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
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 will be attending the 2019 Fair from 16 to 20 October along with some of our members.
The 2019 festival runs from 10 to 26 August. Many of our publisher members will have books for sale in the book tents.
Scotland's Leading Creative Industries Festival is taking place in Inverness on 3 and 4 July. Several sessions will be of particular interest to publishers including: Creating Beautiful Illustrated Nonfiction; Impact of Screen on booksales; and Influential Women in Publishing.
E-Ming Fong, Partner, Dispute Resolution, talks about Scots law issues in publishing in this session in Glasgow.
This session is for Publishing Scotland members and takes place on 18 June at Scott House from 2pm to 4pm. Find out more about audiobook services offered by providers including Glasgow Music Studio and Zebraluation. Sign up asap to ensure a place.
Steven Henry, Deputy Editor of the Daily Mail Scotland, and freelancer Maggie Ritchie, are the speakers at this PPC/Publishing Scotland event on 13 June in Edinburgh.
Find out how to sell more books with better data at this free full day session in Edinburgh on Thursday 30 May 2019 with Editeur, BDS and Stison. It will cover everything from the key standards, to how your data is used, to what is actually involved in achieving best practice.
Publisher members are invited to book a slot to pitch to wholesaler Baker & Taylor and retailer Costco. The pitching will take place in Edinburgh on Wednesday 22 May 2019.
Publishing Scotland organised a group trip for Publishing Scotland members to tour the Amazon Fulfilment Centre (warehouse) in Dunfermline on Thursday 25 April 2019.
In 2019 a group of Scottish publishers and literary agents exhibited together at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.