It might feel like summer’s been and gone already, but there’s plenty going on in the publishing world. Here, we’ve rounded up the top events in digital publishing to keep you busy until the weather brightens…

After all, who really wants to be relaxing in the garden with a glass of Pimms?

1 – FIPP London Media Tour

23 – 25 May

Locations around London

FIPP’s Media Tour will take you behind the scenes of some of the most innovative publishing and media companies. With visits to the offices of The Economist, Dennis and Time Inc among others, this is a great opportunity to learn more about the industry’s most exciting projects. Page Lizard’s Esther Kezia will be on the tour – say hello if you’re also on board!

Tickets range from £2,500-£3,750, and can be booked through the FIPP website.

2 – PPA Awards 2016

30 June

Grosvenor House Hotel, Mayfair, London

It’s time to don the ballgowns and bow ties and head into London for an evening of glitz, glamour and publishing excellence! Kevin Costello, the PPA Chairman & CEO of Haymarket Media Group described the event as ‘One of the nights in the calendar you wouldn’t want to miss’, and with some excellent shortlisted individuals and companies, it promises to be a fantastic event.

Tickets range from £315-£630, and can be booked through the PPA website.

3 – Page Lizard Summer Party

5 July

Following on from our smashing 10th birthday party, we will once again be playing host at a free summer shindig in central London. Keep an eye out over the next few weeks as we reveal the theme and open the sign-up list.

Great talks and free drinks? What better way to kickstart your summer!

4 – AOP Digital Publishing Awards 2016

14 July

The Roundhouse, Camden

A “must-attend” evening for anyone in digital publishing! The AOP have had a record number of submissions this year, and we look forward to the shortlist being announced next week.

Tickets can be booked through the AOP website.

5 – Magfest

16 September


This year’s Magfest is running with a ‘Fight For Your Audience’ theme. Topics have yet to be confirmed, but this is definitely one to keep an eye on.

Ticket pricing TBC on the Magfest website.

6 – Digiday Publishing Summit

19 – 21 September

Key Biscayne, Florida

The focus at this year’s Digiday Publishing Summit will be the “Platform Power Play” – exploring the successes, failures and lessons of distributing on platforms. This event seems to be genuinely concerned with the latest hot topics for publishers, and is a great excuse for a trip to Miami!

Tickets are $2,595-$6,995, and can be booked through the Digiday Summit website.

7-  Monetising Media

21 – 23 September

Millennium Gloucester, London

This conference from Media Briefing aims to answer that golden question: how can publishers make money? If it’s up to the standard of their Digital Media Strategies conference, then this is well worth attending if you’re a senior exec in magazines, news or B2B publishing.

Tickets are £699-£1,999, and can be booked through the Monetising Media website.


Do you know of any upcoming events over the summer? Contact us and we’ll pop it in!

Later in the year…

World Publishing Expo 2016 – 10-12 October 2016

IE Digital Publishing Innovation Summit – 19-20 October 2016

Frankfurt Book Fair -19-23 October 2016

Digiday Publishing Summit Europe – 26-28 October 2016

Digital Magazine Awards 2016 – November 2016



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