Ideas that move the world
89 days to go
Plan your visit to the fair 2019 now
Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world’s most important market for printed and digital content – and a great social and cultural event. In October, publishing experts, writers, representatives of the creative industry, and culture lovers from all over the world meet in Frankfurt to network and discuss, negotiate and decide, and to marvel and celebrate. In October, Frankfurt becomes the global centre of the media and publishing industry with innovative technologies and world literature you can touch. Buy your ticket for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 now. The ticket shop is open.
For every Fair Experience the right Ticket
Frankfurter Buchmesse stays active 365 days a year - all around the world. Stay on top of the latest updates in our news area where you can learn about various fair events and sweepstakes or read interviews that cover the most exciting fair topics.
Frankfurter Buchmesse: A Look into the Future
In this interview the Director of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, Juergen Boos, and its Vice President Marketing & Communications, Katja Böhne, answer some questions about the book fair’s “Future Frankfurt” concept and what it holds in store for exhibitors and visitors.
AI will be the transformative technology of the 2020s
Information Professional Mary Ellen Bates on the unpredictable consequences and benefits of the new technology
Excited about the book world’s most exciting place?
The book fair in Frankfurt is packed full of things you just can’t miss: trends, lifestyle products, events, stars, innovations, digital content and, last but not least, books. A place you’ll never forget – and that’s a promise.
Your favourite authors at mega readings
Here you can experience your favourite authors live, such as: Jo Nesbø at a mega author event; Elif Shafak and Peter Wohlleben at book launches; various live talks; Maja Lunde in personal talks; and many other readings.
Party at the BOOKFEST
Be right in the thick of it when all of Frankfurt celebrates good stories. From bestseller readings with Jo Nesbø at the book fair to poetry slams, tastings and talks in bars and cultural institutions – you will experience exciting shows at unusual and special locations throughout the city of Frankfurt.
Hungry for Gourmet Gallery
Everything gourmets love – and everyone they love, too. The Gourmet Gallery unites the world of culinary delights: star chefs, food bloggers, podcasters, recipes and talks. In the Gourmet & Travel Salon, we pinpoint the trends and answer questions like: How will we eat in 10 years? What are the international culinary food trends? In short, not only your palate will be amazed.
Future in the making at THE ARTS+
Trade fair, conference and meeting place for the cultural and creative industries: at the Future of Culture Festival you not only discuss the latest trends and topics – you also get the answers. For example, how artificial intelligence, augmented reality and digital innovations affect the industry.