Upcoming activities

Seminar: “Rights Express”

Seminar Rights Express 2011

Date: 01.09.2015, morning (9 a.m. – 12 a.m.)
Ticket: ca. 55 € per person
"Rights Express" is a three-hour intensive training covering a basic introduction to rights and licensing and many of the associated issues. International experts share their knowledge and expertise with the attendees. How to identify and prioritize rights markets, how to find and contact potential licensees, and how to offer and negotiate rights deals successfully? Which rights should you acquire from the author? What types of rights can be sold? – These questions and many more will be answered by "Rights Express".
Registration in Portuguese

Preview to Frankfurt

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For those travelling to the Frankfurt Book Fair for the first time, or for those who have not had yet the opportunity of learning more about the region and its links to the publishing market beyond the Book Fair, Publishers are offered this year a 3-day-program – before the start of the Fair – so they can have a richer experience at the Frankfurt Book Fair. In this program there are visits scheduled to Gutenbergs Museum, the Museum for Modern International Book Art, Typography and Calligraphy, headquarters of the Fair. You will also attend a presentation on the German market and the business opportunities in the region and each participant will receive a list of potential clients and a list of customized events, one guided tour through the book fair on the first day´s morning (Thursday) and an entrance ticket to the Business Club for the six days of the Book Fair that also includes the Conferences of The Market and the Rights Director Meeting.
The price of the program is €1.600.

Impressions of CONTEC Belo Horizonte

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What are the CONTEC conferences? At CONTEC, educators, managers in the educational field, experts in technology and education, editors and cross-media professionals can participate in an international program that combines visionary insights and practical experiences.

CONTEC BRAZIL encourages discussions such as the incorporation of new technologies in schools, training for teachers or digital media professionals, and social networks in literacy. Lectures and discussion panels explore the growing influence of digital books in the traditional editorial production, the challenges in cross-media production and the power of social media.


  • To present practical solutions and promote in-depth discussions about the education of readers, the available technologies for literacy, and the education of teachers in both Brazil and abroad.
  • To promote international exchange about literacy strategies.
  • To discuss and highlight new ways of education, especially through the implementation of new technologies, digital media, and social networks.
  • To present trends in creation and purchase of cross-media content: films, books, apps, games, merchandising, etc.