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Excellent networking

Stimulating talks and exciting discussions in a relaxed atmosphere

Restaurant und Bar The Hof
  • Online sessions via Zoom
  • Live music at the virtual bar and digital breakout sessions
  • Free participation
  • Discussions on various topics and interesting speakers

At The Hof, publishing professionals from different fields and nations meet to catch up with old acquaintances and make new contacts in a relaxed atmosphere. Do you want to be part of these networking events or perhaps host The Hof 2022 with your company? Get in touch! The registration and the event will take place in Zoom.

Become a session host at The Hof 2022

Frankfurter Hof

The Hof

This is where the global publishing community meets to live music at the virtual bar and listens to exciting interviews together. New business partners can be found in the breakout sessions. Would you like to host a session? Get in touch.

The previous events

Thursday, 30 September 2021

Reconnect and act: An Hour with Juergen Boos

Live now
Speaker: Juergen Boos, Director
Frankfurter Buchmesse GmbH

Monday, 11 October 2021

The Hof Networking session for academic conference attendees

Live now
Speaker: Richard Charkin
and one more speaker

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

The Hof Networking session for trade conference attendees

Live now
Speaker: Simon de Jocas, President and Owner
Éditions Les 400 coups

Friday, 15 October 2021

The Stories of Malay Archipelago

Live now EN
Speaker: Ninot Aziz, Author and Poet
bzBee Consult Sdn Bhd
and one more speaker

Sunday, 17 October 2021

On Writing and Politics – A Discussion with Three Authors from Israel

Live now EN
Speaker: Yishai Sarid, Internationally-acclaimed and award-winning author
The Israeli Institution for Hebrew Literature
and 2 more speakers

Monday, 18 October 2021

Celebrating 125 years of IPA / Presentation of InSPIRe, the International Sustainable Publishing and Industry Resilience plan

Live now
Speaker: Bodour Al Qasimi, President
International Publishers Association (IPA)
and one more speaker

Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Author and Agent: A rare conversation with Andrew Nurnberg and Cornelia Funke

Live now
Speaker: Cornelia Funke, Author
and one more speaker

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

FBM Fellows-of-all-years Networking Reception

Live now
Speaker: Marie-Pierre Gracedieu, CEO
Le bruit du monde
and one more speaker

Thursday, 21 October 2021

Happy Hour with Brazilian Publishers

Live now EN
Speaker: Vitor Tavares, CEO
Brazilian Book Chamber (CBL)
and 3 more speakers

Friday, 22 October 2021

Royd Tolkien: How a bucket list pushed me beyond my comfort zone

Live now DE EN
Speaker: Royd Tolkien, Author

Friday, 12 November 2021

The rise of crime fiction – A journey to Scotland

Live now EN
Speaker: James Crawford, Publisher, writer and broadcaster
and 2 more speakers

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Two publishers and a mulled wine: a dialogue between Moscow and Berlin

Live now EN
Networking at most virtual events is difficult at best. With "The Hof" the Frankfurter Buchmesse team has found the holy grail of networking.

Paul P. Gerbino President, Triumvirate Content Consultants

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