Our Partners

We are proud to partner with hundreds of traditional and non-traditional publishers and advocate on their behalf to help foster a fair, competitive, and creative environment where all can thrive.


AAP Affiliates provide invaluable support to the U.S. publishing industry, and in recognition of their contributions they enjoy special access to AAP resources and data. AAP prides itself on being the voice of the American publishing industry at the local, state, national, and international level, and we welcome your support.



The support of AAP Sponsors is what makes our programming possible. Sponsors receive the opportunity to connect with key leaders in the U.S. publishing community as well as a forum to showcase their products and services.

For questions on AAP’s Affiliates or Sponsors program, or to learn how you can be involved, please email membership@publishers.org.

2022 Annual Meeting Sponsors

On May 9th, 2022, AAP’s Annual General Meeting featured leadership reports on key policy issues, keynotes from historian and Pulitzer-prize winning author Anne Applebaum; actor, producer, and author Viola Davis; transformational policymaker and American Psychological Association CEO Dr. Arthur C. Evans; and Idina Menzel, singer and songwriter, and her sister Cara Mentzel, writer and teacher, who authored a children’s book together. Senator Thom Tillis was this year’s recipient of AAP’s Distinguished Public Service Award, and Raúl Figueroa Sarti accepted the International Freedom to Publish Award on behalf of Guatemalan publishing house F & G Editores.

AAP thanks the sponsors who made the event possible, including:

Gold Sponsors

Davis Wright Tremaine

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with more than 550 attorneys representing clients based throughout the United States and around the world. We are widely recognized as having one of the leading media and entertainment practice groups in the country. Our award-winning attorneys have played a central role in many of the most important, precedent-setting cases affecting intellectual property rights and content ownership, rights of free expression, access to public records, and other vital issues. This groundbreaking work continues today in trial and appellate courts around the country. And with decades of experience protecting our clients’ copyright and trademark interests, informed by extensive experience with the publishing, news, and entertainment industries, our lawyers have a deep understanding of not just how to win, but how to advance our clients’ overall strategic goals. Across the cycle of content, our broad perspective and experienced eye helps us ensure that issues are spotted before they become problems, risks are properly assessed, and clients are positioned to maximize success and achieve their goals in litigations.

Hachette Book Group

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading U.S. general-interest book publisher made up of dozens of imprints within the publishing groups Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Audio, Hachette Nashville, Little, Brown and Company, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Orbit, Perseus Books, and Workman Publishing. We also provide custom distribution, fulfillment, digital, and sales services to client publishers. We are committed to diversity in our company and our publishing programs, and to fostering a culture of inclusion for all our employees and authors. We are proud to be part of Hachette Livre, the world’s third-largest trade and educational publisher, based in Paris. Learn more at hachettebookgroup.com

Macmillan Publishers

Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world. Macmillan publishes a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, The St. Martin’s Publishing Group, and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

SAGE Publishing

SAGE is a global academic publisher of books, journals, and a growing suite of library products and services. Driven by the belief that social and behavioral science has the power to improve society, we focus on publishing impactful research, enabling robust research methodology, and producing high quality educational resources that support instructors to prepare the citizens, policymakers, educators and researchers of the future. We publish more than 1,000 journals and 900 new books globally each year, as well as library resources that include archives, data, case studies, video, and technologies for discovery, access, and engagement. SAGE’s founder, Sara Miller McCune, has transferred control of the company to an independent trust, guaranteeing its independence indefinitely.

Silver Sponsors

Morrison Foerster LLP

Morrison Foerster was founded in San Francisco in 1883. Today, with approximately 1,000 lawyers in 17 offices across the U.S., Asia and Europe, Morrison Foerster offers clients a comprehensive platform of global legal services. Morrison Foerster’s National Security practice provides strategic advice and counseling to clients on a broad range of regulatory, investigatory, compliance, and enforcement matters pertaining to national security, including economic sanctions, export controls, and related areas. Our diverse and wide-ranging practice brings together attorneys and senior advisers with extensive experience from around the globe, offering unparalleled expertise and range.

We are Morrison Foerster. We are MoFo.

Oppenheim & Zebrak

Oppenheim + Zebrak, LLP, is a dynamic litigation boutique founded by attorneys with extensive experience protecting content and brands. Top-tier clients in creative and innovative industries rely on O+Z for compelling advocacy, strategic counseling, and decisive action in complex legal matters. O+Z’s attorneys have litigated some of the most prominent copyright and internet matters of our time. Managing IP magazine in 2021 named O+Z one of the top two copyright law firms in the United States, and O+Z attorneys have been recognized by Chambers USA, Billboard magazine, Law360 Titans of the Bar, Best Lawyers®, and selected to the 2022 Washington, DC Super Lawyers list.

Orbis Technologies

Orbis Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in delivering next-generation technology to the world of publishing. We are experts in developing the full spectrum of content from content creation to managing content lifecycles. Our world-class Component Content Management System (CCMS) platform — RSuite®— offers all-in-one content solutions allowing publishers to automate, manage, and publish all content from a single system. With clients such as HarperCollins Publishers, SAGE Publishing and Oxford University Press, we automate print-to-publish workflows, saving time, driving efficiency, and reducing publishing costs. We also support customizable content development services for eLearning and training program courseware for companies and organizations.


At Pearson, our purpose is simple: to add life to a lifetime of learning. We believe that every learning opportunity is a chance for a personal breakthrough. That’s why our c.20,000 Pearson employees are committed to creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are the world’s leading learning company, serving customers in more than 200 countries with digital content, assessments, qualifications, and data. For us, learning isn’t just what we do. It’s who we are.

Taylor & Francis Group

Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities, and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life. As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, eBooks and reference works, its content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine. From our network of offices in Oxford, New York, Philadelphia, Boca Raton, Melbourne, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Cape Town, and New Delhi, Taylor & Francis staff provide local expertise and support to our editors, societies and authors and tailored, efficient customer service to our library colleagues.

W. W. Norton & Company

W. W. Norton & Company is the nation’s largest independent, employee-owned book publishing house. Founded by William Warder Norton and Mary Dows Herter Norton in 1923, the firm now publishes approximately 450 books annually through its College Department and Trade Group, including imprints Norton, Liveright, Countryman Press, Norton Young Readers, and Norton Professional Books. Norton has a significant international English-language presence with W. W. Norton Ltd., U.K. and W. W. Norton Canada (College). The firm adheres to its original motto, “Books that Live,” striving to publish works of enduring distinction in the areas of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, textbooks, and digital media.