Stages and Venues at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Eine Frau hält einen Vortrag.

Academic & Business Information Stage

In this innovative environment, current topics from science, specialist information and technology...

In this innovative environment, current topics from science, specialist information and technology...

as well as socio-political talks from the fields of politics, finance, economics and law are ideally placed.

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Evening events

Create your own evening programme directly on the exhibition grounds.

Create your own evening programme directly on the exhibition grounds.

We are offering you the stage with sound and video technology. You can order catering for your guests from the renowned trade fair caterer Accente or a catering service provider of your choice. Choose an ambiance suitable for your event and let your guests enjoy the Book Fair in a completely unique evening light.

In the halls
6.00 pm-8.00 pm including assembly and dismantling

Agora stages
6.00 pm-9.00 pm including assembly and dismantling

Speech at the Business Club

Business Club Stage

The centrally located top location offers you and your guests everything you need for a successful event.

The centrally located top location offers you and your guests everything you need for a successful event.

Whether it is an exclusive reception, an informal get-together or a presentation:

We will take care of the furnishing, technical needs, catering and personnel.

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Ein Mann hält einen Vortrag und hält ein Notebook in die Luft.

Education Stage

Surrounded by more than 1,000 publishing houses, technology providers...

Surrounded by more than 1,000 publishing houses, technology providers...

and educational service providers, you can present your latest products and exchange ideas with the trade public.

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Zwei Frauen vor Publikum auf der Kids Stage der Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Frankfurt Kids Stage

We have created a central networking area for international children's media in the foyer between two international halls.

We have created a central networking area for international children's media in the foyer between two international halls.

The area includes an International Children's Books Collective Stand for new exhibitors, media and licensing hubs, as well as the popular Illustrators Corner and a café. Ideally located and at the heart of the new area is the Frankfurt Kids Stage: a magnet for both trade visitors and the general public. Take advantage of this event location to put the spotlight on your authors, hold readings, or host an open discussion.

Here we will also present award ceremonies and  networking events. Become part of the programme with your own contribution and use the strong media attention guaranteed by the new location for international children's and young adult media. Your audience is waiting!

Ein Pavillon der Frankfurter Buchmesse aus der Vogelperspektive

Frankfurt Pavilion

Frankfurter Buchmesse will have a new landmark, an approx. 450 square metre pavilion, which serves as a representative stage on the exhibition grounds.

Frankfurter Buchmesse will have a new landmark, an approx. 450 square metre pavilion, which serves as a representative stage on the exhibition grounds.

On the trade visitor days this is our special area for book presentations, press conferences, awards ceremonies and expert rounds and conferences with an international orientation. On the weekend authors have the opportunity to present themselves to a broad audience, and on Sunday we're planning a family day.

Please note, that the Pavilion will not be bookable directly. The programme is curated and is to be developed through cooperation with exhibitors and partners. Rentals are possible with restrictions. We are looking forward to your suggestions!

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Alfons Schuhbeck kocht vor Publikum.

Gourmet Gallery: Show kitchen and Gourmet Salon

The show kitchen is the very heart of the Gourmet Gallery and very popular with professionals and the general public.

The show kitchen is the very heart of the Gourmet Gallery and very popular with professionals and the general public.

Make use of this attractive stage for your cooking show. For your reading, wine tasting, press conference or a talk we offer you the Gourmet Salon.

Fünf Menschen führen eine Podiumsdiskussion.

International Stage

Our stage in Hall 5 is surrounded by exhibitors from all over the world.

Our stage in Hall 5 is surrounded by exhibitors from all over the world.

There is a lively exchange on current developments in the book industry as well as on literary and cultural policy topics. German publishers and institutions also present themselves internationally here. Of course, the stage is also suitable for readings by authors from all regions of the world, who can present their works to an interested audience here.

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Sechs Menschen führen eine Podiumsdiskussion im "Kulturstadion" der Frankfurter Buchmesse.

LitCam Stage

Education, physical activity, books - and football: You can present your football titles in the Culture Stadium or invite people to discussions with an educational policy focus.

Education, physical activity, books - and football: You can present your football titles in the Culture Stadium or invite people to discussions with an educational policy focus.

LitCam is a non-profit organisation committed to educational justice. It carries out its own projects that support socially disadvantaged children and young people and equip them with new competencies for their life.

