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2024

  • Christian Ebert, Director of Marketing & Sales

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    "Brand management is like an orchestra"

    A passion for strong brands - that is the motto of Christian Ebert, who joined Frankfurter Buchmesse team at the beginning of the year. In his new position as Director of Marketing & Sales, he is also responsible for the branding of the fair.

  • The Hof Holger Volland

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    "The most exciting developments for the industry are taking place in the background"

    Holger Volland, CEO of brand eins Medien AG, is one of the guests at "The Hof" on 29 February when the topic will be "Artificial intelligence in publishing". We asked him in advance about the latest developments in AI and what the "Science Network for Mindful Use of AI" is all about.

  • Annick Maes, General Director of Cartoon

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    "You create, we connect". Interview with Annick Maes, General Director of CARTOON

    Frankfurter Buchmesse and Cartoon Movie are launching a cooperation in 2024 to support networking between the publishing industry and the film/TV/animation industry. Annick Maes, General Director of CARTOON, explains what exactly Cartoon Movie is and how publishers can benefit from the cooperation.

2023

  • Interview Trash Galore Report

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    Not a fairy tale: How the book fair red carpets once ended up at the Christmas market

    Stand construction, hall design, signage: as organisers of Frankfurter Buchmesse, we cannot (yet) do without materials that must be disposed of once the fair is over. At the same time, it is possible to reuse materials sensibly. That is one of the findings from the pilot project that Frankfurter Buchmesse carried out this year with the Leipzig-based company TRASH GALORE. An interview with Anne-Sophie Müller (Management, Network & Reporting at TRASH GALORE) and Tanja Väth (architect in the Fair Operations team at Frankfurter Buchmesse).

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    "We want to make Jewish and Israeli voices especially visible at the book fair"

    The terror war against Israel contradicts all the values that Frankfurter Buchmesse stands for. Frankfurter Buchmesse has always been about humanity, its focus has always been on peaceful and democratic discourse. Terror, however, can never be allowed to win, which is why we want to make Jewish and Israeli voices especially visible at the book fair and create additional time for these voices on our stages.

  • MVB stand at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2017

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    75 Times: "captivating stories, inspiring ideas and meaningful moments"

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. And MVB has been part of it for 75 years. To mark its 75th Buchmesse in Frankfurt, the company's team reminisced and looked to the future.

  • Reclam stand at Frankfurter Buchmesse 1968

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    75 Times true classics: "The volumes of our Universal library can be seen as part of our stand at the Fair - a very special symbiosis."

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. Since the first edition of the fair, which took place in 1949 in Frankfurt's Paulskirche, Reclam Verlag has presented itself at the book fair in Frankfurt. The Reclam Verlag team celebrates this occasion with unique impressions and personal stories about Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • Schnell-Steiner-Verlag-1962

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    75 Times: "Our emergency box", the publishing house Schnell & Steiner reveals in a multi-generational interview what no Frankfurter Buchmesse should be without.

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. The publishing house Schnell & Steiner, together with twelve other publishers, is participating for the 75th time without missing a Frankfurter Buchmesse as an exhibitor. For this reason, we spoke to no less than two generations of the family-run publishing house: Publishers Albrecht Weiland (senior) and Felix Weiland (junior).

  • Felicitas von Lovenberg Piper Verlag

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    75 Times: "Carry on - and, as The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel would say, 'Tits up'!'"

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. Together with twelve other publishers, Piper Verlag is participating for the 75th time without missing a Frankfurt Book Fair as an exhibitor. Piper publisher Felicitas von Lovenberg on personal memories and thoughts on the future tasks of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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    75 Times: Author Salman Rushdie on Frankfurter Buchmesse as a place of democratic exchange

    Frankfurter Buchmesse is celebrating its 75th edition this year. Together with twelve other publishers, C. Bertelsmann is participating for the 75th time without missing a Frankfurt Book Fair as an exhibitor. For this reason, we talked to Salman Rushdie in an interview about his personal relationship with the Fair, Frankfurter Buchmesse as a place of democratic exchange and the personal significance of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for him.

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