Die Business Club Conference / THE MARKETS

9. Oktober 2018
9.30 - 13.00 Uhr
Halle 4.0, Raum Europa

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Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Charlie Redmayne

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Meet market key players such as Charlie Redmayne, CEO, HarperCollins UK, Jiang Yanping, CEO, Open Book, and Gustavo Lembert Da Cunha, Founder of TAGLivros.com and discover everything you need to know about global trends, new business models and exciting innovations.

At THE MARKETS you gain deep insights into the international growth markets, network with potential new business partners and benefit from the exchange of experience with your colleagues.

Programme 2018

Top-Redner versorgen Sie mit neuesten Insights.

Bei THE MARKETS treffen Sie ...

  • Führungskräfte
  • Pioniere
  • Innovatoren
  • Gründer
  • Top-Professionals der globalen Verlagsbranche
  • … und eine ganze Reihe von neuen Kollegen und Freunden aus dem internationalen Netzwerk der Frankfurter Buchmesse
9.30 am

Opening

Speaker:

  • Katja Böhne, Vice President Marketing & Communications, Frankfurter Buchmesse
9.40 am

Keynote Speech

Speaker:

  • Charlie Redmayne, CEO, HarperCollins, UK
10.00 am

Panel Discussion - Improving Your Bottom Line: Insight on New Trends to Increase Revenue

This summer, Frankfurter Buchmesse and Publishing Perspectives sent out a survey out publishers around the world looking for information about what drives the most revenue for publishers. Journalists and specialists in publishing from leading international companies will analyse the responses and share details from each of their markets.

Speakers:

  • André Breedt, Managing Director, Nielsen Book Research International, UK
  • Andrew Albanese, Senior Writer and Features Editor, Publishers Weekly, US
  • Dr Kyra Dreher, Managing Director of the Publishers Committee, the Booksellers Committee and the Committee for Wholesalers, BoeV, Germany
  • Pablo Laurino, Founding Director, Publica.la, Argentina
  • Jiang Yanping, CEO, Open Book, China

Moderation:

  • Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives
10.45 am

What the Future Will Bring:  Introducing the Young Talent of 2018

In cooperation with leading publishing industry trade magazines, the Frankfurter Buchmesse sponsors initiatives in six countries -Germany, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, USA, China and Brazil - to support young professionals who are innovating, expanding, and bringing new ideas to the industry. The Young Talent programme is aimed at helping these publishing professionals broaden their network and share their perspectives to the larger international industry. During THE MARKETS you will have the opportunity to directly get in touch with our Young Talents 2018.

Speaker:

  • Erin Cox, Business Development Director, Publishing Perspectives, US
10.50 am

Market Player Session 1

Meet Professionals from the UK, the Netherlands, the US and Switzerland during our Market Player Session. The Market Player session is a very interactive matchmaking format and will allow our audience to talk face-to-face with the Market Player about challenges and opportunities.

Meet:

  • Sophie Jonathan, Senior Commissioning Editor Picador, UK
  • Linda van Scherrenburg, Editor, Unieboek/Het Spectrum, the Netherlands
  • Nils Feigenwinter, Founder and CEO, Alas Entertainment, Switzerland
  • Francesca Cavallo, Author and Founder, Timbuktu Labs, USA

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11.00  am

Presentation - Building a Community of Readers: Reinventing the Book Club in Brazil

Gustavo Lembert, Founder of TAG - Literary Experiences, a unique book club in Brazil which boasts more than 35,000 members, shares how he started his organization, why readers love it so much, and how he works with publishers.

Speaker:

  • Gustavo Lembert, Founder of TAG - Literary Experiences, Brazil
11.20 am

Dialogue - Creating a Relationship: Subscription Models in Sweden

The latest report on publishing in Sweden has shown interesting developments in the Swedish publishing market with a 1% decline in sales through traditional channels but a 4.2% increase when niche channels such as subscription audiobooks are included. We will take a closer look at the Swedish book market to understand why subscription models are saving the publishing industry in Sweden.

Speaker:

  • Anki Ahrnell, Chief Digital Officer, Bonnier AB, Sweden
  • Niclas Sandin, CEO, BookBeat, Sweden
11.40 am

Finding “The Most Magnificent” Content

All publishers know that know that Content is King and that great stories can be monetised in a variety of ways. But how do you find that content and how do you develop it for other markets – from page to screen and from screen to page? Lisa Lyons Johnston, president of leading Canadian children's publisher Kids Can Press, explains why it's a great time to be in the content business.

