Why join the IPG?
The IPG provides members with numerous benefits—all of them helping independent publishers to do better business. Whether you are just getting started in publishing or are an established business with a big team, the IPG is here to support you.
Here are just ten of the many reasons to .
1 The IPG Skills Hub
Enjoy a wealth of training and professional development resources on our exclusive Skills Hub. It’s a place for independent publishers to sharpen up their skills and find inspiration, with full-length ‘Essentials’ courses from experts in their fields, masterclasses from top publishers, bite-size pieces of advice, FAQs, directories and glossaries. It’s all hosted on a cutting-edge training platform that lets you learn at your own pace with lively instructional tools, and access is free and unlimited.
2 A friendly network
Plug into the most welcoming network in publishing, made up of hundreds of publishers sharing support and advice.
3 Compelling events
Join us at a host of events including our acclaimed two-day Annual Spring Conference, Independent Publishing Awards and Autumn Conference. Stay up to speed on big issues and trends in publishing, and network with others in independent publishing.
4 Vital information
Receive our weekly ebulletin and get access to our website, packed with news, blogs, job ads, special deals on a host of publishing services and products and much more.
5 Expert advice
Take advantage of services including a mentoring scheme and expert rights advice.
6 Business support
Stuck with an HR, law, tax or contract issue? Get instant help via a free Business Support Helpline.
7 Special Interest Groups
Be part of our friendly communities in trade, children’s, education and academic and professional publishing.
8 Access to booksellers
Talk to the UK’s leading book buyers at our popular speed-dating style sessions.
9 Assistance at book fairs
Join our collective stands at the London and Frankfurt Book Fairs and enjoy a hassle-free visit in a friendly environment.
10 A strong voice
Ensure your interests are represented within government and industry bodies.
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