EBMA is an association of distributors and publishers who supply paperback books, pre-bound books and other materials to schools and libraries. Founded in 1975 by Jerry Ludington of Detroit based Ludington News Company, EBMA became known as an innovative voice in the paperback book market, representing both U.S. and Canadian distributors and publishers.
CONGRATULATIONS: to David Wiesner, the 36th (2014) Annual Recipient of the Ludington Award.
2015 ANNUAL MEETING PRESENTATIONS: The 2015 Annual Meeting presentations from our two panels are now available. Please click here to download. Please note: You must be logged into your member profile to view the webpage, please contact Maureen Gelwicks, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.
FIND AN EBMA MEMBER
Use the new EBMA Member Map to find a wholesaler or publisher member location.
Education – The EBMA is dedicated to bringing talented and informative presenters to the annual meeting.
Networking – Through the online directory and the annual conference EBMA members may develop and maintain business and personal relationships with other professionals in their industry.
Industry Knowledge – The EBMA is committed to keeping its members updated on the latest industry trends including school and library funding and technology standards. EBMA’s involvement in the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) helps keep members appraised of many of the technical standards.