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The best upcoming publishing events in Asia

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The end of the year is in sight, and as the publishing industry dusts itself off from the summer break and goes back to school, we’re heading into peak industry event season.

To help you sort your calendar, we’ve picked out the must-attend publishing events across Asia for the next few months, from the mega-conferences to more intimate gatherings.

See our choice of the best publishing events in Europe here and the Americas here.

WAN-IFRA India 2019 Conference

18 – 19 September 2019
Gurugram, India

Billed as ‘South Asia’s largest gathering of news publishers’, this conference from WAN-IFRA will be themed around driving revenue and excellence in challenging times. There’s a print summit and advertising summit which run parallel to each other, looking at business transformation, operational excellence, and more.

More information on the WAN-IFRA India 2019 Conference

Programmatic Punch APAC

3rd October 2019

If you’re looking to learn about the potential of programmatic, this ‘punchy’ event is a good place to get started. It’s structured around speaker presentations and panels from well-known brands and publishers, from Spotify to the South China Morning Post, exploring transparency, fraud, ad-blocking and more.

More information on Programmatic Punch APAC

Digital Journalism World Summit 2019

7 – 8 October 2019

As you might expect, the Digital Journalism World Summit is focused on the digital trends shaping the future of journalism, and the cutting-edge technology and tools that will get us there. It’s bringing together top news industry professionals to discuss storytelling in the digital space, the opportunities and hurdles of new technology, and how these can be practically incorporated by journalists.

More information on the Digital Journalism World Summit

Digital Media Asia 2019

29 – 31 October 2019
Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Asia conference is exploring everything from digital subscriptions and subscriber retention to data for personalisation, blockchain, and the growth of ad alliances. With a mix of masterclasses, keynotes and a technology and services expo, there are sure to be plenty of takeaways for digital publishers at both an editorial and strategic level.

More information on Digital Media Asia 2019

Mumbrella360 Asia

5 – 7 November 2019

Mumbrella360 Asia has a bigger emphasis on marketing than some of our other event choices, but there’s still plenty publishers can learn if they’re looking to get ahead in the digital space. With sessions on e-gaming, explaining TikTok, and growing revenue streams in publishing, publishing professionals will certainly be able to find some inspiration from media brands at the top of their game.

More information about Mumbrella360 Asia

For a comprehensive calendar of events in publishing, media and advertising, take a look at our events calendar. If your event isn’t there, please submit it to us!

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