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Fairs & Events

Exporting to China

Webinar | 28/03/2019

Free Webinar: Exporting to China This webinar will show publishers the best strategies to approach the Chinese market for the sale of rights and finished products, as well as how to build and maintain the different partnerships involved in selling books into China. Take this opportunity to hear what China has to offer as a… Read more »

2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Bologna | 01/04/2019

April 1-4, 2019 Guest of Honour: Switzerland The merged stand (Canada/Québec) is once again your opportunity to sell and buy rights, generate new contacts, strengthen existing relationships, and discover new business opportunities. The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to children’s publishing. Over 1,200 exhibitors from 100+ countries and 26,000… Read more »


Swiss village, mountain background

Spotlight on Switzerland

In advance of Switzerland’s appearance as the Guest of Honour at the 2019 Bologna Children’s Book Fair, we present a brief overview of the country and its publishing industry. Known for its neutrality, Switzerland is a small but mighty country with strong political and economic ties to its European neighbours. These ties are further strengthened… Read more »

Market Focus: Latin America – Alternative and Self-Publishing

For publishers looking to export their books south of the border, the Latin American market provides numerous opportunities and possibilities. In today’s post, we explore the growth of self- and alternative publishing in Latin America. Self-publishing models have developed at pace with the surge in popularity (and availability) of ebooks and digital publishing platforms in the region. At the same time, other “alternative” forms of publishing like the cartonera (cardboard publishing) movement have developed in response to acute economic crises and the desire to create unique, handmade books.


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Fairs & Events

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