Speaker:

  • Lisa Lyons Johnston, President, Kids Can Press, Canada
11.40 am

Market Player Session 2

Meet professionals from the UK, Georgia, China, Brazil and the Netherlands during our Market Player Session. The Market Player session is a very interactive matchmaking format and will allow our audience to talk face-to-face with the Market Player about challenges and opportunities.

Meet:

  • Dong Hui, Editor, CN Booky, China
  • Noemi Frontana, Junior Editor, AtlasContact, the Netherlands
  • Roselinde Bouman, Commercial Fiction Editor, Meulenhoff Boekerij, the Netherlands
  • Diana Passy, Marketing Analyst, Companhia das Letras/ Founder, YA literature festival FLIPOP, Brazil
  • Nadine Nitsche, Owner, bookstore “das geschichten*reich“, Germany

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12.00 pm 

Georgia – Made by Characters

“Georgia – Made by Characters”, this was the motto chosen by Georgia, the country on the Caucasus and this year’s Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse. At THE MARKETS Georgia, will provide an overview of their publishing market and describe why publishing is on the rise in Georgia.

Speaker:

  • Gvantsa Jobava, Chairperson, Georgian Publishers & Booksellers Association, Georgia
12.20 pm

Panel Discussion - Long and Short Form Content in the 21st Century

Digital publishing has changed the way readers interact with content.  In this panel, we will be discussing new ways editors, publishers, and writers are repurposing information and stories to appeal to a 21st century reader. The panel will focus on serialization, repurposing content, and repackaging.

Speakers:

  • Pieter Swinkels, EVP, Publisher Relations and Content, Kobo, Canada
  • Shobha Viswanath, Co-founder and Publishing Director, Karadi Tales, India
  • Elena Favilli, CEO, Timbuktu Labs, US
  • Ella Balagula, EVP, Knowledge and Learning Markets, John Wiley & Sons, US

Moderation:

  • Erin Cox, Business Development Director, Publishing Perspectives, US
1.00 - 2.00 pm Lunch & end of conference 
   
   

 

Katja Böhne, Speaker THE MARKETS 2018

Katja Böhne

Vice President Marketing & Communication, Frankfurter Buchmesse, Germany

Vice President Marketing & Communication, Frankfurter Buchmesse, Germany

Katja Böhne has been responsible for marketing and communications at the Frankfurter Buchmesse for the last eight years. Before that she worked for ten years with the agency fischerAppelt in Hamburg and Frankfurt.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Charlie Redmayne

Charlie Redmayne

Charlie Redmayne is CEO of HarperCollins UK, with responsibility for the UK, Ireland, India and Australia, reporting to Brian Murray, President and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide.

Charlie Redmayne is CEO of HarperCollins UK, with responsibility for the UK, Ireland, India and Australia, reporting to Brian Murray, President and CEO of HarperCollins Publishers Worldwide.

Charlie first joined HarperCollins as Group Digital Director, and was promoted to Chief Digital Officer, based in HarperCollins' head office in New York. He left HarperCollins in 2011 to set up Pottermore, JK Rowling’s digital publishing business, before returning as CEO in 2013.
At the start of his career Charlie served for four years as a lieutenant in the Irish Guards. He founded and ran the media buying company RCL Communications and entertainment business Blink TV, before launching leading UK teen internet company Mykindaplace Ltd in 2000, which he sold to BSkyB.
Charlie went on to become Head of Commercial Partnerships for the Sky Online Business Unit at BSkyB and joined HarperCollins UK as Group Digital Director in 2008. He is currently President of the Publishers Association.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Anki Ahrnell

Anki Ahrnell

Chief Digital Officer, Bonnier AB, Sweden

Chief Digital Officer, Bonnier AB, Sweden

The CDO role at Bonnier is to strengthen the digital transition and product development across the group. She also serves on the boards of Bonnier Magazines and BookBeat. Before Bonnier, she was Head of Digital Development at Swedbank and prior to that, she has held executive positions at Lowe Brindfors, Cambridge Technology Partners and IBM. Anki has a proven track record of developing businesses and delivering digital transformation projects with focus on customers needs and bridging the gap between business and technology. She was named Intrapreneur of the year in Sweden 2013 and honored as one of the 50 most inspirational women in the technology sector across the Nordics 2016.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Niclas Sandin

Niclas Sandin

CEO, BookBeat, Sweden

CEO, BookBeat, Sweden

In 2015 Niclas Sandin was commissioned by Bonnier Books to found BookBeat, an audiobook streaming service, with the goal to play a leading role in forming the digital book market in Europe for the decade to come. Niclas has as CEO built BookBeat as a data driven tech start up that in 2016 launched in Sweden and Finland. In 2017 it initiated launches in Germany and UK. In the summer of 2018 BookBeat has grown to over 100 000 monthly paying users, an annual turnover of over 10 MEUR, and over 50 employees. Before joining Bonnier in 2012, Niclas was a data analyst and consultant focused on growth companies at EY. Before BookBeat, Niclas held management and business development positions in Bonnier Books B2C operations.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Jiang Yangping

