During its eighth board member meeting, the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) discussed the possibility of launching a new project to transform their member publishers’ titles to the Epub format, which is globally the most widely supported vendor-independent eBook format.
Nominations will be open until Jan.15, 2024, after which a PublisHer Excellence Awards jury will draw up a shortlist before selecting the winners. Anyone can submit single or multiple nominations in any category via the PublisHer social media channels.
This collaboration opens new avenues for the EPA and its members to expand their businesses, forge strategic partnerships, and delve into new possibilities for selling, purchasing, and translating copyrights.
The pandemic has proven beyond doubt the efficacy of the book as the most sustainable tool for spreading awareness, promoting values of peace and coexistence, and encouraging cultural dialogue, says Sheikha Bodour
Publishers participating under the Emirates Publishers Association pavilion will conduct enriching discussion sessions during the book fair.
IPA President hears from the youngest Emirati publisher, AlDhabi AlMheiri, owner of Rainbow Chimney, about her aspirations for the future of local publishing.
Sheikha Bodour encouraged Arab publishers to adopt a forward-looking approach integrated with sustainable business models to fully transform their vision, mindsets and businesses to ready themselves for operating at a global level.
The coronavirus has dealt a body blow to a lot of companies and industries around the world. Airlines have been grounded, layoffs have left many in the lurch, while many plants have shuttered. The publishing sector in the region has also suffered
The EPA Collective Stand is a dynamic and captivating space where attendees can immerse themselves in the fascinating world of Emirati publishing, connect with visionary publishers, and discover a wealth of unique literary works.