Syria Takes Part in the Fifth Virtual Arab Publishers Association Conference

 The Syrian Publishers Association will participate in the fifth virtual Arab Publishers Association (APA) Conference, which will be launched on Tuesday under the title "Creating Industry and Challenges".

The two-day conference, organized by the (APA) in cooperation with the Arab League for Education, Culture and Science, will broadcast its activities via an electronic platform for the APA.

The conference will discuss the definition of content, its importance, benefits, types, the impact of piracy on its industry, Arab experiences in this regard, and content marketing in light of the current crises afflicting our region as well as challenges which content faces.

The Syrian participation is represented in a work paper due to be submitted by Haitham Hafez, President of the Syrian Publishers Association on the second day of the conference.

The work paper will deal with working out plans to help the book industry overcome the current circumstances and the difficulties resulting from them in the marketing process and reaching the reader, especially since Syria has important experience in this field.

Hafez, who is also head of the Professional Development Committee at the Arab Publishers Association , explained in a press statement that this conference brings publishers together and raises their problems, aspirations and suggestions to overcome all current or future challenges, especially since the book printing process has not stopped.

He pointed out that many publishers have benefited from the recent period in that they had time to arrange their affairs and review a lot of literature and books, expressing their adherence to publishing literary works of writers, scholars and intellectuals and caring for culture.

Rawaa Ghanam