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Timetable for exhibitors at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2024

Important dates

Beginning of December: Start of registration for #fbm24

12 January: End of Early Bird discount

31 January: Official registration deadline

Start of the stand allocation process.

Is your stand order complete? Please order additional Furniture and stand equipment.

31 March: Registration deadline for Publishers Rights Centre (PRC) and Workstations.

Start of registration for Collective Exhibitions.

15 May: Registration deadline for Collective Exhibitions

Plan your events, travel arrangements and accommodation for the fair.

Arrange business appointments.

Announcement of stand and table numbers.

Use the new Digital Presence to showcase your company and pick a suitable upgrade package.

Commission service contractors for electrical installations, hostesses, interpreters, catering and other services.

Opening of the Ticket Portals: Create your Exhibitor Passes, trade visitor tickets and other admission passes.

Custom-built Stands: Submit your stand construction plans for approval by 1 August to

Advertise your events at the fair: Trade visitors and the general public plan their visit around the exhibitors attending and a varied programme.

Arrange business appointments, book suitable venues and find out about digital networking events in the run-up to the fair.

31 August: Deadline for ordering items from "Furniture and stand equipment"

Save some time in your diary: for the conferencing programme and trade events.

16-20 October: See you in Frankfurt!

Please note our mailings informing you of upcoming deadlines and available products; on fair preparations and services to promote your fair presence beyond October and beyond Frankfurt.