BPAC is a national organization, with strong regional representation in Toronto and Vancouver. Our membership is mainly composed of in-house and freelance publicists, marketers, bookstore employees, sales representatives, and students; in short, anyone actively involved in the promotion of books in Canada. BPAC was formed to achieve the following objectives:
1. To enhance the professional skills of its members 2. To foster professional attitudes and business practices within its membership 3. To raise the public and industry profile of book promotion as an integral part of the book publishing and selling process 4. To reward and encourage BPAC members and potential members, and those connected to the publishing industry, through the regular endowment of various awards including the Jack Award and the Award for Promotional Excellence.
BPAC membership is open to all Canadian publishing professionals. To join our organization and receive updates on industry news and invitations to attend our popular professional development events please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org