2012 Frankfurt Book Fair Sparks Stage Schedule, Hall 8.0

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

On the Frankfurt Sparks Stage in 2011: Nigel Roby, The Bookseller in conversation with Brian Murray, CEO of HarperCollins US

Once again, the Frankfurt Book Fair will organize a three-day program of presentations and panel discussions at the Sparks Stage in Hall 8.0. CEOs, thought leaders and innovators in global publishing will discuss their work and what they are doing to innovate an optimize their businesses. Events will take place on October 10, 11, and 12, 2012.

Come to Hall 8 for a chance to hear more about independent publishers at Wednesday’s “Hello, Reader!—How Independent Literary Publishers are Successfully Reaching Their Audiences” at 11 a.m. Or learn more about New Zealand’s publishing scene at the New Zealand Buzz Panel on Thursday at 11 a.m. All events are free for registered visitors and exhibitors at the Frankfurt Book Fair, and will take place at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Hall 8.0 N988.

For further inquiries, please contact Mark Dressler at mhdressler@gmail.com.

About the Author

Hannah Johnson


Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.