Professional Programme Business Meetings

The Sharjah International Book Fair has opened applications for the seventh annual SIBF Professional Programme. Hosted as part of SIBF’s Translation Rights Centre, the programme will bring together over 250 rights professionals from across the world on Monday 30th - Tuesday 31st October 2017, for a two-day event which centers around the buying and selling of publishing translation rights.

A key event in the international publishing calendar, the SIBF Professional Programme attracts top rights professionals in the book trade from over 50 countries. The programme includes a seminar programme, introductions to Arab and international publishing professionals, one-to-one matchmaking sessions and networking.

Attendees will also get the chance to benefit from the SIBF Translation Grant, a $300k fund for rights agreements made during the programme.

International publishing rights professionals who are interested in attending the SIBF Professional Programme should apply online. To be eligible, applicants must have a catalogue of translation rights to buy or sell with an interest in doing business in the Arab market. The deadline to submit your application online is Thursday 30th June 2017.

Click here to apply.