BIC's annual New Trends Seminar provides an insight to
the latest and hottest innovations and changes in the industry. As the forward
facing supply chain event of the calendar year, the New Trends in Publishing
Seminar brings together speakers from all corners of the industry, and this
year is no different.
By the time the Algerian writer Boualem Sansal was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in the autumn of 2011, the elation generated by the Arab Spring had already given way, in at least some Arab countries, to a certain disillusionment. The period has, nonetheless, changed how power is exercised in that part of the world and has led to an increased awareness within society of political issues.
Brussels, 18th June 2010 – 45 Booksellers and representatives of Booksellers’ Associations’ from the 5 continents met during the past 2 days in Brussels to discuss trends in the book industry, to exchange views on the adaptations made necessary by digitisation, to hear how other industries were coping with new business models and to learn how to play an active role in the EU decision-making process.
European and International Booksellers united with American colleagues at Annual Conference in New York
Over 30 booksellers from around the world gathered on 26 and 27 May 2009 in New York to attend the joint annual conference of the European and the International Booksellers Associations. EBF is the umbrella organisation of the national booksellers associations in Europe; IBF is its international equivalent comprising individual booksellers as well as some wholesalers
Booksellers on learning trip to the Netherlands
Booksellers from around the world gathered between 11 and 14 June 2008 in Amsterdam to attend the joint annual conference of the European and the International Booksellers Association.
Under the theme of “From Basic to Virtual Bookselling”.