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The Markets FBM 2017 Business Club Conference (Part 2)

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

For those of you who missed the 2017 The Markets conference hosted by The Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives, we have recently been covering some of the sessions we attended while there. Today, we’re back with insights on some emerging publishing trends in France, this year’s guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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12/22/2017 | Book Fairs, Distribution, Events, Export, Rights

The Markets Conference at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair (Part 1)

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

How are international book markets being changed by the rapid pace of globalization? This was the central question linking presentations at last month’s The Markets conference at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Developed in partnership with Publishing Perspectives, and taking place on the eve of the publishing industry’s largest trade event, this year’s conference theme continued to focus on the globalized nature of 21st century publishing and highlighted the industry’s current accelerated rate of change.

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11/30/2017 | Book Fairs, Digital, Events, Export, Marketing, News, Rights

The Korean Book Market: Opportunities and Recommendations

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

There is a substantial market for imported and translated Canadian books in Korea. Canadian publishers must decide on the appropriate strategy for approaching this market, whether it is to export their books to Korea or license them for publication. The translated market is approximately twice the size of the import market (21 percent versus 9.5 percent, respectively), but with greater potential, there are greater obstacles. In today’s post, we provide a final excerpt from our guide on Selling Canadian Books in Korea: A Guide for Canadian Publishers, in which experts Tony Michell and Darwin Shim outline some specific opportunities and recommendations for making inroads into this market.

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11/23/2017 | Distribution, Export, Market Guides, Programs

Rights Sales in the Korean Book Market

By: Gabrielle Etcheverry

Licensing rights to a local publisher is a good option for Canadian publishers looking to make their books available in Korea.

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11/21/2017 | Export, Market Guides, Rights

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