Once a year Frankfurt becomes the most important international trading place for content, from novels and childrens’ books to academic databases. Publishing professionals from around the world meet here with partners from the technology sector and from related creative industries, such as film and games.
During the week of the fair national and international events are held, addressing the major topics of the industry. these include Frankfurt Rights Meeting and THE MARKETS Conference.
The 2017 edition features many ALDUS appointments through the FAIR. First of all, THE ARTS+ exhibition on October 11, the new event organized by the Frankfurt Book fair that was launched last year and aims to gather representatives of different creative industries together to network, exploit synergies, know each other and create new business as well as to exploit the potential of digitisation for the creative economy, while developing new business ideas. ALDUS is partner in the implementation of the Innovation Summit for Creative Industries, an event for representatives coming from all creative sectors (books, audiovisuals, games, art etc.) where they will have the opportunity to discuss with EU policy makers and other relevant players on how to support innovation in the creative sector The aim is to create a core working group that will continue to liaise after the three sessions of the summit in view of an high- ranking policy meeting in 2018.
On October 11 will take place also “Lets your book travel”, a networking event where organisations offering support for translations pitch their programs followed by a networking where they can mingle with publishers, editors and agents.
October 12 features, among others, events held in original formats, as the CONTENTshift finale and award show, the Firechat: answers from a content innovator, the Mini-Design Sprint Hacking the cultural business: turn your audience into a business partner.
For more information about these events: http://www.aldusnet.eu/event/aldus-programme-fbm-2017/