Press Release: Public Discussion on Publishing and Bookselling in Georgia

Results of a survey on book publishing and distribution,
General information on the State of the Economy, Education, Book Publishing, Licensing,
the Library System and State Programs

The Book Platform project and the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association invite you to a public presentation and discussion of the Publishing and Bookselling Study in Georgia. The event will take place

on January 24th, 2014, at 17:00 h
at the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia
(7 Gudiashvili Street, Tbilisi)

For the first time ever, there is a comprehensive study about Publishing and Bookselling in Georgia. This study is based on a survey of thirty-four publishing companies, three distributors and twelve bookstores. Survey constitutes the first–ever attempt to analyze the industry based on direct information provided by stakeholders and on all statistical data that can be found from a wide array of sources.

  • Opening by: Salome Maghlakelidze
  • Presentation of the results of the study: Expert Tamara Janashia
  • Survey results overview: Expert Giorgi Sabanadze

The text of the studies is available here in English and Georgian languages.

THE BOOK PLATFORM PROJECT assists in developing skills, in building international networks and in creating smart policies for creating an environment for a healthy, sustainable and open book culture in three countries of the EU Neighborhood Policy – Armenia, Georgia and Ukraine
. It is a project of the Next Page Foundation in cooperation with the Georgian Book Publishers Association (Georgia), Armenian Literature Foundation (Armenia), National Publishers Association (Armenia), and the Publishers' Forum (Ukraine), supported by Eastern Partnership Culture Programme of the EU.

For more information, please, contact:
Salome Maghlakelidze,
local project manager Book Platform
Georgian Publishers & Booksellers Association
1/12 Archil Kereselidze Str., Tbilisi, 0154

Tel: 995 32 2342390 Mob: 995 599 217970


EU Delegation to Georgia
Tamriko Mikadze

Email: tamriko.mikadze@ec.europa.eu


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