Online Edition
14-17 June 2021

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

14 June 2021

A thorough understanding of the new challenges facing the global publishing industry is vital in order for companies to forge a secure future. The speed and complexity of change recently has set many challenges, but with these come opportunities.

The programme will enable deeper understanding of the publishing landscape now, combined with ideas, inspiration and pathways for moving forward strategically and confidently.

This headline BBPlus event will be co-chaired by President of the International Publishers Association (IPA), Bodour Al Qasimi and founder of Mensch Publishing, Richard Charkin. The conference partner is The International Publishers Association (IPA).

Comprising, Global CEO Hour; Keynotes; 10 minute Inspiration talks, followed by In Practice 45 panel debates; In-Conversations; On demand single subject webinars, this conference delivers a wealth of information, inspiration and ideas.

Themes of the conference:

  • Changing Reading Habits
  • Securing the Next Generation of Readers
  • Equality in Education and Resources
  • Sustainability
  • Taking Local Content Global
  • Business models post Covid
  • Audio Publishing
  • Copyright

Confirmed speakers coming soon