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 next joint Publishing Scotland and ACE publishing day will take place at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow on Thursday 2 November 2017. Details of the programme will be available in early Autumn.
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. In 2017 we'll be at our collective Books from Scotland stand which is number E91 in Hall 6.
Publishers and librarians from around Scotland will come together in Edinburgh on 14 September 2017 to hear about publishers' top titles for 2017/2018, meet authors, and forge direct relationships. Booking for members will open soon.
This year's festival runs from 12 to 28 August and booking opens on 20 June. Our Publishing Scotland event at EIBF on Tuesday 22 August discusses Culture versus Commerce and features the 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.
Our Scottish Parliament Book Trade Reception with the Booksellers Association took place on 19 April 2017.
From 3 to 6 April 2017 a group of Scottish publishers, literary agents and book organisations exhibited together at the Bologna Children's Book Fair. The collective stand was supported by Publishing Scotland and Emergents.
Sponsored by Publishing Scotland, the closing event of Aye Write! 2017 sees two teams of Scottish authors battle it out for the title of 'Biggest bunch of know-it-alls' when it comes to Scottish books. It's on Sunday 19 March from 8.15pm to 9.15pm at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow. Book your ticket now!
Publishing Scotland hosted collective stand 2C80 for members at the London Book Fair 2017 at Olympia from 14 to 16 March.
The joint Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association Scottish Book Trade Conference 2017 took place on Wednesday 22 February 2017 at Central Hall, Tollcross, Edinburgh.