Upcoming Events

BookExpo America

31-03 June 2018

Booth 2113

Virtusales is once again excited to be exhibiting at North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe. We invite you to visit us at stand 2113 or book an appointment using the link below to see how our renowned Biblio suite of publishing solutions could benefit your business.

Where can you find us?

Javits Center
655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001, USA
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2018 AUPresses Annual Meeting

17-19 June 2018

This year's AUP annual meeting will be held in San Francisco, and Virtusales will once again be attending as partner members of the AUP.

The annual meeting is a curated conference focusing on the emerging topics of interest for university presses, with round tables, presentations and hands on workshops covering a diverse range of topics, from managing journals to XML workflows, marketing with big data to licensing scholarly publications.

Where can you find us?

Fairmont
San Francisco 94108
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Digital Book World 2018

02-04 October 2018

Virtusales are delighted to be sponsoring Digital Book World this year. This year's program looks at the advances in technology and publishing across every sector in the industry, with insights across a range of tracks including educational publishing, marketing, production, data and new media.

Where can you find us?

Music City Centre
201 5th Avenue S
Nashville
Tennessee
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Previous Events

Publishers' Forum 2018

26-27 April 2018

Virtusales will be attending the 2018 annual Publishers' Forum in Berlin. The forum brings together publishers and service providers from across the publishing and media industry to discuss new business models, trends in technology and the challenges and solutions arising from digitisation.

BISG Annual Meeting

27-27 April 2018

The BISG Annual Meeting takes place in New York City on Friday. BISG will present their findings on The State of the Supply Chain and discuss the latest updates in publishing, distribution and retailing across the industry.

The event is a great opportunity for the industry to meet and discuss the current state of publishing, and hear about BISG's plans for the year ahead.

Rodney Elder, Tricia McCraney and Jim Killeen will be attending the event, and will be happy to speak to publishers throughout the day.

To arrange a meeting please use the form below.

Biblio University User Group Meeting

08-10 May 2018

The inaugural Biblio University User Group meeting takes place on the 8th - 10th May, hosted by Harvard University Press in Beverly Massachusetts.

Virtusales are delighted to be supporting Dan Wackrow at Harvard University Press and Dennis Langlois at Princeton University Press who have founded this initiative and conference.

The two-day event will create a supportive community for fellow university press Biblio customers. Highlights for the first program include; case studies from Harvard, Princeton and Columbia, presentations by Virtusales on the Biblio product roadmap and product best practice and a presentation about connecting solutions from Ingram Content Group.

Booknet Canada Tech Forum 2018

23-23 March 2018

Booknet Canada's annual Tech Forum conference focuses on the latest digital developments in the publishing industry, and is the largest event of its kind in the Canadian publishing industry.

Tricia McCraney, projects consultant at Virtusales, will be speaking at the conference about managing best practice in ONIX. The session, The Metadata Is the Message: Balancing Best Practice With Real-Life Requirements in ONIX, will provide insights and useful tips on how to enhance your marketing messages and title data with ONIX.

The London Book Fair

10-12 April 2018

Stand 3A41

Virtusales are excited to once again be exhibiting at The London Book Fair. If you are visiting the fair, we’d love to invite you to come and meet with some of our senior consultants and management team on our stand 3A41.

Throughout the fair we will be giving live demonstrations of the Biblio suite and our latest key developments, and will have specialists available to discuss how the renowned Biblio suite of modules can benefit your business.

To arrange an appointment, please use the form below. Alternatively, visit us at our stand 3A41 where we will be happy to discuss your individual requirements.

Meeting the Changing Needs of Academic Publishing

12-12 April 2018

11:30 - 12:30 The Faculty Stage, London Book Fair

As part of the London Book Fair Insights Seminar Programme, Virtusales' Director of Academic Mark Collins, will present his insights from working with some of the world’s largest publishers, and what they are doing to meet the changing needs of academic publishing. The session will focus on how publishers are managing an increasing and diversifying publishing output, exploring new payment models and turning towards content-driven strategies.

The presentation will review how the shift away from linear, traditional publishing workflows is creating fresh challenges in managing the volume of metadata required for multiple channels. Using real-life use cases, Mark will consider the approaches that publishers are taking to improve the quality of their metadata, increase online discoverability and maximise sales. Finally, he will also look at the key role publishing systems have to play in supporting publishers' challenges today and in the future.

Frankfurt Book Fair

11-15 October 2017

Hall 4.0, F10

Virtusales are excited to be returning to the world's largest publishing event. To see live demonstrations of Biblio’s fully integrated features and discover how our industry leading suite of publishing solutions could benefit your business, we invite you to visit us at arvato's stand in Hall 4.0, F10.

