This new initiative was launched to run in parallel to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, with the aim of reaching a wider professional audience across the global publishing industry.
Comprising a one-day industry conference, a rights training course, an Annual Literary Translation Forum, publisher pitches and a self-publishing conference BolognaBookPlus - organized in collaboration with the Italian Publishers Association (AIE) - BBPlus took place online for 2021.
The headline event was an international conference for professionals from all areas of the publishing industry - it examined the overarching challenges from changing business models, technological enablement, accessibility, sustainability and inclusivity.
BCBF Online Edition – BBPlus: Relive the events
How the global publishing industry builds the future inclusively, accessibly and profitably.
Two Gateway Events are available on demand until end July, free for all Forging Forward attendees
This new rights & licensing training course ensures attendees gain a full understanding of copyright and the essential steps of rights selling.
This half day event showed you how to Self-Publish and market and sell your book in Italy
BBPlus partners with Words Without Borders, to deliver a panel discussion and a Translation Slam, Italian/English, plus advice on getting into literary translation.
Victoria Hislop took the stage as the Author Ambassador for the first BBPlus.
Celebrating Dante and his Global Contemporary Literary Greats .A discussion of one of Italy’s most important cultural exports.
Reboot: a virtual conference organised by Carlo Carrenho, Klaus-Peter Stegen and Ruediger Wischenbart.
Building on one of BCBF’s core values, BBPlus also recognised the production and design work of general trade publishing through a new award launched for 2021.
For more information contact the BolognaBookPlus team on firstname.lastname@example.org