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Mash Media launches new publishing event

Mash Media introduces The Publishing Show, set to take place on 22-23 June 2021 at ExCel London.

Mash Media launches new publishing event
Ralph Collett: “Sustainable digital progression and integration is becoming front and centre of all strategic plans across publishing and media.”

Mash Media already has considerable experience within the events community with brands including Confex International, Exhibition News and Conference News providing a platform for event professionals to meet, network and stay informed.

Launching off the back of the 2020 Making Publishing Pay conference, The Publishing Show will be a two-day conference, with the addition of a exhibition and two additional stages showcasing the latest technology available to the industry. The event will co-locate with the International Confex and PA Show.

The Publishing Show Event Director Ralph Collett commented: “This marks an incredibly important and exciting moment for the publishing and media industry and we are delighted to have the opportunity to offer a platform for a community close to our hearts which enables growth in these uncertain times.”

He adds: “Sustainable digital progression and integration is becoming front and centre of all strategic plans across publishing and media, and for most it’s essential for their survival. The Publishing Show is being designed exclusively for leaders within the industry to meet and hear from their peers and gain a comprehensive view of the technology available to help them on this journey.”

The Publishing Show will also be guided by an Advisory Board, which will include: Ed Tranter, Managing Director of 73Media, Diane Young, Co-Founder and CEO of The Drum, Adam Crow Head of Publishing at Mediacom, Ashanti Bentil-Dhue CEO of Event Mind & Co Founder of Diversity Ally, Chris Stone Executive Producer at Audio & Video New Statesman Media Group, RD Whitney CEO of 365Media, Andrew Bloch Founder of Andrew Bloch & Associates, Rob Nathan Director at Media10 & Caboodle AI, Dan Levitt Managing Director at Hearst Content Agency, Carolyn Morgan Founder of Speciall Media and Liz Agostini Portfolio Director of Mash Media.

Collett adds: “We are honoured to have such a wealth of experience helping us shape this year’s event. This is testament to the importance of an event like this for the industry.”

Andrew Bloch, Founder, Andrew Bloch and Associates adds: “as the pace of technology increases, it's more important than ever for the industry to come together to network, to listen, to learn and to find ways that they can adapt together to the changing media landscape. The next two to three years is a critical period for the publishing industry.”

Ashanti Bentil-Dhue, CEO, EventMind also comments: “the industry is at a junction - it is a moment to embrace what’s happening and take the best of what’s gone before. It’s time for fresh ideas and to build sustainability into publishing businesses.”

More information about this year’s event will be released shortly. You can register your interest here.

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