The Romanian Publishers Association (AER) upholds and defends the rights of its members, in relation to public authorities, unions or other legal entities. It is tasked with monitoring the fair competition between publishers, analyzing and popularizing Romanian book publishing, promoting new technologies in this field. The association tries to promote quality literature and writing, to ease the readers’ access to books, to contribute to a free circulation of ideas, and to integrate the Romanian language and culture into the global values circuit. The Romanian Publisher’s association is a member of the European Publishers’ Federation (FEP). AER also manages and organizes the Bookfest International Book Fair, the most important book fair in Romania.
Aldus Up builds upon the successful experience of Aldus - the European Book Fairs network - promoting the internationalization of the book sector and new opportunities for book professionals to develop their careers internationally through innovative events, networking and training activities.