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Plan your fair presence 2020 now
Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world’s most important fair for the print and digital content business, as well as an outstanding social and cultural event. It’s where publishing experts come together with VIPs from the creative industry to meet authors, celebrities, journalists, and cultural enthusiasts from around the world. They come for business opportunities and to do deals, for networking and discussions, and for the glamour and socialising.
Every year, Frankfurter Buchmesse brings innovative technologies and world literature to the city of Frankfurt, transforming it into a global hub of the media and publishing industries.
Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 was a huge success, featuring exciting conferences, fascinating events and an expansive range of innovative exhibitors that captivated visitors. And we already have a lot more in store for you 2020. It’ll be a fair you can't afford to miss. We hope to see you there.
Act now and secure the best possible location for your stand at the world’s most important marketplace for print and digital content.
Statement by Frankfurter Buchmesse on the coronavirus
Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse, about the current situation
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A look back at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019
There have never been so many visitors
International bestseller authors enthralled their fans
Hot topics permeated the halls and new trends emerged
Frankfurter Buchmesse in one click
Did you miss the fair? Would you like to watch exciting, full length contributions again? Here, you can find talks by star authors and celebrities, readings, press conferences, award ceremonies and much more.
Handover of the guest role
The right topics for your target group
Exhibitors: expect these improvements in 2020
Direct connection to the public
At Frankfurter Buchmesse, exhibitors can reach their target groups directly and in-person, which often leads to a boost in their global social media reach. As we do every year, Frankfurter Buchmesse is offering even more measures for B2C success in 2020.
Perfect-match business encounters
In order to increase the number and diversity of experts, Frankfurter Buchmesse continuously develops new formats for beneficial encounters, e.g. in the form of special areas and opportunities tailored to your field.
Modernised fair infrastructure
Many exhibitors will find themselves in new places in 2020 – with the opportunity to make new, unexpected contacts that advance their business. Hall 4.1 will feature international players representing romance-language countries and the Arab world. In Hall 6, the English-speaking world will join exhibitors from Asia.