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Publishing Ireland hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the annual Trade Day, as part of the Dublin Book Festival.

These events are regularly featured in the national press, and you can find some of this coverage in the Irish Times, and Writing.ie.

We also run various social evenings for publishers and authors, so to keep up to date on upcoming events, please feel free to subscribe to our mailing list or click here for a full listing. If you would like to advertise an event you are hosting, just send us an email.

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Irish Book Trade Conference Programme 2020

IRISH BOOK TRADE

CONFERENCE

2020

The Irish Book Trade Conference is a joint initiative from Bookselling Ireland and Publishing Ireland and in 2020 will be held at the Radisson Blu, Dublin Airport on the 20th March.

We’re excited to host a packed and varied day for booksellers and publishers, a day that is expanding each and every year, with 2019 seeing record numbers in attendance.

Chaired by John Keane, Chair of Bookselling Ireland and Ivan O’Brien, Chair of Publishing Ireland, the programme in 2019 included:

  • A keynote address from the brilliant TED Talker and Writer, Margaret Heffernan
  • ​A Nielsen Bookscan Consumer Market Report
  • ​A Publisher Fever Pitch – publishers will line up to pitch their ‘must have’ titles to booksellers
  • Breakout Sessions for both booksellers and publishers
  • ​A talk from author, Adele Parks
  • ​An update on the economic and political landscape from Jim Power, author of the ‘bookselling in Ireland’ report launched at last year’s Conference
  • ​A Drinks reception and Dinner Dance with guest author Colm O’Regan, sponsored by Penguin Random House
  • Booking Form 2020

For more information click here