Thu, 20/12/2012 - 12:19
London Book Fair...
15th–17th April 2013
It will be all change at the 42nd annual London Book Fair next year—Midas chief Jacks Thomas, who has been appointed senior exhibition director, will take over from Alistair Burtenshaw following his decade-long stint at the helm of LBF.
Fri, 14/12/2012 - 12:55
Having spent 12 years walking through the aisles of the London Book Fair, which sees around 25,000 attendees from 133 countries visit each year, Alistair Burtenshaw has a pretty good overview of the international publishing market. After leaving the top job at the fair in September, his next move is another global one—this month sees...
Tue, 11/12/2012 - 14:59
South Korea has been named the London Book Fair 2014 Market Focus, with the announcement made at a launch event at Asia House in London today (11th December).
The Market Focus programme will be supported by a series of cultural events across the UK, both at LBF and outside of it. Events will include visits by Korean authors, curated...
Fri, 30/11/2012 - 10:26
Midas chief Jacks Thomas has been appointed senior exhibition director of the London Book Fair, and takes up her post in mid January. Thomas succeeds Alistair Burtenshaw, who left his role as director of the fair in September.
Thomas has been at PR company Midas for eight years, and is its current chief executive. She has been the PR...
Thu, 22/11/2012 - 10:00
London Book Fair will be forced to relocate from its Earls Court venue, following a decision by Kensington and Chelsea Borough council to grant planning permission for Earls Court to be torn down and replaced by 7,500 homes.
LBF non-executive chairman David Roche said that "all opportunities will be looked at" in making the...
Fri, 14/09/2012 - 12:07
Alistair Burtenshaw is stepping down from his role as director of books and publishing for Reed Exhibitions—including as director of The London Book Fair—with immediate effect.
In a letter sent to The London Book Fair Advisory Board this morning (14th September), Reed Exhibitions B2B divisional managing director Justin...
Wed, 06/06/2012 - 13:20
Reed Exhibitions, organiser of the London Book Fair, is not anticipating changing the traditional square-footage pricing model for next year's event, director of publishing and books Alistair Burtenshaw has said.
Speaking at BookExpo America, Burtenshaw said it was "business as usual" as far as 2013's LBF was...
Fri, 01/06/2012 - 09:35
Reed Exhibitions, organisers of the London Book Fair, is trialling a new kind of pricing structure which may see the traditional square-footage approach dropped.
Speaking at a US conference for the exhibition industry, executive vice-president of Reed Nancy Walsh outlined a new approach in which exhibitors pay depending on the...
Fri, 27/04/2012 - 11:15
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired one of the hotly-tipped books of London Book Fair, Golden Boy by Abigail Tarttelin, signing a six-figure, pre-emptive two-book deal.
Deputy publishing director Arzu Tahsin bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Jo Unwin at Conville and Walsh, having first read the manuscript overnight...
Fri, 20/04/2012 - 11:02
Atlantic Books editor-in-chief Ravi Mirchandani signed a deal at LBF for world rights including translation in two historical novels by début author Tim Leach from Caroline Wood at Felicity Bryan Associates. The first book, Croesus: The Last King of Lydia, is based on the writing of Greek historian Herodotus,...