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At the anniversary edition of Frankfurter Buchmesse, you can look forward to a particularly diverse professional programme – with many exciting talks and events on current topics and the future of the industry. Look forward to valuable business insights, various B2B offers and numerous networking opportunities. Experience the latest audio innovations at Frankfurt Audio. Get valuable input on rights and licences at the Frankfurt Rights Meeting. Find out more about creative intellectual property at THE ARTS+, where the publishing industry and the creative sectors cross paths. Or take the opportunity to deepen your expertise in Academic and Education.

Our diverse special topics at the professional programme

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), offers a unique cross-industry exchange between publishers and the international creative industry.

Frankfurt Rights Meeting – Hybrid Edition

Innovative business cases, latest market data, valuable business contacts with a focus on the rights & licensing business and related audio, AI, book-to-screen and political topics: This awaits you at our Frankfurt Rights Meeting: Hybrid Edition. Digital sessions will focus on dedicated rights & licensing trends and topics in September 2023. On Tuesday, 17 October, you can meet your international colleagues at our networking reception in Frankfurt. Get your ticket now!

Frankfurt Academic

Gain comprehensive insights into current market developments, data and trends in the academic and specialist information publishing sectors. Expand your network and knowledge at numerous on-site events with international industry leaders and partners such as the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) and Charleston Conference.

Frankfurt Kids

Current new releases of children's and young adult literature, the Frankfurt Kids Mini Conference and various award ceremonies - discover the latest trends at Frankfurt Kids and exchange ideas with international experts.

Discover the stages and digital formats of #fbm23

Our fair stages feature all the industry’s big names

Discover the multi-faceted professional programme on our fair stages, including panel discussions and lectures by renowned speakers on industry topics and trends.

Our digital formats: even before the fair begins

Deepen your publishing know-how at our Masterclasses from 9 to 13 October 2023 and join the #fbm23 community at “The Hof” networking events on 31 August and 5 October 2023.

Celebrate the 75th Frankfurter Buchmesse with us


Your ticket for Frankfurter Buchmesse

Be there and celebrate the Frankfurter Buchmesse with us for the 75th time! Visit our ticket shop and purchase your admission to the special anniversary.

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