PPA Scotland

Home to the innovative businesses that power Scotland's thriving professional publishing sector.


Magazine publishing in Scotland goes back a long way. The world’s oldest surviving consumer magazine – The Scots Magazine – was launched in Edinburgh on 9 February 1739 and is still going strong, now owned by DC Thomson. From medicine to music, from golf to floral art, from education to fishing, Scotland’s magazine publishing industry is flourishing and the leading companies are members of PPA.


Scotland's biggest and best magazine festival will return to Central Hall in Edinburgh on September 21. Click here to watch videos from last year's event and sign up for updates. Tickets on sale soon.

Chairman outlines two-year plan

Paul McNamee, UK Editor of The Big Issue, has outlined plans to support a new generation of publishing talent during his two-year tenure as as Chairman of PPA Scotland.

PPA Scottish Magazine Awards

The PPA Scottish Magazine Awards is the premier celebration of the talent within Scotland's vibrant magazine media sector. Click here to see last year's winners!

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