The American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance, APPA, is a community of Pharmaceutical experts and professionals dedicated towards the recognition and advancement of the specialized industry of Pharmaceutical Purchasing. Pharmaceutical purchasing is a significant contributor in the industry of Pharmacy and patient care. At APPA, we strive to represent a collective and unmistakable voice. Our goal is to keep members abreast of the latest developments and news in the pharmaceutical industry as well as offering educational opportunities for professional growth and empowerment.

Our members are comprised of:

  • Pharmacy Buyers
  • Independent Pharmacy Owners
  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Distributors
  • Wholesalers
  • Government Purchasers
  • Non-Profit Private Purchasing Companies
  • And other dedicated and experience professionals involved in purchasing


Pharmaceutical Purchasing is an undervalued industry yet, can and does make significant contributions to patient care and to the industry as a whole. With APPA speaking on behalf of the underdogs in the industry, our voice is strengthened by unity and by the wealth of member experiences. Through our efforts, the recognition and increased knowledge potential offered to our members in this complex profession will forge relationships for future personal and professional growth.

Strength comes in numbers and at APPA we believe the strength of the people comes in the strength of an alliance.

“The strength of people, the power of alliance”