THE ARTS+ Future of Culture Festival

 

THE ARTS+ at Frankfurter Buchmesse is where you go to meet the decision-makers of the creative and cultural sectors, politics and the tech industry. It's an ideal opportunity for trade visitors and exhibitors to network. Each year, it’s a new world within the world of Frankfurter Buchmesse. Different every time, and each year more exciting than the last. 

With the Frankfurter Buchmesse Ticket also visit THE ARTS+

1-day trade visitor ticket

30%

Early Bird Discount

€ 53.‒
  • Admission from 9.00 am
  • Use of public transport in Frankfurt/Rhine-Main
€ 53.‒

5-day trade visitor ticket

30%

Early Bird Discount

€ 98.‒
  • Access on all days of the fair
  • Admission from 9.00 am
  • Use of public transport in Frankfurt/Rhine-Main
€ 98.‒

THE ARTS+ NEWS

Highlights, speakers, interviews, events and exhibitors – find out everything you want to know about THE ARTS+ in English. 

  • Maya Kodes Portrait

    Interview

    Maya Kodes: The Magic of Holography

    Meet Maya Kodes a digital code from cyberspace that came into the world.

  • Heritiana Ranaivoson

    Interview

    Interview Dr. Heritiana Ranaivoson

    „If the creative and cultural Sectors are not united and supported, they can never keep up with the big four.“

THE ARTS+ 2018 at a Glance

THE ARTS+ - Future of Culture Festival

THE ARTS+ Speakers 2018

We believe in quality, not quantity. Still, our list of speakers was pretty long in 2018: Frank Thelen, Mark Mattingley-Scott, Katja Hofem, Lizzy and Jens Klingelhöfer all took the stage.

Frank Thelen bei The ARTS+

Frank Thelen

Frank Thelen is an unstoppable European entrepreneur, tech investor and TV personality. He has been founding and managing technology and design companies since 1994. As the founder and CEO of Freigeist Capital, he concentrates on early-phase investments, such as Lilium Aviation, Wunderlist, myTaxi, kaufDA and Little Lunch.

Frank Thelen is an unstoppable European entrepreneur, tech investor and TV personality. He has been founding and managing technology and design companies since 1994. As the founder and CEO of Freigeist Capital, he concentrates on early-phase investments, such as Lilium Aviation, Wunderlist, myTaxi, kaufDA and Little Lunch.

His products have reached the hands of more than 200 million consumers in over 60 countries and have been awarded with renowned prizes.
Picture: © Frank Thelen Capital

Jiajia Fei at The ARTS+

Jiajia Fei

Jiajia Fei is a digital strategist with decades of experience at the crossroads of digital marketing, branding, web, mobile and social media strategies for art and culture. She has a talent for using technology to make museums and cultural organisations more accessible.

Jiajia Fei is a digital strategist with decades of experience at the crossroads of digital marketing, branding, web, mobile and social media strategies for art and culture. She has a talent for using technology to make museums and cultural organisations more accessible.

She is currently the Digital Director of the Jewish Museum in New York City, where she was also the founding director of the museum’s first digital exhibition in 2016.
Picture: © Andy Boile

Here you will find an updated list of speakers for 2019 as soon as it becomes available.

Speaker THE ARTS+

Creative Energies join forces. THE ARTS+ and B3

What can come out of a cooperation with the B3 Biennial of the Moving Image? Let's take the words of Hessian Minister of State, Angela Dorn: “When the most creative minds of the world meet in Frankfurt, it releases a power that also benefits local artists and media personalities.”

More about the cooperation

Get your own Impression of THE ARTS+ – in Pictures

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THE ARTS+ doesn’t just take place in October, it lasts the whole year on your mobile or tablet. Be the first to know – follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.

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Present, Raise Awareness, Reach the World

Where does the creative and cultural industry come together with politicians and the tech industry at Frankfurter Buchmesse? Right here. A stand at THE ARTS+ in the heart of the fair is sure to attract attention: Choose between a Gallery Stand or an Empty Floor Space Stand.

Virtual Reallity Auto bei THE ARTS+

Empty Floor Space Stand: Present the look and feel of your brand by creating your own custom-built stand in an empty floor space.

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