Events

  • The Bookseller Children's Conference 2018

    County Hall, London
    Monday, September 24, 2018 - 08:45

    Children’s books challenge, inspire and encourage young minds. However, in today’s globalised marketplace, how do publishers ensure distinct groups of readers are represented while continuing to operate and grow internationally? At The Bookseller Children’s Conference 2018 we heard from leaders influential in this movement: from international CEOs to grass-roots school library campaigners, from multinational businesses to micro-publishers, across fiction, non-fiction, film and TV.

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  • The Bookseller Futurebook Conference 2018

    155 Bishopsgate
    Friday, November 30, 2018 - 09:00

    This year, Europe’s biggest publishing innovation conference was on a mission to put a sparkling rocket of creativity and courage up the book trade. On Friday 30th November, FutureBook Live brought three electrifying strands of content to 155 Bishopsgate, London to help you: PROVOKE - ask the uncomfortable questions about what is (or isn’t) working now, from what readers really want to whether subscription models work.

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  • The British Book Awards

    Grosvenor House, Park Lane
    Monday, May 13, 2019 - 18:00

    The British Book Awards or Nibbies has been the leading awards for the book trade since 1990. Celebrating the best books, the best bookshops and the best publishers it is supported by all major industry associations including The Publishers Association, The Booksellers Association and the Independent Publishers Guild. Owned and organized by The Bookseller and judged by leading industry experts it is regarded as ‘the BAFTAs of the book trade’.

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  • The YA Book Prize

    The YA Book Prize is the only literary prize for YA novels by authors based in the UK and Ireland. Launched by The Bookseller in 2014, the prize has been awarded four times: to Louise O’Neill in 2015 for Only Ever Yours (Quercus); Sarah Crossan in 2016 for One (Bloomsbury Children’s Books); Patrice Lawrence in 2017 for Orangeboy (Hodder Children's Books); and Will Hill in 2018 for After the Fire (Usborne). The winner is announced at Hay Festival, which is a partner of the prize.

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  • The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference

    Milton Court, Barbican, London
    Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 08:30

    The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference 2018 brought together over 300 book marketing & publicity professionals looking to discover, learn and discuss the latest approaches and innovations driving sales and increasing engagement across publishing and wider industries. Visit the site today for a taste of what to expect, and remember to check back in for updates about The Bookseller Marketing and Publicity Conference 2019!

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  • The British Book Award for Export

    The London Book Fair, Cafe Europe (National Hall Gallery)
    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:30

    The new British Book Award for Export will shine a spotlight on the success of the export teams of the British book trade. Organised by The Bookseller in association with Times Publishing Ltd and Pansing Distribution Pte Ltd (Books), the new award scheme runs in parallel to The British Book Awards, which celebrates Britain’s best books, best publishers and best bookshops.

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