Penguin Random House CEO Madeline McIntosh to Deliver Keynote Speech at BMI’s Fall Annual Conference
[BRADENTON, FL—September 8, 2021] The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) is marking a return to in-person events for its 2021 Fall Annual Conference, complete with a stellar line-up of titans in the publishing and book manufacturing industries.
The theme for this fall’s event is ‘Turning the Page: The Next Chapter’, focusing on how the book manufacturing industry can move on after the coronavirus pandemic plus the key issues the sector is facing now and in the coming years.
The prestigious event takes place at the JW Marriott in Orlando on November 7-9. Attendees will enjoy talks on sustainability, supply chains, education and economics as well as the keynote speech from Madeline McIntosh, CEO of Penguin Random House.
Alongside several networking opportunities the annual BMI Awards will also take place, recognizing the best and brightest professionals in the book manufacturing industry for their dedication, hard work and impact on the market.
Executive Director of BMI, Matt Baehr said, “While we had some great successes with our online events last year, we’re very excited to be returning to in-person networking for our Fall Annual Conference. I’m looking forward to welcoming our esteemed speakers, all of which are respected authorities in their sectors, who are sure to give our guests some truly valuable insights into how book manufacturing can move forward from the pandemic.
As a trade organization it’s important we look at the challenges the industry is facing and work at every level to provide solutions for suppliers, customers and businesses alike, so I look forward to the conference facilitating these important discussions.”
The BMI is a respected authority in the manufacturing and publishing industries, with a rich history and providing a vital role in shaping industry standards for book manufacturing. The BMI recently published its ‘State of the Book Industry’ report, helping business leaders understand emerging trends and current market data.
Find out more about the BMI 2021 Fall Annual Conference here.