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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 members.

For information on an event email us, or for details of membership criteria and benefits complete the membership application request.

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  • 4 May 2017
    Event, Trade

    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.

  • 19 April 2017
    Event, Networking, Trade, Exhibition

    Our Scottish Parliament Book Trade Reception with the Booksellers Association took place on 19 April 2017.

  • 3 April 2017
    Event, Book Fair, Outside Scotland

    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.

  • 19 March 2017
    Event, Book Festival

    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!

  • 14 March 2017
    Event, London, Book Fair

    Publishing Scotland hosted collective stand 2C80 for members at the London Book Fair 2017 at Olympia from 14 to 16 March.

  • 22 February 2017
    Event, Conference, Edinburgh

    The joint Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association Scottish Book Trade Conference 2017 took place on Wednesday 22 February 2017 at Central Hall, Tollcross, Edinburgh.

  • 21 November 2016
    Event, Book Festival

    This year the annual week-long celebration of books and reading runs from Monday 21 until Sunday 27 November. Publishing Scotland has organised a Design by the Book exhibition for it, and as 2016 is Scotland's Year of Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, our exhibition also marks that.

  • 19 October 2016
    Event, Frankfurt, Book Fair

    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.

  • 28 September 2016
    Event, Conference, Networking

    The next joint Publishing Scotland and ACE publishing day will take place at the City Art Centre in Edinburgh on 28 September 2016. Talks and discussions include marketing updates, case studies, setting up and pitching to book festivals and Waterstones. Booking is now closed but contact us to see if any places are available.

  • 15 September 2016
    Event, Exhibition, Trade

    Publishers and librarians from around Scotland came together at Glasgow's iconic Mitchell Library to hear about publishers' top titles for 2016/2017, meet authors, and forge direct relationships. The event was facilitated by Publishing Scotland in partnership with the Reading Agency and sponsored by Bertram Library Services.