There is, of course, a cost involved with these benefits so investigate carefully to see which association is best suited to your needs.
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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 among members.
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 Australian publishers."
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 Publishers 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
"Its 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."
The Dutch Publishers Association represents the collective interests of all affiliated publishing companies throughout the Netherlands: publishers of books, newspapers, magazines and of electronic media.
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.
Small Publishers Association of North America
"Our mission statement is "to advance the image and profits of independent publishers through education and marketing opportunities."
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."