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

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The Hof

Meet the publishing community in May 2024!

Discuss trending topics in publishing with colleagues from all over the world at our networking format The Hof - digital and in New York on 14 and 16 May. Look forward to new faces, old acquaintances, exciting interview guests and live music!


Masterclasses by Frankfurter Buchmesse

The next Masterclasses will take place from 7 to 11 October 2024. You can already deepen your knowledge of #BookTok, AI in publishing, audio, change management and many other topics with past Masterclasses in our media library.

Discover our Early Bird Special for the Frankfurt Rights Meeting 2024!

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Frankfurt Rights Meeting – Hybrid Edition

Look forward to innovative business cases, latest market data and networking with industry leaders at the Frankfurt Rights Meeting in September and October 2024. Secure your Early Bird Ticket now for the leading rights & licensing conference!

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Meet the #fbm24 team at BiblioCon 2024 in Hamburg

SSP Annual Meeting 2024

SSP Annual Meeting 2024

As a partner of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), Frankfurter Buchmesse will be live on site again this year: Meet our colleague Riky Stock at the event in Boston from 29-31 May 2024 and learn more about #fbm24 and other activities and events worldwide.

Miha Kovač, the Department of Library and Information Science and Book Studies at the University of Ljubljana

Reading helps thinking helps living: The Ljubljana Manifesto and its relevance for libraries

In the Ljubljana Manifesto, Prof Dr Miha Kovač from the Department of Library and Information Science and Book Studies at the University of Ljubljana and other authors have called for a re-evaluation of intensive reading in the digital age and the promotion of advanced reading skills. The manifesto will be presented at the 112th BiblioCon and the importance of libraries will be discussed with Sarah Wildeisen, Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin (ZLB), and Prof Dr Tom Becker, Stadtbibliothek Hannover. The event will be moderated by Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Special topics and stages at the fair

Discover our programme for professionals with numerous specialist events and networking opportunities. Last October, our stages once again hosted a varied programme of events with renowned speakers - and best of all, many of the sessions are now available to you free of charge in our media library.

Industry-specific know-how in our thematic areas

Are you looking for events aimed precisely at your community, such as Audiobooks, Children's Books or Academic Publishing? Get an overview of what’s happening for your community on our Frankfurter Buchmesse topic pages.

Our fair stages featured all the industry’s big names

#fbm23 featured a multi-faceted professional programme on our fair stages, including panel discussions and lectures by renowned speakers on industry topics and trends.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

Media library

Discover highlights for trade and private visitors from past fairs all year round and free of charge in our media library.

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Speaker highlights 2023