Founded in 2009, Amazon Publishing is a leading publisher of trade fiction and nonfiction print, Kindle eBooks, and audiobooks. With offices in Seattle, New York, Grand Haven, London, Luxembourg, Paris, Madrid, Milan, and Munich, we publish critically-acclaimed and best-selling authors from around the world.
Proud to sponsor the Literary Agent of the Year award
Download and listen to the world’s best storytelling with Audible. Whether you’re flying, commuting or just unwinding, make the most of every moment with our free app. Enjoy audiobooks, original series and more. Listen anytime, anywhere.
Clays specialise in the manufacture of monochrome books, reacting quickly to their customers’ fast moving needs, offering digital services, book manufacture, pre-retail and stream-lining the supply chain via inventory management and distribution.
Proud to sponsor the Imprint of the Year Award
CPI Group is one of Europe’s biggest multi-channel marketing services providers. CPI Group incorporates four divisions in the UK - CPI Colour, CPI Connect, CPI Royle and CPI Books . We provide out clients with a range of services, while expertly advising you on campaigns that are best suited to your business. We have the resources to offer complete project management with one or more points of contact giving you consistency, efficiency, centralised control and absolute peace of mind.
Proud to sponsor the Small Press of the Year Award
The Firsty Group was established in 2010, but it began life back in 2003 as a dedicated web development agency creating websites for a broad mix of consumer facing businesses. In 2010 it chose to focus almost exclusively on delivering digital services to publishers and so Firsty was born.
Proud to sponsor the Independent Publisher of the Year Award
Gardners has been involved as an integral link in the book supply chain for over 30 years as one of Europe’s leading wholesalers of books and entertainment products.
Proud to sponsor the Independent Bookshop of the Year Award
With a heritage stretching back nearly 200 years, HarperCollins is one of the world’s foremost book publishers, with a catalogue ranging from cutting-edge contemporary fiction to award-winning apps and everything in between.
The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. In 2019 LBF will celebrate its 48-year anniversary.
Staged annually, LBF sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the Fair to learn, network, and kick off their year of business.
The London Book Fair will take place from 10-12th March 2020.
Macmillan Publishers is an international publishing company owned by Holtzbrinck Publishing Group. It has offices in 41 countries worldwide and operates in more than 30 others.
Proud to sponsor the Children's Bookseller of the Year award
Montegrappa, the first Italian manufacturer of superior writing instruments, was founded in Bassano del Grappa in 1912. More than a century of peerless craftsmanship has defined this Italian brand, known around the world for its creativity and styling. As well as regular and Special Collections Montegrappa have produced a series of Limited Editon writing instruments to tribute icons such as Ernest Hemingway, Paulo Coelho, Quincy Jones, Sophia Loren, Mohammad Ali, Aryton Senna, Salvador Dali, Pele and Elvis Presley and many more. Also collaborating with luxury and licensed brands such as Bugatti, Bentley and Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and UEFA Champions league competitions.
Nielsen studies consumers in 47 European markets, and across more than 100 countries around the world, to give the most complete view of buying trends and media habits.
Proud to sponsor the Marketing Strategy of the Year Award
Publishers’ Licensing Services (PLS) is a not-for-profit organisation set up by the publishing industry, for the publishing industry. It provides collective rights management services to publishers by overseeing collective licensing for book, journal, magazine and website copying and distributing resulting licensing revenues to publishers.PLS' other rights management services include PLS Permissions.
Simon & Schuster UK is one of the leading general book publishing companies in the UK. The group is based in London with sister companies in the United States, Canada, Australia and India. Within the UK division, there are three imprints: Simon & Schuster; Scribner and Simon & Schuster Children's Books, which publish a wide and eclectic mix of authors ranging across commercial fiction, literary fiction, general non-fiction and children's publications.
Proud to sponsor the Book Retailer of the Year Award
Westchester Education Services provides a comprehensive range of services for educational publishers and EdTech companies, including art, design, production, ELT programme development, bilingual education, and translation. A division of employee-owned Westchester Publishing Services, you’re assured of an exceptional, affordable service from a highly experienced educational team, with the scalability of a global firm.
Proud to sponsor the Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year Award
Pansing Distribution Pte Ltd is a member of Times Publishing Limited and is the largest distributor, with extensive retail network in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and other parts in the world.
