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The Future of Publishing.

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


Specialist presentations have always been a key component of Frankfurter Buchmesse – experience international experts from the publishing industry and the related creative and cultural sectors. With this year's curated Professional programme, you can once again benefit from the experience of renowned industry names while learning about trends and innovations first-hand. Expand your knowledge through multifaceted presentations and make valuable contacts to international industry insiders.

  • Thu 30.09
  • Tue 19.10
  • Wed 20.10.
  • Thu 21.10.
  • Fri 22.10.
  • Sat 23.10.
  • Sun 24.10.
  • Trade visitor days
  • Private visitor days
  • Frankfurt Studio Inside Publishing
  • Frankfurt Studio Festival
  • Bookfest City
  • ARD Book Fair Stage
  • The Hof
  • Opening press conference
  • Opening ceremony

Live from the exhibition site: Frankfurt Studio – Inside Publishing

20-22 October – the Professional programme will be livestreamed on the Internet and at the Agora: Experience a multifaceted programme from the publishing and creative industries live from the fair.

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Frankfurt Studio Inside Publishing
Frankfurter Hof

Starts on 30 September!

The Hof – much more than just networking

Look forward to entertaining sessions in which the global publishing community congregates at a virtual bar with live music, listens to exciting interviews, or breaks out to find new business partners.

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THE ARTS+ auf Frankfurter Buchmesse

Benefit from the cross-industry exchange between publishers and the international creative industry at THE ARTS+, the marketplace for Creative Intellectual Property (CIP).

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Secure your tickets and rediscover that live & authentic book fair feeling at the exhibition site! Find information on prices and discounts here.

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