While reporting big attendance numbers, the Sharjah Book Fair this year is most memorable for events affirming its deepening world publishing relationships.
The 2019 edition of Sharjah International Book Fair’s Publishers Conference is being expanded to three days and broadening the scope of its discussions.
The United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah Book Authority signs on as guest of honor at the 2020 Guadalajara International Book Fair.
The distribution and remote-printing powerhouse Ingram Lightning Source becomes the anchor tenant at Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s first free trade zone for publishing.
In an announcement made at Sharjah Publishing City this morning (April 25), Sharjah has been named the 2020 London Book Fair Market Focus.
Bodour Al Qasimi, the founding president of the Emirates Publishers Association reflects on the last decade of book publishing in the UAE and the Arab world
Those restful beach lean-tos at London Book Fair were reminders that in April, the United Arab Emirates’ Sharjah becomes UNESCO’s World Book Capital.
Assistance on licensing, printing permits, ISBNs for new titles, trade inquiries, and more are available now to publishers in the UAE at a centralized resource hub located at Sharjah Publishing City.
UK publisher Austin Macauley is working from the Sharjah Publishing City to gain better access to the Arabic market. Plans are underway to publish English books in Arabic and vice versa.
Together with an invited audience of hundreds of international publishing industry representatives, the emirate’s ruler opens Sharjah Publishing City.
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