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The rights and license trade has always been at the heart of Frankfurter Buchmesse. During the week of the fair, various events take will provide professionals from the rights and licensing trade with opportunities to participate in comprehensive training and networking events.

Experience the Frankfurt Conference and B2B events again

#fbm20 Rights & Licensing events

Start of the book fair week

It's 2020, do you know what rights you own? Best Practices for Fully Exploiting Intellectual Property Across Multiple Platforms

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Meet the editors- Inside the acquisitions process in the UK

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Speaker: Federico Andornino, ‎Editorial Director
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
and 4 more speakers

Meet the Editors: An Hour with US Editors

Live EN
Speaker: Juan Milà, Executive Editor
HarperVia
and 9 more speakers

Frankfurt Conference: Rights & Licensing

Building Bridges With Books - Pitches by Cecile Barendsma

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Speaker: Cecile Barendsma,
Cecile B Literary Agency

Welcome by conference chair

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Speaker: Jo Henry, Managing Director
BookBrunch
and one more speaker

Publishing and the rights trade in a Covid world?

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Speaker: Andrew Nurnberg, Managing Director
Andrew Nurnberg Associates
and one more speaker

Coffee break

Live

Market insights Canada – deux solitudes?

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Speaker: Florence Bisch, International and Domestic Rights Director (Acquisitions and Sales)
Groupe Homme
and 2 more speakers

Espresso break

Live

Spain: País plural: Four languages and literatures

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Speaker: Anna Soler-Pont, Founder
Pontas Agency
and one more speaker

Espresso break

Live
Parallel Sessions: Enhance your business
3 of 3
TRACK 01

Working with sub-agents or selling directly?

30 min

Working with sub-agents or selling directly – or a mix of both?

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Speaker: Corinne Quentin, Director
Bureau des Copyrights Français (BCF) in Tokyo
TRACK 02

Brand licensing

30 min

Brand Licensing – Opportunities for Publishers

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Speaker: Marty Brochstein, Senior Vice President, Industry Relations and Information
Licensing International
and 2 more speakers
TRACK 03

Publishing’s global leadership takes on the crisis

30 min

COVID-19, Copyright and the Creative Economy - Publishing’s Global Leadership Takes on the Crisis

EN
Speaker: Michael Healy, Executive Director, International Relations
Copyright Clearance Center
and 3 more speakers

The Hof

THE ARTS+: Little Stories, Big Economics: Taiwanese Stories Growing into All Forms (presented by TAICCA)

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Speaker: C. F. Hu, President of Taiwan Creative Content Agency
and 3 more speakers

Princeton University Press 2020 Rights List – Pitches by Rebecca Bengoechea (Registration necessary)

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Speaker: Rebecca Bengoechea , Senior International Rights Manager
Princeton University Press’ European office

New York Calling

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Speaker: Amy Hundley, Senior Editor & Subsidiary Rights Director
Grove Atlantic

THE ARTS+ events

THE ARTS+: Masterclass: Brand Licensing for Publishers

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Speaker: Martin Brochstein, SVP Industry Relations and Information
Licensing International
and one more speaker

Gallimard Fall 2020 Rights List: A Selection – Pitches by Judith Rosenzweig (Registration necessary)

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Speaker: Judith Rosenzweig, Rights Director
Editions Gallimard

THE ARTS+: Meet The Makers: Brands, Characters, and New Stories

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Speaker: Keita Hasegawa, Editor/Brand marketing division
POPLAR publishing, Japan.
and 2 more speakers

THE ARTS+: Masterclass: Books Beyond their Covers: Adaptation and the Role of the Book in the 21st-century Media Industries

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Speaker: Simone Murray

THE ARTS+: A Conversation on Book-to-Film Adaptations

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Speaker: Camilla Gibb, Author
and 2 more speakers

Brand Licensing – Opportunities for Publishers

Live EN
Speaker: Marty Brochstein, Senior Vice President, Industry Relations and Information
Licensing International
and 2 more speakers

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS YOUR NONFICTION - How Small Publishers of Serious Nonfiction Are Coping in these Difficult Times. A Virtual Discussion and Networking Event

Live EN
Speaker: Colleen Higgs, Founder and publisher
Modjaji Books, South Africa
and 4 more speakers

COVID-19, Copyright and the Creative Economy – Publishing’s Global Leadership Takes on the Crisis

Live EN
Speaker: Tracey Armstrong, President and CEO, CCC & 2nd Vice President IFFRO
Copyright Clearance Center
and 3 more speakers

THE ARTS+: Maja Lunde and Annette Ore in Fireside Chat on Adaptation

Live EN
Speaker: Maja Lunde, Bestselling Author and Screenwriter
Norway
and 2 more speakers

Digital offers

The live programme of the digital book fair gives you the opportunity to bring that "Frankfurt feeling" home and to participate interactively.

THE ARTS+ auf der Frankfurter Buchmesse

On focus at THE ARTS+

THE ARTS+ 2020 offers a comprehensive digital programme consisting of pitch sessions, networking formats and master classes on AR/VR/XR, licensing and merchandising as well as the "A Book is a Film is a Game" day.

More information
Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 Frankfurt Conference

Frankfurt Conference

Four days of concentrated professional expertise: Our virtual conference programme offers you discussions, Q&A sessions and short presentations with international experts, along with opportunities to exchange ideas and make new contacts. Don't miss the Rights & Licensing track of Frankfurt Conference on 13 October 2020.

Networking Frankfurt International Translators

Networking Events

What would a successful day at the fair be without chance encounters, spontaneous meetings, and stimulating conversations outside the formal setting? With our curated networking events and the new format The Hof, this year's Special Edition will recreate the Frankfurt feeling worldwide.

Frankfurter Hof

The Hof: Rights & Licensing Editions

What would a successful day at the fair be without chance encounters, spontaneous meetings, and stimulating conversations outside the formal setting? Expect live music, great conversations and networking with peers at our new digital format The Hof with editions covering rights & licensing topics until 15 December 2020. Free registration is now possible.

German collective stands at international fairs

Harness the global activities and platforms of Frankfurter Buchmesse for your business. The German Collective Stands of Frankfurter Buchmesse at international trade fairs offer you ideal opportunities for trading rights and licenses. The perfect base for your business abroad.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020

Tap into our book collection to present your new title in over 20 countries.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020

Get your newly published books for children and young adults in our unique travelling exhibition.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020

Use our collective stands to open the door to foreign markets.

Children’s Books on Tour 2020

Children’s Books on Tour – Kids recommend German Stories
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