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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 and librarians.

Frankfurt Conference 2021 – a concentrated dose of industry insight

11-12 October – be on hand as top-tier experts talk about current trends and developments in Academic and Trade Publishing.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 Frankfurt Conference

Masterclasses from 11-15 October

Masterclasses – the new format at #fbm21: Learn from the best. Together with our partners, publishers, exhibitors and industry players, we present to you exciting classes and expert knowledge.

Apply now till 3 October

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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

The Hof – much more than just networking

Look forward to 15 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.

Starts on 30 September!

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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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Calendar of Events

On-site and digital: Explore the Frankfurter Buchmesse Calendar of Events with all the important events that you cannot afford to miss.


Straightforward and intuitive: Our free matchmaking tool will help you quickly and easily find the right business partners and associates.

Frankfurt Rights

Here you will find all the players in the rights and licensing trade in one place. Be part of it and make valuable business contacts.