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Jul 1

Catch us at The Bookseller’s Marketing & Publicity Conference

1 July @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST

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Hear from us and Sprint with us at The Bookseller‘s Marketing & Publicity Conference on 1st July!

We’re extremely excited to be gathering with marketing professionals from across the book trade for another excellent year of the M&P Conference – even more so, as we’re honoured to be in this year’s programme lineup.


BookMachine’s Digital Marketing Strategist, Gemma Rostill, will be chairing a panel covering how to keep on top of industry trends and feeding this knowledge into creating top-notch campaigns.


Meanwhile, find our Director Laura Summers in the breaks for a mini creativity sprint, and get energised and creatively aligned as a team ahead of your next big title release! Book your slot.


If you’d like to speak with us ahead of the conference, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch here.


To attend, book your ticket via The Bookseller website. See you there!


About Laura

A headshot of Laura Summers, a woman with brown curly hair wearing a polka dot dress and orange lanyardLaura Summers is one of the Directors at BookMachine, as well as a CIM-qualified marketing professional. She started her career in-house, working at leading publishers – Pearson Education, Oxford University Press and Cengage Learning, before moving into the world of start-ups, which culminated in co-founding BookMachine, in 2010. BookMachine Creative Agency launched in 2017, as part of the BookMachine offering. It is renowned for stand out digital marketing and a highly-experienced digital product team, and Laura leads the growing team of specialists working with leading trade and education publishers globally. Laura is regularly invited to talk about the book industry at publishing events.


About Gemma

A headshot of Gemma, a white woman with shoulder-length blonde and brown hair wearing a white dress with leopardsGemma Rostill is Digital Marketing Strategist at BookMachine. She has 20 years of marketing experience predominantly across trade publishing, most recently as Head of Marketing for Penguin Random House Children’s. Gemma specialises in data-driven and creative strategy, underpinned by extensive experience across the entire marketing mix, from copywriting and content creation to social media and influencer marketing. She has also previosuly been a TikTok content creator in the FinTech sector, and has worked across channel strategy, content, advertising and training for a growing number of BookMachine clients including Bloomsbury Publishing, Bonnier Books, Hodder & Stoughton, Pearson Education, The Quarto Group and Simon & Schuster US.


1 July
9:00 am - 5:00 pm BST

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