FutureBook - the book trade's digital platform.
Register your interest for 2016 here, and watch 2015's highlights below.
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.
FutureBook is the must-attend event for anyone who wants to face our digital future from a position of power.
In the years since FutureBook originally launched, the publishing industry has undergone a radical transformation. That transformation is still going on, but the emphasis has shifted. We are no longer awaiting disruption, but creating it. This is something to celebrate, but it also means that the real work has only just begun.
With more than 40 speakers from industry leaders to entrepreneurial start-ups taking part in debates, showcasing successful initiatives and pitching big ideas, FutureBook is at the forefront of the industry’s latest developments.
FutureBook is brought to you by The Bookseller, the book trade's leading industry magazine.
For any programme enquiries, please email The Editor of The Bookseller, Philip Jones (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Mermaid Conference and Events Centre
Blackfriars, Greater London
Date & Time
Friday 4th December 2015
Doors open 8.40am
FutureBook Awards 5.15pm
Drinks reception 6.00pm
Bookings are now closed. Register your interest for 2016 here.
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Face Out: Strategies That Work and Why
What's working and why? Executives from successful publishing businesses and book tech start-ups reveal the secrets behind their business models and how they are profiting from the digital disruption.
Shop Talk: How Customer Dynamics Are Changing
Using new data and customer metrics, experts will address how readers’ consumption patterns are driving change in publishing and content retailing. Two sessions on consumer data will look at this both from the retailer perspective and from the publisher point of view, with examples of how customer know-how is being put to business use.
From the Outside Looking In: External Perspectives
Innovators in media from outside the publishing industry explain how they would tackle the issues publishers, agents, and authors face, with viewpoints from experts in radio, digital newspapers, analysis and forecasting.
The Incredible Book: What Happens When Content Goes Unbound
Chaired by Peter Meyers author of Breaking the Page, two sessions at FutureBook 2015 will look at and seek to explore how the book is changing and what this change looks like, with authors and creatives from across publishing invited to talk about their successes.
Mobile First: The 6 Billion Opportunity
Six billion people have mobile devices, but how many are being used for reading? Executives from mobile reading companies and pioneers will explore how publishers can expand into this developing market.
A new initiative from FutureBook that brings together the best in new thinking from book tech companies and start-ups in a unique showcase and competition. This fully interactive session is to be curated and hosted by the journalist and tech-insider Molly Flatt.
The overall programme was amazing- so much on offer. Stimulating and thought-provoking
Enjoy a once-a-year chance to be inspired, play, and create inventive strategies
Discover hacks and workarounds that bring you closer to the resources you need
Learn to drive new growth by uncovering new opportunities and gaps in the market
Spark new ideas for initiatives that will make a real impact on your business
Take a day out from the office and find out what you could do more effectively
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