Our Services

Business Counseling

The Global Publishing, Media & Entertainment Team has over 25 international trade specialists located in the U.S. and in Embassies worldwide. Our industry specialists can help you navigate the challenges of selling foreign rights, identifying agents or sub-agents, determining markets, protecting your intellectual property rights and more. If you are looking for market information, industry trends or international buyers, we can help.

Market Research

The Commercial Service can provide your company with the market research needed to target the appropriate market(s) for your titles. In addition to existing off-the-shelf research, the Commercial Service can prepare a tailored analysis of the market for your product. Also, do not miss this chance to access our 2013 Publishing Industry Resource Guide which highlights 16 markets for U.S. publishers.

International Partner Search

Looking to find qualified buyers, agents or partner? This report offers up to five qualified overseas contacts that have examined and expressed an interest in your products or services. Click here for more information.

Gold Key Matchmaking Appointments

Our trade professionals in your target country will arrange appointments for you with pre-screened contacts whose interests and objectives match your own. Click here for more information.

International Company Profile

Looking for background information on a potential buyer or agent? Using this service, you can request specific answers to detailed questions about potential customers or partners abroad that will reduce your risk and allow you to enter new business relationships with confidence. Click here for more information.


Our team offers online seminars on key issues. Topics range from protecting your intellectual property rights to preparing for the upcoming book fairs, and are also presented on a country/region specific basis. These webinars feature country and/or industry experts and provide you with the opportunity to ask questions.

Trade Events

We offer a variety of services at publishing industry events. These events vary by year, but generally include:

  • BookExpo America
  • Frankfurt Book Fair
  • Taipei International Book Exhibition
  • London Book Fair
  • Prague Book World
  • Jerusalem International Book Fair
  • Paris Book Fair
  • Beijing Book Fair
  • Shanghai Children’s Book Fair

We can help arrange appointments for you with potential buyers at these trade shows. We can also schedule meetings for you with our commercial specialists from various countries so you can learn firsthand about opportunities and contacts for your products or services.

Contact us today to maximize your time at these shows!