Jiang Yanping

CEO, Open Book, China

CEO, Open Book, China

Yanping Jiang is the General Manager and a member of the Board of Directors of Beijing Openbook, Inc. Openbook has been continuously tracking and monitoring the sales of books in China since 1998. It is the authoritative source of data on the Chinese book publishing industry.
Ms. Jiang is an adjunct professor at the Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication and an active advisor to the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Pablo Laurino

Pablo Laurino

Founding Director, Publica.la, Argentina

Founding Director, Publica.la, Argentina

Pablo Laurino has been working in both traditional and digital publishing for more than 10 years and in different verticals like Books, Magazines or even Newspapers with publishers from Argentina, Spain and Italy.
His knowledge of Marketing and Technology has helped him to develop new ways to reach newer and wider audiences through different channels.
Thanks to all that, Pablo has founded publica.la, “the Shopify of the Publishing Industry”, which is the first cloud based platform that enables publishers to start sustainable digital edition businesses, without any technical knowledge, by creating their own library and controlling every aspect of it.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Dong Hui

Dong Hui

Senior Editor at China South Booky

Senior Editor at China South Booky

Dong Hui, Senior Editor at China South Booky, is the 2018 winner of the China Young Star Award organised by the China Publishers Magazine in cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 André Breedt

André Breedt

Managing Director, Nielsen Book Research International

Managing Director, Nielsen Book Research International

Andre Breedt joined Nielsen in 2007 and was a Bookseller Rising Star in 2011. Andre has provided Analytics and Insight to publishers and retailers and has lead International Development Projects . In January 2017 Andre was appointed Managing Director of the Nielsen Book business worldwide.

Speaker Where in the World is Your Nonfiction? 2018 Gvantsa Jobava

Gvantsa Jobava

Chairperson, Georgian Publishers & Booksellers Association

Chairperson, Georgian Publishers & Booksellers Association

Gvantsa Jobava, born in 1986 in Tbilisi is the current chairperson of Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association and the Head of the Publishing Program of the project Georgia Guest of Honor at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018; Also she's the member of International Publishers Association Educational Publishers Forum and Since 2010 the Editor/International Relations Manager at Intelekti Publishing, one of the biggest publishing houses in Georgia; Also she is a writer and translator from English language.
In 2015 she was chosen as Frankfurter Buchmesse Fellow.
Since 2013 Gvantsa Jobava has been lobbying Georgian publishing industry, Georgian publishers' interests and rights, promoting book reading and organizing different kinds of book promotion events in Georgia, like Tbilisi International Book Fair and others and organizing National Stands of Georgia in Different international book fairs.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Anrew Albanese

Andrew Albanese

Senior Writer and Features Editor, Publishers Weekly, US

Senior Writer and Features Editor, Publishers Weekly, US

Andrew Richard Albanese is Senior Writer at Publishers Weekly, and Editor of PW’s Frankfurt Show Daily. As a journalist, he has covered the publishing and information technology fields for more than 20 years for numerous publications in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He is a former associate editor of American History at Oxford University Press, and is the author of The Battle of $9.99: How Apple, Amazon and the Big Six Publishers Changed the E-Book Business Overnight.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Shoba Viswanath

Shobha Viswanath

Co-founder and Publishing Director, Karadi Tales, India

Co-founder and Publishing Director, Karadi Tales, India

Shobha Viswanath is the publishing director of Karadi Tales Company, an award-winning independent children’s book publishing house. She has authored over twenty-five books for children, including Little Vinayak that was listed in the 2013 IBBY Catalog of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities. She collects picture books and considers herself an accidental writer.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Pieter Swinkels

Pieter Swinkels

EVP, Publisher Relations and Content, Rakuten Kobo, Canada

EVP, Publisher Relations and Content, Rakuten Kobo, Canada

Pieter is the Executive Vice President, Publisher Relations and Content and is responsible for managing Rakuten Kobo’s global publisher relations team for ebooks and audiobooks. In his role, he oversees publisher relationships, acquisition, publisher operations and Kobo Writing Life, Kobo’s independent publishing business. Pieter joined Rakuten Kobo in 2011 and was formerly Vice President, Publisher Relations and Merchandising for non-English territories.
Before joining the company, Pieter worked in the international publishing industry, most recently as Publisher and Vice Director at De Bezige Bij (The Busy Bee) in Amsterdam. He holds an MA in English Literature from the University of Amsterdam and MPhil in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College, Dublin.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Sophie Jonathan

Sophie Jonathan

Senior Commissioning Editor, Picador, UK

Senior Commissioning Editor, Picador, UK

Sophie Jonathan is Senior Commissioning Editor at Picador and has been at Pan Macmillan for eight years. She publishes literary voice-driven fiction that promises superb prose and an emotional connection, and in non-fiction she looks for stories that combine memoir with a glimpse into a new space.