If you wish to pre-book an appointment you can do so using the link below.

Rights Tech Summit

27-27 September 2017

Events Hall, 4.30-5pm

Virtusales are excited to be attending and speaking at this year's Rights Tech Summit in New York.

VP Commercial Operations Rod Elder will be taking part in the panel discussion, "View From the Top: Investing in Rights and Royalties", discussing the importance and benefits of investing in rights and royalty publishing software.

This session should be a fascinating insight into the latest technologies enabling better management of rights and metadata, and a discussion of royalties as an asset class.

Come and find us on the day to chat more about your rights management needs, and see how the Biblio suite can support you.

BISG: Managing Rights Across the Supply Chain

07-07 September 2017

Virtusales attended this half day program in New York, which focused on the benefits gained by improving the way we manage rights across the supply chain.

Tricia McCraney from Virtusales moderated the panel talk 'Rights Management Success Stories'. The panel discussed how rights management software has enabled publishers to transform their back office departments into revenue generating profit centres, and included Jeffery Corrick, director of permissions at Penguin Random House, Paulette Goldweber, manager of copyright and permissions at John Wiley, and Becky Hemperly, Vice President of Contracts, Rights and Royalties at Candlewick Press.

Becky spoke about Candlewick's early adoption of Virtusales' BiblioRoyalties Contracts, Rights and Royalties software and explains how Biblio3 has allowed for better management of acquired rights and strengthened her negotiation position with authors, illustrators and agents.

AAUP Conference

11-13 June 2017

Visit us at table 32

Virtusales will be in Austin to exhibit at the AAUP Annual Conference.
If you are visiting the conference, we would love to invite you to come and meet with some of our team to see a live demonstration of the Biblio suite and some of our latest developments. Visit us at table 32 in the Exhibit Hall or arrange an appointment below.

BookExpo America

31-02 June 2017

Booth 2588

Virtusales is once again excited to be exhibiting at North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe. To see how our renowned suite of publishing solutions could benefit your business we welcome you to visit us at our stand or book an appointment below.

Case Study: Bonnier Publishing Webinar

28-28 March 2017

12PM EST, 5PM GMT
THE PERFECT CIRCLE - EFFICIENT WORKFLOW OF DATA THROUGHOUT THE PUBLISHING LIFECYCLE

Join Shane Hegarty, Head of Operations at Bonnier Zaffre to hear how the UK arm of Bonnier Publishing is using the joint application of BiblioLIVE from Virtusales and CoreSource from Ingram, to manage its data workflow from acquisition, metadata creation, codification and distribution, through to gathering sales and processing royalties.

This session offers a real life approach to efficiently managing data throughout the publishing lifecycle.

The proliferation of products and formats along with changing retail markets has greatly increased the complexity of running a publishing business. As a result, the need to clearly and consistently create, curate and convey data has grown to become a significant challenge and daunting task in its own right.

The London Book Fair

14-16 March 2017

Stand 7H30

Virtusales are delighted to announce that we will once again be exhibiting at The London Book Fair. If you are visiting the fair, we’d love to invite you to come and meet with some of our senior consultants and management team on our stand 7H30.

Throughout the fair we will be giving live demonstrations of the Biblio suite and our latest key developments, and will have specialists available to discuss how Biblio3 and BiblioLIVE can benefit your business.

To arrange an appointment, please use the form below. Alternatively, visit us at our stand 7H30 where we would be happy to discuss your individual requirements.

Digital Book World 2017

17-19 January 2017

New York City

At DBW 2017, Virtusales will be exhibiting and sponsoring a networking event while also showcasing a case study with our client, Bonnier Publishing.

Come and visit the team to learn more about the software that runs publishing houses both big and small including; Macmillan, Harvard University Press, Hachette Livre, Penguin Random House, RosettaBooks, Columbia University Press and Candlewick Press.

Case Study Event: Bonnier Publishing
THE PERFECT CIRCLE – EFFICIENT WORKFLOW OF DATA THROUGHOUT THE PUBLISHING LIFE CYCLE

The proliferation of products and formats along with changing retail markets has greatly increased the complexity of running a publishing business. As a result, the need to clearly and consistently create, curate and convey data has grown to become a significant challenge in its own right.

This session offers a real life approach to tackling this daunting task in the rapidly growing and changing business of the UK arm of Bonnier Publishing, using the joint application of BiblioLIVE from Virtusales, and CoreSource from Ingram. It will follow how Bonnier manages the current life cycle of data from acquisition, metadata creation, codification and distribution through to gathering sales and processing royalties.

