Tagged: FutureBook 2016

Sara Lloyd, PRH and Bloomsbury claim FutureBook Award gongs

Sara Lloyd, digital and communications director at Pan Macmillan, has won FutureBook’s Digital Leader of the award, announced at this year’s FutureBook Conference... Read more

Schools funding and wifi among chief challenges for Ed Tech

"Significant pressure" on school budgets is likely to have a knock-on effect on ed tech, trade association British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA) has warned, after its research... Read more

Audio market has not reached 'full potential'

Book industry players need to work closer together to ensure the audiobook market reaches its full potential, Laurence Howell, senior director at Audible UK, told the FutureBook... Read more

'Human revolution' needs to be understood, urges Appelbaum

Publishers need to move away from thinking about digital as a silo and instead focus on cultivating the mindset and behaviours needed to thrive in the digital age, Eva... Read more

FutureBook: Bonnier's BookBeat to grow in UK and Germany

There is "no doubt" that people and companies are willing to pay for value-added smart products and services Bonnier AB's chief digital officer Anki Ahrnell has told delegates at The... Read more

FutureBook: Video is key in fast-moving world, says Whatley

James Whatley, planning partner for innovation at Ogilvy & Mather, kicked off the Futurebook Conference 2016 with a keynote speech highlighting the importance of video... Read more

Hachette streamlines apps strategy

Hachette UK has "canned" many of its apps to focus on "fewer and better" following its acquisition of mobile app and games developer Neon Play in June,... Read more

VR experience for FutureBook delegates

Delegates at this year’s FutureBook Conference will be able to get hands-on experience of the latest virtual reality headsets, discuss trends in the US audiobooks... Read more

Spotify and Pearson to speak at FutureBook Conference

Will Page, director of economics at Spotify, Steve Ackerman, managing director of Somethin’ Else, Ian Small, c.e.o. of AudioBooks.com, and Tom Hall, vice president Learning... Read more

Full programme released ahead of FutureBook 2016

The full programme for this year’s FutureBook Conference has been revealed, including speakers ranging from Hachette UK c.e.o. Tim Hely Hutchinson, Mendeley founder Jan Reichelt,... Read more

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