to the Association of Creative & Print Managers in Education

Promoting and advancing best value and practice within the education print and creative environment

Welcome to APME. A dynamic network of creative and print managers from the UK Higher Education sector.

No two HE institutions are the same. Nor are any two of our member’s units. While the activities and influence of individual APME members vary greatly, we share common goals of keeping funds on campus, saving our institutions money and best supporting the core activities of teaching and learning and research.

There’s a tremendous camaraderie that defines our dynamic network. We meet regularly to share insights and to raise awareness of the depth and breadth of our interests. We attend trade shows together, visit each other’s inplants and celebrate successes every year at our Annual Conference.

Perhaps most importantly, we’re there for each other. Issues with suppliers, struggling to write tender evaluation criteria, thinking of offering a new service – you name it… candid help from experienced professionals is only ever an email away.

Superb value for money

APME membership is fantastic value for money

Only £150 per year* can save your University weeks of wasted time, boost productivity, engage staff and save very significant sums of money. We have over 100 members from over 75 educational organisations across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. All our members are directly linked to the delivery of creative and print solutions within their organisations. Discover the benefits here

Annual conference

The highlight of the APME calendar

Every year we organise a three-day conference, usually starting the first Monday in June, moving the location around the UK. Typically there are around 20 suppliers who exhibit at the conference to 50–60 delegates. There’s a packed programme of topical presentations including speakers from overseas. The programme allows for ample networking and informal discussion between suppliers and delegates and provides developmental sessions to keep members informed of current trends across design and print. Learn more here

Never been to an APME conference?
Don’t worry. You’ll fit right in and leave energised with new friends. Read the impressions of first time attendee Tom Green (and Colin Yeomans) from the University of Worcester here

Or download the original article, and more, in Issue One of ‘pages’  PDF here



Find out about Glasgow 2017, 4–7 June here

Find out more

To advertise in our magazine, ‘pages’, please contact 
Darren Lewis, Communications Officer: 07872 417028 | apmecomms@gmail.com 

To discuss membership or annual conference please contact 
Roy Stares, APME Administrator: 07860 722552 | adminapme@virginmedia.com

Or feel free to contact members of our Executive 
Details here