What is GPBA?
Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association is a non-profit legal entity that operates according to Georgian Constitution and Legislation. According to the goals of the Association, its activities are performed on the whole territory of Georgia and abroad.
The association plays a key role in the development of Book Sector in Georgia
90 % of publishers which are registered in Georgia are members of the Association.
The Association defines and protects the interests of the book sector, copyright and freedom of printing in the field of publishing
Association is constantly working on the code of ethics and legislation to improve conditions in the book sector.
The objectives of the association are:
a) Expressing the general interests of book publishers and distributors and their protection, based on the principles of free market and fair competition;
b) Protection of publishing freedom;
c) Protection of copyright;
d) Development and establishment of professional ethics standards;
e) Representation of the book sector, as a field, at national, as well as at international level;
f) Fostering the establishment and the development of a legislative base in the field of books that will be advantageous for the development of the field;
g) Organization/popularization of national and international book markets, festivals, the day of books and copyright and other professional events related to books, as well as supporting the participation of Georgian publishers or distributors in the above-mentioned events.
The 25th Tbilisi International Book Festival Will Be Held on May 25-29
We are delighted to finally inform you that The 25th Tbilisi International Book Festival (TIBF) has been confirmed to take place in person from May 25 to May 28, 2023. As per tradition, Georgian and international book lovers will be hosted in Expo Georgia pavilions in Tbilisi. Tbilisi International Book...
World Rear Aloud Day 2023
February 1st will mark the 8th celebration of World Read Aloud Day in Georgia. Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association has been successfully implementing the project since 2016. World Read Aloud Day unites people around the world by highlighting the importance of reading aloud and...