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Twenty-first century publishing is global. Fueled by online technology and digital services, content quickly and easily travels the world — and international business opportunities for the publishing industry are growing at a fast pace.

How can you find out about international opportunities for your books, content, and services? Who can introduce you to key market players and influencers?

The Markets: Global Publishing Summit is a new event from the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives that showcases seven strong and vibrant publishing regions. You’ll hear from the influencers from each of these markets, get insights from professionals working there, and meet the relevant people who can help you to expand your business abroad.

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  • CHINA International partnerships and joint ventures
  • GERMANY Business Information
  • INDONESIA Market overview
  • MEXICO Trade publishing
  • SOUTH KOREA Education and children’s books
  • TURKEY Trade publishing
  • USA Digital publishing and innovation
The Markets: Global Publishing Summit is the flagship event of the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair. The day before the fair starts, hundreds of top-level publishing professionals will attend this summit to learn about new markets, share their experiences, and network. Be a part of this can’t-miss summit!

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For each of the seven markets featured at this summit, you’ll hear:

Analysis: Analysts from the seven different markets present the current market situation, providing the audience with key facts and exclusive insights, as well as presenting current developments and trends. The Analysts will explain why and for whom the particular market is of interest and estimates the business potential.

Vision: Each market will also be presented by a Visionary who presents the upcoming developments and trends. The Visionary will provide an overview about the next big thing worth investing in, will give a global perspective and will explain the extraordinariness of the market.

Player: The market overviews will close with an interactive session with publishing executives, industry experts, and representatives from local organizations and successful companies. The session will allow you to break into smaller groups, to gain deeper insight into the markets, and to talk face-to-face with expert speakers about challenges and opportunities for your company.

Tickets are now on sale! Register NOW to reserve your spot at this international event. Each ticket to The Markets includes:

  • Full conference access to all sessions
  • Lunch, coffee and drinks, cocktail reception
  • Access to the International Rights Directors Meeting

The Markets: Global Publishing Summit
When: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Where: Frankfurt Book Fair


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Seven Essential Publishing Markets for 2015

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