Why Attend

The Publishing Show

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Be part of shaping the future of Publishing and Media

The Publishing Show provides the opportunity to discover just how bold and enterprising our industry is. In March, we can come together to celebrate and share the impressive work of you and your peers

Whether you work in consumer magazines, B2B and professional publishing, membership organisations or news media, there is great value in listening to your peers. The challenges they have faced. The innovations from their teams. How their audiences and advertisers have adapted to changing times, and what the future holds. 

Our speaker programme at The Publishing Show 2023 is being designed to give you a rapid review of the hottest issues in the industry to inspire you to rethink your own media business.

60+

speakers

40+

content sessions

60+

exhibitors

1,200+

attendees

What's on at the show

Five Content Theatres

Five Content Theatres

The Publishing Show will feature five content stages each covering a different topic; the future of media, adtech & commercial, audience & marketing, subscriptions & paytech and storytelling & design.

The content programme will include multiple topics running across all five theatres.

Exhibition

Exhibition

We’ve handpicked leading suppliers offering products and services to support you with your business goals.

Make the most of the lunch break to engage with exhibitors and get all your questions answered. 

Playzones

Listen to fireside chats, attend a product demonstration or take part in a workshop. There are four playzones for 2023, each corresponding with a theatre (besides the exclusive Future of Media Summit), to allow you the opportunity to engage in sessions to increase your understanding of topics and boost your skillset.

Networking and VIP Lounges

The Publishing Show is a platform to meet and network with your peers. Catch up, exchange ideas and look to the future.

The Networking Lounge will give you the perfect place to grab a coffee and digest the your new ideas. The VIP lounge is exclusive to speakers and C-suite executives. 

Official Event App

Plan your agenda and navigate your way around the show using the event app. 

You’ll get the chance to interact with your industry peers – before, during and post-event – to maximise opportunities to build your network. The event app will be launched closer to the date and made available to all registered attendees. 

Highlights from The Publishing Show 2022

Content themes

Subscriptions & Circulation

Looking at all aspects of subscription acquisition and circulation growth. Senior publishing professionals and leading suppliers to the industry share performance insights and opinions. What are the latest trends across the subscription journey from finding prospects through to acquisition?

 

Commercial & E-Commerce

Focusing on the revenue generation side of the media publishing business. How can you monetise content without harming UX? How can media brands take advantage of the rise in the investment in branded/sponsored content and content studios? How can publishers work more effectively with advertisers and agencies? How are other publishers successfully developing branded content?

Technology & Innovation

The pace of change in the publishing and wider media industry has been rapid in recent times. New technologies are now the beating heart of a successful media publisher. Senior technology professionals from UK’s leading publishers along with global leading technology suppliers share their insights and opinions.

There will also be a focus on new innovations and disruptors to the traditional models.

Audience & Community Development

How can you get closer to your customers and adapt your products to meet their needs? How can I build an effective membership proposition?  How can publishers create and nurture valuable communities?

Editorial & Content

Be inspired by the UK’s leading editors and content producers. Learn how to engage the new generations with quality storytelling and build newsrooms fit for the future. 

Strategy & Transformation

Leading a media publishing business into a successful future takes new skills and learnings. What are the big trends that will be shaping your business? How are different size publishers developing their business and offerings strategically? What is their focus reader or advertising revenue growth

Data & Analytics

Leading data and analytics publishing professionals and suppliers to the sector will share opinions and insights on how to navigate the future, and give practical tips on how to deliver on data strategies.

Talent & Skills

Your people need to be empowered and nurtured to do their best work. As publishing evolves, you will need new skills.  How have your peers tackled their people challenges?

TESTIMONIALS

  • As the pace of technology increases it's more important than ever for the industry to come together to network, to listen, to learn and to find ways that they can adapt together to the changing media landscape. The next two to three years is a critical period for the publishing industry.
    Andrew Bloch, Founder, Andrew Bloch and Associates
  • The industry is at a junction - it is a moment to embrace what’s happening and take the best of what’s gone before. It’s time for fresh ideas and to build sustainability into publishing businesses
    Ashanti Bentil-Dhue, CEO, EventMind
  • Thank you for the last two days. It was one of the most useful and practical conferences I’ve been to.
    Diane Young, CEO, The Drum
  • Thank you to the speakers for all the inspiring AND actionable sessions - greatly appreciated. I went to the data product and subscription service workshops and they were both great - thanks to everyone for sharing their experiences
    James Cooper, Founder, Soko Media
  • A great couple of days with excellent sessions.
    Carola York, VP Publishing, Jellyfish
  • I thought the whole event was really fab, with lots of really helpful advice to take home.
    Sophie Griffiths, Editor, TTG Media

Sponsors & Partners

  • Alteon
  • Atex
  • Boostr
  • Checkout.com
  • Esco
  • Impress
  • Inkdesk
  • Jobbio
  • knk Publishing Software
  • Passendo
  • QR Video Solutions
  • Smartframe
  • Smartoco
  • Spotin
  • Vindicia
  • Xtremepush

 

2023 Exhibitors

  • WSJ
  • Jobbio
  • Checkout.com
  • Smartocto

 

Gold Sponsors

  • Alteon
  • Veritonic

 

Silver Sponsors

  • Spotin
  • Sophi.io
  • IMPRESS REG
  • Globe and Mail

 

Bronze Sponsors