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training and development 

16 July 2020


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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  • 14 October 2020
    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. This normally includes the Frankfurt Book Fair. Due to the current circumstances we will not be attending in person in 2020 though we will be looking for alternative virtual opportunities with the fair.

  • 24 June 2020
    Event, Trade, Digital

    We hosted a Zoom Open Book session on 24 June 2020 with eBook and audiobook distribution service, Glassboxx.

  • 27 May 2020
    Event, Trade

    This online Open Book session for Publishing Scotland members is with the Booksellers Association and a number of independent booksellers. The session will take place via Zoom on Wednesday 27 May 2020 from 4pm to 5pm.

  • 21 May 2020
    Event, Trade

    An online Open Book session for Publishing Scotland members with Nigel Wyman and Nikki Daigneault from Gardners. The session will be held via Zoom on Thursday 21 May from t 1.30pm to 2.30pm.

  • 4 May 2020
    Event, Book Fair, Outside Scotland

    Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus emergency the Bologna Children's Book Fair 2020 has been cancelled. The next fair will take place 12 to 15 April 2021.

  • 22 April 2020
    Event, Trade

    This event is postponed and will be rescheduled. More to follow.

  • 21 April 2020
    Event, Conference, Edinburgh

    We are very sorry to announce that the Scottish Annual Book Trade Conference with the Booksellers Association is postponed. With all the current concerns over the coronavirus, mass gatherings and travel, we feel it is best to reschedule the event. More to follow.

  • 24 March 2020
    Event, Trade

    This event at Bookspeed is postponed and will be rescheduled. More to follow.

  • 10 March 2020
    Event, London, Book Fair

    The London Book Fair 2020 has been cancelled following the escalation of Covid-19 in Europe. It had been due to take place from 10 to 12 March and will not be rescheduled. The next London Book Fair will take place in 2021.

  • 4 March 2020
    Event, Trade

    During Glasgow Film Festival 2020, Screen Scotland and Creative Scotland will bring together professionals working in film and TV and those working in literature. Publishers are invited to reserve a place as soon as possible.