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Be one of about 10,000 journalists and bloggers reporting live from the Frankfurt Book Fair! Take the opportunity and avoid the queues at the press counters: Apply for advanced accreditation from August until right before the fair. Starting on 18 October 2016, you can only get an accreditation at one of the press counters at the Book Fair. Please have a proof of your journalistic activities with you.

Please take note of our accreditation guidelines:
accreditation guidelines

Your press accreditation 2016

  • If you have registered already you simply log in to your My Book Fair profile and upload a current proof of your journalistic activities for 2016.

  • If you have not registered, go to My Book Fair and choose Register now.

Your registration is complete – But you are not accredited yet! We will check and validate your credentials starting in August. If your credentials meet our criteria, you will receive your confirmation via e-mail. You can then find your press ticket in your profile. The advance accreditation is possible until right before the fair.

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Important Note:

With your press ticket you can enter the fair ground and the press center. If you wish to attend one of these events you need to register beforehand via e-mail

  • For the opening press conference (18 October, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm): please send an e-mail to press@book-fair.com, deadline 14 October 2016.

  • For the opening ceremony (18 October, 5 pm – ca. 6:30 pm): please send an e-mail to press@book-fair.com, deadline 6 October 2016.

  • For the opening of the pavilion of the Guest of Honour Flanders and the Netherlands (18 October, ca. 6:30 pm): please send an e-mail to press@book-fair.com, deadline 6 October 2016.

  • For the press conference of the Guest of Honour France (20 October, 10:30 - 11:30 am) please send an e-mail to buchcontact@buchcontact.de.

  • For the Business Club or THE MARKETS conference: please send an e-mail to gruen@book-fair.com, Deadline 14 October 2016.