Quantum Talks: Are Books Working for Business? "Not all Readers are Leaders, but all Leaders are Readers" - Harry Truman

Quantum Talks: Are Books Working for Business? "Not all Readers are Leaders, but all Leaders are Readers" - Harry Truman

11 Mar 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

Olympia Room - Grand Hall
Language:
English

Learning is an imperative for every businesses in a fast-changing environment, from entrepreneurs to multinationals. Millions are invested in training, elearning, instructional video and conferences. But what is the role of the book in the business learning space today? How can publishers help companies of all sizes make the most of this powerful, lightweight, cost-effective learning tool? And how can authors write books that really work for businesses in the 21st century? We explore how businesses are using books as part of their training and development, and ask what more publishers should be doing in this space.

Contributors

  • Alison Jones

    Speaker

    Founder

    Practical Inspiration Publishing

      Alison Jones (chair) is founder of Practical Inspiration Publishing, a pioneering publishing partner for businesses, host of The Extraordinary...

  • Tim Kilmartin

    Speaker

    Head of Corporate, Professional and Institutional Sales

    Blackwell's

      Tim Kilmartin is Head of Corporate, Professional and Institutional Sales at Blackwell’s. He manages contracted book supply services to the NHS,...

  • Riccardo Savini

    Speaker

    Chief Content Officer

    StoryPack

      Riccardo Savini is the Chief Content Officer of StoryPack, a Berlin-based technology company reinventing how books and experts are discovered...

  • Christopher Cudmore

    Speaker

    Publishing Director

    Kogan Page

      Christopher Cudmore is Publishing Director at Kogan Page, the award-winning leading independent publisher of business books and business content. ...

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