Category: Book Fairs

2019 Guadalajara Book Fair Guest of Honour Spotlight on India – Reading and Consumption Habits

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

India is this year’s Guest of Honour country at the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair (November 30th to December 8th ). To help you brush up on this exciting and growing market before the fair, we will be sharing excerpts all month of our 2018 market guide on India, written by expert consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose. Today’s post focuses on reading and consumption habits in the Indian book market, particularly the significant growth in buying books for children and the education market.

11/12/2019 | Book Fairs, Export, Market Guides

2019 Guadalajara Book Fair Guest of Honour Spotlight on India – Translations

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

India is this year’s Guest of Honour country at the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair (November 30th to December 8th ). To help you brush up on this exciting and growing market before packing your bags for the fair, we will be sharing excerpts all month of our 2018 market guide on India, written by expert consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose. In today’s post, we share some of her insights on the importance of translations in the Indian market.

11/07/2019 | Book Fairs, Market Guides

2019 Guadalajara Book Fair Guest of Honour Spotlight on India – Introduction

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

India is this year’s Guest of Honour country at the 2019 Guadalajara International Book Fair (November 30th to December 8th ). To help you brush up on this exciting and growing market before packing your bags for the fair, we will be sharing excerpts all month of our 2018 market guide on India, written by expert consultant Jaya Bhattacharji Rose.

11/05/2019 | Book Fairs, Market Guides

TechForum 2019 : Keywords and Ebook Discoverability

By: Tabitha Hartropp

In today’s post, we share insights from last spring’s TechForum presentation, Keywords and Discoverability on Amazon: A Canadian Context, given by Shannon Culver, Technology Manager at eBound Canada and consultant Amanda Lee. As ebooks and online shopping become more commonplace in the habits of Canadian consumers, eBound Canada researchers teamed up with Firebrand and Kadaxis to study the impact of keywords on ebook sales and discoverability.

08/27/2019 | Book Fairs, Digital

TechForum 2019: Artificial Intelligence and Discoverability

By: Tabitha Hartropp

This year’s TechForum conference featured many presentations on the latest research and developments connected to publishing. In today’s post, we provide a recap of the presentation Project TAMIS: Using AI to Address Discoverability given by Christian Roy, president of Brix Labs.

08/19/2019 | Book Fairs, Digital

Fireside Chat with Ritu Bhasin and Léonicka Valcius

By: Tabitha Hartropp

The subject of diversity has grown in importance in Canadian publishing over the past few years, with ACP publishing a report this year on the state of diversity in the industry. Publishers are eager to incorporate inclusive practices but are not necessarily sure where to start. As part of TechForum 2019, Léonicka Valcius sat down... Read more »

07/03/2019 | Book Fairs, Events

TechForum 2019: Keynote

By: Tabitha Hartropp

In today’s post, we recap the keynote speech of the forum, which was given by Ritu Bhasin, an award-winning speaker, author, and expert in diversity and inclusion, women’s advancement and authentic leadership. Her keynote speech titled Disrupting Bias: Overcoming our Discomfort with Difference explored how to take on the bias that exists in our lives and our systems.

06/26/2019 | Book Fairs, Events

Swiss village, mountain background

Spotlight on Switzerland

By: Tabitha Hartropp

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 »

03/25/2019 | Book Fairs, Export