We are delighted
to announce that next year's conference will be held as a follow-on
event after the Beijing International Book Fair in 2004. The date for
the 2004 Fair is still to be finalised, but it is expected to
be either at the end of August or in early September. The Book
Conference will commence on the day after the Fair concludes.
and Common Ground's partner in China will be the China Book Business
Report (CBBR), publisher of the national trade newspaper which
is distributed to over 60,000 readers per week in the publishing
and book-selling industry. Printing industry associations and
businesses in China have also expressed keen interest to support
the Book Conference in Beijing.