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How to Become a Member of Publishing Ireland

There are two categories of membership – Full and Associate

Full Membership

To become a Full Member of Publishing Ireland, there are a certain set of criteria that need to be met. To qualify for membership, publishers must be based in Ireland and have published at least two titles (not self-published)  to a professional standard. Publisher members of Publishing Ireland agree to adhere to Publishing Ireland’s Publishing Ireland Members Code of Practice when working with authors. If you would like to find out more, just email Publishing Ireland at info@publishingireland.com to enquire. As a Full Member, you will be eligible to stand for the Board of Publishing Ireland, and have a direct involvement in the way in which your industry is shaped.  A full list of the benefits that come with Full Membership is as follows:

  • Right to attend and vote at the Publishing Ireland AGM
  • Eligible for Board Membership
  • Eligible for Committee Membership
  • Subsidised Training (Full Member discount)
  • Free promotion of book launches and publisher events
  • Free listings for job postings
  • Discounted advertising in Books Ireland and History Ireland (20%)
  • Company profile (including link) on website
  • Inclusion in international publishing events, including The Bookseller Irish focus & Dublin Book Festival Trade Day
  • Access to Members Only area of Publishing Ireland website
  • Eligible for Publishing Ireland Publisher of the Year award
  • Subsidised stand space at London and Frankfurt Book Fairs

 Membership fee: Prices in bands based on turnover

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Associate Membership

Associate Membership is open to all those with a connection to the publishing industry but who may not be currently eligible to be a Full Publisher Member. If you wish to apply for or enquire about Associate Membership, just email Publishing Ireland at info@publishingireland.com. A full list of the benefits that come with Associate Membership are as follows:

  • Right to attend the Publishing Ireland AGM
  • Eligible for Committee Membership
  • Subsidised Training (Associate Member discount)
  • Free promotion of book launches and publisher events
  • Discounted listings for job postings
  • Discounted advertising in Books Ireland and History Ireland (10%)

Membership Fee: €160 + VAT per calendar year

 

Membership Bands

MEMBERSHIP LEVEL Turnover Membership Fee
Network Level n/a €160 plus VAT
Band A €0 to €200k €275 plus VAT
Band B €200k to €400k €400 plus VAT
Band C €400k to €600k €525 plus VAT
Band D €600k to €800k €650 plus VAT
Band E €800k to €1m €775 plus VAT
Band F €1m to €1.5m €1,100 plus VAT
Band G €1.5m to €2m €1,500 plus VAT
Band H €2m plus €2,200 plus VAT

 

Information Sheets and Application Forms:

General Membership Information 2017

Publishing Ireland New Membership Application 2017

Publishing Ireland Associate Membership 2017

Publishing Ireland Members Code of Practice

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