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Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Porter Anderson

Porter Anderson

Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives, US

Porter Anderson ( @Porter_Anderson ) BA, MA, MFA, is a journalist, speaker, and consultant specializing in book publishing. Formerly with CNN, CNN.com and CNN International–as well as the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, and The Bookseller–he is Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives, founded and operated by Frankfurt Book Fair New York.

Editor-in-Chief, Publishing Perspectives, US

Porter Anderson ( @Porter_Anderson ) BA, MA, MFA, is a journalist, speaker, and consultant specializing in book publishing. Formerly with CNN, CNN.com and CNN International–as well as the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, and The Bookseller–he is Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives, founded and operated by Frankfurt Book Fair New York.

Publishing Perspectives is the news medium for the international trade publishing industry.
With Jane Friedman, Anderson also produces The Hot Sheet, a private subscription newsletter of expert industry analysis written expressly for trade and independent authors.
Within the past year, Anderson has spoken and/or covered and/or programmed events in international publishing at venues including Frankfurter Buchmesse and its Business Club, The International Publishers Association’s 32nd World Congress in New Delhi, Readmagine in Madrid, StoryDrive Asia in Singapore, the London Book Fair, Publishers Forum in Berlin, BookExpo in New York City, the Women’s Fiction Festival in Matera, PubTechConnect in New York City, The Muse and the Marketplace in Boston, FutureBook in London, the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City, Digital Book World in New York, Sharjah International Book Fair and the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in the UAE, and the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) in Tampa and Washington.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Gustavo Lembert

Gustavo Lembert

Founder, TAG-Livros

Founder, TAG-Livros

Gustavo Lembert, a 26-year-old entrepreneur graduated in Business Administration, is the founder of TAG - Literary Experiences (www.taglivros.com). The startup was launched in Brazil in 2014 in the halls of the university and is now one of the biggest book clubs in the publishing world. Today TAG has two labels: TAG Curatorship and TAG New Releases, which have more than 35 thousand subscribers combined. More than just a book club, TAG has created a unique community of readers, with its exclusive mobile app and live meetings organized by subscribers' initiative in more than 40 cities throughout Brazil.

Speaker THE MARKETS 2018 Erin Cox

Erin Cox

Literary agent, PR/Marketing consultant, and the Business Development Director of Publishing Perspectives.

Literary agent, PR/Marketing consultant, and the Business Development Director of Publishing Perspectives.

Erin L. Cox has worked in publishing for close 20 years, as a publicist at Scribner and HarperCollins, book publishing director at The New Yorker, and currently as a literary agent at Rob Weisbach Creative Management, PR/Marketing consultant, and Business Development Director for Publishing Perspectives.

Kyra Dreher EIBF President Boev

Dr Kyra Dreher - Boev - Germany

Dr Kyra Dreher is Managing Director of the Publishers Committee, the Booksellers Committee and the Committee for Wholesalers within the German Publishers and Booksellers Association/ Boersenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V. (Boev).
She is also responsible for the 20 Interest Groups within the Boersenverein.

Dr Kyra Dreher is Managing Director of the Publishers Committee, the Booksellers Committee and the Committee for Wholesalers within the German Publishers and Booksellers Association/ Boersenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V. (Boev).
She is also responsible for the 20 Interest Groups within the Boersenverein.

Dr Kyra Dreher is responsible for the work of the Committees as well as for coordinating the interest groups and acting as the interface between these groups and the executive board. She had been Managing Director of the Retail Booksellers Committee since 2007. She holds a doctorate in law and has also been Co-President of the European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) in previous years.

Ella Balagula Wiley

Ella Balagula - John Wiley & Sons - US

Ella Balagula is the head of Knowledge and Learning Markets (K&L).

Ella Balagula is the head of Knowledge and Learning Markets (K&L).

Beore joining Wiley, she worked at Elsevier where she oversaw engineering solutions, bringing products to market that deliver on a wide range of strategic and operational goals across technical and academic areas. Her experience in strategic planning, software development, and product management helps deliver on Wiley's commitment to students, professionals, and researchers while advancing Wiley as a thought-leader among our peers and competitors.

