Industry Events

Chantal Restivo-Alessi on HarperCollins' Digital Agenda
February 8, 2016 at 11:06 am

“It’s absolutely vital to stick to a digital agenda.” A voice of reason amid recent “print resurgence” hosannas, HarperCollins’ Chief Digital Officer and Vice President of International, Chantal Restivo-Alessi gave the keynote address at the Future! Publish conference event, which was staged in Berlin on January 28 and 29. Focusing on “mindflow,” workflow and networking,…

Press Release: drupa 2016 to Highlight Opportunities in Digital Printing Across Industries
January 22, 2016 at 2:23 pm

CHICAGO—January 22, 2016—As the world’s leading trade fair for print and cross-media solutions, a strong focus at drupa 2016 will be the advances in industrial printing, specifically packaging, glass, textile, ceramics, flooring, laminates, wood, wallcovering and decorative printing, as well as printed electronics. The event will take place from May 31-June 10, 2016, at the…

Press Release: BookExpo America (BEA) Content & Digital Conference Programming Announced for 2016 with Focus on New Partnership with the American Library Association (ALA)
January 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm

NORWALK, Conn.—January 20, 2016—BookExpo America (BEA), North America’s premiere event for the publishing industry today revealed its Content & Digital Conference programming plans designed to engage and educate booksellers, librarians, agents, authors, and industry insiders by delivering insights on the latest trends and unparalleled networking opportunities. The new conference tracks developed for this year’s show…

Book Business Expanding Digital & Events, Ratcheting Down Print
January 11, 2016 at 3:43 pm

Much like the book industry, magazine publishing has experienced near-constant change for the past decade. As new platforms for engaging readers and building community around like-minded people have emerged, the magazine business has had to quickly evolve. To that end, Book Business has developed a robust website, launched a daily e-newsletter, presented countless in-depth webinars,…

Infographic: Launching University Press Week, November 8-14
November 6, 2015 at 11:27 am

The Association of American University Presses’ University Press Week runs November 8-14. This handy infographic summarizes all you need to know about this fascinating segment of the publishing industry.

IPA President Richard Charkin Addresses Arab Publishers Association
November 3, 2015 at 2:09 pm

The freedom to publish, the recent attacks on publishers in Bangladesh and the entrance of giant technology firms from outside the industry were among issues raised by Richard Charkin, President of the International Publishers Association IPA) at the third Arab Publishers Conference in Sharjah this week. Alluding to the controversy over Saudi Arabia receiving full…

What Book Publishers Need to Know Before Attending Frankfurt
October 13, 2015 at 2:09 pm

The Frankfurt Book Fair officially kicks off tomorrow, and will gather publishing leaders, authors, and literary agents to discuss the most pressing issues in the industry. The publishing community is already buzzing about the conference and a number of recent articles preview what's in store for attendees this year. Book Business gathered a selection of…