Digital Book World

Digital Book World is the world’s leading source of news, analysis, and education on digital publishing in all its forms.

It is a fast-growing online community of digital publishing professionals and a producer of the market-leading live event Digital Book World Conference + Expo, the Digital Book Awards, ebook bestsellers list as well as online education via webcasts and downloadable digital publishing resources.

Digital Book World puts you in the same room with presidents, CEOs, editors, marketers and publicists of large and small houses as well as agents, authors, booksellers, librarians and technologists—providing  insight, actionable content and networking opportunities to help facilitate the transformation and growth of your businesses.

Digital Book World Conference & Expo

About Us 

Now celebrate its fifth year, the Digital Book World Conference + Expo is the preeminent conference on digital publishing and digital publishing strategies. It brings together over 1,300 publishing professionals focused on developing, building and transforming their organizations to compete in the new digital publishing environment.


The Digital Book World Conference + Expo program is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunities facing publishers of all sizes and business models, with key emphasis on the digital transformation.


You’ll learn: 
  • How to operate a publishing business in a digital environment.
  • How to market and distribute content to a reader who has migrated online to shop. 
  • How to acquire and develop new staff and new skills. 
  • How to implement and use new technologies that are being created specifically for digital publishers. 
  • How to help your authors become more proficient in online brand building. 
In short, you will learn everything there is to learn to be successful in today’s digital publishing business environment. 


Speakers at the Digital Book World Conference & Expo are the leading influencers in digital publishing: CEOs and C-level executives responsible for developing their organizations’ digital strategies, innovators who are bringing new ideas and new technologies to the publishing industry, path-making authors, agents, marketers, and editors. Leaders share best practices and frank insights into their personal experiences—both what has worked and what hasn’t—so that you can avoid pitfalls and make wise strategic decisions.


There is nothing more powerful than the Digital Book World network. It represents a cross-section of the publishing industry’s elite, from presidents, CEOs, editors, marketers and publicists of large and small houses to agents, authors, booksellers, librarians and technologists. Join these professionals and make contacts that will help drive your business forward.


Growth and opportunity are everywhere in the publishing industry. Let Digital Book World and its family of products help you identify those opportunities, expose you to the best practices available to capitalize on them, and be your guide to digital publishing success. 

The Digital Book World Conference + Expo is a must-attend for anyone in the publishing business. The world of content creation is changing, the world of content consumption is changing and the world of publishing is changing. To remain relevant and successful, you’ve got to adapt your business practices. Let Digital Book World show you how.