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The 33rd Frankfurt Rights Meeting

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

2 - 5 pm CEST

Hall 4.2, Room Dimension

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The key conference for the rights and licensing market.

The Frankfurt Rights Meeting has been the meeting place for all decision-makers in the field of rights and licenses for over 30 years. Top-class speakers offer an exclusive insight into current topics and trends to over 200 participants.
This is where rights and license managers, literary agents, scouts and publishers meet for lectures, discussions and networking.

The topics 2019 – a sneak preview

The 33rd Frankfurt Rights Meeting will focus on „Expanding, emerging, evolving“ markets and technologies. Among others, we will look at the following topics: the Chinese and the Czech rights markets as well as new technologies for rights selling.

China – what is currently happening in one of the strongest rights markets? Which trends should rights managers be aware of? In short sessions, speaker from different backgrounds (Trade, academic, …) provide insights into their respective market segments, while seasoned rights sellers expand on their strategies for selling into the market.

Czech Republic –  as last year’s conference showed, the interest in and from Eastern Europe is unbroken, and the Czech Market is no exception. The FRM will take a close look at this rapidly emerging, active market, offering a detailed overview of the market and looking at where it is headed.

Technologies – from typewritten contracts sent by slow mail to electronic documents and delivery to …? This session focuses on the fast-paced developments in the digital sector and identifies the opportunities new technologies present for rights selling.

Jeremy Brinton - Owner - JB Consultancy - UK

Jeremy Brinton spent three years at Publishers' Licensing Services (UK) as Head of Publisher Relations principally responsible for managing publisher relationships, gaining an intimate understanding of publishers' changing business needs to ensure PLS developed appropriate collective rights management services for its primary stakeholders.

Jeremy Brinton spent three years at Publishers' Licensing Services (UK) as Head of Publisher Relations principally responsible for managing publisher relationships, gaining an intimate understanding of publishers' changing business needs to ensure PLS developed appropriate collective rights management services for its primary stakeholders.

Following an eleven year commissioning career with Informa and Thomas Telford publishing, Jeremy built on his publishing experience as Publishing Manager with a premier Middle East trade publisher, prior to taking up a new role as CEO of bookseller Magrudy Enterprises, Dubai.
After four years in this position, Jeremy went on to provide strategic, board level expertise to a number of UK publishers and affiliated organisations. His experience and knowledge of the professional and trade publishing sectors, both in the UK and overseas, has given Jeremy a deep understanding of the publishing industry.

Kristin Olson - Owner - Kristin Olson Literary Agency - Czech Republic

In 1994, Kristin Olson founded her eponymous translation rights agency which this year celebrates 25 years as an independent agency selling rights into the Czech and Slovak markets; it is the largest and oldest independent agency in the market.

In 1994, Kristin Olson founded her eponymous translation rights agency which this year celebrates 25 years as an independent agency selling rights into the Czech and Slovak markets; it is the largest and oldest independent agency in the market.

Kristin Olson graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Comparative Literature. She then worked as an editorial assistant at what is now a division of Penguin Random House for three years, before moving to Prague in 1992 to work with a book importing company and with the Czech center of P.E.N. to help organize the World Congress of P.E.N. in Prague in 1994.
She is also on the board of directors of an annual international poetry festival which takes place in Prague in November every year.

At the Frankfurt Rights Meeting you will meet ...

  • Licensing managers
  • Rights managers
  • Literary agents
  • Scouts
  • Publishers
  • International business development managers

Frankfurt Rights Meeting: Latest news

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    Frankfurt Rights Meeting Interview with Jenny Kühne

    Our colleague Jenny Kuehne talked with BookBrunch about changes in the rights & licensing industry and the 3rd Frankfurt Rights Meeting.

The Eastern European publishing industry is booming. And those who want to take part in the benefits met at Frankfurt Rights Meeting 2018. Renowned experts shared information on the challenges and enormous opportunities in the rights and license trade in Romania, Poland and Russia. In addition to valuable tips from industry insiders, the event offered the perfect opportunity for serious networking.

Frankfurt Rights Meeting: Impressions

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