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Shaping the Future of Digital Books

Sep 13, 3 PM CT / 10 PM CEST

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Our mission

Join Bookwire for the digital summit "All About Multi-Format-Publishing" where we dive into the dynamic world of digital publishing. Explore the latest trends, insights, and strategies that shape the industry as renowned experts and thought leaders come together to share their knowledge and experiences.


Discover the correlations between data trends and sales, explore innovative retail models, and learn how to synchronize workflows to overcome publishing challenges. Our panel discussion will round off the event, offering a captivating conversation. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your industry knowledge and unlock the keys to success in the rapidly changing publishing landscape.

The conferences will kick off on Wednesday, September 13th, at 3 PM (CT) /10 PM (CEST).



Jens Klingelhöfer, Bookwire: Charting the Course: The State of Audiobook and Ebook Publishing

Join us for a captivating keynote address by our CEO, Jens Klingelhöfer, as he provides invaluable insights into the current state of audiobook and ebook publishing. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the industry. Jens will specifically delve into the state of the US market, offering market insights and strategies for successful publishing and distribution. Don't miss this opportunity to gain insider knowledge and stay ahead of the game in the ever-evolving publishing landscape.

Kristen McLean, Circana: Trends in Multi-Format-Publishing in the US

While the book Industry is a mature market with a more than 600 year-old primary technology, the market still reacts in interesting ways when new technologies, behaviors and global events arise. In this session, Circana BookScan's Kristen McLean will walk us through the latest in format shifts and consumer beahviors in the U.S. market, including shifts in share among formats, the rise in influence of younger consumers, what areas of content have been driving the market for the last couple of years, and what we can expect moving forward.

Brian O Leary, BISG: Synchronizing Workflows: Overcoming Publishing Challenges

Workflows are made up of three inter-related considerations: process (how work gets done); technology (tools used to do the work); and organizational structure (how people interact with one another). A change in one affects the other two, in ways that help or hinder an effort to synchronize workflows. Since 2019, BISG has studied workflow improvement and shared best practices. This talk will describe what has been learned.

Thad McIlroy, The Future of Publishing: The Potential of AI in Publishing

In this engaging session, we will explore how AI algorithms are reshaping content creation, curation, and distribution strategies. Discover the innovative techniques that are propelling the industry forward, from personalized reader experiences to optimized marketing campaigns. Gain insights into harnessing AI’s capabilities to craft compelling narratives that resonate with diverse audiences. This speaking slot promises to be a captivating journey through the convergence of technology and storytelling, providing a roadmap for publishers to navigate the AI landscape and thrive in an ever-evolving digital world.

Panel Discussion with all speakers and Greg Voynow (Scribd), moderated by Brittyne Lewis, Country Manager Bookwire US: Unlocking Publishing Success: Aligning Data, Strategy, and Workflows with Bookwire

Join us for the grand finale of our event, as our esteemed speakers come together for a dynamic panel discussion. Explore the transformative potential of collaboration in the publishing industry. Gain insights into how data, strategy, and workflows intersect, and discover how Bookwire can be your trusted partner in navigating this ever-changing landscape. Don't miss this opportunity to engage with industry thought leaders and unlock the key to your publishing success.

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Stats 2020 - 2022

Dates Previous Editions

27 February 2020
24 June 2020

20 May 2021
14 September 2021
29 March 2022

Participants in total


Participating Countries


Participating Companies (Excerpt)

Penguin Random House, Wondery, Blinkist, Grupo Planeta, Canongate Books, Red Bull Media House, BBC Studios, HarperCollins, Universal Music GmbH, Nextory, Audio Publishers Association, Frankfurter Buchmesse, SAGA Egmont International, Santillana, Storytel, BookBeat, Edel Germany, Springer Nature, Deezer,, Sony Music, Bayard Editions, Grupo Planeta, Hodder & Stoughton, Audible, Scribd, Bloomsbury, Faber and Faber, Google, Singel Uitgeverijen, Thames & Hudson, Princeton University Press, Yale University Press, BolognaFiere, Gyldendal, Bonnier Books , Editions de la Martinière, Ingram Content Group, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Rakuten Kobo, Apple, Pearson, The Walt Disney Company, Nielsen...

A propos de nous

About us


Bookwire GmbH was founded in Frankfurt in 2010 as a service provider for publisher distribution of eBooks and digital content. It has since become one of the leading international businesses in digital publishing technology. Bookwire currently employs 150 people in Germany, the UK, Spain, France, Brazil, Mexico and the USA, who take care of more than 2,500 publishers in the fields of eBooks, audiobooks, podcasts and Print-on-Demand. The pioneering software “Bookwire OS – One Solution”, launched in 2019, has delivered, analyzed and marketed around 800,000 eBooks and 200,000 audiobooks in all relevant distribution channels.

Our service package for your publishing house



Great production services for your eBooks and digital audiobooks



Global distribution to all relevant shops



Greater success for your eBooks and digital audiobooks



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