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* Name of organisation:
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Requirements

*ONLY MANAGERS IN THE BOOK INDUSTRY QUALIFY FOR THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP, FOR EXAMPLE, MARKETING MANAGERS, PRODUCTION MANAGERS, EDITORIAL MANAGERS, HEAD OF ACCOUNT DEPARTMENT ETC.

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

  1. Must be a student of a recognized tertiary institution whose area of specialization is the book industry and people of special skills co-opted by the Council.
  2. Complete the attached Membership Form.
  3. Attach a document or a recommendation letter from the Department or Organisation indicating that you are a student or staff of the said Organisation.
  4. Application should be recommended by two (2) GBPA members.
  5. ADMISSION FEE: GH¢100.00 (paid before assessment and is non-refundable)
  6. DUES PER ANNUM: GH¢400.00 (paid after approval of membership)

Benefits

GBPA members benefit from strong representation on key publishing issues, both nationally and internationally. Members get first hand information on activities within the publishing industry. We also provide a forum for the exchange of non-competitive information between publishers and allied organizations, as well as a wide range of free and discounted services, which include:

  • Training, workshops, and seminars on matters relating to the book publishing industry
  • Stronger bargaining power with stakeholders like Ministry of Education, Copyright Ghana, Ghana
  • Library Authority, etc.
  • Channels for lobbying with government on industry developments
  • Regular briefs on the latest publishing news
  • Full Listing on the GBPA’s website and entry into the Directory of Members
  • Great Networking opportunities ( connecting you to the outside world)
  • Representation at, as well as assistance with international book fairs. For example, Frankfurt Book
  • Fair, London Book Fair, Cape Town Book Fair, etc.
  • Representation on the Ghana Book Development Council, APNET and IPA
  • Promoting and facilitating copyright education and copyright awareness campaigns
  • And many more.

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Your Personal Details

* Name of company:
* Registration number:
* Mailing address:
* Location address:
* Web address(if any):
* Email:
* Date established:
* Date of first publication:
* Number of titles published to date:
* Area of specification:
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* Telephone:
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Does the company hold agency for any overseas publisher?

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*Number of employees to be registered:
*Company type:
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Official Representative to GPBA

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Requirements for corporate membership

  • Should have duly registered with the Registrar-General's Department and have published at least three titles.
  • Complete the attached Membership Form
  • Submit a copy of your registered documents. Company – Certificate of Incorporation, Certificate to Commence Business, Form “3” and Company Constitution or Regulations. Sole proprietorship and Partnership require Form “A” and Certificate of Registration.
  • Submit at least 2 copies each of 3 titles of your recent publications.
  • Submit a copy of your accreditation as the representative of a foreign publisher in Ghana.
  • Application should be recommended by two (2) GBPA members.

ADMISSION FEE: GH¢100.00 (paid before assessment and is non-refundable)

DUES PER ANNUM: GH¢400.00 (paid after approval of membership)

NB: Fresh publishing Houses without published books seeking membership with the Association would be admitted as Associate Members and graduate to Corporate Membership after satisfying the minimum requirements indicated above.

ADMISSION FEE GH¢100.00

DUES PER ANNUM: GH¢ 400.00

Benefits, corporate membership

GBPA members benefit from strong representation on key publishing issues, both nationally and internationally. Members get first hand information on activities within the publishing industry. We also provide a forum for the exchange of non-competitive information between publishers and allied organizations, as well as a wide range of free and discounted services, which include:

  • Training, workshops, and seminars on matters relating to the book publishing industry
  • Stronger bargaining power with stakeholders like Ministry of Education, Copyright Ghana, Ghana
  • Library Authority, etc.
  • Channels for lobbying with government on industry developments
  • Regular briefs on the latest publishing news
  • Full Listing on the GBPA’s website and entry into the Directory of Members
  • Great Networking opportunities ( connecting you to the outside world)
  • Representation at, as well as assistance with international book fairs e.g. Frankfurt Book Fair, London
  • Book Fair, Cape Town Book Fair, etc.
  • Representation on the Ghana Book Development Council, APNET and IPA
  • Promoting and facilitating copyright education and copyright awareness campaigns
  • And many more.

  I have read and agree to the Privacy Policy

Your Personal Details

* Name of applicant:
* Designation:
* Name of organisation:
* Mailing address:
* Location address:
* Telephone:
* E-mail:
* Organisation's area of specification

Application recommended by

A.Name of publisher:
Designation:
B.Name of publisher:
Designation:
Date of submission:

Requirements for individual membership

*ONLY MANAGERS IN THE BOOK INDUSTRY QUALIFY FOR THE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP, FOR EXAMPLE, MARKETING MANAGERS, PRODUCTION MANAGERS, EDITORIAL MANAGERS, HEAD OF ACCOUNT DEPARTMENT ETC.

  • MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
  • Individual Ghanaian Publishers should be of not less than three years professional experience.
  • Complete the attached Membership Form.
  • Attach a document or official letter of your boss indicating that you are a manager of the said Organisation.
  • Application should be recommended by two (2) GBPA members.

ADMISSION FEE: GH¢100.00 (paid before assessment and is non-refundable)

DUES PER ANNUM: GH¢100.00 (paid after approval of membership)

Benefits, individual membership

GBPA members benefit from strong representation on key publishing issues, both nationally and internationally. Members get first hand information on activities within the publishing industry. We also provide a forum for the exchange of non-competitive information between publishers and allied organizations, as well as a wide range of free and discounted services, which include:

  • Training, workshops, and seminars on matters relating to the book publishing industry
  • Stronger bargaining power with stakeholders like Ministry of Education, Copyright Ghana, Ghana
  • Library Authority, etc.
  • Channels for lobbying with government on industry developments
  • Regular briefs on the latest publishing news
  • Full Listing on the GBPA’s website and entry into the Directory of Members
  • Great Networking opportunities ( connecting you to the outside world)
  • Representation at, as well as assistance with international book fairs. For example, Frankfurt Book
  • Fair, London Book Fair, Cape Town Book Fair, etc.
  • Representation on the Ghana Book Development Council, APNET and IPA
  • Promoting and facilitating copyright education and copyright awareness campaigns
  • And many more.

  I have read and agree to the Privacy Policy