Providing educational resources and opportunities for all individuals involved in book and book-related publishing.

Our Mission

Publishing Professionals Network is a nonprofit association providing educational resources and opportunities for all individuals involved in book and book-related publishing. Founded as Bookbuilders West in 1969, it was rechartered as PPN in 2012 to reflect the changing nature of long-form content publishing and embrace all the partnerships that exist within our industry.

Events & Announcements

SAN FRANCISCO CENTER for the BOOK | Write on 2019

April 19, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: San Francisco Center for the Book

April is National Letter Writing Month and to celebrate San Francisco Center for the Book is participating in the Write On Campaign!

In 2014, Egg Press and Hello! Lucky began the Write On Campaign in order to connect with friends and loved ones. The project has grown over the years and evolved into a global movement. Participating venues organize events, activities, and demonstrations throughout the month of April to highlight letter writing, get creative, and skill share with others.


LETTERFORM ARCHIVE | Salon Series 15: CCA Students Present Type History

April 25, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Letterform Archive

Join us for our Salon Series, where Letterform Archive staff invite you to experience materials related to a specific topic of interest to the Collection.


SAN JOSE PRINTERS’ GUILD | 2019 S.F. Bay Area Printers’ Fair and Wayzgoose

April 27, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: San Jose Printers’ Guild

The S.F. Bay Area Printers’ Fair & Wayzgoose is coming to San Jose’s History Park on April 27, 2019. Print a jumbo wood type poster and peruse the marketplace. Free! Sponsored by the San Jose Printers’ Guild, this event celebrates letterpress printing, typography, book arts, ephemera, fine paper, printmaking, and allied arts. Print enthusiasts, students, educators, graphic designers, typophiles, artists, and printers new or old will enjoy the demonstrations, tours, and array of vendors and exhibitors. All ages are welcome!


SALESFORCE | Salesforce UX Mentorship Night: Spring Edition

April 30, 2019

Hosted/Organized by: Salesforce

Meet the design team of Salesforce UX—they’re hiring! You’ll get a chance to hear from our special guests, network with designers from all over, receive career guidance and have your portfolio reviewed by someone from the design or recruiting team. Dinner will be served. Please arrive on time so that there is enough time to sign our NDA and pick-up name badges.

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