International Business Show
April 19th, 20th and 21st
The FILBo International Business Show (April 19th, 20th and 21st) is the space for buying and selling books; publishing and translation rights, as well as the strategic place to do business in the region, in the first half of the year. The fair is placing a big bet in order to internationalize the industry and turn Bogotá into the center of publishing business.
The International Business Show is organized by the Colombian Book Chamber and Corferias, with the support of ProColombia
Professionals with the following profiles can register for the FILBo International Business Show:
- Commercial Manager
- Managing Editor
- Literary agent
Fellowship Program: profiles and presence at FILBo
Sander Schwartz is an independent producer of animated and live action content for children. In recent decades, he has developed and produced dozens of animated films and series for theatrical release, on linear channels, streaming platforms and other media. From 2009 to 2013, he was president of Kids & Family Entertainment for Fremantle. He had previously been president of Warner Bros Animation, responsible for the development and production of theatrical and television animation. Before joining Warner Bros., Sander Schwartz served as president of Sony Pictures Family Entertainment Group. As a producer, Sander has received multiple Emmy Award nominations, and was awarded an Emmy for the series "The Batman". Other awards received for his work include the Humanitas, Peabody and Prism Awards.
Juan Casamayor (Madrid, 1968) has a degree in Hispanic Philology from the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Zaragoza. In 1999 he founded the independent label Páginas de Espuma, a reference publishing house in the genre of Short Stories in Spanish. The main contemporary writers of short stories along with the classics of universal literature are in its catalogue. In addition, the label has an important collection of essays, highlighting literary criticism, memoirs, diaries, travel books and epistolary books. In 2017 Páginas de Espuma was awarded the Publishing Merit Award by the Guadalajara International Book Fair (Mexico) and in 2019 received the Best Cultural Editorial Work Award granted by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. He teaches classes in different master programs and courses of creative editing and writing.
Born in Colombia, Andrea graduated from the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne. She began her career as an editor at HarperCollins in New York, where she was one of the founding editors of Rayo, and the company’s Latin and Spanish printing press. Responsible for publishing more than 30 titles a year, she focused on bringing authors from Spain and Latin America to the United States. In 2007, Andrea founded the Indent Literary Agency, where she represents Spanish, Portuguese and English authors all over the world.
Acquisitions editor at Daunt Books UK; I have previously worked as Assistant Editor at Vintage, Penguin Random House, and as Editorial Assistant at Transworld, Penguin Random House. I currently work through fiction and non-fiction, with a particular interest in fiction in translation, with authors like the Chilean Nona Fernández in Daunt, and looking to acquire a more enlightening and attractive writing translated into Spanish. My origin is Kosovar-Albanian, so I am always interested in stories told in liminal spaces, addressing identity and belonging. In Vintage, I worked with the Harvill Secker team, introducing books such as Now I Surrender to You and That is All by Álvaro Enrigue and Portrait of an Unknown Lady by María Gainza.
Participation costs for international attendees:
- A table for business meetings.
- Three nights at the FILBo headquarters hotel, Hilton Bogotá Corferias Convention Center.
- Ground transportation to and from the airport.
-Business table, no hotel.
Participation costs for national attendees:
-Business table, no hotel.
*Free admission for exhibitors and members of the Colombian Book Chamber, with prior registration.
Registration on this platform does not ensure the quota in the International Business Show, once the registration is completed, your profile will be analyzed and the confirmation of your quota will be sent via email with: