Welcome to BIC

BIC is an independent organisation set up and sponsored by the Publishers Association, Booksellers Association, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and the British Library to promote supply chain efficiency in all sectors of the book world through e-commerce and the application of standard processes and procedures.

What's New

BIC at London Book Fair 2017

We're delighted to confirm that BIC will be exhibiting at Stand 4A05 at London Book Fair (LBF) this year. Please get in touch asap if you would like to arrange a meeting with BIC's Executive Director, Karina Luke or BIC's Business Manager, Alaina-Marie Bassett at the Fair. We look forward to seeing you there!



Our Building a Better Business Seminar 2017 will take place at LBF on Thursday 16th March 2017, 10am-12:30pm in The Dark Room. To read the programme for this Seminar and to find out more about our speakers please visit the following page:


New Chair of the BIC Operational Board

On 14th July 2016, BIC announced that Ruth Jones has been appointed Chair of the BIC Operational Board, taking up the role when current Chair, Mark Majurey, steps down at the beginning of September 2016. 

Commercial Director & VP, Digital Publishing at Taylor & Francis Group, Mark Majurey, said: “It has been an honour and privilege to have served as BIC’s Chairman for the past five years. During that time BIC has helped its members continue to manage the physical supply chain as well as meeting the challenges of new digital developments within the industry. I am thrilled that BIC will continue under Ruth Jones’ stewardship as the new Chair and have no doubt it will continue to go from strength to strength.”

Read the full Press Release here: 


BIC’s Training Course Loyalty Scheme

Does your organisation regularly send delegates to attend BIC training courses? If so, this Loyalty Scheme has been set up with you in mind. We value your loyalty immensly so, to show our appreciation, BIC is now offering any organisation that books a place on any BIC training course the opportunity to receive 10% off the price of the next course they book (providing that the subsequent booking is placed within a 30-day period of the initial booking; NB the date of the course itself does not need to fall within this 30-day period).

For more information about this offer or to obtain your discount code, contact Alaina-Marie at: info@bic.org.uk



29/09/2016We’re Winners of a BIC Award for Excellence!

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