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Transforming Supply Chain Communication
Transforming Supply Chain Communication

This year, the BISG Annual Meeting will address the changes needed across the data stack, tech stack, and communications protocols across the book industry supply chain. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
01/16/2023


Welcome to the New BISG Website
Welcome to the New BISG Website

Welcome to our new website! We have a brand new look and updated technology in an effort to better serve all our members. We hope that you'll enjoy it as much as we do. In order to get the most out of your member experience, you will need to create a new login. Your previous username and password... Continue Reading

12/14/2022


Solving for Innovation
Solving for Innovation

An industry gathering poses a question: What does book publishing need to make innovation "stick"? Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
11/1/2022


BISG To Honor Wattpad With Industry Innovator Award
BISG To Honor Wattpad With Industry Innovator Award

Founded in 2006 by Allen Lau and Ivan Yuen, Wattpad connects a global community of 94 million readers and writers through the power of story. It was one of the first online platforms to feature the work of writers from around the world. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
04/18/2022


BISG Reveals Honorees for Two Industry Awards
BISG Reveals Honorees for Two Industry Awards

At its annual meeting in April, the BISG recognizes industry veterans Joe Gonnella and Patricia Payton. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
03/29/2022


Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch To Keynote BISG Annual Meeting
Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch To Keynote BISG Annual Meeting

Michael Pietsch, CEO of Hachette Book Group, will provide the opening keynote at BISG's Annual Meeting, scheduled to take place in person on April 22 at the Harvard Club of New York. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
03/1/2022


BISG 2022: "Build Books Better"
BISG 2022: "Build Books Better"

The pandemic has challenged supply chains across almost all industries, including book publishing. Long-standing practices for things like forecasting, vendor management, paper ordering, data sharing, and extended supply chains have all been questioned. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
01/10/2022


Providing BISG Members With Access to Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Benefits
Providing BISG Members With Access to Health Insurance and Prescription Drug Benefits

BISG members have access to health insurance and prescription drug benefits through LIG Solutions. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
11/1/2021


Of Boards, Budgets, and Sustainability
Of Boards, Budgets, and Sustainability

On April 23, BISG held its 45th annual meeting, hosting nearly 200 virtual attendees in a multi-session discussion dedicated to "Ensuring a Sustainable Future for the Book Business". Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
05/3/2021


BISG Announces 2021 Industry Award Honorees
BISG Announces 2021 Industry Award Honorees

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will recognize Maureen McMahon, President & Publisher at Kaplan Publishing, Connie Harbison, Director of Authority Control at Baker & Taylor, and Andy Hunter, CEO of Bookshop, with industry awards presented at its Annual Meeting in New York on April 23. Continue Reading

by Brian F. O'Leary
04/5/2021