The recommendations of the 3rd Arab Publishers' conference
“Horizons and Challenges of the Digital Age for the Publishing Industry”
Sharjah, Monday 2nd – Tuesday 3rd, November, 2015
Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sharjah, concluded the 3rd conference of Arab Publishers under the title “Horizons and Challenges of the Digital Age for the Publishing Industry”
and after two days of discussions and dialogues involving representatives of the co-organizing the conference are: the Arab Publishers Association' and Emirates Publishers union, in addition to a wide range of publishers, distributors, intellectuals, journalists, media and academics, and official representatives of some Arab and foreign countries, and a large delegation representing the international publishers Association.
THE Conference has opened morning Monday, November 2nd, 2015 without presence of Mr. Assem Shalaby who was unable to attend his conference.
This conference explored the opportunities and challenges publishers face and how the industry can adapt to remain relevant to the Arab reader. This forum offered an important platform for professionals to network, exchange ideas, and expand their distribution channels. Two days of discussions and debates included 8 discussion panels and 6 sessions under the spot and 2 cultural Arab and International participation distinct resulted in the following recommendations: