The Frankfurt Book Fair is one of our most important events each year to promote our publications, meet with our bookselling and distribution contacts, learn about the future trends in publishing, and generally take the pulse of the industry for the next year. It is always an exhausting week, with back-to-back meetings set every 30 … Continue reading Travelling to Frankfurt Book Fair
Earlier this month Laura and Tommi headed to Germany for the annual Frankfurt Book Fair. As a company we’ve been going to the fair for nearly 40 years and those who attend are well-versed in the Frankfurt experience. With that in mind, Laura has put together a Top 10 “best of” from this year’s Frankfurt … Continue reading Frankfurt Book Fair 2018 Top 10
Every year we attend the annual Frankfurt Book Fair, which we’ve mentioned in numerous blog posts in the past. The book fair always follows the same format with meetings often with the same people and in the same regular time-slots. It often feels like déjà vu and all that changes each year is the books … Continue reading Just How Big is The Frankfurt Book Fair?!
For many people in the book trade, October is almost synonymous with the Frankfurt Book Fair and it is no different for Channel View/Multilingual Matters. For us, the only change this year was that Tommi, Sarah and I decided that we would drive to the fair as we wanted to see some of Europe, rather … Continue reading Frankfurt Book Fair 2013
We’ve all now just about managed to recover from our Frankfurt adventures last week! And Martisse did a sterling job in holding down the fort while the rest of us were away! We had a much bigger stand this year to show off our amazing books. Our Language of the Month activities came in very … Continue reading Another Frankfurt finished…
This week we’re all heading off to the Frankfurt Book Fair. We’ve practised a bit of German for our Language of the Month and we’ve been listening to some German music in the office to get us in the mood! Our appointments diary is busier than ever this year and we have non-stop meetings planned all … Continue reading Frankfurt, here we come!
This month Tommi had his 20 year anniversary working for the company. In this post we ask him a few questions about the past two decades(!) of loyal service… What was your first role at the company and what did it involve? My first role at the company was working in subscriptions processing. In 1998 the … Continue reading Happy 20th Anniversary to Tommi!
This month Anna and Sarah are celebrating their 15 year anniversary working at Channel View/Multilingual Matters. In this post we ask Anna a few questions about the last 15 years… What made you apply for your first job at MM? I’d love to say that it was a burning desire to work in publishing and … Continue reading An Interview with Anna: 15 Year Work Anniversary!
This month Sarah and Anna are celebrating their 15 year anniversary working at Channel View/Multilingual Matters. In this post we ask Sarah a few questions about the last 15 years… What made you apply for your first job at MM? I had done an English degree so publishing was one of the more obvious routes … Continue reading An Interview with Sarah: 15 Year Work Anniversary!
With the recent publication of the 6th edition of Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, we hit a real milestone and published our 1000th book since the company began. In this post, Tommi reflects on the last 35 years leading up to this point and discusses how the company and wider world of publishing has changed over time. At … Continue reading Celebrating 1000 books in 35 years of Channel View Publications/Multilingual Matters