Hong Kong Publishing Federation founded in 1994. It is the most representative trade organisation of the publishing industry in Hong Kong. Permanent Directors of Federation are Hong Kong Book and Stationery Industry Association Company Limited, The Hong Kong Association of Professional Education Publishing Limited, Educational Booksellers’ Association Limited, Hong Kong Book & Magazine Trade Association Limited, The Hong Kong Publishing Professionals Society Limited and Sino Unite Publishing (Holdings) Limited.
The Hong Kong Publishing Federation aims to promote the development of Hong Kong’s creative publishing industry, strengthen industry cohesion, protect industry interests, and foster industry cooperation with its counterparts on the Mainland, Taiwan, Macau and overseas. Hong Kong Publishing Federation is the organiser of the “Publishing 3.0 – HK Smart e-Book Hub” Scheme.
About Hong Kong Reprographic Rights Licensing Society (HKRRLS)
Hong Kong Reprographic Rights Licensing Society was established in 1995 by Hong Kong authors and publishers. It is one of the six licensing bodies registered with the Copyright Licensing Bodies Registry in Hong Kong, granting licences to the public, including but not limited to primary and secondary schools, tertiary institutions, various government departments, public institutions, commercial organisations, associations, libraries, photocopying shops, to use the copyrighted works of its represented authors and publishers. It represents millions of publications published in Hong Kong and overseas, via its affiliation with the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations. HKRRLS aims to protect the intellectual property rights of its represented authors and publishers and to raise public awareness of copyright and collective management organisations. The “Publishing 3.0 – HK Smart e-Book Hub” Scheme is managed by Hong Kong Reprographic Rights Licensing Society.
Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) is a dedicated office set up by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in June 2009 to spearhead the development of creative industries in Hong Kong. From 1 July 2022 onwards, it is under the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau. Its strategic foci are nurturing talent and facilitating start-ups, exploring markets, and promoting Hong Kong as Asia’s creative capital and fostering a creative atmosphere in the community.CreateHK sponsors the Hong Kong Publishing Federation to organise various projects, including “Publishing 3.0 – HK Smart e-Book Hub Promotion Scheme”, “The Next Writer Publication Funding Scheme” and “Soaring Creativity – Hong Kong Pavilion”, among others, to promote the sustainable development of Hong Kong’s publishing sector.
About the Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM)
Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM) was founded in 2006 with funding from the Innovation and Technology Fund of the HKSAR Government. The Centre is hosted by three leading universities in Hong Kong, namely the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. It aims to strengthen the local logistics sector and related industries by providing a one-stop resource for applied research and technology transfer, and to reinforce cooperation between the industry and research institutes, to bring about meaningful and significant benefits to the industry and the community. LSCM is the supporting organisation of The “Publishing 3.0 – HK Smart e-Book Hub” Scheme. Please visit LCSM’s website (https://www.lscm.hk/eng/) for more information.