59th edition
21-24 March 2022
Bologna - Italy

BolognaBookPlus

 This exciting new initiative, organized in collaboration with the Italian Publishers Association (AIE), was launched in 2021 to run in parallel to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, with the aim of reaching a wider professional general trade audience across the global publishing industry.

The inaugural event was virtual only, comprising conferences and online events. The second edition in March 2022 will be a very welcome physical event, co-located with Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Exciting exhibiting opportunities are available now, with enticing offers for general trade publishers and others in this sphere. Alongside the exhibition will be professional industry events such as: How to Sell Rights; a Literary Translation rights forum with matchmaking; Jackets off design award; Author Ambassador, and a topical seminar programme.

 

2021 ONLINE EDITION ARCHIVE

Forging Forward: The Pandemic – An Interruption, or An Opportunity to Rethink?

How the global publishing industry builds the future inclusively, accessibly and profitably.

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Forging Forward Gateway Events and On Demand Seminars

Two free Gateway Events for all Forging Forward attendees

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How to Sell Rights & Understand Licensing in Children’s Books

This new rights & licensing training course ensures attendees gain a full understanding of copyright and the essential steps of rights selling. 

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How to Self-Publish in Italy

This half day event showed you how to Self-Publish and market and sell your book in Italy

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Annual Literary Translation Forum

BBPlus partners with Words Without Borders, to deliver a panel discussion and a Translation Slam, Italian/English, plus advice on getting into literary translation. 

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Author Ambassador

Victoria Hislop   took the stage as the Author Ambassador for the first BBPlus.

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Dante 700 Lecture

Celebrating Dante and his Global Contemporary Literary Greats .A discussion of one of Italy’s most important cultural exports.

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ReBoot: Books, Business and Reading

Reboot: a virtual conference organised by Carlo Carrenho, Klaus-Peter Stegen and Ruediger Wischenbart.

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Jackets Off

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. 

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Reboot Sponsor

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For more information contact the BolognaBookPlus team on bolognabookplus@bolognafiere.it

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