Readmagine + International Digital Distributors Meeting
IPDA organize each year in Madrid, during the first week of June, the International Digital Distributors Meeting and the Readmagine Conference, the main international event on distribution of digital contents, with the participation of Publishing industry professionals from different countries (more than 200 attendants last meeting, from 18 different countries) You can check the presentation video of the Readmagine Conference and International Digital Distributors Meeting at https://youtu.be/i_rVAoNqiXw
Presentations of #5IDDM (Madrid, 6th and 7th June 2018) are available here
The European Press Distribution Round Table
IPDA, in collaboration with Distripress, is the organizer of the European Press Distribution Round Table, with presence of Associations and Companies in the field of newspapers and magazines distribution from UK, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Portugal and Spain.
Presentations of the 11th European Press Distribution Round Table (Rome, 2nd October 2018) are available here
The International Publishing Distribution Forum
The Frankfurter Buchmesse (FBM) and the International Publishing Distribution Association (IPDA) organized from 2017 the International Publishing Distribution Forum during the celebration of the Frankfurt Book Fair, the main international event for the Book Industry in the world. The Forum gives international Distributors and Publishers / Content Providers the chance to connect and open new business channels. After a key note and some short introductory remarks on stage we will open the floor for individual talks, networking, and matchmaking in order to promote commercial opportunities between Publishers and Distributors at the international level. Last Forum was celebrated on 11th October, with the presence of more than 120 book professionals from Europe, America and Asia.
Platform for commercial opportunities
IPDA is becoming a platform for the interchange of information about products / services which are successful in different markets, in order to put in contact Publishers / Providers with Distributors / Wholesalers / eDistributors around the world.
if you are a Publisher / Provider interested in promote your products and services and are looking for Distribution companies, please fulfill the format and send to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to share this information with the Distribution community.
Data on digital consumption and trends in different markets
IPDA have a partnership agreement with the London based company Global Web Index (GWI) www.globalwebindex.net in order to provide free access to the IPDA members to the information and reports that this company produce regarding digital consumption and trends in more than 42 different countries.
IPDA is developing this collaboration project with the main Spanish Foundation on Innovation about the Book and Readership (Fundación Germán Sánchez Ruipérez) in order to create a platform for the interaction of the international distribution sector, promote the debate, the interchange of ideas and information, and produce specific contents (white papers, videos, webinars…) about different topics: Rights Management Systems, Digital Formats (ePUB and Html convergence), Smartphones publishing market, IoT projects for the publishing market, dynamic prices in the publishing industry… full information at https://renodo.org/en/
The European e-Book Barometer
Is an innovative collaborative initiative by e-book distributors, developed by Wischenbart Consulting, with the collaboration of IPDA. The new e-Book Barometer provides an intuitive and easy to read map for the e-book segment, based on precise aggregated sales data and chart driven trend information to publishers, retailers, authors as well as any other stakeholder interested in digital consumer books. Download
Relation with EU institutions regarding the Press Distribution Sector
IPDA is in contact with the EU institutions (European Commission and Parliament) in order to provide information regarding the very hard situation of the press distribution sector in Europe (distribution companies + kiosks / newsagents / Press PoS), for considering this sector in the EU agenda for the next years.
In that sense, IPDA prepares a document with the title “The Press Distribution Network and the Right to the Information by European Citizens: Situation and options for the future” presented on July 2018 at the EU Parliament offices in Brussels. The presentation is available here
International Publishing Distribution Association (IPDA)
Santiago Rusiñol 8
28040 Madrid - SPAIN
Phone: +34 915 334 777