Welcome to the Association of Professional Piercers

The Association of Professional Piercers is a California-based, international non-profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of vital health and safety information about body piercing to piercers, health care professionals, legislators, and the general public.

Upcoming Events

Our 23rd Annual Conference and Exposition will be in Las Vegas, Nevada from July 15-20, 2018.  During...

If you are having a problem with your piercing:

Please consult with your piercer or local APP member, or a piercing friendly physician, or email our Medical Directorif a local piercer is not available.

Recent News

Conference has a new location in 2019!

Aug 17 2017
Our conference is getting an upgrade in 2019! Come spend the week (05-12-19 - 05-17-19) with us at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada!

2018 APP CONFERENCE AND EXPO DATES ANNOUNCED!

May 2 2016
Our 23rd Conference and Expo will be held Sunday evening July 15 through Friday afternoon July 20 of 2018 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS TRAINING PROGRAM

May 3 2016
The Association of Professional Piercers offers industry specific Bloodborne Pathogens training for body piercers.