PIA & thINK: Business Opportunities in Digital Book Production
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The US book manufacturing industry is in the midst of changes no one could have foreseen 6 months ago. Demand for trade books remains strong, as consumers can only watch so much Netflix. Changes in availability and logistics procuring books from the Far East is shifting demand to locally manufactured books. Additionally, the two largest book manufacturers are on wobbly financial ground, causing publishers to scramble for alternative options to hedge their ability to be able to source books. The combination of these factors is accelerating the opportunities for small and medium size book manufacturers. This session will explore these trends with seasoned operational book manufacturer experts.
Cost: Free to PIA Members