The network for trade,
training and development
Publishing Scotland organises or attends events that are a great
opportunity for network and publisher members to make business
contacts. They are generally open to all network and publisher
For information on an event email us, or for details of
membership criteria and benefits complete the membership
The joint Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association Scottish Book Trade Conference 2017 will take place on 22 February 2018 at Central Hall, Tollcross, Edinburgh.
In this Open Book event for Publishing Scotland members, Annie Stone will give tips and tricks on ebook promotion and discounting, and look at the best ways for publishers to work with BookBub.
This Open Book event for Publishing Scotland members welcomes Laurence Howell, Director of Content at Audible.
Publishing Scotland and some of its members are taking part in events at the Wordplay Book Festival in Shetland on 4 and 5 November.
Due to unforeseen circumstances the Publishing Scotland and ACE publishing day for members will not now take place at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow on Thursday 2 November 2017. We hope to arrange a new date and notify everyone as soon as possible.
Publishing Scotland assists its publishing members to export books and sell rights by hosting a collective national stand at book fairs including the Frankfurt Book Fair. See some pictures of the 2017 fair along with a list of our members who attended.
Our September Open Book event focussed on two topics: selling into academic libraries and Open Access.
Publishers and librarians from around Scotland came together in Edinburgh on 14 September 2017 to hear about publishers' top titles for 2017/2018 and forge direct relationships.
The 2017 festival ran from 12 to 28 August. Our Publishing Scotland event at EIBF was on Tuesday 22 August and the panel discussed Culture versus Commerce and featured two of our 2017 International Publishing Fellows.
Our Open Book event with James Daunt, CEO of Waterstones, and Angie Crawford, Scottish Buying Manager, took place on Thursday 4 May in the book-lined surroundings of the Dome at New Register House in Edinburgh.