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Ten reasons to join the IPG

The IPG helps publishers do better business and become part of a real community – somewhere they can find advice, ideas and information. Here are ten reasons to join us.

1. Information at your fingertips

The IPG’s email bulletins deliver the latest industry news, and members have unlimited access to the IPG Skills Hub - a free training and reference resource for IPG members.

2. A network of independent publishers

Joining the IPG plugs you into a network of hundreds of publishers offering friendly and generous advice.

3. Access to a variety of events

We organise a range of events throughout the year including our Special Interest Group meetings – covering trade, children’s, education and academic and professional publishing. Our annual Spring conference is the best one in the business, and our Autumn conference is going from strength to strength!

4. Rewards through awards

The IPG Independent Publishing Awards are a great celebration of independent publishing. Winning one can really put your company on the publishing map.

5. Support for your business

Free use of the Croner Consulting Business Support Helpline, providing professional advice on any business issue.

6. Fair deals

Our collective stands at The London and Frankfurt Book Fairs give members a cost-effective, hassle-free and sociable way of exhibiting.

7. Rights advisory service

The IPG provides a rights advisory service in association with vastly experienced expert Lynette Owen available to all IPG members. Lynette is able to provide general advice on rights trading conditions and partners in markets around the world.

8. Our members are special

The IPG negotiates special offers for members on a wide range of valuable services including digital printing, insurance anti piracy deals to name a few!

9. Mentoring matters

Access to the popular IPG mentoring scheme.

10. A strong voice for independents

The IPG is actively engaged with government and other industry bodies on major publishing issues. We represent our members’ interests wherever we can.


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