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All About Audio – Digital Audio Summit for Publishers: Meet the makers of the audio boom (June 24th, 3 pm CEST)
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22.06.2020

Frankfurt a. M., 22nd June 2020: Bookwire GmbH, one of the leading international digital publishing technology companies, presents a new digital audio publishing conference for international audiences on Wednesday June 24th from 3pm (CEST): All About Audio – Digital Audio Summit for Publishers.

 

The digital audio business is growing continuously and in these times of Corona, more than ever. In a media landscape dominated by video, increasing numbers of consumers are choosing spoken word audio (audiobooks and podcasts) as their format of choice to be informed, entertained and inspired.


With this growth comes huge potential for publishers and media companies. But how should they respond to the growing market complexities? What are the right strategies to reach new audiences, exploit new digital sales channels and harness new business models?

 

“Hear from leading experts and innovators about what is really driving the audio market”


On June 24th, starting at 3 pm CEST the free digital summit "All About Audio" sets out the road ahead with an afternoon of insightful sessions from international industry leaders.


John Ruhrmann, Managing Director Bookwire says: “Hear from leading experts and innovators about what is really driving the audio market, which titles, genres and studio productions make the best seller lists, and how business models are accelerating future growth. If you want to know ‘All About Audio’, this is the right online event for you.”


The summit is hosted by Bookwire, one of the leading international digital publishing technology companies, and dpr – digital publishing report, a specialist information service for companies in the media, marketing & communication sectors.

 

All About Audio – The Speakers:


Among the speakers are numerous digital strategists such as


Javier Celaya (CEO and founder, dosdoce) provides an overview of developments in the spoken word audio sector across international markets.


Helena Gustafsson (Head of Global Publishing, Storytel) gives insights into the market perspectives of the streaming provider Storytel.


Mette Hammerich Caserta
(Editor-in-chief, SAGA Egmont International) talks about how the successful international publishing house SAGA is embracing the audio boom.


Malte Kosub
(Co-Founder und Managing Director, Future of Voice) proclaims the "Voice Revolution" and explains why nobody can get past the topic of audio.


Declan Moore
(Head of International, Wondery) explains the US podcast company’s mission and how it identifies and develops future hits.


Sally Page
(Director of Publishing Relations, Blinkist) shows how the successful publishing startup Blinkist has implemented short-form spoken word content into its strategy.


Richard Wernicke
(Head of Content, Deezer) gives an overview over the latest developments at Deezer – from the new audiobook app to the development of "Audio Originals".


The conference will be moderated by Bookwire’s Global Head of Audio, Videl Bar-Kar, the conference language is English.


"All About Audio" is the international follow-up conference to the German „All About Audio - Digital Summit for Publishers” in February 2020, in which more than 400 participants took part.

 

To register for “All About Audio” and to discover more about the agenda visit:

https://magazin.digital-publishing-report.de/de/all-about-audio-2020-international/register-now-for-the-digital-conference-2

 

More information about Bookwire: www.bookwire.de/en

 

Bookwire & “Bookwire OS – One Solution”
Bookwire GmbH was founded in Frankfurt in 2009 as a service provider for publisher distribution of eBooks and digital content. Since then, it has become one of the leading international businesses in digital publishing technology. Bookwire currently employs 65 members of staff in Germany, the UK, Spain, Brazil and Mexico, who take care of more than 1,700 publishers in the fields of eBooks, audiobooks and Print-on-Demand. The pioneering software “Bookwire OS – One Solution”, launched in 2019, has delivered, analysed and marketed around 400,000 eBooks and 60,000 audiobooks in all relevant distribution channels. In addition to the latest customer analytics and pricing technology, publishing clients of Bookwire GmbH also have access to individual support from account & marketing managers who continually look after the clients. The audiobook product solution “We Audiobook You” (WAY) bagged the business the first “Digital Publishing Award” in the field of B2B solutions, in 2019. Bookwire GmbH is managed by its founders Jens Klingelhöfer and John Ruhrmann, and operates branches in Madrid (Spain), London (U.K.) Mexico City (Mexico) and São Paulo (Brazil), in addition to the company headquarters in Frankfurt am Main.

 

Contact for media enquiries, images and further information:
pi creative
Maria Pinzger
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80801 Munich
Tel: +49-89-45 24 84 80
Mail: bookwire@pi-creative.de