BISG membership enables you to take action to change the industry. Make your priorities part of the solutions adopted upstream and downstream. Connect to industry colleagues, enjoy discounts for events and publications, help move the industry forward, and empower your staff with a corporate or individual membership.
BISG organizes its work across three interlocking categories:
STANDARDS & BEST PRACTICES
Members influence and support key industry standards, policies, and best practices through participation in BISG's diverse volunteer-led committees where professionals from all sectors of the supply chain come together to build consensus and develop standards, recommendations, best practices documents, and educational tools to support greater efficiency that benefit the entire publishing ecosystem.
BISG committees and their working groups address the following broad areas:
Thanks to their efforts, BISG makes its best practices publications and policy statements freely available to everyone in the industry.
RESEARCH AND INFORMATION
Members receive discounted access to key industry data and information, including:
EDUCATION AND EVENTS
Members attend important conferences either free-of-charge or at a substantially discounted member rate, including:
RECIPROCAL MEMBERSHIP OFFERS
Members of one of the listed organizations are eligible to join BISG at a 33% discount off regular dues for their first year of membership. Current BISG members can also join any of these organizations at a 33% discount. This offer applies only to new members or those rejoining after a minimum of two years.
AFFILIATED PARTNER PROGRAM
Becoming an Affiliated Partner or general program sponsor with BISG offers organizations the unique opportunity to assert their belief in and commitment to quality research, education, standards, and best practices within the international book industry. In addition, BISG's sponsorship opportunities provide the ability to connect with top executives and decision makers across the full spectrum of our $27 billion industry.
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