Federation of European Publishers (FEP) is an organisation that promotes and defends the interests of the European publishing sector at a European and international level. It was founded in 1973 and has 36 members in 27 countries.
FEP’s main activities are:
– advocating for a favourable regulatory and business environment for publishing,
– providing a forum for discussion and debate on issues of common concern,
– gathering and disseminating information on the European publishing sector,
– promoting the importance of publishing and reading.
FEP’s work is based on the principle that a thriving publishing sector is essential for a healthy cultural and democratic life in Europe.
FEP is the voice of the European publishing sector in the European Union institutions and international organisations. It promotes the sector’s interests in copyright, taxation, competition policy, digital developments, and many other areas.
FEP is also a source of information and analysis on the European publishing sector. It publishes regular reports and studies on the sector’s performance and developments, as well as an annual Copyright Review.
FEP brings together key players in the European publishing sector to discuss common issues and identify shared priorities. It organises regular meetings and events, including the FEP Conference, the FEP Copyright Summit, and the FEP Booksellers’ Forum.
FEP is funded by its member publishers, by project grants, and by donations.
The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) is a not-for-profit organisation that represents the interests of the European publishing industry at a European and international level. The FEP promotes and defends freedom of expression and information, as well as the freedom to publish and disseminate knowledge.
The FEP is the only organisation that represents all types of European publishers, from large multinationals to small and medium-sized enterprises, and from all sectors of the publishing industry, including academic, professional, educational, scientific and technical publishers.
The FEP advocates for a level playing field for all publishers in Europe, and works to ensure that European publishers can compete effectively in the global marketplace. The FEP also promotes cooperation between European publishers and promotes the development of the European publishing industry.