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Creating a More Informed, Effective Publishing Supply Chain

Membership in the Book Industry Study Group gives companies and their staff opportunities to shape the conversation about the standards, research and information needed to create a more informed, effective and efficient book publishing supply chain. Joining BISG helps member companies:

  • Demonstrate their support for shared solutions that extend the reach of books and published content
  • Gain access to leading-edge research and information they can use to implement best practices
  • Through BISG's committee structure, gain a seat at the table as standards are developed, reviewed and refined in pursuit of solutions for significant industry challenges 

The membership dues structure supports participation from companies of many different sizes and types. Except for individual memberships, the annual dues allow multiple staff members to establish an account, access member information and participate in committee and working group discussions.

Joining the BISG is easy: Use the membership form to provide accurate information about your company and how we may contact you.

If you have any questions as you're completing this application, please contact the BISG office at


To join BISG, start the registration process here!

BISG Levels of Membership:


Level A — $645 a year

Commercial Businesses:

Level B — Annual revenue under $1 million | $ 1,080.00 a year   

Level C — Annual revenue between $1-5 million | $ 2,290.00 a year

Level D — Annual revenue between $5-10 million | $ 3,450.00 a year

Level E1 — Annual revenue between $10-50 million | $ 6,695.00 a year

Level E2 — Annual revenue between $50 - 100 million | $ 9,195.00 a year

Level F — Annual revenue between $100 million -$1 billion | $ 11,355.00 a year

Level G — Annual revenue over $1 billion | $ 17,255.00 a year


Level H — $645 a year

Non-Profits, Including Other Industry Associations

Level J — Annual revenue under $1 million | $ 1,080.00 a year

Level K — Annual revenue between $1-5 million | $ 1,540.00 a year

Level L — Annual revenue over $5 million |  $ 1,745.00 a year


What Are The Benefits Of Joining BISG? 

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 and 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:

Email for more information.

Join BISG today! 


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