Pansing Distribution Pte Ltd distributes approximately 1,500 magazines, a good range of Topps Trading cards and also the recent additional of the popular partworks magazines. We represent major magazines from UK, US, Australia and Hong Kong publishers. We thrive to bring to our customers, quality magazines, best series of trading cards and partworks collection round the year.
Proud to sponsor The British Book Awards for Export
Times Publishing Group is one of the premier media groups in Asia-Pacific highly regarded for our dedication to four core competencies – publishing, printing, distribution and retail.
With a strong heritage that stretches as far back as the 1950s, the Asian-based Group, owned by Fraser and Neave Limited, is recognised for combining a solid business tradition with the capacity for innovation and quality solutions.
The Group's prominent standing is driven by our integrated businesses' brands, Marshall Cavendish, Times Printers, Pansing,Times bookstores and GoGuru.
Proud to sponsor The British Book Awards for Export
OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. We are dedicated to creating “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks and other digital media to a growing network of more than 43,000 libraries and schools in 75 countries.
Agile Ideas are an awards management & marketing agency. We specialise in designing and delivering commercially sustainable prizes and promotions in publishing and the media.
Founded in 2004, we take a truly holistic approach to each prize, working closely with clients from the outset; finding the perfect sponsor; producing a fully-formed brand identity; bringing publishers and booksellers on board; managing the judging process, and promoting the prize heavily across all media formats.
The AAA is a voluntary body set up to provide a forum for member agencies to discuss industry matters, to uphold a code of good practice, and to provide a vehicle for representing the interests of agents and authors.
Books Are My Bag is the campaign on behalf of Britain and Ireland’s High Street Bookshop. Created for the industry by M&C Saatchi, Book Are My Bag hails the unique complementary relationship between physical books and physical bookshops. Books Are My Bag is celebrated in chain and independent bookshops throughout the UK and Ireland and is backed by extensive PR and Social Media.
The Booksellers Association is a membership organisation for all booksellers in the UK and Ireland, representing over 95% of bookshops. The Booksellers Association exists to support, advise and work with its members to create excellent products for booksellers.
The BMS represents marketers within the book industry. Our mission is simple: to celebrate marketing excellence; to create a forum where members can network, be inspired and develop their expertise and to provide more of a voice for marketing within and beyond the book industry.
FMcM Associates is an award-winning arts communications consultancy with an impressive client list and a big reputation. Founded in 1998 by Fiona McMorrough, we represent some of the most inspiring organisations and individuals in the arts today.
Harbottle & Lewis is the leading law firm for the UK publishing industry.
Working with publishers, authors, agents, retailers and technology providers, its lawyers advise on a broad range of commercial, corporate and intellectual property matters and help clients to navigate the legal issues of an evolving industry. Harbottle & Lewis also has industry expertise in related areas such as interactive entertainment, music, TV, film and theatre, resulting in tailored advice on cross-media and convergence deals, as well as other emerging business opportunities.
The IPG helps independent publishers to do better business and become part of a real community — somewhere they can find advice, benefits and information. It gives independent companies the support they need to get the most out of publishing and keep their businesses growing.
The Publishers Association represents the interests of UK publishers across consumer, education and academic publishing. Our members publish academic journals, textbooks for higher, secondary and primary education, fiction, non-fiction, children’s and learning resources.
For over 50 years the Publishers' Publicity Circle has enabled all book publicists from publishing houses and freelance PR agencies to gather and share information on a regular basis.
Proud to sponsor the Publicity Campaign of the Year Award
Publishing Scotland is the trade and network body for the book publishing industry in Scotland, working to promote and protect the interests of its members, both nationally and internationally. Parent company of BookSource.
PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUB IN SOHO
This is The Groucho Club. Welcome to the world-renowned arts & media private members club, based in Soho, London. Created in the 1980’s by a group of mostly women publishers as an antidote to the stuffy gentlemen’s clubs, The Groucho Club remains a bastion and refuge for arts, literature and media folk in the bohemian heart of London’s West End. Here you can get information on our celebrated restaurants and bars, famous event and party room hire, [infamous] bedrooms, exclusive member services and many other fine things to discover.