Digital – Where’s the Money? LBF Keynote Seminar

Posted on April 10, 2009 in News & Reviews

This keynote seminar for which entrance is free takes place from 11am to 12pm on Tuesday 21st April and will be in the Cromwell Room on Level 1 of Earls Court.  The speakers are:  Victoria Barnsley, HarperCollins CEO & Publisher, UK and International; Tim Hely-Hutchinson, Group Chief Executive of Hachette UK; John Makinson, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Penguin Group, the international publishing company; Gail Rebuck, chairman and CEO of The Random House Group

Is the Kindle the ultimate device? Are eBooks really going to take off on mobiles? How do we deal with copyright and territoriality? New revenue streams –licensing, subscription services, advertising… What’s the right path to pursue? How do we engage with a generation that has grown up online?  What can we learn from the music industry? Where will the publishing market be in ten years?

Four top CEOs from the British publishing world debate the whys and wherefores of digital development and examine the all important question – where’s the money?

Please note that you will also have to register for a London Book Fair ticket to attend this event.  The Standard entry fee is £25, while students have free entry – register for your London Book Fair ticket on the following link: