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The Publishers Association (the PA) represents book, journal, audio and digital publishers in the UK, spanning fiction and non-fiction, academic and education publishing. UK publishing has a turnover of £5.7bn, with export income accounting for 60% of revenues. Our membership includes global companies such as Elsevier, Wiley, Pearson, Penguin Random House, Hachette and the University presses, as well as many independent publishing houses. Our objective as an association is to provide our members with the influence, insight and support necessary to compete and prosper.

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  • Join the PA.png JoinMembership of the Publishers Association offers a range of benefits, from bespoke services for small and medium-sized businesses, to a voice on industrywide lobbying efforts.
  • Members and affiliates.png Members and AffiliatesUse our member and affiliate directories to find contact information for publishers and publishing service providers.
  • Governance.png GovernanceThe Publishers Association is governed by a Council of 15 member representatives, supported by sector councils for Academic, Consumer and Educational publishing.
  • Partnerships.png PartnersWe work with a range of organisations across the publishing supply chain.
  • Careers.png CareersThe Publishers Association occasionally recruits for both permanent and temporary roles, including internships and traineeships, advertised here.
  • Location.png LocationOur office is located at 50 Southwark Street, London SE1 1UN.
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  • Contact.png ContactNeed to get in touch with a member of staff? Find their details here along with who to contact for what.
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