2016 - Present
The Association of Book Publishers of BC (ABPBC) is a provincial association of BC-owned and -controlled book publishing companies, run by a volunteer board. The ABPBC supports the aspirations and activities of its membership through cultural, economic, and political initiatives and engages book-related communities in British Columbia, Canada, and beyond.
Advocacy and Government Relations:
• the ABPBC strives to maintain good relationships with sister organizations, the national publishing groups, and works with governments at the provincial and federal level to ensure the health of the book publishing industry through the development of comprehensive publishing policies
Marketing and Promotion:
• the ABPBC plans and executes group initiatives that promote the books and publishers of BC
Professional Development and Information:
• the ABPBC is the go-to place for BC publishers to connect with each other and learn