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Beyond words.

Welcome to the publishing industry's largest event. But it's about much more than books: Each year in October, ideas that change the world are born in Frankfurt!

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world's most important trading place for printed and digital content, but it is also an incredible social and cultural experience that offers a wide range of exciting events. In 2018, Frankfurt will host the seventieth book fair.

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STM & Academic Publishing, Specialist Information.

When you visit Frankfurter Buchmesse, you're also visiting the largest international fair for publishers of STM, academic and specialist information. Hall 4.2 is the ideal networking and knowledge hub for scientists, students, publishers, service providers, librarians and anyone interested in specialised fields.

Frankfurt EDU is our international platform for innovative concepts, content and technology within the education sector. Come and help shape the trends that will define the future of learning.

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Frankfurt EDU
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You set the Tone: Frankfurt Audio

Your stories can find listeners at Frankfurt Audio, the new international market for audio content at Frankfurter Buchmesse. Reach customers, present your company at event locations like the Frankfurt Audio Stage, discover trends and business models, and network with big names in the business of podcasts and audiobooks.

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Frankfurt Authors – All about Writing

Publishing Services & Retail Stage

Make sure your business can take advantage of our open market for innovation drivers, change managers and organisational developers. Benefit from the expertise of approximately 50 industry experts.

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Publishing Services & Retail Rückblick


Ein Mann hält einen Vortrag.

Experience thrilling presentations of literature and stories at unusual and special locations throughout the city.

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Cosplay Area

Impressions of Frankfurter Buchmesse.


Gourmet Gallery.

The Gourmet Gallery is the perfect place to learn all about the latest trends and innovations in food and lifestyle. Go on a culinary tour of more than 30 country kitchens in the Gourmet Salon and witness international chefs create delicious meals live on stage in the Showkitchen.

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Audio Summit.

Get exclusive insights into one of the fastest growing segments of the publishing industry.

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Experience “THE ARTS+ Future of Culture Festival” at Frankfurter Buchmesse and join us when experts discuss how our understanding of culture and creativity is changing.



Frankfurter Buchmesse in 2018

From Frankfurt Kids to THE ARTS+ and Weltempfang: Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 was as diverse as the content it presented. Take a look back the past year and let the passion for exciting content inspire you again in 2019.

A look back at 2018

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