Mission Statement

“The Book Industry Guild of New York is a member-operated professional organization composed of professionals from every aspect of the book publishing and book manufacturing industries. It sponsors educational seminars and trips, holds monthly informational programs, and helps raise money for the Literacy Assistance Center.”

About Us

Established in 1925, as the Bookbinders’ Guild of New York, the Book Industry Guild of New York is a book publishing, manufacturing, and sales trade organization composed of professionals throughout the industry. The Guild holds monthly educational and networking meetings on current topics in book publishing, manufacturing, and sales. We sponsor charitable events to promote literacy in New York City and beyond, and hold educational trips and seminars for people new to the industry. The Bookbinders’ Guild also organizes an annual Book Show, where we celebrate and award the best in book design and manufacturing.

Please see our main page: bigny.org for additional information about the Book Industry Guild of New York.