Our vision

“We make the UK book supply chain more efficient by developing standards and encouraging their adoption. We define best practice and connect experts and stakeholders to enable innovation.”

Our Strategy

The documentation below identifies the 3 Strategic Pillars and the 4 Strategic Priorities required to deliver our vision, ongoing value to our members and to build upon our programme of work for the benefit of the wider book industry.

2023-25 -Strategic Pillars

For the next 3 years, BIC’s programme of work and annual strategic priorities will be determined and informed by 3 overarching Strategic Pillars (or foundations), as follows:

Current Strategic Priorities

Our 4 x Strategic Priorities are currently as follows:

The strategy documents listed below are in descending order of detail as follows:

1. Strategy Schematic

A visual representation of BIC’s priorities for the next 3 years: 2023-2025.


2. Current Strategy Summary

Summarising BIC’s current overall strategy and approach

Please contact us if you have any questions relating to any of the documents listed above.


3. Previous Strategy papers

BIC’s previous strategy papers prior to 2022-2023 are available (to BIC members only) upon request, please contact us.