Frankfurt Book Fair

Oct 16, 2019 - Oct 20, 2019 
Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1

Running since 1949, Frankfurt Book Fair (or Frankfurter Buchmesse) has come to hold the record as the largest trade fair for books and magazines in the entire world. This is why authors, publishers, agents, educators and artists attend it on an annual basis. The top names in the publishing world will be found at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. The product categories will expand over art, books, calendars, comics, literature, magazines, maps, newspapers, paperbacks and rights.

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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. From 16 to 20 October Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 will welcome over 7500 exhibiting companies and 285,000 visitors. With the increasing focus on international markets in the last few years, it is estimated that the diversity at the next book fair in 2019 will reach new heights.

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What is new for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

Everyone attending Frankfurt Book Fair 2019 will have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of Norway’s rich culture and literature. As Frankfurter Buchmesse’s guest of honour in 2019, Norway will transform the trade fair. A pavilion and attractive programme will be available for participants to get acquainted with Norwegian contemporary authors and their works in all genres. The broader topics will range from new voices, storytelling in times of change, Norwegian golden age and the country’s literary system and mixed market economy.
The initiative will be supported by both German and Norwegian culture institutions. Publishers, agents, authors and translators will also be involved, making Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 an edition to remember.

quick info

Organiser:Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH
Also called:Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019
Frequency:every year
Sectors: Books / Prints / Libraries
Website:Frankfurt Book Fair 
Visitors:Tickets for Frankfurt Book Fair 
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration 

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 2020

Oct 14, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020book now for 2020

Frankfurt Book Fair 2021

Dates are not known yet
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Messe Frankfurt

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

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