Thursday, July 23, 2009

Event: Frankfurt Book Fair

The 2009 Frankfurt Book Fair (Frankfurter Buchmesse) will occur on October 14-18 in Frankfurt, Germany. According to the materials I received, the Fair includes:
  • 7,300 exhibitors from 100 countries
  • 299,000 visitors
  • 10,000 journalists
  • 2,900 events
Individual registration cost range from Euro 23 to Euro 56.

On interesting event will occur on Oct. 13 and is called Tools of Change Frankfurt. According to the web site:
"Tools of Change for Publishing" (TOC), the most important US conference for innovation in the publishing industry, is celebrating its European premiere. The Frankfurt Book Fair is now bringing this leading event to Frankfurt, in cooperation with O'Reilly Media, Inc.

TOC Frankfurt will take place on 13 October 2009, immediately preceding the fair, in Frankfurt. The one-day conference is aimed at international industry players. It provides them with a comprehensive overview of trends, innovations and issues dealing with the future of publishing.

"Connect with Global Publishing Innovation"

Under the motto "Connect with Global Publishing Innovation", experts will present the newest technological developments. In doing so, they will also feature possible business models for the future. In addition, O'Reilly CEO and Web 2.0 pioneer Tim O'Reilly will communicate his very personal vision of the future of the industry.

Check the site for additional information.

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