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Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world's most important marketplace for print and digital content. It’s also an extraordinary social and cultural event. Every October, publishing experts, writers, creative professionals and fans come from all over the world to network, hold discussions, negotiate, take decisions, be amazed and celebrate. It’s when Frankfurt becomes the focus of the world’s media and publishing industries – putting the most important innovative technologies and world literature at their fingertips. And this year's Guest of Honour Norway presents its rich literary tradition with many highlights to look forward to. Now is the time to secure your ticket for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Our ticket shop is open.
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Guest of Honour 2019: Norway
Meet Norway in Frankfurt
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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 most fascinating place in the world?
Immerse yourself in topics that no one can afford to miss: trends, lifestyle, events, stars, innovation, digital content and – not to forget – books. This visit will remain with you forever. We promise.
Up close and personal at the mega-author event
Experience your favourite authors live: Jo Nesbø at the Mega Authors Event, Elif Shafak and Peter Wohlleben at book presentations, Maja Lunde and countless other writers at personal talks and readings. Visitors to Frankfurter Buchmesse get to see their idols – up close and personal.
Celebrating at the BOOKFEST
Be there when all of Frankfurt celebrates great stories. From bestseller readings with Jo Nesbø at the fair, to poetry slams, tastings and rounds of talks in bars and cultural institutions – you will experience captivating productions at unusual locations throughout the entire metropolitan area of Frankfurt.
A taste for the Gourmet Gallery
Everything that connoisseurs love. And whom they love. The Gourmet Gallery brings together the entire culinary world: star chefs, food bloggers, podcasters, recipes and talks. Your palate will be astounded! In the Gourmet & Travel Salon we catch up on the latest trends and answer questions – on topics like sustainable travel or what we’ll be eating in ten years.
Shaping the future at THE ARTS+
Trade fair, conference and meeting point of the cultural and creative industries: at the Future of Culture Festival you will not just talk about the latest trends and topics – you’ll get answers on matters such as how artificial intelligence, augmented reality and digital innovations will affect the industry.