Have you ever thought about setting up your own publishing company, your own magazine or tried to work out how to get a publishing project off the ground? Have you ever created content and wondered about the best way to get this out to the world? What does it mean to publish in the digital age? What is it about print that has such enduring appeal, and how has digital enabled others to share creative content so effectively? How have new business models enabled a new breed of publisher to establish themselves? What can established publishers learn from start-up mentality?
From Zero to Hero! will explore all this and more, helping inspire you to get projects off the ground.
All our Heroes have one thing in common – they have managed to get their companies and projects going from scratch. Each has a unique tale to tell about how their project began andhow they’ve kept it going. Hear their stories and learn from their experiences.
You will learn from a range of compelling speakers including publishers, illustrators, magazine editors and more!
Confirmed speakers so far include:
★ CANELO – MICHAEL BHASKAR, FOUNDER ★
★ COLD LIPS – KIRSTY ALLISON, FOUNDER ★
★ DO BOOK COMPANY – MIRANDA WEST, FOUNDER ★
★ HOXTON MINI PRESS – MARTIN USBORNE, FOUNDER ★
★ JACARANDA BOOKS – VALERIE BRANDES, FOUNDER ★
★ LOST MY NAME – DAVID CADJI NEWBY, VP PRODUCT ★
★ OWN IT! – CRYSTAL MAHEY-MORGAN, FOUNDER ★
★ OOLIPO – DOROTHEA MARTIN, HEAD OF CONTENT ★
★ PIGEONHOLE – ANNA JEAN HUGHES, FOUNDER ★
★ THE BOOKSELLER – MOLLY FLATT, ASSOCIATE EDITOR ★
★ THE LITERARY PLATFORM – MIRIAM ROBINSON, ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR ★
★ THE LITERARY PLATFORM – SOPHIE ROCHESTER, CEO ★
★ WHITEFOX – JOHN BOND, FOUNDER ★
★ VISUAL EDITIONS – ANNA GERBER & BRITT IVERSEN ★
More names coming soon!
WHEN: Thursday, 22 September 2016 from 10:00 to 15:00 (BST)
WHERE: Rich Mix – 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA, United Kingdom