The BolognaRagazzi Digital Award - A New Category For 2012.
Prestigious Children's Book Prize Announces First Digital Award Category.
05 JANUARY 2012, BOLOGNA, ITALY.
SummaryThis 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.
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
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.
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.
Roberta Chinni, Neal Hoskins
About TOCBologna - The Art, Craft and Business of Digital Content for Kids.
The press room for the Tools of Change for publishing conference at the Bologna Children's Bookfair.
The BolognaRagazzi Digital Award - A New Generation of Children’s StoriesOne of the stories of the 49th Bologna Children’s Book Fair is the new Bologna Ragazzi Digital Award. With over 250 entries from every continent , this award for excellence in digital story publishing is recognition from the world’s largest children’s publishing fair that new digital formats have now joined their print-based counterparts for the BolognaRagazzi award. It also reflects how reading habits are changing.
The BolognaRagazzi Digital Award - A New Category For 2012.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.
First Keynote Speakers Announced for TOC Bologna’s Tools of Change Conference.TOC Bologna 2012 announces its initial program and opens registration today. The Bologna Children’s Book Fair and O’Reilly Media’s Tools of Change continue their partnership to explore the future of children’s digital publishing at the event in Bologna 18 March, 2012.
The world of storytelling is changingRegistration and a new programme for the first TOC Bologna conference go live today with over 25 speakers from 7 countries. This new annual event is unique in the children's book calendar and marks an exciting new era of digital publishing . The way children find, enjoy, play and share stories is changing and TOC Bologna sets out to bring a whole mixture of professionals together for the first time to discuss and share the ideas and events around digital books that are changing before our eyes.