The member organisation for UK publishing

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What we do for our members


We build relationships of trust with government and key partners.


We ensure our members are informed and can effectively respond.


We provide every member with services that aid their long-term interests.

Publishing Declares

Publishing Declares is an industry pledge on climate action.

Why become a member

Influence government policy

We have the collective voice to influence policy in the UK and abroad.

Attend industry events

Access member only events with key speakers and excellent networking opportunities.

Gain valuable insight

Receive regular news and information on publishing matters, policy insights, statistics and market analysis.

Publishers Association Yearbook 2020

The definitive analysis of publisher revenue for consumer, education, and academic books and journals.

Latest news and events

21 January 2022

Doing Business in North America

Doing Business in North America is the fourth of our series of webinars looking at some of our key export markets. The USA is the largest of the world’s book markets, and one of the most dynamic and exciting. Its consumer adult and children’s sectors reflect a culture of high energy and diverse creativity, while its academic sector is larger, wealthier and full of more opportunities than any other in the world.


Upcoming events

3 Feb

Media and Entertainment series | Publishing & AI

16:30 – 17:30

We are delighted to be partnering with Osborne Clarke to host a webinar which will discuss and share their views on AI and Copyright. This webinar examines developments in the UK relating to artificial intelligence (AI) and considerations around copyright for the publishing sector. The frameworks for copyright protection and legal responsibility for AI-generated works,…

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