- Antiquarian Booksellers Association
The oldest of its kind, the Antiquarian Booksellers Association is based in the United Kingdom. It holds three annual book fairs and provides a searchable database of its booksellers’ collections.
- Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers is the international trade association for non-profit publishers and their partners, representing the interest of members and providing advice and training.
EDItEUR an international group dedicated to developing standards for electronic commerce in the book and serials sectors. It offers research, standards, and guidance to members around the world.
- European Booksellers Federation
The European Booksellers Federation is an international not-for-profit organization providing advocacy and support for the bookseller community. It produces position papers, industry studies, and conferences.
- European Writers’ Congress
The European Writers’ Congress represents authors and literary translators across Europe, providing support, advocacy, and information about authors’ rights and cultural policies.
- Federation of European Publishers
The Federation of European Publishers is a non-profit umbrella organization encompassing book publishers’ associations within the European Union and the European Economic Area.
- International Booksellers Federation
The International Booksellers Federation is a worldwide non-profit organization providing advocacy and support for its members. It offers industry information, networking opportunities, and marketing strategies to booksellers around the world.
- International Council for Canadian Studies
The International Council for Canadian Studies is a non-profit organization made up of researchers and academics from many Canadian studies associations around the world.
- International Digital Publishing Forum
As the trade and standards association for the digital publishing industry, the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) is committed to the development of electronic publishing.
- International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions is the independent not-for-profit organization representing the interests of libraries, information professionals, and their clients on the global stage.
- International Publishers’ Association
More than 100 years old, the International Publishers’ Association is a worldwide non-profit organization seeking to protect the rights of publishers everywhere. It emphasizes and supports the role of publishing as a force of cultural and political change
Formerly the International Prepress Association, IPA is a non-profit trade association for the graphic communications industry, including the creative, print, electronic publishing, packaging, and in-plant sectors.
- African Publishers Network
The African Publishers Network (APNET) is a pan-African organization bringing national publishing associations together with publishing communities to promote the development of indigenous publishing in Africa.
- Pan African Booksellers Association
The Pan African Booksellers Association (PABA) is a non-profit organization composed of national booksellers associations from across Africa. PABA offers several training programs aimed at association-building, advocacy, and bookselling.
- Kenya Publishers’ Association
The Kenya Publishers’ Association is a non-profit umbrella organization for book publishers in Kenya. It protects and promotes the interests of the publishing industry, encourages public interest in books, and partners with other industry organizations.
- Publishers’ Association of South Africa
The Publishers’ Association of South Africa is committed to protecting the rights of publishers while promoting a culture of reading. It provides advocacy, professional support, and information about new developments within the publishing industry.
- Southern African Book Dealers Association
The Southern African Book Dealers Association provides a searchable database for rare, antiquarian, and out-of-print books.
- Australian Booksellers Association
The Australian Booksellers Association represents the interests of booksellers in Australia, offering advice, training, and guidance to its members.
- Australian Publishers Association
The Australian Publishers Association provides advocacy and support for Australian publishers of all types and sizes, organizing major events and producing industry research.
- Syndicat de la Librairie Française
The Syndicat de la librairie française is the French Booksellers Union. It protects booksellers and takes legal action on behalf of its members.
- Federation of Indian Publishers
The Federation of Indian Publishers represents English, Hindi, and other regional language publishers in India. it offers training, seminars, and workshops; produces research; and disseminates information about the latest industry developments to its memb
- Irish Book Publishers’ Association
The Irish Book Publishers’ Association (CLÉ) is a cross-border organization committed to sharing expertise and knowledge within all sectors of the publishing industry. CLÉ provides advocacy, contacts, marketing information, training, and research.
- Irish Writers Union
The Irish Writers Union protects the interests of its members, acting as a watchdog agency for contracts and royalty payments. The union also negotiates with the arts councils of the north and south on behalf of writers.
- Book Publishers’ Association of Israel
The Book Publishers’ Association of Israel represents the interests of Israeli publishers, providing advocacy and important services while promoting literacy within the general population.
- Book Publishers Association of New Zealand
The Book Publishers Association of New Zealand is a trade organization for book publishers and distributors in New Zealand. It provides training for professional development, advocates on behalf of its members, and produces market and industry surveys.
- Singapore Book Publishers Association
The Singapore Book Publishers Association comprises members working in all sectors of the publishing industry. It is committed to promoting Singapore publications, protecting and advocating for its members, and encouraging professional development.
- Independent Publishers Guild
The Independent Publishers Guild provides support for independent companies in the United Kingdom, offering a forum for the exchange of information and ideas, seminars and training sessions, and representation for independent publishers.
- Periodical Publishers Association
The Periodical Publishers Association (PPA) promotes and protects the interests of magazine and professional publishers in the United Kingdom. The PPA provides support and advocacy and works to maintain industry standards.
- Publishers Association
The Publishers Association works to protect the rights of publishers in the United Kingdom while developing industry standards. It provides publishers with support and education for dealing with changing technology and disseminates industry information an
- Publishing Scotland
Publishing Scotland is a trade organization committed to supporting its members by assisting with marketing, offering training and workshops, and providing an online resource library.
- Society of Young Publishers
The Society of Young Publishers (SYP) is a voluntary organization aimed at anyone in publishing or a related trade or who is hoping to be soon. Membership is now open to people over the age of 35.
- Welsh Books Council
The Welsh Books Council is a national organization committed to every element of the publishing process. It disseminates information, promotes literacy, organizes library services, and provides grants to authors and publishers.
- American Booksellers Association
The American Booksellers Association is the national trade association for independent booksellers in the United States, offering members industry information, services and products, advocacy, and educational programs.
- American Library Association
The American Library Association (ALA) is committed to providing quality library and information services and ensuring public access to information. The ALA offers grants, awards, and scholarships to members.
- Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America
The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America offers a searchable database of rare, antiquarian, and out-of-print books and provides a guarantee of authenticity in accordance with its Code of Ethics.
- Association for Canadian Studies in the United States
The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States (ACSUS) is the largest organization of Canadian studies specialists in the world. ACSUS works with universities, businesses, and governments to understand issues affecting the Canada-U.S. relations
- Association of American Publishers
The Association of American Publishers is a trade association representing U.S. publishers of all sizes. It provides its members with industry information, training programs, and support for emerging technologies in the publishing field.
- Association of American University Presses
The Association of American University Presses supports university publishing houses across the United States by providing professional development opportunities, industry research and analysis, and advocacy to its members.
- Association of Educational Publishers
The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is a national non-profit professional organization for educational publishers. The AEP provides its members advocacy, industry research, information and analysis, and professional development opportunities.
- Independent Book Publishers Association
The Independent Book Publishers Association (formerly the Publishers Marketing Association) is a non-profit trade association representing independent publishers, serving both in the U.S. and internationally.
- Magazine Publishers of America
As the industry association for consumer magazines, Magazine Publishers of America provides advocacy and litigation on behalf of its members, as well as information, case studies, and best practices.
- National Association of College Stores
The National Association of College Stores (NACS) is the trade association representing the higher education retail industry. NACS provides advocacy, professional training, networking, and industry publications.
- National Writers Union
The National Writers Union is the U.S. trade union for freelance and contract writers. It defends the rights and improves the economic and working conditions for journalists, book authors, business and technical writers, Web content providers, and poets.
- Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network
The Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network (SPAWN) is a non-profit organization providing support, resources and networking opportunities for those interested in or involved in the publishing process.
- Women’s National Book Association
A non-profit national organization for women and men, the Women’s National Book Association is committed to promoting reading and the role of women in the community of the book.