The London Book Fair (LBF) is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. In 2018, LBF took place in April at Olympia, West London, covering all aspects of the publishing industry. LBF is a unique opportunity to explore, understand and capitalise on the innovations shaping the publishing world of the future. It brings you direct access to customers, content and emerging markets.

In 2018, LBF took place on:
Tuesday 10th – Thursday 12th April 2018
Olympia, West London

BIC exhibited at stand: 4A05.

BIC’s Building a Better Business Seminar at LBF 2018

Thursday 12th April 2018
The Olympia Room, Olympia
(near the Grand Hall’s larger entrance)


Since 1999, BIC’s annual supply chain seminar at LBF has provided both national and international representatives of the book industry, and members of the public, with an opportunity to meet and exchange views and information on all aspects of the supply chain. 

Last year, our Seminar (#LBF17bbb) attracted:

  • 149 attendees
  • from 18 countries
  • across 103 organisations

This year’s seminar – Building a Better Business – took place on Thursday 12th April 2018, 10am-12:30pm, in The Olympia Room. Visit the LBF event page here.

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Please note: this seminar was free to attend for both BIC Members and Non-Members alike.

View the programme here.

Find out more about our speakers here.

Slides from this year’s presentations can be viewed here:

BIC Metadata Map by Peter Mathews

EDItX & ONIX: Together at Last by Graham Bell