Affiliations and Memberships
Neotrope maintains memberships with organizations that benefit the growth of our knowledge and which contribute to our capability to meet the solution needs of our clients. We also meet all state, city, county and Federal guidelines for business practices.
Neotrope is a legitimate company listed with Dun & Bradstreet (as Mindset and Neotrope), and has held the same California State Resale Certificate number (Seller's Permit) since 1983. Neotrope has a city business license with Long Beach, California (in the process of transitioning to Torrance city license), and several DBA statements on file with the county clerk of Los Angeles.
Neotrope is a member of the Uniform Code Council (UCC) which administers UPC/EAN numbers, and allows us to specify and implement our own UPC/EAN barcodes.
In the Web development field, Neotrope is an Official Thawte Hosting Partner program member (for SSL certificates); is a member of the HTML Writer's Guild, and the International Webmasters Association (IWA).
Neotrope is a current member of the American Society of Composers and Producers (ASCAP) and is listed under both "Neotrope Records" and "Neotrope Music."
Neotrope is listed with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for ISRC codes ("neo"), which allows us to embed industry-standard recording and title track metadata into music recordings on CD/DVD.
Neotrope is listed with Bowkers who administrate International Standard Book Numbers (ISBN) as "Neotrope," "Neotrope Press," and "Neotrope Publishing."
Neotrope is listed with ePublicEye for third-party verification of our budget PR services (Send2Press), and for our Web hosting services (NeotropeHosting.com). Neotrope's e-commerce solutions have been verified and approved by MasterCard for their Shop Smart! program (recently discontinued).
In the past, Neotrope has been a member of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Graphic Artists Guild (GAG), and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), among others.
Verify our California Business License
If desired, you can verify the authenticity of our business by entering our
California State Resale Certificate number (12682225) in the California BOE Online Verification System:
> Verify our California State Resale Certificate.