Collaboration to Focus on Publishers’ Forum 2013

Close Cooperation Between arvato Systems and Klopotek
(PresseBox) (Gütersloh, ) (arvato Systems) Gütersloh, Germany -- The leading national and international providers of publishing software and IT services, arvato Systems and Klopotek, will be working together even more closely in the future. The cooperation will focus in particular on partnership surrounding the Publishers’ Forum 2013 industry event, in which both providers will play a major part. This was announced today at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

The international industry conference Publishers’ Forum will celebrate its tenth anniversary next year in Berlin. 350 professionals from book and magazine publishers are expected to attend this exclusive forum for decision makers. The event has established itself as the ‘publishing event of the year’ not only across Germany, but also internationally within the industry.

Triggered by the digital revolution and the radical shift in media behavior, publishers currently find themselves facing enormous change. Besides global networking, strategic examination of the most important international publishing trends and the search for successful business and sales models for publishing 2.0 are key objectives. The top themes of the publishing event will therefore be: Thinking beyond the book, networked publishing, metadata, digital first, and cloud computing. The biggest special feature in 2013 will be the English program, which will be offered in parallel to the familiar structure of the German program. Participants will therefore have the choice between a German and an English program at all times during the two-day event.

Acclaimed international speakers will also be present during the bilingual conference. Nobel Prize for literature winner Orhan Pamuk has been invited, for example. In addition, the German TV broadcaster 3sat will report about the event in its program ‘Kulturzeit.’

Diana Timm, who is responsible for marketing public, professional, and academic publishing solutions at arvato Systems, is excited about the continued close cooperation with Klopotek: “We intend to keep up with the latest developments and remain in close dialog with our customers through this cooperation and the 10th Publishers’ Forum. During turbulent times, we offer publishers both secure guidance as well as innovative horizons.”

For more information about the event, please visit www.publishersforum.de.

About Klopotek
Klopotek is the leading provider of standard software and consulting services for book and magazine publishers in the print and online sectors. More than 350 publishers of diverse genres with more than 14,000 users operate their business processes using Klopotek software solutions. For nearly 20 years, Klopotek has provided innovative solutions as a partner to publishers around the world. Klopotek’s portfolio includes the entire value creation chain within the area of publishing for print and digital products. Klopotek’s standard software can be used both in-house as well as ‘as a service’ (SaaS), pre-configured based on documented best practice business processes. Klopotek has locations in Europe (Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, London, and Paris) and in the USA (Parsippany/New Jersey).
www.klopotek.com
www.publishersforum.de

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