2018 sponsors

  • BookBub's free book discovery tools help millions of readers around the world find new books and authors to enjoy. With chart-topping results and a large and dedicated reader base, BookBub is the perfect partner for publishers and authors looking to boost sales and create buzz.

  • The Frankfurt Book Fair is a meeting place for the industry’s experts and a marketplace for books, media, rights and licences worldwide. The 2016 fair will take place from 19th to 23rd October.

  • Firsty is a firmly established digital agency that offers a suite of services dedicated to improving the commercial success of the book publishing business. Whether it’s websites, ecommerce, or apps we understand the business of book publishing and have the experience and specialist knowledge to deliver well designed and customer friendly solutions that combine seamless user interfaces with a great user experience. 




  • Nielsen is a global market information and measurement company with market leading positions in consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence and mobile measurement. Within the book industry it measures markets in ten countries: US, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Spain, South Africa, India and Brazil; it uses information from across the company to provide digital insights for clients.

  • Founded 50 years ago by Sara Miller McCune to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community, SAGE publishes journals, books, and library products spanning a range of subject areas. SAGE remains majority-owned by our founder, who has ensured that the company will remain permanently independent.

  • Westchester Publishing Services is the largest US based company focused exclusively on providing pre-press editorial and production services for publishers of books, journals, textbooks and white papers.

  • Founded in 2000, Mosaic Search & Selection specialises in providing UK and global management and executive recruitment services in the Publishing, Call Centre, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Financial Services sectors. Our clients range from small and mid-size firms to FTSE 250 companies.

    With access to a global network of executive search and recruitment organisations, we work with offices in more than 35 countries, so we can help you meet your recruitment needs at both local and global level.

  • Cambridge University Press dates from 1534 and is part of the University of Cambridge. Our mission is to unlock people's potential with the best learning and research solutions.

    Playing a leading role in today's global market place, we have over 50 offices around the globe, and we distribute our products to nearly every country in the world.

  • W.F.Howes provides the highest quality audiobooks, e-books, e-magazines, learning programs and more. We highlight the value of today’s libraries—at every opportunity—by telling your story.

  • The ERDF aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the European Union by correcting imbalances between its regions.

  • EDUCATE is the leading research and business training programme for EdTech startups in London. Housed within the UCL Institute of Education, the programme promotes excellence in EdTech by connecting the EdTech community to the world’s best educational research and practice. Part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and in partnership with UCL Engineering, BESA, F6S and Nesta, we are using our academic and business know-how to bring EdTech products to life. Our pioneering approach aims to build and develop world-class EdTech products and services based on what works for teachers and learners.


  • The book club in your pocket.

    Serialised, social and interactive, The Pigeonhole is transforming your reading experience

  • The EdTech Exchange is Europe’s largest community of EdTech founders and provides members with mentoring, support and a programme of events designed to share best practice through peer-to-peer learning. The Exchange brings together like-minded EdTech entrepreneurs, encouraging them to exchange ideas, swap war stories, and give and receive advice from their peers. It is solely for founders of EdTech companies who have raised at least £100,000 of financing or revenue, with many members having raised significantly more.

For event queries please contact Briony.Morgan@thebookseller.com
For sponsorship enquiries please contact Emma.Lowe@thebookseller.com
For speaker queries please contact Molly.Flatt@thebookseller.com