The Turkish Publishers Association (TPA) is the oldest active, nationwide publishing trade association in Turkey. As an NGO established in 1985 in Istanbul, TPA currently has 371 members comprised of book and periodical publishers and distributors. TPA’s missions are to,
- Represent the occupations of publishing and book and periodical distribution.
- Improve the standards of the publishing industry in Turkey so as to ensure harmonisation with international standards.
- Provide comprehensive information to its members and other stakeholders at the local and international levels regarding publishing-related legislation, news and events.
- Promote copyright, contribute to the fight against book piracy, raise awareness of professional rights and create solutions to the professional problems of publishers,
- Define policy positions in consultation with members, promote and support improved literacy and book policies.
- Contribute to the fostering of arts and culture in Turkey.
- Protect and promote the freedom to publish.
- Contribute to making Turkey into a publishing centre of international stature.
Istanbul Bilgi University Press
Yapı Kredi Publications
Seckin Publishing Inc.
Board Members:Sabri İnal (Punto Book Services), Zerrin Yılmaz (Delta Publishing), Asiye Demir (Eksik Parca Publishing)
Publishing Standards and Digital Publishers Commission
- Uğur Toprak / Meteksan
- Tan Çağlayan / Çağlayan Bookstore
- Barış Özkul / Birikim Publishing
Children and Youth Publishing Commission
- Çağla Acar / Acar Information Center (ABM) Publishers
- Gülgün Çarkoğlu / Doğan & Egmont
- Asya Çağlar Öztürk / Kelime Publishing
- S. Baha Sönmez / Sev Publishing
- Burcu U. Kopan / Marsık Publishing
Educational Publishing and Book Exporters Commission
- Cahit Erol / Morpa Publishing
- Hasan Özer / Özer Publishing
- Fortüne İzerel / Kardeş Book
- Yıldıray Karaarslan / Cambridge University Press
Trade Publishing Commission
- Erkan Akpınar / İletişim Publishing
- Nazlı Berivan Ak / April Publishing
- Cüneyt Dalgakıran / Kronik Publishing
- Onur Öztürk / Kor Books
Academic Publishing Commission
- Servet Sarıkaya / Pegem Academy Publication
- İlhan Budak / Palme Publications & Bookshops Ltd. Co.
- Özer Daşcan / Anı Publishing
- Suavi Sarı / Gazi Bookstore
- Bahadır Algın / Birsen Publishing House
Financial Affairs Supervisor