Networking Event

You are very welcome to attend our networking event with pre-registration, even if you are not attending DBW. If you are interested in attending either event, then you can register your interest using the 'Come and See Us' bar below.

Details: Tanner Smith
Website: www.tannersmiths.com
Location: 204 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA

Frankfurt Book Fair

19-23 October 2016

Hall 4.0, F10

Virtusales are once again excited to be exhibiting at the world's largest publishing event. To see how our renowned suite of publishing solutions could benefit your business we welcome you to visit us at arvato's stand in Hall 4.0, F10. Alternatively, you can pre-book an appointment below.

AAUP Conference

16-18 June 2016

Virtusales were in Philadelphia to exhibit at AAUP 2016. Attending AAUP’s annual conference is a chance to see the latest technologies and approaches, which address the need to work efficiently and to serve customers and partners effectively.

Society for Scholarly Publishing

01-03 June 2016

Virtusales were in Vancouver to exhibit at the SSP Annual Meeting, which is the focal point for those engaged in scholarly communication. By bringing professionals together in an open exchange of the newest technical information, the meeting provides the highest standard in professional communication.

BookExpo America

11-13 May 2016

Virtusales were in Chicago to exhibit at BookExpo America 2016. BEA is North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals from around the globe.

IDPF DigiCon @ BookExpo America

10-11 May 2016

Virtusales were at the IDPF DigiCon (formerly known as IDPF Digital Book). The two-day co-located conference focuses on all the key issues faced by advancing publishing, in an increasingly digital world.

Speakers and Sessions
Included keynoter Sir Tim Berners-Lee (W3C), Michael Tamblyn (Rakuten Kobo), Rick Anderson (President-Elect, Society for Scholarly Publishing), Sean Callahan (LinkedIn), Debra Deyan (Deyan Audio), Keith Michael Fiels (Exec. Director, ALA), Michael Healy (Copyright Clearance Center), Phil Madans (Hachette Book Group), Liisa McCloy-Kelley (Penguin Random House), Dominique Raccah (SourceBooks), and dozens more of highly-regarded technologists, librarians, university press experts, entrepreneurs and more.

Virtusales Senior User Forum

28-28 April 2016

Our 2016 Senior User Forum took place at Pan Macmillan’s River Room in New Wharf Road, London, where we demonstrated some exciting new developments and some of the lesser known features of Biblio. The forum also provided a great opportunity for Virtusales customers to come together and discuss the future of publishing, as well as their experiences using Biblio3 and BiblioLIVE.

Download the slides from the User Forum by logging into the Resources area of the website.

The London Book Fair 2016

12-14 April 2016

Virtusales returned to Olympia, West London to exhibit at The London Book Fair 2016. Known as the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels, the Fair covers all aspects of the publishing industry.

Digital Book World 2016

07-09 March 2016

Virtusales were in New York to exhibit at Digital Book World 2016. Now in its seventh year, DBW is the pre-eminent conference on digital content and digital publishing strategies.

Virtusales were speaking at the following sessions during the event:

Case Study: A Year After Implementing Our Shiny New Contracts, Rights and Royalties System!
12:55 – 13:25
This session explained why Verso Books made the change and whether it was worth the time and expense along with discussions on next steps in re-purposing the royalty data for sales analytics.

Sales Reporting & Operational Analytics: Do they really make a difference?
14:30 – 15:20
It’s long been the common wisdom that good reporting and analytics are essential to maximising publishing profits. And, with new capabilities and tools coming to market every day, many publishers are wondering exactly how their investment in business intelligence will really make a difference.

Speakers for this session include Rodney Elder, Gareth Cuddy, Tyler Ruse and Evan Schnittman (Moderator).

London Info International

05-06 December 2017

Virtusales will be attending the London Info International conference this year which centres around the themes of Planning for Uncertainty, Networks, Personalisation and the Market of One, and Impact, Access, Ownership and Rights.

STM Week 2017

05-07 December 2017

Virtusales are excited to be attending the STM Association's STM week from the 5th - 7th December.

The three day event has an extensive programme of talks and seminars covering the very latest subjects and innovations within the STM publishing community.

University Press Redux Conference

13-14 February 2018

Virtusales are delighted to be sponsoring the University Press Redux Conference, produced by the ALPSP and curated and hosted by UCL Press.

The conference offers a focused forum for university presses to share their experiences and discuss the key developments and topics affecting scholarly publishing today.

Pub Tech Connect

06-06 March 2018

Virtusales are looking forward to attending this year's Pub Tech Connect conference, a one day event exploring technology and innovation in the publishing industry.

The conference is presented by the NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Publishing and Publishers Weekly.

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