BMI launches online community; offers public access

BMI launches online community; offers public access The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) has launched an online community called BMI Connect. Although a portion of the community is locked to only BMI members, they have invited any and all members of the publishing industry to join the community to ask questions of printers and suppliers, and anetwork with those in the book manufacturing space. BMI Connect can be accessed via https://connect.bmibook.com/.

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At BMI: Publishers and printers discuss future

At BMI: Publishers and printers discuss future The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) hosted its industry event, Book Manufacturing Mastered, on Thursday September 14, 2023 at the Penguin Random House offices in New York City. Book Manufacturing Mastered 2023 was the largest yet, with over 155 registrants, almost half being publishers. More…  

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BMI launches Book Printing RFQ Tool

  BMI launches Book Printing RFQ Tool The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI), has launched a new Request for Quote (RFQ) tool for those looking to get multiple bids for book printing. The tool, named BMIsource, will allow users to either search the BMI Member Directory by various capabilities in order to reach out directly to manufacturers, or fill out a form with job details that will be sent to manufacturers to review and respond with a quote. “Publishers and others…

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Book Manufacturing Institute releases State of the Book Industry 2020

Book Manufacturing Institute releases State of the Book Industry 2020 BMI presents an overview and examination of current trends and issues impacting Book Manufacturers in their 2020 State of the Book Industry report. The economic and print market outlooks are based on available data as of early April 2020. BMI Members can login and download the full report here.  Non-members can receive the Executive Summary of the report by filling out this form. BMI will offer free webinar this Thursday on “Navigating…

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BMI launches new online forum to promote information sharing

BMI launches new online forum to promote information sharing After BMI’s webinar last week on how the industry was coping with COVID-19, several people asked if BMI could do more webinars as things develop. We will be holding more candid conversation webinars in coming weeks, but wanted to put something together that could be a resource at all times. In response, BMI is launching http://bookmanufacturers.org/. This simple online forum will be a place that all people in the book manufacturing industry can do…

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