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Publishers Summit

Date: 6th June 2018 - 7th June 2018 Location: London - UK

ACI’s Publishers Summit will be taking place in London, UK, on 6-7 June 2018.

For its third edition, the conference will give updates on the drivers and trends of the quickly evolving publishing industry.

Over the two days, the event will bring together key industry stakeholders from the publishing industry: publishers, technology, design, UX, CX and advertising companies, to hear case-studies and discuss during interactive sessions & panel discussions on programmatic challenges, Mobile Monetisation and User Engagement, Creating  a Personalised Content for the Audience, Expanding Publishing on Multiple Channels, Developing Publishing Business Models and many others.

Join us in London to exchange your point of view with your peers and engage in excellent networking opportunities.



6th June 2018
7th June 2018
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Diana Koumi – Content
+44 (0) 20 3141 0611
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0)203 141 0627
Timothy Rowley-Evans – Sponsorship
+44 20 3141 0614
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
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  • Digital Publishing: Evolution, Competition, Know-How
  • Developing Publishing Business Models
  • Fact-checking and Fake News
  • Mobile Monetisation and User Engagement
  • Facing Programmatic  Challenges
  • Growth Hacking in the Publishing Industry
  • Expanding Publishing on Multiple Channels
  • Blockchain: E-Commerce and Advertising
  • Digital Disruption for Educational and Academic Publishing
  • Rupert Turnbull, Group International Publisher, Time & Fortune
  • Liam Reynolds, Managing Director-National Sales, Johnston Press
  • Emma Winchurch-Beale, International Sales Director, The Washington Post
  • Julian Lloyd-Evans, Managing Director, Dennis Publishing
  • Lorenzo Manfredi, Global Digital Director, De Agostini
  • Sarah Whitney, Global Product Partnerships – News & Publishing, Google

ACI’s Publishers Summit will bring together key players from the publishing industry, such as:

  • Creative Director
  • Head of Programmatic
  • Head of Digital
  • Content Director
  • Product Manager
  • Digital Development Editor
  • Publishing Director
  • Editor-in-Chief
  • Online Product Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Chief Revenue Officer
  • Commercial & Brand Strategy Director
  • Digital Editor
  • Branded Content Manager
  • Digital Sales Director


As well as professionals from technology, data analytics, design, UX & CX and advertising companies.

  • Emma Winchurch-Beale, International Sales Director, The Washington Post
  • Sarah Whitney, Global Product Partnerships – News & Publishing, Google
  • Claudia Dreier-Poepperl, CEO & Founder, Calldorado
  • Michael Kavanagh, CEO & Co-Founder, Social Honey
  • Michell Raubenheimer, Senior Business Development Manager, EMEA, PulsePoint
  • Simon Haynes, Head of Digital, N&S Plus
  • Dee Frew, Ad Tech Manager, IAB UK
  • Jake Parry, Interim Digital Director, Shortlist Media
  • Julian Childs, Managing Director, UK and EMEA, Business Insider
  • Meagan Lopez, Global Digital Business Director, NY Times
  • Jack Riley, Commercial & Audience Development Director, The Huffington Post UK
  • Chris Nardi, Global Advertising Director, Luxury & Consumer, Financial Times
  • Georgie Holt, Publisher, Cosmopolitan, Hearst Magazines UK
  • Liam Reynolds, Managing Director – National Sales, Johnston Press
  • Scott Gill, Group Commercial Director, Mediaforce Group
  • Shahin Nabavian, Head of Digital, Economist Intelligence Unit
  • Alberto Barreiro Gonzalez, Digital Media Strategist, Former Chief Experience Officer at PRISA, Former Experience Director ITV
  • Patrick Falconer, Managing Director, NY Times
  • Parminder Bahra, Executive Producer EMEA, The Wall Street Journal


If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Diana Koumi

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0625

Email: dkoumi@acieu.net


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ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Tim Rowley-Evans

Tel: +44 (0)20 3141 0614

Email: trowleyevans@acieu.net


Publishers Summit - Conference Pass (inc. documentation pack)£1,595.00
Publishers Summit - Documentation Package Only£420.00
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