On the last day of March, Book Business held its first Executive Summit on Digital Publishing. The objective of the event was to provide publishing leaders proven tactics on restructuring their company for the digital era, harnessing the power of data analytics, and utilizing new bookselling and marketing channels. The inaugural event was well received by attendees.
At the Book Business Live: Executive Summit on Digital Publishing, held in New York City in March, leading publishers from the trade and education sectors gathered to share insight on how they’re managing change and working to reorient their organizations. During the panel “Transforming Your Company for the New Era of Book Publishing,” speakers were asked what maneuvers their organizations are making to thrive in an era of flux.
You may have noticed #BBLive15 floating around the Twitterverse yesterday as publishers shared their take on the newest publishing event from Book Business. Yesterday marked the launch of the first ever Book Business Live: Executive Summit on Digital Publishing. We gathered more than 70 publishers from trade, education, and academic publishing segments to discuss some of the most pressing issues in the industry -- from managing organizational change in the digital era to maximizing data collection and analysis.
Digital reading platform Curriculet announced last week partnerships with Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House, making thousands more titles available to the over 500,000 K-12 teachers and students that use the platform. The deals ups Curriculet's library to over 30,000 ebooks.
As the date of the Book Business Live: Executive Summit on Digital Publishing draws closer, we are excited to confirm an impressive roster of speakers. Executives from Cengage, McGraw-Hill Education, The Perseus Books Group, Rodale Books, and more will join Book Business on March 31st at The Union League in New York City.
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural Industry Awards, presented at its Annual Meeting of Members on September 27, 2013.