Delegates Named for the Scouting Mission to COLOMBIA
Livres Canada Books will be travelling to Bogota in February to conduct a Scouting Mission of the Colombian book market. This year, a larger delegation of 6 members,
including Catherine Mitchell (Pajama Press
/ACP), Barbara Howson (House of Anansi
/ ACP), Lisa Jemison (University of Toronto Press
/ACUP), Sophane Beaudin-Quintin (Éditions Michel Quintin
/ANEL), Alexandre Sanchez, (Lux Éditeur/ANEL),
and a representative of Livres Canada Books, will travel to Bogota from February 27 to March 3, 2017 to meet with key industry players and gain a better understanding of the book market in Colombia.
The objective of the Scouting Mission is to help Canadian publishers diversify their export base by gaining enhanced knowledge of new markets. The delegation will produce a detailed report of this market’s potential for Canadian publishers’ rights and distribution sales. The delegation will also make recommendations regarding how Canadian publishers can best connect with business partners in this market.
For more information, contact Programs Manager, Christy Doucet by email
or telephone at 613 562-2324, extension 225.
MENTORING – FRANCE REGISTRATION TO OPEN
Are you a new or emerging exporter looking for ways to enter the book market in France? The Mentoring – Coaching program is aimed at the specific needs of emerging exporters to provide guidance on export activities in France (examination and evaluation of their export potential, promotional activities, distribution mechanisms, co-editions and rights sales). This program will allow you to increase your export knowledge in France, meet with stakeholders in the French market, and properly evaluate the efforts needed to export your titles into this market. Program activities will include an overview of distribution in France and a discussion with a consultant on the eligible publisher’s potential in the French market, and participation at the Salon du livre de Paris
. Look for an invitation to register later this month.
Market Guides and Digital Reports are Free for FRMAP and Mentoring Recipients
A reminder that all Livres Canada Books market guides
and digital reports
* for FRAMP and Mentoring program recipients. Simply log in to the members section
of the Livres Canada Books website to access your free downloads. If you need help with your username or password, please contact Digital Publishing and International Markets Manager, Lien De Nil by email
Not a funding recipient? Don’t despair! All our reports are also available for purchase through our website
25% Discount for The Markets: Global Publishing Summit
The Frankfurt Book Fair
is delighted to offer a 25% discount to Livres Canada Books members for the flagship event at the fair, The Markets: Global Publishing Summit
On Tuesday, October 18th
2016, the Frankfurt Book Fair and Publishing Perspectives
will again join hands and present The Markets: Global Publishing Summit
. The Markets provides a meeting place for all those who seek to expand their business globally. The event will showcase seven strong and vibrant regions that offer promising opportunities for international business, authors, content and services. Hundreds of top-level publishing professionals will attend this summit to learn about new markets, share their experiences and to network. In 2016, The Markets will focus on: the Philippines, UAE, Spain, the Netherlands and Flanders, Brazil, Poland, and the UK.
Benefits for attendees at a glance:
- 7 in-depth market analyses
- 7 innovation models and growth drivers
- Personal business connections to key players from each market
- Unlimited contacts, coffee, and water
To take advantage of this opportunity visit The Markets website
and enter the promotional code: TheMarkets2016_LCBFF25.
Meet our Digital Consultant
We are delighted to once again be working with Brian O’Leary for an upcoming digital report in which we will revisit and update the topics covered in Exporting Digital Books
(2011) and Territorial Rights in the Digital Age
Brian O’Leary is founder and principal of Magellan Media Consulting
, which works with magazine, book, and association publishers to improve how they create, manage, and distribute content. O’Leary also writes extensively about issues affecting the publishing industry. With Hugh McGuire, he has edited Book: A Futurist's Manifesto
, a collection of forward-looking essays on publishing (O'Reilly Media, 2012). He is also the author of research reports on the use of metadata in the book industry supply chain, territorial rights in the digital age, and best practices in digital exports. He has studied the impact of free content and digital piracy on paid content sales, and was the editor and primary contributor on a study of the use of XML in book publishing, two reports published by O’Reilly Media.