Info
Bologna, Italy. | Published on: January 5, 2012
Social media pitch
Prestigious Children's Book Prize Announces First Digital Award Category. http://pr.co/p/000nwu
Summary
This year, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair is glad to announce a new category for this prestigious prize : The BolognaRagazzi Digital Award. This unique prize is intended to encourage excellence and innovation in the category of children's story apps.
Details

This year, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair is glad to announce a new category for this prestigious prize : The BolognaRagazzi Digital Award. This unique prize is intended to encourage excellence and innovation in the category of children's story apps.

The award is open to all publishers and developers of apps made for children between the ages of  2 and 15 years old.

Application forms to submit app nominations can be found at www.tocbologna.com today.

The shortlisted award winners will be announced at the second TOCBologna event, held on March 18th next year .The BolognaRagazzi Digital Award will have a new jury of international experts in digital media and illustration. It will be run in collaboration with the Children’s Technology Review 

For any publisher/ app developer this award gives:

  • Immediate international recognition and promotion of their work
  • Permission to use the award logo on the prize-winning work throughout the world
  • Global media coverage during the fair and after the event
  • Visibility at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and the TOCBologna international conference

TOC Bologna Team 2012

BCBF
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to children’s publishing and the multimedia industry. The 48th trade fair  has over 1,200 exhibitors, coming from 67 countries. More than 20,000 people visit the fair each year.  BolognaFiere is one of the leading European fair organizers.
http://www.bolognachildrensbookfair.com

O”Reilly Media
For more than 30 years O’Reilly has been an active participant in the technology and publishing community, and has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism. O’Reilly Media understands the impact technology has on businesses and is applying that knowledge to publishing. O’Reilly’s Tools of Change for Publishing events are an inclusive meeting ground for exploring the options, a gathering place for the publishing community, and an unparalleled opportunity for in-person networking. Participants come away from TOC with the knowledge and inspiration to lead change within their own organizations.
http://www.oreilly.com