The Publishing Professionals Freelancers' Awayday


The 2023 Awayday was held in Oxford on the 21 and 22 September at the voco® Oxford Spires Hotel and the next Awayday is planned to take place on the provisional dates of 12 and 13 September 2024 in Oxford. Why not find out more about this popular in-person conference, which is considered to be the networking event of the year in the sector, on our dedicated Awayday website?

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As many of you will know, the ELT Freelancers' Awayday was a regular and much-anticipated event in the calendar of many ELT publishing professionals until the pandemic struck. We were delighted to bring it back in 2022 under the new banner of ELT Publishing Professionals. The event welcomed a broad range of ELT publishing professionals and representatives of the following organisations attended: Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Macmillan Education, Richmond, Penguin Random House, National Geographic Learning, York Press, Just Content, Hyphen, Avallain, Tom Dick and Debbie Productions, Creative Listening, Digital Theatre+, Oriel Square, Newgen Publishing, EMC Design, Wild Apple Design, Otter ELT, Coast Publishing Services and Weblink Software.

Visit the dedicated Awayday website for more information and to get a flavour of the 2022 event. You can also read four attendees' accounts of their experiences at the links below:

Peter Fullagar (Writer, Editor & DEI Consultant)

Kathryn Mitchell (EMC Design)

Manal Elsehrawi (Writer, Editor & IELTS teacher and examiner)

Tracey Cowell (Editorial professional, education and ELT sectors)

Awayday 2022