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One Year After – Consequences of the COVID-19 crisis on the book market – An overview of 2020

Halfway through 2020, the Federation of European Publishers took stock of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the book sector in Europe. Back then, many countries had just experienced..

by FEP - Federation of European Publishers
April 06, 2021

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17 November 2020, from 9.00 to 16.45 CET

European Inclusion Summit

During the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the German Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities organizes the European Inclusion Summit, an important..

9-18 November 2020 - part of the 17th Thessaloniki International Book Fair

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The comics market in Europe: status, challenges and opportunities to go digital

The status of the European market for comic books and the degree of digitisation of the sector were the main topics of a conference organised on 29 January in the..

Enrico Turrin
February 15, 2021

A positive end to 2020. An analysis of data on the Italian book industry’s reaction to the pandemic

By Giovanni Peresson, Head of AIE Research Department
February 10, 2021
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European Inclusion Summit
17 November 2020, from 9.00 to 16.45 CET

During the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the German Federal Government Commissioner for Matters relating to Persons with Disabilities organizes the European Inclusion Summit, an important..

Let’s Talk
9-18 November 2020 - part of the 17th Thessaloniki International Book Fair

    A professional digital program addressed to publishers, booksellers, literary agents and literary translators in Greece and Germany conducted within the framework of the 17th Thessaloniki International Book Fair and organised..

Aldus Up events in Frankfurt Book Fair digital programme

Discover all the professional events in collaboration with Aldus Up featured by the Frankfurt Book Fair digital programme, and a special initiative on Eu book markets. October 13th, h.12.30 –13.30..

NEW ITALIAN BOOKS
Live streaming on July 2nd at 11.30 am (CEST)

The new portal to promote Italian publishing worldwide The new digital platform that internationalizes Italian book publishing, newitalianbooks.it, will be presented internationally on July 2nd at 11.30 am (Rome time)…

READMAGINE/DPS 2020 – DIGITAL VERSION – 1st – 12th of June
Digital Edition- 1st – 12th of June

Just a few months into 2020, the world has been shaken and the publishing sector and content industry in a broad sense are changing. The Covid-19 pandemic hastens the challenges..

Aldus events@BCBF Online Special Edition
4-7 May 2020

Bologna Children’s Book Fair continues on sharing the best of its expertise and know-how with the international children’s book community. From 4 to 7 May, the BCBF Online Special Edition brings..

Aldus events @ Più Libri Più Liberi 2019
4-8 December 2019, Più Libri Più Liberi (Rome Book Fair)

The 18th edition of Rome Book Fair, PLPL (4-8 December 2019) is dedicated to Europe and will focus on some fundamental themes such as cultural identity, values and geopolitical issues. ..

Artificial intelligence in book communication and publishing – AIE seminar in collaboration with Aldus
7 November, h 09.00-13.00, AIE Office, Milan

On 7 November 2019, AIE will host a seminar on Artificial Intelligence applications for the book sector, organised in collaboration with Aldus. The seminar, reserved to AIE members, will provide..

Readmagine 2019: a week devoted to innovation in books and reading
4-7 June 2019

The new edition of Readmagine, the week devoted to innovation in the field of reading and books will take place from 4th to the 7th of June in Madrid, hosted..

ALDUS events @Salone del Libro di Torino 2019
May 9 - 13, Salone Internazionale del Libro di Torino

ALDUS comes to Salone Internazione del Libro di Torino with a series of events addressing differents aspects of the book value chain, from 9 to 13 May 2019. Starting from the..

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One Year After – Consequences of the COVID-19 crisis on the book market – An overview of 2020

Halfway through 2020, the Federation of European Publishers took stock of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the book sector in Europe. Back then, many countries had just experienced..

From translations to innovation: how the new Creative Europe Programme will support the book sector

The opportunities for the book sector under the new Creative Europe programme 2021-2027 were illustrated by the European Commission during a conference organised on 29 January in the framework of..

The comics market in Europe: status, challenges and opportunities to go digital

The status of the European market for comic books and the degree of digitisation of the sector were the main topics of a conference organised on 29 January in the..

A positive end to 2020. An analysis of data on the Italian book industry’s reaction to the pandemic

2020 continues to shock – in March no one would have predicted this, or even imagined it. Ending 2020 +0.3% up on cover price value in trade channels, with 1.430..

The resilience of books in Europe. Markets and approaches discussed at the Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri School for Booksellers

The new digital format adopted this year by the conference by the Umberto e Elisabetta Mauri School for Booksellers did nothing to affect the quality of the contributions and debate that..

The role of book fairs in an increasingly digital context

In 2020, the pandemic had a disruptive effect on the book fairs landscape and raised questions on their future after the emergency. Shall book fairs evolve quickly? Shall they introduce..

The European Accessibility Act, A Chance for Publishers

By 2025, any publisher selling their e-books in Europe and all the actors of the e-publishing supply chain will need to respect the European Accessibility Act. In the occasion of..

The 17th Thessaloniki Book Fair goes digital

  In 2020, taking into consideration the data related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 17th TBF will focus on an entirely digital program extending over eleven days (November 19-29). It..

The experience of the Lisbon Bookfair in the year of the pandemic

Due to the pandemic, the 90th edition of Lisbon Bookfair has been postponed to late August, early September. It seemed the most appropriate timing as the weather is still mild..

Reading Matters! Highlights from the session held at Frankfurt Book Fair

At the Virtual 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, the International Publishers Association (IPA) partnered with LitCam and Aldus Up to organise a session called ‘Reading Matters!’. Held on 15 October, the..

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