There are many reasons to join the PA. Find out more by browsing our website or speaking to a member of staff.
Influence government policy
Belong to the only trade association for book and journal publishing with the collective voice to influence government policy in the UK, Europe and key overseas markets. Being a member allows you to have access to vital information on policy and legal issues, as well as providing the opportunity to raise issues, contribute your views and influence the industry position.
Be part of a community
Join one of our many publisher and professional councils and communities that discuss and take decisions on topical publishing industry matters, as well as organising influential campaigns for the sector.
Attend industry events
Access member only events with key speakers and excellent networking opportunities, as well as a range of training workshops.
Gain valuable insight
Receive regular news and information on publishing matters, government insight and authoritative statistics and market analysis. Members also receive a free copy of the PA’s annual publishing yearbook.
Access business support
Receive free training via the Publishers Training Centre and business support services including a unique GDPR toolkit and access to thousands of documents and templates via an exclusive partnership with Simply-Docs.
Combat digital piracy
Gain free access to the PA’s Copyright Infringement Portal – a dedicated service for publishers to issue cease and desist notifications to websites containing infringing material, including an automated service to search for infringements across hundreds of websites.
Use our meeting rooms
Book our large or small meeting room spaces based near London Bridge for events, workshops or general meetings at no cost.
Get discounted services
Benefit from our broad range of member discounts with third party suppliers as well as advice via a dedicated helpline. Members also benefit from discounted access to PA organised conferences and book fair services.
Use industry guidelines
Members benefit from access to a range of guidelines on topics including accessible publishing, permissions and processes for agreeing contracts.
Benefit from our reach and audience
List your company on the PA website and use the PA Member logo on your own website. Get support for your social media activity and promotional support for your events.