Book Industry Summit India: 10 Years of Transforming the Future of Publishing

Book industry summit India - Professionals gather at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi for a milestone book summit.

A Decade of Progress: Celebrating 10 Years of Bindwel’s India Book-Mission ✨

Book Industry Summit India: A Milestone Event 🗓️

Calling all book industry professionals! Get ready to mark your calendars for the upcoming Book Industry Summit India, a momentous event hosted by Bindwel and PrintWeek. This year’s summit is extra special as we celebrate a decade of progress since the inaugural gathering.
This upcoming blog will celebrate the convergence of key figures in the book industry at a major event in Delhi. This gathering aims to address pivotal topics such as increasing book consumption in India, reducing book production costs, and positioning India as a leading book print exporter globally.

Bindwel’s India Book-Mission: Driving Growth and Innovation 📈

For ten years, Bindwel’s India Book-Mission has been a catalyst for change, fostering collaboration between publishers and printers to increase book consumption in India.

  • Making Books More Accessible: The summit aims to address the crucial issue of affordability, making books accessible to a wider audience.
  • Global Expansion: India has the potential to become a major book print exporter, and the summit will explore strategies to achieve this goal.
What to Expect at the Book Industry Summit India

This half-day summit will be jam-packed with valuable insights and discussions: Set at the prestigious India Habitat Centre on November 29, the summit marks a significant moment – a decade since the first such gathering. It promises a half-day of enriching discussions spearheaded by industry veterans like Neeraj Jain from Scholastic India and Kai Buentemeyer from Impel Services.

  • Keynote by Neeraj Jain: Managing Director of Scholastic India and President of the Association of Publishers will discuss the integration of technology in the fast-growing Indian book industry. He’ll touch on topics like capacity building for teachers, research, and establishing KPOs in India.
  • Fireside Chat with Kai Buentemeyer: The Director of Bindwel, former CEO of Kolbus, and ex-president of Global Print, will share his vast experience and insights in a fireside chat with Sadashiv Nayak, the group director at Impel Services (Bindwel-Stelda group). They’ll delve into various bookbinding methods, paper production, and the international book publishing landscape.
Book industry summit India - Professionals gather at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi for a milestone book summit.
Looking to the Future of Book Publishing 🔮

The Book Industry Summit India will not only celebrate a decade of progress but also set the stage for the future. Attendees can expect thought-provoking discussions on:

  • Trends and Forecasts: What does the next 12 months hold for books, publishing, and material innovation?
  • Adapting to Change: How can the industry evolve to meet the ever-changing needs of readers and consumers?
  • Technological Advancements: What role does technology play in shaping the future of book production and distribution?
A Gathering of Industry Leaders

This exclusive event will bring together over 30 top book printing professionals and more than 25 publishers, fosteringcollaboration and knowledge-sharing among key stakeholders.

As Pallippuram Sajith aptly puts it, the focus of Bindwel’s India Book-Mission is: “What could be your book business in the future, and how the industry has to change.”

Join Us for a Day of Insight and Inspiration ✨

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with the brightest minds in the Indian book industry. Join us at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi on November 29th for a day of inspiration, learning, and networking.

Mark Your Calendar: November 29th, India Habitat Centre, Delhi

For more information and to register, visit the Book Industry Summit India website.

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