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The International Publishing Distribution Forum is a platform for the connection between publishers/content providers and distributors looking for commercial opportunities

International Publishing Distribution Forum

The Frankfurter Buchmesse (FBM) and the International Publishing Distribution Association (IPDA) organizes since 2017 the International Publishing Distribution Forum during the Frankfurt Book Fair. The Forum gives international Distributors and Publishers / Content Providers the chance to connect and open new business channels. After a keynote about some interested project of collaboration between publishers and distributors at international level, the floor will be opened for individual talks and networking in order to promote commercial opportunities between Publishers and Distributors at an international level.



Marifé Boix Garcia, VP Southern Europe, Latinamerica, Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH

11:05 – 11:30

Presentation of a collaboration project in the audiobook sector between publishers and distributors:

• José Manuel Anta (Managing Director at IPDA)

• Nicolás Leyton (La Pollera Ediciones, Chile)

• Kurt Thielen (Zebralution, Germany)

 11:30 – 11:50

Individual talks, networking and matchmaking opportunities


Trade event


Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH
Free access
only with registration
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Marifé Boix Garcia

VP Southern Europe, Latinamerica, Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH

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José Manuel Anta Carabias

Director, Federación de Asociaciones Nacionales de Distribuidores de Ediciones / International Publishing Distribution Association

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Nicolás Leyton

Founder and General Manager, La Pollera Ediciones

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Kurt Thielen

Founder and Managing Director, Zebralution