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The Future of Publishing.

Expand your knowledge through our professional programme and take advantage of the opportunities for continuing professional development while sharing ideas and experiences.

Get in the mood for Frankfurter Buchmesse's 75th anniversary year with the next The Hof Session on 30 March 2023! Our digital networking format for publishing professionals kicks off digital and physical event highlights before and during the week of the fair in 2023.

Sustainability, audio and translation will be the focus of our established CONTEC event format in Latin America on 26 April 2023 in Buenos Aires and on 5-6 July 2023 in Mexico City. The full programme and information on ticket sales can be found here.

Are you looking for programme highlights from past fairs? You can watch them free of charge in our Media Library.

Upcoming events in spring 2023

The Hof

The Hof

Start your new book fair year successfully with The Hof: Register now free of charge for "The Hof Kick-Off: How We Meet & Deal in 2023" on 30 March to experience exclusive interview guests, discuss trending topics and meet old friends and make new contacts in a relaxed atmosphere with live music.

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CONTEC Latin America: Sharing Innovation

This is where Latin America's book, culture and creative industries exchange views on publishing topics and trends. The CONTEC events in Buenos Aires on 26 April and in Mexico City from 5 to 6 July 2023 focus on sustainability, audio and translation.

(Re) watch our digital programme in our media library

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

Frankfurter Buchmesse's media library

Our media library offers a collection of all the highlights from our events for professional and private audiences. Browse through a wide range of events and discover conferences, readings, talks, podcasts and performances from past fairs.

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Get ready for Frankfurt – with our proven digital formats

Masterclasses by Frankfurter Buchmesse

09 - 13 October 2023:
Experience exciting business cases and expertise at the Masterclasses during the week before the book fair. Already available in the media library: the 2022 sessions on TikTok, audio trends and AI-supported software tools for optimising your book sales.

The Hof

30 March - 12 October 2023:
Meet international industry leaders, old acquaintances and new faces from the publishing community at The Hof! The digital format offers you the perfect setting for networking and exclusive insights into current market developments.

Programme highlights on the fairground - now available in our media library

Frankfurt Pavilion außen

Frankfurt Pavilion

Watch exciting talks on current cultural-political topics, including the defence of democracy, diversity in the media and cultural industries, the Ukraine war, as well as trends in children's and young adult media. Speakers include Abdulrazak Gurnah, Michail Schischkin and many more.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

Frankfurt Studio: the programme for publishing and creative professionals

Experience a multifaceted programme from the publishing and creative industries in our media library.

Übersetzung im Fokus auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022

Translate. Transfer. Transform.

Vom Übersetzen von Kinder- und Jugendbüchern, Comics und Sachbüchern, über postkoloniales Übersetzen und Sensitivity Reading - im Internationalen Zentrum für Übersetzung stand das Thema Übersetzung im Fokus.

Frankfurt Kids: The B2B hub for children's and young adult media

Children’s and young adult media were at the centre of attention at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022. Frankfurt Kids was the place to discover new international releases of children’s books as well as the up-and-coming trends for the toy and non-book sector.

Frankfurt Audio

Audiobooks, podcasts, audio software and services: The spoken word took centre stage in the Frankfurt Audio area with many events and networking opportunities.


THE ARTS+, the marketplace for Creative Intellectual Property (CIP), offered a unique cross-industry exchange between publishers and the international creative industry.