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About BPA

In a word, we check stuff. For nearly a century, BPA Worldwide has earned a reputation as unparalleled leaders in auditing, verification, and compliance.


Our organization was founded in 1931 by advertisers, ad agencies, and the media industry to provide unbiased, third-party magazine audits and verified audience data critical to the buying and selling of advertising. Our work has expanded dramatically. Today, BPA’s iCompli service verifies compliance to defined government, industry, and organizational standards, as well as adherence to privacy, data protection, sanitization and sustainability guidelines and best practices. Performing nearly 1,000 verification engagements annually in over 15 countries, BPA remains a trusted resource around the globe. 


With headquarters in the United States, and regional offices on three continents, our world-wide reach, reputation, and partnerships with members and industry vendors deliver visibility and credibility within diverse international markets. This creates clear advantage for brand owners and buyers with international scope.

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