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.
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In 2019 a group of Scottish publishers and literary agents exhibited together at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.
This Open Book event is to inform Publishing Scotland publisher members about changes to the Edinburgh International Book Festival's bookselling operation.
Organised by VisitScotland and Publishing Scotland, this sold-out "in conversation" event with Outlander author Diana Gabaldon took place at Hopetoun House on Friday 15 March 2019.
Publishing Scotland hosted collective stand 2C80 for members at the London Book Fair 2019 at Olympia from 12 to 14 March.
Publishing Scotland in association with Creative Scotland hosted a Scottish Publishing Showcase Event on 11 March to kick off the London Book Fair 2019.
The joint Publishing Scotland and Booksellers Association Scottish Book Trade Conference took place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 26 February 2019. Speakers include Nicola Sturgeon, Gina Miller and James Daunt.
Publishing Scotland hosted a free sales management day for our members at Scott House in Edinburgh. Topics covered included: best practice in sales management, metadata and getting the best out of the publisher-buyer relationship.