Launch Frankfurt

Publishers Launch is excited to return again to Frankfurt Book Fair in 2012. We’ll take an in-depth look at the global opportunities, challenges and lessons for trade publishing professionals. We’ll feature key publishers and players from around the world, and we’ll provide the critical analysis and insight that is a trademark of all our shows.

Registration is now open for Publishers Launch Frankfurt 2012

Date: Monday, 8 October 2012
Time: 10:30 am. to 6:30 pm
Location: Frankurt Book Fair, Hall 4.2, Room Dimension
Price: E499 + VAT

A Globalizing Trade Publishing World
Publishers Lunch newsletter founder Michael Cader and renowned publishing consultant Mike Shatzkin bring their Publishers Launch conference series to Frankfurt for the second year on Monday, 8 October 2012. (They are the same team behind the programming of Digital Book World as well.)

This packed one-day event will cover the key strategic and operational issues faced by trade publishers around the globe in transitioning to a digital world, as well as presenting specially-commissioned data and analysis, new companies and services for the trade publishing world to consider, and new initiatives from some of the biggest publishers and retailers.

This is a trade publishing strategy and tactics conference for consumer publishing executives, agents, retailers (and those who wish to do business with them) looking to innovate and take advantage appropriately of digital opportunities. It’s not a technology conference focused on a world without traditional trade players. This year’s informal theme is Innovative Executives. Speakers from around the world include:

Patricia Arancibia, Editorial Director, International Digital Content, Barnes & Noble
Benedict Evans, Consultant, Enders Analysis
Peter Hildick-Smith, President, Codex Group
Brian Napack, Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners
Helmut Pesche, Editorial Director Digital Media, Bastei Entertainment (Bastei Lübbe Publishers)
Dominique Raccah, CEO & Publisher, Sourcebooks
Charlie Redmayne, CEO, Pottermore
Rebecca Smart, Managing Director, Osprey Group
Marcello Vena, Director of Digital Products, RCS Libri (Rizzoli/Fabbri Editori)

and many more.

Topics in 2012 include:

* The international expansion of major technology companies and ebook players
* Preserving in-store discovery and improving online discovery
* Cloud services: how SaaS (software as a service) will change publishing IT
* New businesses initiatives from innovative publishers around the world

See the full program and reserve your seat today!

Your Publishers Launch conference ticket includes a full Frankfurt Book Fair visitor’s badge (a 64-euro value) as well.

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You can also take a look back at Publishers Launch Frankfurt 2011.

eBooks Around the World — Program | Speakers
Children’s Publishing Goes Digital — Program | Speakers

Coverage of both days is also available.