These were the Stages and Event Locations in 2018.


This is where the action is!

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the cultural event of the year, the centre of the publishing and media world, the most important international trade fair for content, and the meeting place for stars and authors and their fans. This year, the fair offers even more stages and locations for networking and presentation, for information and discussion, and for spectacle and celebration.


Ein Pavillon der Frankfurter Buchmesse aus der Vogelperspektive

Frankfurt Pavilion

The 450 sqm Frankfurt Pavilion on the Agora is the new landmark of Frankfurter Buchmesse. On trade visitor days, it is the venue for book presentations, press conferences, and award ceremonies, as well as trade rounds and conferences with an international focus. On weekends, authors present themselves to a broad audience and, on Sunday, it's Family Day!

3020 Bühnen Gourmet Gallery

Gourmet Gallery

The Gourmet Gallery is the perfect place for tasteful books, food, wine and everything that gourmets love. The Show Kitchen is the heart of the Gourmet Gallery and offers cooking shows with media-savvy top chefs. In the Gourmet Salon you can be further inspired by readings, wine tastings, press conferences and talks.

Weltempfang - We need to talk - Flüchtlingspolitik


The Weltempfang is the centre for politics, literature and translation. Panel discussions and talks with international authors, intellectuals and translators all take place in the Salon and on stage.

Academic & Business Information Stage

Academic & Business Information Stage

In this innovative environment, experience informative events on current topics in science, technology and specialized information.

Attention exhibitors:

There’s only a little space left: Act fast if you want to book a stand at Frankfurter Buchmesse.