The Helion Group has been operating on the Polish market since 1991. Initially, as a traditional book publishing house specializing in IT publications, over the time it expanded its range of products by new brands and business segments, electronic formats (e-books and audiobooks), and created its own independent e-commerce distribution channels.
At present, the Group has an extensive portfolio of numerous brands dedicated to various market segments, in which the Group is the leader or a leading player. This fact proves the high competence in the selection and quality of the content offered. The Group also owns a distribution platform for e-books, audiobooks and traditional publications in the form of online stores, offering both own titles and external publishers titles.
The internal software house, developed for many years, allowed the Group to become a technological leader in the field of e-commerce in the publishing industry in Poland. The gradual transfer of the content distribution into online channels, changes in payment models or digitization of resources are factors that the Group perceives as development opportunities rather than as potential threats.
At present, the most important brands of the Helion Group include:
|Helion - the leader in IT contents in Poland, following the rapidly developing technologies, addressed to all users of computers and mobile devices, people dealing with or learning programming and dealing with IT regardless of the level of advancement.
|Onepress - one of the leading brands on the Polish market in the sector of business publishing and business guides, including e-business. Addressed mainly to the managers as well as founders and business owners.
|Sensus - titles focusing on the emotional sphere, personal development, self-awareness and the secrets of the psyche.
|Dla Bystrzaków -- Polish edition of the most popular and most recognized advice book series „For Dummies” in the world. The series is an indispensable „tool kit” for any knowledge prospector. The books are written with a light touch and full of humor, and contain clear information prepared by experts in given areas as well.
|Septem – guides and handbooks for a wide group of readers with different interests.
|Editio - high-quality literature, articles and fiction, which guarantee excellent and intelligent entertainment.
|Bezdroża - the brand includes created-with-passion tourist guidebooks to the most interesting corners of Poland and the world and also travel, sport and photography literature.
|Helion Edukacja - the brand responsible for school textbooks, covers mainly a series of IT textbooks entitled Informatyka Europejczyka (IT for Young Europeans).
|Ebookpoint – one of the leading Polish online bookshops offering wide range of e-books and audiobooks.
|Videopoint - is an online platform for the production and distribution of courses in the form of video recordings, mainly related to programming, graphics, electronics, as well as personal development.
|NASBI– an online source of specialized e-books in various fields (IT, law, business, economics, personal development, electronics and many others), operating similar to traditional library.
|OSBI – an online e-book library addressed to readers of popular, travel, guides, children’s and youth literature.
Currently the Group employs over 120 people and additionally cooperates with a group of almost 300 individual suppliers (authors, translators, proofreaders, typesetters and audio associates). Group’s consolidated revenues equals to approx. EUR 9m.
The Group's warehouse offers over 5,200 titles stored in a modern logistics center Tulipan Park Gliwice, located near to the largest interchange in this part of Europe at the intersection of A4 highway (east-west) and A1 highway (north-south). The Group's logistics process is recognized on the market as one of the determinants for the entire industry and is highly valued in terms of quality, therefore Helion also provides similar services to external entities.