Classification of Membership

Membership of the Association comprises three categories: Corporate, Associate and Individual Membership.

Corporate Membership

It is open to all practising firms. Such a firm must be actively involved in the business of book publishing and must have published at least three (3) titles. The prospective firm seeking membership with GBPA must have the firm registered with the Registrar General of the Republic of Ghana.

Individual Membership

The individual membership is limited to managers in the book industry. For example, marketing managers, production managers, editorial managers, head of account department, etc. Individual membership shall be open to:

  • (a) Managerial personnel in the book industry meeting the definition of Publisher.
  • (b) Individual Ghanaian Publishers (not as registered firms) of not less than three years professional experience.
  • Associate Membership

    The associate membership refers to students of a recognised tertiary institution whose area of specialization is in the book industry. Associate members shall be people of special skills co-opted by the Council