In partnership with the Northern Fiction Alliance, The PA will be hosting a workshop in Manchester at The International Anthony Burgess Foundation on 24th September for publishers who are new or just starting out in export sales.
You will hear from 3 speakers in this workshop:
- Jenny Mooney, ERDF International Trade Adviser (North West International Trade Team), Department for International Tradewho will talk through what government support there is for publishers including how to make the most of Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) grants to exhibit at overseas markets.
- Jim Hinks, Literature Programme Manager (Wider Europe, Middle East and North Africa), British Council who will talk through the work the British Council does we with writers through cultural programmes (and the opportunities and benefits to UK publishers) as well as how publishers can get involved in scoping trips and open calls, and how to make the most of them.
- Simon Littlewood, Former International Director of Penguin Random House who will give a dedicated session on how to become export ready, from developing an approach through to making and enacting plans.
A light sandwich lunch will be provided.
The workshop is Free of Charge for members of the PA.
£75 + VAT for non-members (redeemable against PA membership fee if you apply for membership within 2 weeks of attending the workshop).