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Reading Zone of Independent Publishers

The Kurt Wolff Foundation for the support of a diverse publishing and literature scene stands for literary quality and exciting experiments.

The Kurt Wolff Foundation for the support of a diverse publishing and literature scene stands for literary quality and exciting experiments.

At the Reading Zone, we organise a multi-faceted and discerning series of readings by often unknown authors, who can be discovered here.

It cannot be reserved directly as the programme is being curated.

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Eine Person hält ein Buch mit dem Titel "MEIN BUCH" in der Hand.

Publishing Services & Retail Stage

Strategies · Processes · Production · Design

Strategies · Processes · Production · Design

The well-established Forum Verlagsherstellung hosts panel discussions from Wednesday to Friday with forward-looking topics and inspiration for publishers, media companies and other content providers. Approximately 60 experts discuss the trends relevant to successful publications and content, covering the areas of strategy, processes, production and design. 2018 will mark the first year in which book retail topics play a central role on the stage.

Free time slots are also available for exhibitor events.

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Ein Mann steht auf der Bühne der Self-Publishing Area.

Self-Publishing Area: Stage and Salon

The Self-Publishing Area offers workshops, discussions, panels and presentations on the subject of "Self-publishing in the German market".

The Self-Publishing Area offers workshops, discussions, panels and presentations on the subject of "Self-publishing in the German market".

This is where providers can share valuable marketing advice, tips on book retailing or on rights issues. A large part of the programme will be composed by us and our partners - but there is still enough space for your own theme presentation.

Viele Menschen stehen Schlange am Signierzelt der Frankfurter Buchmesse

Signing Boxes

Following your event in the YOGI TEA® Lesezelt (Reading Marquee) or the Frankfurt Pavilion, 30-minute slots can be added in the signing boxes.

Following your event in the YOGI TEA® Lesezelt (Reading Marquee) or the Frankfurt Pavilion, 30-minute slots can be added in the signing boxes.

Our signing boxes are located in the heart of the fair, at the Agora, where the signing authors come very close to their visitors and fans.

NEW
From now on, free places in the signing boxes will also be available to our exhibitors for autograph sessions by authors without a previous event on one of the Agora stages. Please take note of the calendar in the reservation tool, which is available online as of now.

Ein Schild mit dem Aufdruck "BE BOLD THE ARTS" klebt auf dem Boden.

THE ARTS+: Runway and Salon

THE ARTS+ is the marketplace for the cultural content business, where the new avant-garde of the creative industries meets the creative industries.

THE ARTS+ is the marketplace for the cultural content business, where the new avant-garde of the creative industries meets the creative industries.

The programme on the Runway offers thrilling performances, interactive presentations and surprising pitchings at the interface of creativity and technology. Actors from a variety of sectors come together in the salon. It is the ideal stage for interviews, talks or receptions.


When no programme is planned, the open and interactively designed Runway-stage and the semi-open salon can be booked for exhibitor event

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Weltempfang (Centre for Politics, Literature and Translation)

The Weltempfang is the centre for politics, literature and translation.

The Weltempfang is the centre for politics, literature and translation.

Panel discussions and talks with international authors, experts and translators will take place in the salon and on stage.

Not directly bookable. The programme will be curated.

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Workshop Area

The Workshop Area is suitable for smaller formats and types of interactive sessions and a direct dialogue with the audience.

The Workshop Area is suitable for smaller formats and types of interactive sessions and a direct dialogue with the audience.

The area is 45 sqm.

No direct reservations are possible, but we are happy to accept suggestions that match the theme of Hall 4.2.

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Eine Frau sitzt auf der Bühne vor vielen Menschen.

YOGI TEA® Lesezelt (Reading Marquee)

Readings, discussions with authors and awards ceremonies take place on the large literary stage of the Book Fair.

Readings, discussions with authors and awards ceremonies take place on the large literary stage of the Book Fair.

You can linger in the special flair of the historical mirror tent and the tea bar with Yogi Tea. The reading tent offers space for up to 300 people, with seating niches at the edge and seating in front of the stage. A niche will be provided for organisers during their event.

After your event you can book the signing boxes in the centre of the Agora for your author.

The FAQs of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

You can also find information on our stages in the FAQ Section.


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