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Translate. Transfer. Transform - is our motto for the upcoming Frankfurter Buchmesse and we are really looking forward to seeing you again from 19-23 October 2022.  

Don’t miss out!  

To help you plan, you can find initial information on accreditation right here:   

From 15 August 2022 until 14 October 2022 you can apply for online accreditation.  

If you have already registered, you simply log in to your MyBookFair profile and upload a current proof of your journalistic activities for 2022. 
 
If you have not registered yet, go to MyBookFair and choose "Register now". 

Your registration is then complete – but you are not accredited yet! We will start to check and validate your credentials in the course of August 2022. 

Register at MyBookFair  

 

Please note: 

  1. 5-day tickets will not be offered in 2022. Journalists and bloggers will need a separate ticket for each day they visit the fair. 

  1. Press accreditation cannot be provided on-site (no press counter). You have to apply for accreditation online up until Friday, 14 October 2022. 

  1. All press tickets for technicians must be personalised. That means that each member of your team (camera, sound, light, grip, etc.) must get accredited online for 1-5 days via MyBookFair. 

  1. All press events which require special accreditation can be found here from September on: https://www.buchmesse.de/en/press/dates 

  1. The Press Centre will again be located in Room Dimension, Hall 4, Level 2 (4.2.). 

The following links provide all the information you need:

Accreditation

Press accreditation guidelines 2022

Please take note of our accreditation guidelines.

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Tutorial: Accreditation step by step

Including: How to register at My Book Fair

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FAQ - Accreditation

How can I accredit myself as a journalist/blogger?

Accreditation can be obtained through our My Book Fair customer portal until Friday before the start of the fair. We will check and validate your credentials starting in August. Please understand that this process might take a few days. 

Please note:  

Five-day press tickets will not be available. Journalists and bloggers wishing to enter the fair will require a new press ticket for each day. You can determine the days of your visit online and order your press tickets accordingly. 

There will be no press accreditation available on site

You can find our revised accreditation guidelines here: https://www.buchmesse.de/presse/akkreditierung 

Are accredited journalists/bloggers allowed to bring along another person (such as a colleague or a child) to the fair?

Accredited journalists/bloggers are NOT allowed to bring along additional people to the fair. Any further people need their own ticket to attend the fair.  For children who are not school newspaper editors, a reduced ticket can be purchased on site (only).   

Where can I find the accreditation guidelines?

Details to our accreditation guidelines can be found here

What should I take into consideration for the opening day (Tuesday)?

On Tuesday (opening day), you need a ticket for the Opening Press Conference or Opening Ceremony to enter the fair. You can find information about of those events from September on here: https://www.buchmesse.de/en/press/dates  

Waiting times, however, are still possible due to security checks and procedures. Please ensure that your plans for the day take this potential delay into consideration. 

Do press tickets provide access to all events?

No. For example: The Opening Press Conference, the Opening Ceremony of Frankfurter Buchmesse and certain other events require special accreditation. You can find an overview of those press events here: https://www.buchmesse.de/en/press/dates  

 

FAQ - Infrastructure

Where can journalists/influencers park?

Journalists arriving by car can park free of charge at the Rebstock parking area. The fair's Rebstock car park has a direct access route from the Frankfurt West motorway exit (follow the signposted route or type "Messeparkhaus Rebstock" into your Sat Nav/GPS). There is a free transfer shuttle from Wednesday to Sunday that takes you directly to the fairground. The car park's pay station is manned until approx. 8.00 pm. Upon presentation of your press card, you will receive an exit ticket with which you can drive out free of charge.  

Attention: On Tuesday (opening day) this possibility is NOT available. The nearest paid parking possibility is in the hotels "Maritim" or "Marriot". 

Does the press ticket allow free use of public transport?

No, the press ticket does not allow free use of public transport. 

Where is the Press Centre?

The Press Centre will be located in Hall 4.2., Room Dimension. A press ticket is required for entering the Press Centre.

 

How do I get to the Press Centre?

By public transport: 

Tram: 

From Frankfurt's central station, take line 16 (direction Ginnheim) or 17 (direction Rebstockbad), and get out at the fourth stop (Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage). Go in at the "City" entrance and follow signs for Hall 4.2., Room Dimension. 

U-Bahn (metro): 

From Frankfurt's central station, take the U4 (direction Bockenheimer Warte) and get out at the first stop (Festhalle/Messe). Go in at the "City" entrance and follow signs for Hall 4.2., Room Dimension. 

Please note: the press ticket does not entitle the holder to use public transport for free. 

 

By car: 

Journalists arriving by car can park free of charge at the Rebstock parking area. The fair's Rebstock car park has a direct access route from the Frankfurt West motorway exit (follow the signposted route or type "Messeparkhaus Rebstock, Am Römerhof" into your Sat Nav/GPS). There is a free transfer shuttle from Wednesday to Sunday that takes you directly to the fairground. The car park's pay station is manned until approx. 8.00 pm. Upon presentation of your press card, you will receive an exit ticket with which you can drive out free of charge.  

There is a free transfer shuttle from Wednesday to Sunday that takes you directly to the fairground. 

Attention: On Tuesday (opening day) this possibility is NOT available. The nearest paid parking possibility is in the hotels "Maritim" or "Marriot". 

What are the opening hours for the Press Centre?

Tuesday: 9.30 am - 7.00 pm

Wednesday - Saturday: 9.00 am - 6.30 pm

Sunday: 9.00 am - 5.30 pm

Where can I leave my luggage?

There are small lockers in the Press Centre. Please leave large bags at the cloakroom. The nearest cloakroom is just around the corner in Hall 4.2. Media representatives can use the cloakrooms in every hall for free by showing their press ticket. 

Do you have questions about press accreditation?

Give us a call or drop us a line. We will be happy to help you.

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