Publishing Organizations / Trade Associations Index
Association for the Export of Canadian Books (AECB) - An industry association that helps Canadian book publishers develop and increase their sales in international markets by providing market intelligence as well as financial, promotional and logistical support.
Association of American Publishers (AAP) - Principal trade association of U.S. book publishing industry. Core programs deal with intellectual property; new technology and telecommunications issues of concern to publishers; First Amendment rights, censorship and libel; international freedom to publish; funding for education and libraries; postal rates and regulations; tax and trade policy. Also see full membership listing and links.
Center for the Book - An alphabetical listing of national and international organizations including address, phone and fax numbers, and when available, e-mail and web site information with appropriate links.
European Publishers Council (EPC) - A high level group of Chairmen and CEOs of European media corporations actively involved in multimedia markets spanning newspaper, magazine and online database publishers. Many EPC members also have significant interests in commercial television and radio.
Groucho Club, The - Opened in 1985. Located on Dean Street in Soho, London. Its original membership was drawn from the publishing world, but has expanded over the years to include all creative fields of the media and arts. Also see Wikipedia article.
Independent News Collective (INC) - Trade association of independent periodicals which tackle issues of social, political and personal change, issues often neglected in the mainstream media.
Magazine Publishers of America, Inc. (MPA) - Industry association for consumer magazines. MPA represents more than 200 US-based publishing companies with more then 1,200 titles; more than 75 international companies; and more than 90 associate members providing services to the industry.
Online Publishers Association (OPA-US) - An industry trade organization dedicated to representing high-quality online publishers before the advertising community, the press, the government and the public.
Small Press Distribution (SPD) - A literary arts organization located in Berkeley, California, providing wholesaling services to independent presses. SPD gives the public access to a broad spectrum of literature by distributing books to bookstores, libraries, and readers.
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