Trade associations & societies
is a non-profit professional association for author-publishers.
The serves its member presses through cooperative programs, professional development opportunities, industry research and analysis, and representing the interests of members to the public, other organizations, and government agencies.
The represents literary agents in the UK.
The represents not-for-profit professional publishers.
The promotes audiobooks in the UK.
The protects and promotes authors' copyright.
is a charity promoting better lives through books.
promotes standards in the UK book business.
is a publishing community that runs events and posts news, views and interviews on their website.
The represents marketing professionals in publishing.
The represents bookshops in the UK and Ireland.
(formerly the Society of Bookmen) is a club for professionals in the book trade, publishers, booksellers, literary agents, librarians and authors.
is the independent educational charity for books. Scotland has its own .
The is the principal business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry.
is the UK's book trade charity.
The promotes and protects publishers' copyright in the UK by selling licenses.
is the copyright enforcement site of the Copyright Licensing Agency.
co-ordinates and promotes standards in e-commerce for books.
The aims to bring children and books together.
is a social society for anyone involved in publishing or book production.
The brings together worldwide thinking on digital content.
The promotes literacy and reading in the UK.
The brings together the publishing community in and around Oxford.
is the worldwide authors association and its English branch is .
promotes poetry in the UK.
The t co-ordinates payments to authors for library loans.
The represents UK publishers and works closely with the IPG.
co-ordinates payments for publishers' copyright.
The represents the UK’s publishers of consumer magazine and business media brands.
The brings together book publicists.
provides support, training, funding and advocacy for the book publishing sector in Scotland.
The supports over 9,000 writers in the UK.
The promotes the work of its members and campaigns for high editorial standards.
The is the UK professional body for indexing.
The helps people wanting to break into publishing or work their way up.
runs a database of children's authors, illustrators and publishers.
The supports publishing in Wales.
represents and supports the status of women in the industry.
The represents UK authors.