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Rare books

The Rare Books & Fine Art exhibition area at Frankfurt is the place to present your bibliographic treasures to lovers of rare books graphics and autographs.

The Rare Books & Fine Art exhibition area at Frankfurt is the place to present your bibliographic treasures to lovers of rare books graphics and autographs.

The exhibition area for rare books invites you to browse and purchase. For newcomers: The exhibits may only be traded on Wednesday at 12.00 noon. If there are several interested parties by this time, the decision will be made by lot. The exhibition is being organised in collaboration with the IG Antiquariat und Versandbuchhandel (Antiquarian Committee of the German Booksellers and Publishers Association) and abooks.de.

The sale of your gems is possible on all days of the fair!

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Academic Tech Start-up Area

The Academic Tech Start-up Area will be the new hub for new and innovative companies working in scholarly publishing at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

The Academic Tech Start-up Area will be the new hub for new and innovative companies working in scholarly publishing at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

This area will host daily meet-and-greets during the trade visitor days to maximise the presence of the start-ups at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
*Please note start-ups must be less than 5 years old to qualify to exhibit in the Academic Tech Start-Up Area.

collective stand EDU

Education

The collective presentation is a popular attraction for german and international exhibitors and trade visitors as well as for the public interested in education. It offers you the right environment and format for an appearance that stands out.

The collective presentation is a popular attraction for german and international exhibitors and trade visitors as well as for the public interested in education. It offers you the right environment and format for an appearance that stands out.

A information desk and a designated meeting space with conference tables scattered around the area make the collective presentation an ideal meeting point. Benefit from the presentation of your titles from our offers. We realize your trade fair participation from registration to stand supervision. Be there, register now.
Start-up Area

Education - Start-up Area

It is the ideal place for you if you want to present your start-up prominently and make contacts with innovative entrepreneurs!

It is the ideal place for you if you want to present your start-up prominently and make contacts with innovative entrepreneurs!

The Start-up Area in hall 4.2 is the ideal home base for young companies in the EdTech and educational industry. Join pitch sessions, a start-up party and many more events. Apply now as the number of stands is limited.

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Single title exhibition

The collective stand "Titel aus Klein- und Selbstverlagen" gives small publishing houses and self-publishers the opportunity to present their titles to interested readers and trade visitors.

The collective stand "Titel aus Klein- und Selbstverlagen" gives small publishing houses and self-publishers the opportunity to present their titles to interested readers and trade visitors.

The stand is located in the vicinity of many large publishing houses – and therefore in a prime location.

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Gourmet Gallery

Book the Gourmet Gallery and we will make sure that your product is on everyone's lips.

Book the Gourmet Gallery and we will make sure that your product is on everyone's lips.

Book your presence in the Gourmet Gallery and we assure you full visibility.Publishers and other exhibitors of culinary-related delights will profit from this innovative platform in a prime location. An island of pleasure in Hall 3.1 invites you to do business and also to simply enjoy. The Gourmet Gallery offers exquisite books, food, wine and everything that epicureans love. Thanks to its impressive show kitchen, the Gourmet Gallery captures the full attention of the media, as well as attracting trade visitors and the general public.

Our offers at a glance:

You may book your own stand in the Gourmet Gallery area, take part in the thematically sorted collective presentations or draw attention to your products with events in our show kitchen.

Stand mit Hörbüchern und Kopfhörern

Audiobooks

The collective presentation of the audio book publishers is the ideal place for your new publications and bestsellers.

The collective presentation of the audio book publishers is the ideal place for your new publications and bestsellers.

The collective presentation of the audio book publishers is ideal for your new publications and bestsellers. Here you will find everything the audio book market has to offer: Crime novels and thrillers, non-fiction books and guides, children's and youth audio books, fiction and humour. Expand the range with your titles and sell on site - on all days of the fair!

Frankfurt Audio Business Lounge

Frankfurt Audio Business Lounge

Present yourself and your brand in a prominent spot with a custom-branded working area: in the comfortable new Frankfurt Audio Business Lounge at the heart of the Frankfurt Audio Area. Meet your clients and discuss contract terms in a relaxed working environment.

Present yourself and your brand in a prominent spot with a custom-branded working area: in the comfortable new Frankfurt Audio Business Lounge at the heart of the Frankfurt Audio Area. Meet your clients and discuss contract terms in a relaxed working environment.

