There is, of course, a cost involved with these benefits so investigate
carefully to see which association is best suited to your needs.
This listing is for informational purposes only and is not an endorsement
by eBook Crossroads.
Association of Canadian Publishers
"The Association of Canadian Publishers represents Canadian-owned book
publishers, with members from all provinces, and publishing sectors
including literary, general trade, scholarly and education. In all its
activities, the ACP aims to encourage the writing, publishing, distribution
and promotion of Canadian books"
Association of Jewish Book Publishers
Promoting the sale and use of Jewish books through educational programs
and activities, cooperative promotion and the interchange of information
Association of Online Publishers UK (AOP)
The UK Association of Online Publishers is an industry body representing
online publishing companies that create original, branded, quality content.
AOP champions the interests of approximately 160 publishing companies from
diverse backgrounds including newspaper and magazine publishing, TV and
radio broadcasting, and pure online media.
Audio Publishers Association
"The Audio Publishers Association (APA) is a not-for-profit trade association
whose primary goals are to: Promote awareness of the audiobook industry;
Gather and disseminate industry statistics; Encourage high production
standards, and in general to represent the interests of audiobook publishers."
Australian Publishers Association (APA)
"The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is the peak industry body for
Australian book, journal and electronic publishers. As the trade body for
publishers, the APA's role is to protect and promote the interests of
Canadian Publishers' Council
"The Canadian Publishers' Council, as Canada's main English language book
publishers association was founded in 1910 and represents the interests
of publishing companies that publish books and other media for elementary
and secondary schools, colleges and universities, professional and reference
markets, the retail and library sectors."
Catholic Book Publishers Association
The Catholic Book Publishers Association facilitates the sharing of
professional information, networking, cooperation, and friendship among
those involved in Catholic Book Publishing in the United States and abroad.
The Children's Book Council
"The Children's Book Council, Inc. is the nonprofit trade association of
publishers and packagers of trade books and related materials for children
and young adults."
Evangelical Christian Publisher Association (ECPA)
The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) is an international,
not-for-profit, trade organization serving its industry by promoting
excellence and professionalism, sharing relevant data, stimulating Christian
fellowship, raising the effectiveness of member houses, and equipping them
to meet the needs of the changing marketplace.
Independant Book Publishers Association
"It's mission is to advance the professional interests of independent
publishers. To this end, PMA provides cooperative marketing programs,
education and advocacy within the publishing industry."
International Publishers Association
"IPA, established in Paris in 1896, is the professional organization of
national publisher associations which are recognized as representative
of book and music publishers in each country."
Online Publishers Association (OPA)
the Online Publishers Association (OPA) is a not-for-profit trade
organization dedicated to representing high-quality online content
providers before the advertising community, the press, the government
and the public.
The Publishers Association
"The Publishers Association is the leading trade organisation serving book,
journal and electronic publishers in the UK. The aim of The Publishers
Association is to serve and promote by all lawful means the interest of book
journal and electronic publishers and to protect those interests."
Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network provides opportunities for
everyone involved in publishing. SPAWN encourages the exchange of ideas,
information, and other mutual benefits. This site offers you information
on writing and publishing. It also offers links to research sources,
publishers, printers, and the media.
Society of Young Publishers
The Society of Young Publishers is open to anyone in publishing or a related
trade - or who is hoping to be soon. Originally intended for the 18-35 age
group, over 35s can join as Associate Members.
Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA)
The mission of SIPA is to
serve member newsletter and other specialized-information publishers
worldwide through education, training, networking and advocacy to foster
growth, profitability and professional excellence."
Women's National Book Association
"WNBA is a national organization of women and men who work with and value
books. WNBA exists to promote reading and to support the role of women in
the community of the book."