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Publishing Now '23: Best Practices for Publishing Books in a Changing Marketplace
This free, one-hour webinar will examine the factors motivating publishers to adapt their workflows, impacted by supply chain issues, Print on Demand requirements, evolving distribution models, and other marketplace changes. Attendees will learn effective ways publishers can affordably and sustainably expand production workflows to serve a marketplace that is seeking more flexibility with their print designs, trim sizes, producing digital formats, and delivering more accessible content.

Panelists include Matt Baehr, Executive Director of Book Manufacturers' Institute, Kelly Gallagher, Vice President of Content Acquisition at Ingram Content Group, and Stephen Driver, Vice President of Production Services at Rowman and Littlefield.

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Mar 23, 2023 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Stephen Driver
Vice President, Production Services @The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group
Stephen Driver is Vice President, Production Services for The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, an independent publisher of humanities and trade non-fiction books with headquarters in the Washington, DC area. He has been in the book publishing business for 25 years and oversees all aspects of design, composition, production, and manufacturing for more than 2,000 new titles per year. Through a combination of in-house and vendor partnerships, Rowman & Littlefield is able to maintain a nimble approach to publishing.
Matt Baehr
Executive Director @Book Manufacturers' Institute
Matt Baehr is the Executive Director of the Book Manufacturers' Institute (BMI). He’s been the chief executive of the association since 2017. Matt has a long career in association management, primarily working with trade associations. He holds an undergraduate degree from the Catholic University in Washington, DC as well as graduate degrees from Ohio University in Athens, OH.
Kelly Gallagher
Vice President, Content Acquisition @Ingram Content Group
Kelly joined as Vice President of Content Acquisition at Ingram in 2012. He manages publisher and author relations for North America, which includes product and business development and sales and service for IngramSpark and Lightning Source print on demand. Kelly has worked within the publishing industry his entire career. Prior to Ingram, he was at Bowker serving as VP of Publishing Services and Market Research. He was also a publisher for 10 years and six years at a publisher’s association. He is an active supporter of industry organizations, serving on book industry boards including the Book Industry Study Group and Independent Book Publishers Association. Kelly currently serves as an executive Board member for NABU, a non-profit organization focused on eradicating illiteracy through the creation and distribution indigenous language content.