The Frankfurt Audio Business Lounge is located centrally, in the Frankfurt Audio Area in Hall 3.1, the new international marketplace for all audio content at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Galerie von Kalendern

Calendars

With around 1 200 calendars from 120 publishing houses, the calendar gallery is a real eye-catcher.

With around 1 200 calendars from 120 publishing houses, the calendar gallery is a real eye-catcher.

It is organised in cooperation with the IG Kalenderverlage, the Committee of Calendar Publishers of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association.

3020 Bühnen Kids Stage

Frankfurt Kids

Discover two central exhibition areas and two stages for trade and private visitors. Present two current titles free of charge in the "Walkable Catalogue" international book exhibition.

Discover two central exhibition areas and two stages for trade and private visitors. Present two current titles free of charge in the "Walkable Catalogue" international book exhibition.

Join the Frankfurt Kids Community and benefit from the international network at one of the world's largest children's book fairs.

Our offer:

In Hall 3.0, German-language children’s and young adult’s books will be presented alongside selected international publishers. Be sure to get one of the coveted exhibition spaces.

Book your stand 

You’ll be in good company with the international environment at Frankfurt Kids Foyer 5.1/6.1. Whether you want to participate as a new exhibitor at the international collective stand or use it as a second exhibition opportunity – the central location guarantees visitor attention.

Join the collective stand in the Kids Foyer

The appeal of Frankfurt Kids lies not only in its large number of international exhibitors of media for children and young adults. Many themed events take place at the two Frankfurt Kids Stages 3.0 & 5.1/6.1 during the book fair and also capture the attention of visitors. This applies both to the trade audience and the general public during the weekend.

Reserve a slot for your event

As an exhibiting publisher, you can also use the free-of-charge opportunity to present two of your current titles in the Walkable Catalogue. This gives you a second presentation spot that also helps advertise your main stand.

  • Bring your books to the information desk in the Frankfurt Kids Foyer 5.1/6.1 on Tuesday, 15 October, between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm
  • We will label your books with your stand number and a security device and place them in the exhibition.

Please note: All books in the Walkable Catalogue will be donated to German libraries at the end of the fair.

Ein Laden für Geschenke und Papeterie

Stationery & Gifts

Bring your little gifts to the big stage and book your own stand in the stationery & gifts area.

Bring your little gifts to the big stage and book your own stand in the stationery & gifts area.

Spotlight your products and benefit from the concentration of innovative forces in Hall 4.0, the section for stationary and gifts at the Book Fair.

Collective stand Nonbook 4.0 - Marketplace for Stationery & Gifts: An exhibitors' platform offering its participants the convenience of all-inclusive services, along with the synergies of a supportive community of exhibitors.

+49 (0) 173 913 79 72

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Self-Publishing & Authors

The Frankfurt Authors Area in hall 3.0 is the site of different workshops, panels and presentations concerned with the topic of self-publishing.

The Frankfurt Authors Area in hall 3.0 is the site of different workshops, panels and presentations concerned with the topic of self-publishing.

Self-publishing on digital platforms has developed into a crucial new channel within the book industry. It allows authors to publish and sell their books directly to the consumer. This business model is new for authors as well as for providers. Frankfurter Buchmesse embraces this topic with a special space: the Frankfurt Authors Area in Hall 3.0. Here we offer a wide range of presentations, discussions and workshops for authors, providers and all those interested in self-publishing.

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THE ARTS+

With THE ARTS+, Frankfurter Buchmesse offers a new hub for the cultural and creative industries.

With THE ARTS+, Frankfurter Buchmesse offers a new hub for the cultural and creative industries.

THE ARTS+ is meeting point for professionals from the culture and creative scene, developers, publishers and media representatives. Situated in Hall 4.1, the hall for art and design at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

+49 (0) 69 2102-284

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Football Media Corner

In addition to the stage, we provide a Football Media Corner where all interested publishers can exhibit their football themed books.

In addition to the stage, we provide a Football Media Corner where all interested publishers can exhibit their football themed books.

This presentation is the unique opportunity to show all football publications together, offering a better overview to the visitors: from club chronicles to biographies, children and youth books and football calenders to audio media.

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"Books say Welcome" at the Frankfurt Book Fair

The joint presentation for DaZ/DaF titles and multilingual books.

The joint presentation for DaZ/DaF titles and multilingual books.

Furthermore we host the book presentation "Books say welcome" for German as a foreign language titles and multilingual books.