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On the Podium: Where to Catch Up With NewspaperDirect This October at Top Media Industry Conferences


NewspaperDirect executives showcase latest technologies and discuss the future of digital news media at FIPP Ibero-American Media Conference, WAN-IFRA World Publishing Expo, and FOLIO: MediaNext.

Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) October 26, 2012

Publisher interest in new models for monetizing digital newspapers and magazines continues to grow as consumers embrace tablets and smartphones to consume the news and other published content. NewspaperDirect (ND) has long been a huge proponent of leveraging the latest digital distribution channels to further publishers' goal to broaden their reach, and executives from the company are showcasing the latest technology available from NewspaperDirect at several industry events over the next few months.

NewspaperDirect invites newspaper and magazine publishers and publishing solutions experts to drop by and meet us at any of these conferences and expos to learn how the company's PressReader technology and award-winning SmartEdition-powered replica editions can boost subscriber engagement and brand awareness on virtually any device and any operating system, including the newly launched Windows 8.

Here's a handy list of who is speaking where and when through the end of this month. Note – members of the media: to set up interviews with NewspaperDirect executives at any of these conferences, please contact Tim Cox, ZingPR, tim (at) zingpr (dot) com, +1-650-369-7784.

4th FIPP Ibero-American Magazine Media Conference
WHEN: October 29-31, 2012
WHERE: Ramada Herradura, San Jose, Costa Rica
WHO: Vice President of Publishing and Legal Affairs Nikolay Malyarov is participating in a panel titled “Managing Content in a 360˚ World” on Tuesday, October 30 at 2:15 p.m.: As the number of digital platforms for content has increased, the question of placing the correct content onto the correct format, and for what purpose becomes critical. Having the right content architecture for multi-platform usage and the ability to efficiently manage editorial workflows for apps and digital editions is ever more complex. This session describes how different companies have approached these issues.
We invite you to drop by Booth 11 and chat with Nikolay throughout the conference about ND's award-winning ePublishing Solutions.

WAN-IFRA World Publishing Expo 2012
WHEN: October 29-31, 2012
WHERE: Stand 480-9, Frankfurt Messe, Exhibition Fairgrounds, Hall 8, Frankfurt, Germany
WHO: ND's publishing team, Johanie Marcoux and Jason Meyer, will be on hand to meet with publishers and hardware partners at this annual event and during the 5th “Tablet & App Summit.” The theme for the Summit is: “Rethink Media Apps on Mobile and Tablets.” Meet the ND publishing team at Stand 480-9.

FOLIO: MediaNext 2012
WHEN: October 29-31, 2012
WHERE: Marriott Marquis, New York, USA
NewspaperDirect is a Bronze Sponsor at this premier conference for traditional and emerging media. Recently appointed Director of Publishing Steve Chapman will be on hand to meet with publishers and discuss how ND's ePublishing Solutions can help them reach their readers on every screen.

About PressReader
PressReader and its companion online service,, deliver the most authentic newspaper and magazine reading experience on PCs, Macs, smartphones, eReaders and tablets running iOS, Android, Windows and Playbook operating systems. Today, millions of tablets come preloaded with PressReader from a growing list of leading manufacturers including Microsoft, Acer, ASUS, BlackBerry, HTC, Kobo and Samsung. With PressReader, you can hold a digital edition of your favorite publication in your hands and read it from cover to cover, just the way the title was printed — with no compromises in quality, fidelity or content. Follow us on, Google+, Twitter @pressdisplay, and

About NewspaperDirect Inc.
NewspaperDirect delivers the world's newspapers and magazines to millions of readers the way they want to receive them — in print, online, or on their mobile device, tablet or eReader — wherever they live, travel, work or play. With the most innovative digital publishing technology in the industry and the only zero operational-cost business model, NewspaperDirect is recognized as the world leader in multichannel content distribution and monetization, and is the chosen partner of more than 3,000 publishers from 100 countries.

SmartEdition, powered by PressDisplay technology, offers publishers a fully customizable digital edition platform with powerful and proprietary back office reporting and analysis tools (Reading Map, Ad Value Map) that help them optimally manage their content and advertisers. NewspaperDirect provides full hosting, payment acceptance, customer service management, and technical support., PressReader and SmartEdition are trademarks or registered trademarks of NewspaperDirect Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks belong to their respective owners.

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