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo are the New York Times bestselling authors of the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls children’s book series and creators of the Rebel Movement behind it.

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo are the New York Times bestselling authors of the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls children’s book series and creators of the Rebel Movement behind it.

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls has been rendered to be the most successful publishing crowdfunding campaign in history, and has since been translated to over 47 languages. The print editions of both volumes have been featured on the New York Times Best Sellers List (Volume 1 exceeding 40 weeks), and have sold over two and half million copies worldwide. The audiobook version for both volumes debuted earlier this year, and features high profile narrators including Alicia Keys, Ashley Judd, and Danai Gurira to name a few.

Favilli and Cavallo first joined forces in 2012 to found Timbuktu Labs, an award-winning children’s media innovation company. Timbuktu has successfully developed and launched a multitude of mobile applications and editorial products for children, disrupting the publishing industry by working at the intersection of design, technology and e-commerce.

Lisa Lyons Johnston

Lisa Lyons Johnston - Kids Can Press - Canada

Lisa Lyons Johnston is President of Canada’s leading, globally recognised children’s book publisher, Kids Can Press, part of the Corus Entertainment (TSX: CJR.B) family.

Lisa Lyons Johnston is President of Canada’s leading, globally recognised children’s book publisher, Kids Can Press, part of the Corus Entertainment (TSX: CJR.B) family.

Since 2003, Lisa has held senior leadership positions at Corus Entertainment, first joining the company’s television group as Vice President & General Manger of Content Distribution and of Max Trax Digital Music. In her current role, Lisa is responsible for all publishing programmes and operations, including the stewardship of signature characters and brands such as Franklin the Turtle, Scaredy Squirrel and CitizenKid, the award-winning global issues collection for young readers. Recently Lisa spearheaded the launch of KCP Loft, a new Young Adult imprint aimed at young women ages 14 to 24.

Nils Feigenwinter

Nils Feigenwinter - Alas Entertainment - Switzerland

Nils Feigenwinter is 18 years old and founded Alas Entertainment in 2017 to make the entertainment industry more innovative. Feigenwinter combines the publishing of books for children and young readers with new innovative methods. The first book „MounTeens“ will be published on 1 October and comes with an interactive Website, an audiobook, animated video content and an exclusive cooperation with the mountain resort Pizol in Switzerland, where the „MounTeens“-fans can visit their idols.

Nils Feigenwinter is 18 years old and founded Alas Entertainment in 2017 to make the entertainment industry more innovative. Feigenwinter combines the publishing of books for children and young readers with new innovative methods. The first book „MounTeens“ will be published on 1 October and comes with an interactive Website, an audiobook, animated video content and an exclusive cooperation with the mountain resort Pizol in Switzerland, where the „MounTeens“-fans can visit their idols.

Feigenwinter started his media career at the age of 10 as a children's reporter for Swiss radio and television (SRF). Dozens of own projects followed, including the founding and management of Switzerland's largest student newspaper from 2015 to 2017.

Linda van Scherrenburg - Unieboek| Het Spectrum - the Netherlands

Linda van Scherrenburg is one of three winners of the 2018 Mee naar de Messe programme organised by the General Dutch Publishers Association (Groep Algemene Uitgevers) and the Elspeet Foundation (Stichting Elspeet).

Linda van Scherrenburg is one of three winners of the 2018 Mee naar de Messe programme organised by the General Dutch Publishers Association (Groep Algemene Uitgevers) and the Elspeet Foundation (Stichting Elspeet).

She works for the Dutch publishing house Unieboek | Het Spectrum, where she specialises in children’s books.

Roselinde Bouman

Roselinde Bouman - Meulenhoff Boekerij - the Netherlands

Roselinde Bouman is a brand-new editor of commercial fiction for Meulenhoff Boekerij.

Roselinde Bouman is a brand-new editor of commercial fiction for Meulenhoff Boekerij.

Previously, she worked as their editorial assistant for both the commercial and literary lists. She’s a broad reader, with a special interest in historical fiction, women’s fiction and a wide range of thrillers.

Diana Passy

Diana Passy - Grupo Companhia das Letras - Brazil

Diana Passy is a marketing analyst at Grupo Companhia das Letras, and she also evaluates manuscripts for the YA imprint Seguinte.

Diana Passy is a marketing analyst at Grupo Companhia das Letras, and she also evaluates manuscripts for the YA imprint Seguinte.

She created the first YA Literature convention in Brazil and she is interested in community building, finding diverse voices and nurturing alliances among the industry.

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