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 #scotbookconf will take place at Surgeons Quarter in Edinburgh on Tuesday 26 February 2019.
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. We attended the 2018 Fair from 10 to 14 October along with some of our members.
Book publicists are invited to book a place at this BBC event in Glasgow. It is hosted by the Publishers Publicity Circle in association with Publishing Scotland. Places are free but limited.
The 2018 festival runs from 11 to 27 August. Many of our publisher members will have books for sale in the book tents.
An afternoon discovering all you need to know about adapting literature for the screen with expert speakers including screenwriters, producers, literary agents and business affairs experts. Free but ticketed.
Publishing Scotland's Chief Executive Marion Sinclair chairs the first of a series of ‘Page to Screen’ activities designed to bring publishers and producers together. Part of the XpoNorth 2018 programme, it takes place at 10am on Wednesday 27 June in Inverness.
This Open Book event for members was a general session with a Scottish Market Focus, where our guest panel talked about the market from their viewpoint. A specially prepared report from Nielsen is available to members in the members area of the website.
Publishing Scotland hosted collective stand 2C80 for members at the London Book Fair 2018 at Olympia from 10 to 12 April.
The joint Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association Scottish Book Trade Conference #scotbookconf took place on Thursday 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.