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. Our website is a mine of information.
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 Quarterly Meetings (QMs) and Special Interest Group meetings – covering trade, children’s, education and academic and professional publishing. Our ‘Meet the Buyers’ event gives access to key buyers in the industry. Our annual conference is the best one in the business!
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.