Frankfurt Book Fair 2022

Books Prints Libraries
Oct 19, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022
Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2022 is the leading international book fair for publishers and book retailers to visit. The annual event will take place at Messe Frankfurt from 19 to 23 October 2022, ensuring the required health and safety regulations. The five-day book fair will provide great B2B and B2C opportunities and various exhibitions and conferences.

Frankfurt Book Fair is the most significant international platform for trading rights and licenses in the publishing industry. Founded in 1949, the Frankfurter Buchmesse event brings together literature lovers to learn about publishing and the range of genres from novels and poetry to science and children's literature.

More than 5,000 local and international exhibitors, including participants from previous editions, will attend Frankfurt Book Fair 2022. Spain will be Guest of Honour, following the annual tradition of the event. The opening hours of the trade show are as follows: from 19 to 22 October from 9 am to 6:30 pm and from 9 am to 5:30 pm on 23 October. Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 will also be open to private visitors: from 2:00 to 6:30 pm on 21 October, from 9:00 to 6:30 pm on 22 October and from 9:00 to 5:30 pm on 23 October.

Attendees can even enter digitally and on-site, participate in engaging discussions, learn about current and future trends in the industry, and visit the numerous exhibitor booths featuring Guest of Honor Spain and THE ARTS+ marketplace for Creative Intellectual Property (CIP).

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The publishing industry has its universal platform - the long-established Frankfurter Buchmesse. Known as Frankfurt Book Fair to its international and multicultural audiences, the event is where professionals discuss ideas, find new trends and content, expand their network and knowledge regarding the novelties in the sector.

Who can you meet there

Frankfurt Book Fair is the meeting spot for national and international publishers, book retailers, and literature lovers. The hybrid exhibition provides a great networking space where friends and supporters of renowned authors can meet with their idols.

Past editions

What makes it special

Frankfurter Buchmesse is one of the most significant stages worldwide for current debates on international and socio-political events. The trade fair welcomes over 7,500 exhibiting companies and more than 300,000 visitors annually in-person and online via the event's specialised digital platform.

Frankfurt Trade Fair hosts a different country every year as the Guest of Honor. The exciting programme puts the spotlight on the country's cultural and social life insights, exploring diversity in art, music, film, theatre and new literary discoveries.

With the increasing focus on international markets in the last few years, it is estimated that the diversity at the following Frankfurt Book Fair editions will reach new heights, expecting a larger audience and additional side events and activities within the trade show.

What is new for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Everyone attending Frankfurt Book Fair 2021 had the opportunity to gain a better understanding of Canada’s rich culture and literature. As Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Guest of Honour in 2021, Canada transformed the trade fair.

At Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022 Spain will be Guest of Honour. The future book fair edition will welcome visitors and exhibitors both online and in-person at Messe Frankfurt from 19 to 23 October 2022.

Quick info

Organiser:Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH
Also called:Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:Frankfurt Book Fair 2023
Sectors: Books | Prints | Libraries
Website:Frankfurt Book Fair
Visitors:Tickets for Frankfurt Book Fair
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 7503 exhibitors in 2018
  • 70% international exhibitors
  • 110 represented countries
  • 285,024 visitors
  • 10,000 media representatives
  • 80 events in Buchmesse's Frankfurt Pavilion

Next editions

Frankfurt Book Fair 2023

Oct 18, 2023 - Oct 22, 2023
Messe Frankfurt

Frankfurt Book Fair 2024

Oct 16, 2024 - Oct 20, 2024
Messe Frankfurt

Frankfurt Book Fair 2025

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Messe Frankfurt

Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, Frankfurt, Germany
Coordinates: 50.11291 , 8.64935
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