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Digital Book World is the annual gathering of the wide world of publishing.

After a six-year hiatus, DBW will return to its original time of mid-January, and original location in downtown New York City.

Trade publishing, academic publishing, independent publishing, corporate publishing, and more come together for a three-day exploration of voice/AI, audiobooks, NFTs, ebooks, marketing best practices, discussion of politics in publishing, and much more.

Early Bird passes are available through December 31 here.


If you need assistance converting a COVID-cancelled DBW conference credit from 2020 or 2021 toward Digital Book World 2023, please contact us at

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DBW Global is the large Digital Book World virtual event taking place Friday, September 17, in recognition of Digital Book World 2021 not taking place in person as planned in Nashville September 13-14.

This will be a one-day virtual event highlighting the best and brightest people and companies working at the intersection of publishing and technology.

The virtual event is free, and you can register here.


[all times Eastern]


9 AM - Welcome

Bradley Metrock (CEO, Project Voice)


9:05 AM - Insights Into Actions: Analyzing Audience To Craft A Bestseller

Andrea DeWerd (Senior Marketing Director, HarperCollins)


9:30 AM - The Growth Of Interactive Audio Entertainment

Jacob Dalborg (Head of Publishing, Wanderword)


9:45 AM - Synthetic Voices For Audiobooks

Taylan Kamis (CEO, DeepZen)


10:00 AM - Improving the Efficiency of your Acquisition Process: Moving Workflows Online in a Remote World

Rod Elder (EVP, Virtusales)


10:20 AM - Amazon Alexa: Promoting Book Discoverability and Digital Commerce

Chris Morrow (Senior Manager, Amazon)


10:40 AM - The Invisible Goldmine of the Audiobook Market

Charles Berman (Speechki)

Dima Abramov (CEO, Speechki)

11:00 AM - Boost Your Audiobooks' Value Through Data Analytics

Alistair Van Moere (Chief Product Officer, MetaMetrics)

Kim Altman (Director, MetaMetrics)


11:20 AM - How to Manage and Maintain Your Audio Metadata

Nella Klopotek (EVP UX Design & UI Development, Klopotek)

Viktoria Menslin (Key Account Manager UK SaaS, Klopotek)


11:40 AM - What NFTs Will Do For eBooks

Ron Martinez (Principal, Invention Arts)


12:00 PM - Fireside Chat with BISG

Brian O'Leary (BISG) with Bradley Metrock


12:20 PM - The Evolution of Book Marketing

Heidi Cohen (CMO, Actionable Marketing Guide)


12:40 PM - Using AI for QC in Audiobook Production

Jake Poznanski (CEO, Pozotron)

Adam Fritz (COO, Pozotron)


1:00 PM - How Publishing Companies Can Build A Successful Voice Program

Brandon Kaplan (CEO, Skilled Creative)


1:20 PM - Best Practices In Book Marketing: How Publishers Can Reach The Right Audience

John Gosslee (Litbreaker)

Andrew Sullivan (Litbreaker)


1:40 PM - Adjourn

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As we transition into our return to New York City, we'll deliver DBW Global yet again in 2022.


You can register for this free event here.