Audiobooks’ sales have done their work and the Audio Publishers Association’s program is the main conference event at BookExpo 2019.
Organizers of one of Europe’s most respected industry conferences say the event’s future is pressured by declining participation from its home industry.
This year’s Publishers’ Forum in Germany examines the collaborating and sometimes competing interests of an expanding storytelling universe.
Hachette UK’s Diane Spivey, who speaks Monday at London Book Fair’s Introduction to Rights, says there’s more recognition these days about how rights sales contribute to publishing revenue, even as the industry eyes Brexit’s approach.
Publishers are under pressure to balance core business goals and new opportunities—a tension that the 2019 Publishers’ Forum will address in Berlin.
Taking the long view on a vast marketplace, this year’s Reading X conference from OpenBook in Beijing focused on reader engagement and content development.
Brexit is set to take place at the end of March 2019. Will the UK’s FutureBook Live be able to call itself Europe’s largest publishing innovation conference next year?
At the daylong FutureBook Live conference in London, one session tried to envision ides of publishing’s future beyond book-based models.
FutureBook Live in London will try to move attendees ‘out of their comfort zone’ amid the uncertainties of the UK market’s post-Brexit future.
Having spent its first decade compiling data and educating the Chinese publishing market on how to use it, Jiang Yanping’s OpenBook today is Beijing’s leading industry research company: She speaks October 9 in Frankfurt’s The Markets.