59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

2021 Online Edition Archive

BolognaBookPlus was launched in occasion of the 2021 BCBF online edition (14-17 june). 
This new BolognaFiere initiative expands BCBF’s offering to a broader professional global general publishing industry audience, curated by Guest Director Jacks Thomas together with her UK team – delivered an extensive, exclusively-professional programme staged online in partnership with the AIE - Italian Publishers Association. The venture began with inaugural conference Forging Forward: The Pandemic – An Interruption, Or Opportunity To Rethink?, which proved to be a valuable moment to plan for global publishing’s future with international industry experts, organized in collaboration with the IPA - International Publishers Association under the framework of Aldus Up
 
Relive all the 2021 events, while waiting for the second edition, a very welcome physical event, co-located with Bologna Children’s Book Fair, scheduled to run between 21 and 24 March 2022.

Forging Forward: The Pandemic – An Interruption, or An Opportunity to Rethink?

How the global publishing industry builds the future inclusively, accessibly and profitably.

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Forging Forward Gateway Events and On Demand Seminars

Two free Gateway Events for all Forging Forward attendees

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How to Sell Rights & Understand Licensing in Children’s Books

This new rights & licensing training course ensures attendees gain a full understanding of copyright and the essential steps of rights selling. 

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Annual Literary Translation Forum

BBPlus partners with Words Without Borders, to deliver a panel discussion and a Translation Slam, Italian/English, plus advice on getting into literary translation. 

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Author Ambassador

Victoria Hislop   took the stage as the Author Ambassador for the first BBPlus.

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Dante 700 Lecture

Celebrating Dante and his Global Contemporary Literary Greats .A discussion of one of Italy’s most important cultural exports.

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Jackets Off

Building on one of BCBF’s core values, BBPlus also recognised the production and design work of general trade publishing through a new award launched for 2021. 

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Contact Us

For more information contact the BolognaBookPlus team on bolognabookplus@bolognafiere.it

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