Thu, 19/04/2012 - 08:55
Bertrams has opened an office in Abu Dhabi to serve the middle east market.
The manager of the branch, Ahmed Yasser, is tasked with sourcing business for the wholesaler in the region.
Bertrams managing director Graeme Underhill told The Bookseller: “A contact of Smiths News, our parent company, indicated there...
Mon, 15/03/2010 - 08:30
Organisers of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) are planning additional professional programmes and enticements to attract more international publishers to future fairs.
The 2010 fair opened on 2nd March and featured more than 800 exhibitors, up from 637 in 2009, which was itself an increase on 2008 figures. Publishers,...
Mon, 15/02/2010 - 05:43
Kitab - the joint venture between Abu Dhabi authorities and the Frankfurt Book Fair - is to host the seventh International Publishers Association Copyright Symposium.
Lasting from 28th February to 1st March, the event takes place just before the start of the Abu Dhabi Book Fair.
This is the first time the symposium, which takes...
Wed, 19/03/2008 - 14:06
One hundred and twenty publishers known to have infringed copyright were banned from exhibiting at this year's Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, as the organisers moved to tackle piracy in the region.
Iris Klose, marketing manager of Kitab—the joint venture between the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Abu Dhabi Authority for...
Thu, 13/03/2008 - 18:20
Verlagsgruppe Random House, the German trade book publishing division of RH, is to open a small office in Abu Dhabi. Stuart Applebaum, chief spokesperson of RH Worldwide, described Random House Arabia as "an exploratory start-up business venture" which would primarily be editorially oriented.
"The intention is that we will...
Wed, 07/02/2007 - 16:18
The government of Abu Dhabi is launching a fund to pay for the translation and publication of foreign titles in Arabic, and to help established book retailers set up in the Arab world. The Kalima Foundation is part of a "long term" project to promote the translation of international literature into Arabic.
It aims to commission...