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Exhibitors to check out at LBF 2016

Time is ticking down to one of the biggest events in the publishing calendar, the London Book Fair. Hosted at Olympia in Kensington West London, the London Book Fair is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year, and takes place between 12 – 14 April 2016.

We’re going to release three previews for the show, featuring key exhibitors, conferences, and events to attend during event. We’ll also be releasing a special white paper discussing some of the topics that’ll be covered at LBF.

In this preview, we’re looking at some of the key exhibitors.

 

Springer Nature

We’re delighted that one of our most valued clients is attending – The world’s largest academic publishing organisation with around 13,000 staff across the globe. The company as we know it today was formed in 2015 through a merger with existing leading brands, the Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science & Business Media, and is now based in over 50 countries!

Find them at stand 7C40

For more information, visit their website

 

AA Publishing

The well-known AA do a lot more than provide breakdown cover. The company has expanded their activities in the publishing industry and become an accomplished international travel publisher producing a wide range of high quality travel titles, atlases, maps, travel and leisure guides.

Find them at stand 6A94

For more information, visit their website

 

Publishers Licensing Society

The Publishers Society was formed by the industry in order to represent the interests of publishers in collective licensing and rights management, on and offline. PLS work with the purpose to protect publishers from copyright infringement by ensuring publishers are paid for the copying of extracts of their publications.

Find them at stand 2A23

For more information, visit their website

 

Baker & Taylor

Baker & Taylor, Inc. is the largest global distributor of books, videos, music and services to libraries, educational institutes and retailers based in the U.S. The company has been running for over 180 years and maintains one of the largest combined in-stock music, video and book inventories in the country.

Find them at stand 6C108

For more information, visit their website

 

Abrams & Chronicle

Acclaimed independent publishers Chronicle books based in San Francisco, and Abrams based in New York, announced a new partnership back in 2010, forming Abrams & Chronicle. Based in the UK, Abrams & Chronicle distributes fine illustrated publishers such as Princeton Architectural Press, Clearview Books and Galison across the UK and internationally.

Find them at stand 6C108

For more information, visit their website

 

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is a part of the University of Oxford, which focuses on helping the development of the University’s objectives of quality in research, scholarship and education through publishing worldwide. OUP is recognised as the largest university press worldwide, with offices in approximately 60 countries and currently publishing more than 6,300 publications yearly.

Find them at stand 7E40

For more information, visit their website

 

Copyright Clearance Center

Copyright Clearance Center is a non-profit global rights broker founded in 1978, which focuses on providing solutions which enables businesses and academic institutions gain permission to share copy-righted materials, all whilst compensating the creators for their work.

Find them at stand 7C16

For more information, visit their website

 

Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke was founded in 1998 and is a children’s book publisher based in Edinburgh. They publish award-winning fiction and non-fiction titles, which are mainly aimed at under-confident and dyslexic adults and children.

Find them at stand 1C40

For more information, visit their website

 

Academic India Publishers

Academic India Publishers is a very well-known publisher of educational books, such as dictionaries, general reference books, essay and letter writing books. These promote learning to children through books of high quality content and illustrations. Academic India Publishers represents over 500 publish in India and export books to places such as Africa, Thailand and Malaysia.

Find them at stand 1E12B

For more information, visit their website

 

Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in the publishing industry, providing consumers with a variety of books worldwide since 1924. The company publishes 1,900 titles yearly in print and digital formats. The publishing house is home to many recognisable award-winning titles and has won National Book Awards, Caldecott Medals and Grammy Awards.

Find them at stand 1RC23G

For more information, visit their website

 

Bentham Science Publishers

Bentham Science Publishers is a major international publisher of educational journals and eBooks. The company owns a substantial library of eBooks dedicated to science, medicine social sciences and technology.

Find them at stand 7J19

For more information, visit their website

 

Pearson Education

Pearson Education are an international learning provider with 40,000 people based in 70 countries. The company provides learning materials, technologies, assessments and services to teachers and students in order to help individuals fulfil their true potential through learning.

Find them at stand 7D30

For more information, visit their website

 

Welsh Books Council

The Welsh Books Council is a body that provides services in editing, design, marketing sales and distribution for publishes based in Wales and is funded by the Welsh Government, in order to increase the level of quality in book production and publication.

Find them at stand 6E70

For more information, visit their website

 

Alfabeta Publishers

Alfabeta Publishers is a major independent publishing house based in Sweden, focusing on adult fiction and non-fiction books for children and young adults. Alfabeta Publishers has also gone on to produce successful audio books.

Find them at stand 6F70

For more information, visit their website

 

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is a part of the University of Cambridge and focuses on providing learning and research solutions to help people fulfil their potential. The company plays a major role in the global market with over 50 offices around the world, plus authors based in 100 different countries. The company has built an extensive library with over 50,000 titles based on topics such as professional development and academic research.

Find them at stand 7G20

For more information, visit their website

 

Hachette UK

Hachette UK is a leading publisher based in the UK, which consists of several companies including Orion Publishing Group, Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray Press, Brown Book Group and more. The company is the world’s second largest trade and educational publisher.

Find them at stand 6D50

For more information, visit their website

 

Urbane Publications

Urbane have featured in our Publishing Focus interview series, which can be found HERE. Urbane Publications is an independent publisher focused on producing fiction and non-fiction with the sole purpose to entertain and engage readers with titles from a variety of authors.

Find them at stand 2C68

For more information, visit their website

 

The Copyright Licensing Agency

The Copyright Licensing Agency is a licensing body defined by the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1998. CLA licenses organisations for reuse of articles and extracts from publication such as books, magazines and online publications and issues collective licenses on behalf of copyright holders.

Find them at stand 2A23

For more information, visit their website

 

Do you want to meet up at LBF 2016? Give us a shout on Twitter and we can catch up for a coffee, beer, or whatever takes your fancy!

We’re on @Ribbonfishteam.

 

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