|Conferences & trade shows|
|SND, An-Nahar team for first Gulf news design conference|
Beirut is to host a first news design conference and workshop in the Gulf region in November, in a partnership between Arabic daily ‘An-Nahar’ and the Society for News Design.
|Greece, Greece… if you can make it there, can you make it anywhere?|
Launching a daily, paid-for general interest newspaper in the midst of Greece’s economic meltdown is not for the faint hearted. At the World Newspaper Congress in Kiev next month, publisher John Filippakis tells how he is doing just that with up-and-coming daily newspaper ‘Dimokratia’.
|Boardman on fresh organisational thinking delivered in Seattle|
Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from September 2-5.
|Heaven, hell and the future of newspapers in ppi’s two-day event|
Singapore flagship the ‘Straits Times’ provided just the right message – that newspapers’ future will be digital – for delegates to ppiMedia’s open day event in Lübeck, Germany.
|First Asian young reader summit focusses on catching them early|
It’s never been more important: “Catch them young… or not at all” is the theme of the first WAN-Ifra Young Reader Asia-Pacific Summit, to be held in Bangkok from July 10-11.
|New venue for IfraExpo 2012 as exhibitors shun Madrid|
WAN-Ifra has responded to exhibitors’ calls, moving this year’s IfraExpo – now called the World Publishing Expo – from the announced location in Madrid to Frankfurt.
|Print group ANP heads to KL for 2012 delegates conference|
Kuala Lumpur’s five-star Sunway Lagoon Resort is the venue for this year’s second ASEAN Newspaper Printers delegates conference.
|Lessons on brand development and innovation from WAN-Ifra’s Digital Media Europe|
As newspaper publishers launch digital initiatives and experiment with various business models, they should not underestimate the power of their brands, the importance of creating value from their customers, and they should make the audience’s user experience top priority (writes Larry Kilman).
|Amidst the global print show, a couple of hours to contemplate newspapers|
How much ‘newspapers’ can you pack into a couple of hours? Print trade show DRUPA has scheduled a morning of discussion into its DrupaCube programme, for those still at the Düsseldorf show on May 15.
|Open minded newsroom leaders share their thoughts in Hamburg|
When some of the newspaper industry’s smartest newsroom minds gather in Hamburg next month, open-minded strategies will be the order of the day.
|Megatrends and minor trends at PrintCity’s DRUPA|
Megatrends support digital newspaper printing, according to PrintCity’s DRUPA guide
|Bangkok date for top WAN-Ifra global editors' events in 2013|
WAN-ifra's two top conference events will come to South East Asia in 2013, the organisation has announced.
|Bali the dream destination for ambitious newspaper people|
Media executives from 24 countries converge on Bali, Indonesia, in less than a fortnight for this year’s Publish Asia conference series, expo and other events.
|Women in print to gather at Heidelberg DRUPA event|
Heidelberg is organising an international 'women in print' networking meeting at DRUPA in May.
|Hamburg date promises answers on newsroom challenges|
How do you handle the introduction of new newsroom jobs nobody has heard of, staff resisting change... and keep producing quality journalism. WAN-Ifra reckons it will have many of the answers at its Newsroom Summit in Hamburg in May.
|The best of Asia in WAN-Ifra’s Bali event|
Case histories to illustrate the dynamic media growth in Asia will be a feature of WAN-Ifra’s Publish Asia conference in Bali, organisers say.
|Dubai delegates get Straits story|
Singapore Press Holdings vice president Chew Kai Kim is among speakers at WAN-Ifra’s seventh Middle East Conference in Dubai.
|IfraExpo moves to Berlin in 2013|
WAN-Ifra’s flagship IfraExpo event will be held in the German capital of Berlin in 2013.
|Youthful energy beckons as WAN-Ifra’s Publish Asia heads for Bali|
Indonesia hosts WAN-Ifra’s Publish Asia for the first time when the twelfth annual event and also the Asian Media Awards are held in Bali in April.
|Innovation today, “the standard of tomorrow” says conference speaker|
Dietmar Otti, managing director of marketing for Europe’s largest publisher, Axel Springer, has joined the programme of the World Newspaper Advertising Conference, where he will discuss the company’s tablet and mobile strategies.
|Achievements, challenges for Arab Press Forum|
The Arab Free Press Forum opened Monday in Tunisia with a celebration of the gains that have been made in Middle East press freedom, but with a reminder that much more needs to be done.
|Lessons from Poland in advertising conference|
There could be lessons for publishers in Poland, a rare country where online advertising is already twice as large as newspaper advertising, according to organisers of the World Newspaper Advertising Conference.
|CIP4 shows how process automation can beat economic woes at DRUPA|
Live automation in the form of print interoperability demonstrations across the show floor will be a feature of CIP4’s involvement in the May DRUPA trade show.
|Prague advertising conference speakers named|
WAN-Ifra has released a first list of confirmed speakers for its 22nd World Newspaper Advertising Conference, to be held in Prague in March.
|Newspapers need to make transition for successful digital future|
John Paton, chief executive of US publisher the Journal Register Co and one of the keynote speakers for the upcoming WAN-Ifra international Newsroom Summit, doesn’t mince words when discussing his 'back from the brink' company’s ‘digital first’ transformational strategy.
|IfraExpo retrospective: Rhythm and blues|
In a market dogged by uncertainty, it struck me that there was a divide at IfraExpo in Amsterdam: A ‘no-depression zone’ in the digital halls ... and a heavy-metal area determined to make the best of the situation.
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