FBF Event of the Day: Opportunities for Academic Publishers

In Frankfurt 2011 by Erin L. Cox

Business Opportunities for Academic Publishers in the MENA Region With governments strategically investing in higher education, the opportunities for academic and professional publishers are tremendously growing in the Gulf Region. Learn more about the opportunities available to your company and on how to gain access to this market at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair.  When: TODAY, 12 October, 14.30 …

Jordan’s Salwa Shakhshir Blogs About Publishers Training in UAE

In Arabic Publishing by Edward Nawotka

Several times a year KITAB, the organization behind the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, and the Center for Publishing at New York University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies, hold professional training courses for publishers on the campus of NYU Abu Dhabi. Last year Salwa Shakhshir of Al Salwa Books, a children’s book publisher from Amman, Jordan, blogged about the event …

At #LBF11: Embracing the Education Market in the Middle East

In Arabic Publishing by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka “Any publisher who considers themselves to be an international publisher cannot ignore the Middle East and the GCC countries in particular” says Bill Kennedy, director of the Avicenna Partnership, a company that acts as a marketing and sales rep for education publishers selling into the region. “But the thing that we have to be realistic about is …