The digital publishing industry is fast recognising the value of the new web-based, open-source publishing format called ePub. Its ability to generate highly interactive, rich media layouts and digital books for digital distribution, across a variety of leading platforms (Blackberry, OS X, iOS, Kindle, Nook and Android), is an untapped technology with massive potential and which will soon become a necessity to integrate across all levels of business.
The Digital Publishing Breakfast, hosted by Friends of Design, will act as a gateway for companies to better understand the dynamic world of ePub. The primary goal of this seminar is to help the print and digital industries to fully grasp the various opportunities, drawbacks and technicalities of ePub, in order to seamlessly integrate the technology into their own businesses. Let our two talented guest speakers give you a thorough introduction into ePub and open your eyes to the possibilities of this highly topical platform.
Friends of Design are in the perfect position to shed light on ePub and to create a robust network of professionals to support the developing community. This is not only because we have identified this particularly specialised niche, in terms of education, but also because we have a number of highly competent individuals under our brand, all of whom have the ability to train others in ePub, have a great wealth of industry knowledge and who implement the relevant technologies on a daily basis. We would like to position ourselves as the authority in the South African market and to help unlock the power of ePub in our country’s digital publishing arena.
ePub is growing in importance and is making its presence felt throughout the industry, affecting all sectors of digital publishing. The importance of this technology is gaining huge momentum and it has become apparent that somebody with the right knowledge needs to step in and help to cultivate an ePub culture in South Africa. Attainment a true understanding of what this technology will mean for businesses and how to fully implement it, will soon become a vital avenue for success.
Join us for our insightful seminar as we educate and rally support for our very own South African ePub community. This is the perfect opportunity to jump on board and assist this ground-breaking technology in making a solid foothold in South Africa. Don’t let your business get left behind, as ePub continues to grown from strength-to-strength and establishes itself as a crucial part of the digital publishing landscape.
Join us in welcoming Damian Gibbs, founder and owner of Orchard Publishing. With 20 years publication production experience in both domestic and international digital and print publications, Gibbs will give a rare insight into the technicalities and opportunities ePub presents.
- When: Friday 22nd August 2014
- Time: 7:30AM for 8AM
- Where: Friends of Design, 186 HAK House, Bree St, Cape Town
Please RSVP with us, to secure your seat: firstname.lastname@example.org