The Virtual Conference

  • The Virtual Conference: Publishing Around the Globe

    Thursday 1 June 2017

    08:00 - 17:00 GMT

    The Quantum Virtual Conference is a publishing conference which took place across social media - taking the form of a full day of Twitter chats, emails, podcasts and a series of webinars.

    Building on the hugely successful second edition in January 2016, which saw some 20 international experts give an overview of the market in their respective territories – from China to New Zealand and Brazil.  Around 800,000 people listened in or followed on social media. 

  • Where We Travelled

     During the day we will be visiting the countries below and hearing about key trends in these publishing markets.

    View the programme
  • China

    Key Drivers of the Chinese Market: What is Driving Growth?

    Listen to the podcast


    The Reading Appetite in Indonesia: Print v Digital; Literature, and Government Initiatives.

    Watch the live stream


    What Impact Will Aldi’s Entry Have on Sales of Grocery Brands and Books?

     Catch up

  • Poland

    An Overview of the Polish Publishing Industry

    Watch the webinar


    School Text Book Publishing in India: Scaling the Ladder of Global Academic Excellence

    Watch the webinar

    United Kingdom

    Global Overview Finale and Highlights from the UK

    Sponsored by: The Message Business

    Watch the webinar

  • South Africa

    Taking a Look at Literacy, Education and the Book Market

    Twitter chat


    A Taste of Sweden: Swedish Fiction and Sales Trends

    Read the report

    Unites States

    Child's Play: USA Children’s Publishing Success Story

    View the report

  • In Collaboration with Nielsen Book

    The Virtual Conference is held in collaboration with Nielsen Book. Attendees will be presented with market data and consumer research on the global publishing industry during the day, adding further value by providing supporting data and extra content to individual sessions.

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    UK Stream Sponsored by The Message Business

    We are delighted to welcome The Message Business as our UK stream sponsor. Do you ever wonder if your people could present your ideas, products and services with more impact? The Message Business helps businesses all over the world to sharpen their internal and external messaging, polish their sales materials, and train their people to connect with their clients. If you want to sell more, try us?

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