The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) first saw the light of day - under a different name - on 19th January 1967.
First consideration about monitoring European matters.
(Groupement des éditeurs de livres de la Communauté) founded by Belgian, French, Italian, Dutch and German Publishers Associations.
British, Danish and Irish Publishers Associations join GELC as their countries become member of the European Community.
Greek Publishers Association joins GELC as its country becomes member of the European Community.
GELC secretariat is reorganised to give it a permanent representative with EC officials and directorate generals.
Spanish and Portuguese Publishers Associations join GELC as their countries gain membership of the European Community.
The Federation of European Publishers (FEP)/ la Fédération des Editeurs Européen (FEE) becomes the umbrella organisation representing European book publishers associations, Luxembourg Publishers Association joins FEP.
Austrian and Finnish Publishers join FEP. The Norwegian association also adheres, even though a referendum rejects Norwegian EC membership.
FEP drafts new statutes designed to ensure that candidates associations from Central and Eastern Europe could become members.
FEP 30th anniversary
Hungarian,Cyprus, Czech Republic and Slovenian Publishers Associations join FEP
Lithuanian Publishers Association joins FEP
Polish,Estonian and Icelandic Publishers Associations join FEP
Bulgarian Publishers Association joins FEP
FEP 40th anniversary
Romanian Publishers Association joins FEP
Serbian Publishers & Booksellers Association joins FEP
Latvian Publishers Association joins FEP