Publishers are building up their rights and digital business at Cairo International Book Fair this year, despite regional economic challenges.
At Frankfurt, Sharjah’s Rights Connection Awards Name First Shortlist
The new Connection Awards honor rights professionals in two categories: at a publishing house and at a translation rights agency.
Slovenian, Egyptian, Arab Publishers’ Associations Meet with IPA’s Bodour Al Qasimi
Two trips, to Slovenia and Egypt, have opened the IPA president’s publishing-market travels this year.
As WIPO’s 41st Copyright Talks Close: José Borghino on IPA’s Focus
José Borghino tells WIPO, ‘Publishers need a clear legal framework with appropriate exclusive rights and effective enforcement’ in copyright.
In Egypt, Publishers Are Moving to E-Commerce
Cairo publisher and bookseller Ahmed Rashad on how the pandemic makes the digital transformation more urgent than ever.
In Paris, a Meeting of Franco-Arabic Publishers: Challenges and Hopes
Tackling issues from cultural traditions and linguistic complexities to distribution difficulties and piracy, a conference in Paris looks at a major region’s market conditions.
Sharjah Book Fair’s Professional Program: Boosting Business in the Arab World
In a combination of analysis, commentary, and rights-center deal-making, the 35th Sharjah fair clarifies issues and opportunities for industry growth.