The Philippines is one of the seven (7) Markets to be featured at the Frankfurt Book Fair (“FBF”) 2016
“The Markets 2016: Global Publishing Summit.”

The NBDB is actively working with the organizers of the FBF in determining the individuals who shall represent the country’s publishing industry. There are a total of four individuals/representatives (one (1) “Visionary” and three (3) “Market Players”) whom the NBDB shall recommend to the FBF Foundation.

There are two parts of The Markets 2016: Global Publishing Summit.:

Part I: Analysis and Visionary

Two country representatives shall give an overview of the publishing industry.

The “Analysis” representative shall come from the NBDB.

The “Visionary” representative is open for applications.

Part II: The Market Players

Four speakers shall engage with international publishing representatives to talk about the possibilities and perspectives of the Philippines as player in the global sphere.

Three slots are open for applications.

For interested parties, please submit the following, via e-mail to oed@nbdb.gov.ph, no later than March 23, 2016 (Wednesday), 5:00 pm, bearing the subject line “FBF The Markets 2016: Application as “Visionary” or “Market Player”:

(1) letter of intent addressed to the Executive Director;
(2) brief of the presentation (maximum of 5 pages: 8.5 x 11, 1” margins, Times New Roman, font size 12, single-spaced); and
(3) background of the presenter (maximum of 2 pages: 8.5 x 11, 1” margins, Times New Roman, font size 12, single-spaced)

For more information about the FBF, please log on to: http://buchmesse.de/en/fbf/

For more information about The Markets 2016, please log on to: http://markets2016.com/

For more information about what transpired during The Markets 2015, please check out: http://markets2016.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/THE-MARKETS-Programme-20151.pdf