The member organisation for UK publishing

Illustration: Tomekah George

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.

Save Our Books

Save Our Books is a campaign by UK authors, literary agents, publishers and other supportive partners to prevent the government from heading the wrong way on copyright. 

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.

Latest news and events

21 July 2021

Exploring the Middle East webinar with Bill Kennedy and Lynette Owen

Exploring the Middle East is the second in our series of webinars for publishers. The Middle East provides an opportunity for members to grow their export business with rights sales and exports in trade and academic publishing, as well as the increasing number of book fairs and fellowship programmes. Learn more about the region from our expert speakers on the state of publishing, distribution, retail and rights.


Upcoming events

19 Nov
21 Nov

China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair

00:00 – 00:00

CCBF is the only book fair in China and Asia Pacific dedicated to children’s content, which makes Shanghai Children’s Book Fair an unparalleled destination for the children’s rights market.

20 Oct
24 Oct

Frankfurt Book Fair 2021

00:00 – 00:00

The motto of this year’s Frankfurter Book Fair is “Re:connect”.

The organisers are confident that the in-person fair will go ahead this year, albeit on a smaller scale, due to travel restrictions in some countries.

Open Access

The practical implications of UKRI’s proposed open access policy for the UK’s research sector.