English version here. „Wie oft fragen Verleger ihre Praktikanten um Rat?“ Sara Sargent von Penguin Random House warf die Frage provokativ und doch mit einem Lächeln in ihrer Eröffnungsrede am Publishers‘ Forum in Berlin ins Auditorium. Welche Gelegenheiten haben Buchmenschen, Neues zu lernen über junge Zielgruppen, die nahtlos zwischen Lesen, Binge-Watching, Spielen, Chatten, SMSen und […]

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Is artificial intelligence coming? That’s the wrong question. Because there are already countless – often unnoticed – examples for the use of AI. On 9 and 10 May in Berlin, the Publishers’ Forum will present two approaches to this mega-trend – Early Bird rates available until Feb 2019. Discussion points include: Which questions and problem […]

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“Beyond Publishing” is the motto at the Publishers’ Forum on April 26 and 27, 2018 in Berlin. Thinking beyond the traditional tailor-made publishing business stands at the core of the debate. As today’s consumers organize their entertainment and information needs from their smartphones, traditional publishers are facing a whole gamut of interdependent challenges. The preliminary […]

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“Next Tech Revolution”, Copyright Controversy, the growing relevance of User Communities: The Publishers’ Forum 2017 will cover the most important topics and debates in publishing in strategic presentations as orientation and in workshops for practical implementation.   In Berlin on 24 and 25 April, this gathering of German and international decision-makers and thought-leaders from the […]

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The Publishers’ Forum in Berlin in April 2015 has brought together over 260 book professionals from Germany, the United Kingdom, the US, Sweden, Poland, Italy  and a few more places, to debating “How to reconstruct publishing“.   It was a lively two days, with topics ranging from finance – “Strategy & Money” –  to cross […]

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The Publishers’ Forum (April 27 and 28, 2015 in Berlin) analyzes and discusses the transformations in the German book market in an international context and from a variety of different perspectives. Three reasons why this is relevant for you: Reason 1: financing – what options are available to independent publishers? First off, the subject of […]

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A long list of outstanding speakers has been announced for the Publishers’ Forum which is to open in Berlin in just two months. The ambition is to combine strategic outlooks for an industry in full transformation, with hands-on practical advice in key challenges ranging from investment strategies, to strategic IT decisions, to how publishing houses […]

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Announcing the next set of details on the Publishers’ Forum Berlin programm and agenda, as the Early Bird discounted reggistration closes nxt Monday (February 2, 2015). How can large and medium-sized publishing houses adapt or upgrade their IT infrastructure to manage requirements that are rapidly increasing in complexity, and how can they finance such changes? […]

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Proudly announcing more and more details about Publishers’ Forum on April 27 & 28, 2015 in Berlin. These topics and speakers have been announced earlier today: At the end of April 2015, the Publishers’ Forum will illuminate two current, strategic challenges in publishing enterprises: Which approaches to financing and which investment tools provide optimal support for […]

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A first announcement of speakers to the Publishers’ Forum on April 27 & 28, 2015 introduces a mix of senior international and German publishing executives, a literary agent, and an award winning author, as well as expert voices for discussing new audiences to the book business. Featured names include Jacob Dalborg, CEO of Bonnier Books, […]

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