Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association

History

Georgian Publishers and Bookseller Association was established in 1996.

 

1997

First Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of Eurasia Foundation.

First catalog of Georgian Publishers (and printing-houses) was created, which was published with the support of Open Society Georgian Foundation (OSGF).

Association organized a seminar - "Copyright Protection in Sweden."

Association and the National Library established ISBN National Agency.

Association was presented at the France International Book Fair.

1998

First National Bibliography was published with the financial support of the National Library.

1999

The project entitled:  "Improvement of Georgian Publishing Industry" was funded by Eurasia Foundation.

2000

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of Eurasia Foundation.

Seminar "Publishers' Requirements" was organized by Open Society Institute Budapest (OSI-Budapest).

2001

Seminars "Copyright" and "Individual Education", was organized by Open Society Institute Budapest (OSI-Budapest)

Tbilisi Book Fairwas held with the financial support of OSGF.

Seminar "Marketing and Distribution in Book Sector", was held with the financial support of France annual Book Fair and Goethe Institute.

Seminar "Book Publishing" was organized by Open Society Institute Budapest (OSI-Budapest).

2002

Seminar - "Code of Professional Ethics" was held withthe financial support of OSI- Budapest.

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of Eurasia Foundation.

2003

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of the broadcasting company Rustavi 2 and the political party New Rights.

2004

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

2005

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

The project: "Book Depository of Georgian Library" was improved and renewed.

2006

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

2007

Tbilisi Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

Georgian National Stand was presented at Frankfurt Book Fair, which created an opportunity for exporting Georgian literature abroad and promoting Georgian culture on an International Fair.

2008

Black Sea International Book Festival was held, within the framework of:

Seminars: "Improving Relations"; "Raising awareness: the way to a successful integration of international publishing process." The festival was supported by Eurasia Foundation, Open Society Georgia Foundation and the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

Study: "The Book Demand in Georgia" was prepared and published with the financial support of Eurasia Foundation, Open Society Georgia and the Ministry of Culture.

Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association became a member of International Publishers Association (IPA).

Tbilisi International Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection.

Georgian National Stand was presented at Frankfurt Book Fair, which created an opportunity for exporting Georgian literature abroad and promoting Georgian culture on an International Fair.

2009

Copyright-related international conference sponsored by World Intellectual Property Organization and the International Publishers Association (WIPO; IPA; IFFRO).

Tbilisi International Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection.

Georgian National Stand was presented at Frankfurt Book Fair, which created an opportunity for exportingGeorgian literatureabroad and promoting Georgian culture on an International Fair.

2010

Tbilisi International Book Fair was held with financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and Tbilisi City Hall.

Georgian National Stand was presented at Frankfurt Book Fair, which created an opportunity for exporting Georgian literature abroad and promoting Georgian culture on an International Fair.

2011

Tbilisi International Book Fair was held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and Tbilisi City Hall.

Georgian National Stand was presented at Frankfurt Book Fair, which created an opportunity for exporting Georgian literature abroad and promoting Georgian culture on an International Fair.

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