Exporting to France

Join us for this free webinar to develop your export expertise in the French market hosted by strategic consultants, Mathias Echenay and Phi-Anh Nguyen of Axiales.

Whether your goal is to build your export potential by learning about promotional opportunities or distribution mechanisms, this webinar will provide key insights to increase your export knowledge and to help you properly evaluate the efforts needed to export your titles into this market.

Designed to provide concrete information for Canadian publishers who seek to maximize their export strategies, this webinar includes:

  • French market segments
  • Distribution mechanisms
  • Co-editions
  • Rights sales

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Mathias Echenay began his career as a sales representative for Seuil. After working with Flammarion and Interforum, he was then Executive Director of CDE and CEO of FED (Gallimard / Madrigall group). Today, with his business as a publisher at La Volte, a house he founded in 2004, he is also a consultant at Axiales serving publishers and broadcasters on commercial matters.

Axiales is a consulting company bringing together experienced professionals, who have exercised operational responsibilities in the various businesses of the sector: publishing, marketing, promotion, distribution, bookstores, etc. Responsibilities exercised in both private and public structures, large or small, independent, or integrated into groups.


A professional for over twenty years (Dorling Kindersley, Gallimard Jeunesse, Hachette Jeunesse, independent agent and consultant since 2008), Phi-Anh Nguyen is a recognized specialist in copyright and secondary rights: translation, derivatives, audiovisual. He is also a professional trainer and consultant for publishing houses wishing to develop the transfer of translation rights and co-publishing, and developer of software dedicated to the publishing sector (copyright, translation rights).



Watch a recording of this webinar (In French)