Our business director, Leonardo Rocker, has been named this year’s Australian delegate to the Shanghai Visiting International Publishers programme – a key initiative to come out of discussions between organisers of the China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) and the APA.
Shortlisted by the APA and selected by the CCBF team, Leonardo will take part in the project that will give unique insight into the Chinese children’s publishing market with the ultimate goal of motivating exchanges between Chinese and internationals publishers.
Leonardo will join 12 other publishers from around the word and will participate in structured visits and meetings with Chinese publisher and bookseller as well as introduce our products and programs like The Best of Friends and Power Up! a wordwide audience.
Leonardo will also take part on a panel discussion on Education and Entertainment titled: how Mobile Devices and Technology are Transforming how Children Interact with Content. The panel will be chaired by Orna O'Brien, conference manager at The London Book Fair and will include Bobby Thandi, Dubit UK, Eric Huang, Made in Me, UK plus one more education publisher from UK to be confirmed.
You can follow our Facebook page and Twitter for updates during 9 to 16 of November 2015. We wish Leonardo a great trip!