Membership benefits

There are many reasons to join the Publishers Association, the leading member organisation for UK publishing.

Our members are at the heart of our mission. We bring them together; provide them with the information they need; seek solutions to problems; and campaign to achieve them. 

We have two types of membership, Member and Associate Member.

Whatever your size or specialism, your business will gain significant benefits through your membership.

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Apply today and start enjoying all the benefits of membership.

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Reasons to join us

Gain valuable insight

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

Be part of a community

Join one of our publisher councils or professional groups that discuss and take decisions on industry matters.

Influence government policy

Belong to the only membership organisation for publishing with the collective voice to influence policy in the UK, Europe and key overseas markets.

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.

Attend industry events

Access member only events with key speakers and excellent networking opportunities, as well as a range of training workshops.

Combat digital piracy

Gain free access to our Copyright Infringement Portal—a dedicated service for publishers to issue cease and desist notifications to infringing websites.

Benefit from our reach

List your company on our website and use our member logo. Get support for your social media activity and promotional support for your events.

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 and discounted access to our Book Fair Services.

Use industry guidelines

Members benefit from access to a range of guidelines and briefings on topics relevant to their businesses.

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Become an associate member

Associate Membership of the Publishers Association is open to non-publishers who want to build their business profile in the publishing community.