By Hannah Johnson
The Frankfurt Book Fair officially begins tomorrow, but the crowds are already starting to fill the city for meetings, conferences, and parties. Get a preview of the events taking place today at the Fair — including the new CONTEC Frankfurt conference, Publishers Launch conference, and the venerable International Rights Directors Meeting — in Publishing Perspectives‘ special Show Daily edition focused on digital publishing. We’ve interviewed conference speakers, digital experts, and others to bring you the latest success stories and opportunities from around the world.
Inside the issue, you’ll find:
- an interview with Charlie Redmayne, the new CEO HarperCollins UK;
- insight into the growing self-publishing revolution and how that will play out on a global stage;
- a glimpse at selling rights into the Arab world;
- and a discussion with Wiley CEO Stephen Smith about how the company has embraced digital, which accounts for 50% of its revenue.
And don’t miss the Publishing Perspectives Stage schedule on page 2. Fair-goers can stop by Hall 8 N170 to hear leading experts and innovators in publishing discuss opportunities, changes, and challenges in the business today.