The Bookseller Industry Awards

Hilton Park Lane
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 18:15

The Bookseller Industry Awards represent a high point of the book trade’s year. A time when all the business comes together to celebrate its achievements. To win an award is the ultimate recognition of an individual or an organisation’s excellence. It is a badge of success. It is proof that all the effort has been worthwhile. 2015 saw 750 industry professionals don their best finery and join The Bookseller as we crowned the winners for what truly was the literary night of the year.

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The YA Book Prize

The Bookseller launched the YA Book Prize in 2015, and the first winner was Louise O'Neill for Only Ever Yours (Quercus). Submissions are now open for the 2016 prize, meaning publishers have until the 4th December 2015 to submit YA books written by authors resident in the UK or Ireland. A shortlist of 10 titles will be announced in February and the winner will presented with £2,000 at next year’s ‘Hay YA’ - the YA programme at Hay-On-Wye Festival. The festival’s director Peter Florence will also act as one of the judges.

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The Bookseller Futurebook Conference

The Mermaid
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 09:00

FutureBook - the book trade's digital platform. FutureBook brings together leading thinkers in publishing, retail, editorial, writing, marketing and tech, along with speakers from other industries. This is the fifth anniversary of FutureBook, the largest digital publishing conference in Europe. This year’s week-long festival, culminating in the FutureBook Conference on December 4th, is aimed at those invested in and passionate about the future of books.

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The Bookseller Children's Conference

Milton Court, The Barbican
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 09:00

What's driving change in the children's market? How is reading faring against technology? This was the discussion that took place at last year's Children's Conference which played host to over 250 fellow publishers, booksellers, authors and librarians from the likes of Penguin, Little, Brown, Random House and HarperCollins.

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The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference

Southbank, London
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 09:00

The Bookseller’s Marketing and Publicity conference brings together over 300 book marketing & publicity professionals who want to discover, learn and discuss the latest approaches and innovations driving sales and increasing engagement across publishing and wider industries.

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