Press releases

2018

3 December 2018

RightsTech Project announces RightsTech: Europe

The inaugural RightsTech: Europe conference, which will be held on April 9-10, 2019, in Frankfurt.

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12 November 2018

Frankfurter Buchmesse renews sponsorship of 2018 FutureBook Awards

Frankfurter Buchmesse is sponsoring the ‘FutureBook of the Year’, a category designed to celebrate innovative books. The winner will be announced on Friday, 30 November.

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14 October 2018

70th Frankfurter Buchmesse: International participation increases / Dynamic licensing business / Focus on human rights / BOOKFEST captivates public

The 70th Frankfurter Buchmesse comprised a week full of events, conferences, talks and highlights for the book trade and the general public.

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12 October 2018

Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards: The Winners

Awards in three categories and a "Special Recognition" for HILDA

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11 October 2018

European Manifesto on Supporting Innovation for Cultural & Creative Sectors

Why the cultural and creative sectors must be treated as a key sector when it comes to innovation policies and public funding

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11 October 2018

Glittering award ceremony for the 3rd Global Illustration Awards in the new Frankfurt Pavilion

Prizes in five categories and a “Grand Award” were presented

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11 October 2018

The nominees for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2019 have been announced

Next year, 246 candidates from 64 countries will be in the running for the world’s largest and most prestigious children’s literature award, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

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9 October 2018

Big data, Scholarly Kitchen and @maedelsabende: Scientific highlights in Frankfurt

Hall 4.2 of the Frankfurter Buchmesse brings together the world’s biggest companies from the fields of STM, academic publishing and business information

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8 October 2018

Training and further education in the publishing sector

Information, events and networks for young industry professionals at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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5 October 2018

“Lettres d’Afrique: changing the narrative”

New African stage at Frankfurter Buchmesse

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5 October 2018

Walkable catalogues, toy robotics and its own stage: Frankfurt Kids

500-sqm area for children’s and young adult media at the Frankfurter Buchmesse

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5 October 2018

Culinary nation branding in the Gourmet Gallery of the Frankfurter Buchmesse (10-14 October 2018)

Culinary nation branding in the Gourmet Gallery of the Frankfurter Buchmesse (10-14 October 2018)

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5 October 2018

Premiere of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards

Invitation to the award ceremony on the Thursday of the Book Fair // A Book Is a Film Is a Game networking day

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4 October 2018

BOOKFEST: Programme highlights

There will be 80 events from 9 to 14 October as part of Bookfest, the festival of the Frankfurter Buchmesse

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2 October 2018

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier to attend the 70th Frankfurter Buchmesse

Festive opening of the Frankfurt Pavilion with Croatian writer Ivana Sajko and Belgian author Stefan Hertmans

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2 October 2018

Tactile models and visitor flows: Test laboratory for a barrier-free book fair encourages visitors to participate

The research project “Frankfurter Buchmesse for All” enters round two // Invitation to the press talk

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1 October 2018

Meditation, EdTech start-ups and Kafka in VR: Frankfurt EDU

New education platform at the Frankfurter Buchmesse with start-up area and interactive events

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27 September 2018

Frankfurter Buchmesse – changes in 2019 and 2020

Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) moves to Festhalle in 2019, Hall 5 to be reconstructed

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25 September 2018

Insights and trends in the content industry: Frankfurter Buchmesse’s trade conferences to feature top-class speakers

Charlie Redmayne, CEO of HarperCollins UK, will be the keynote speaker at the Business Club Conference THE MARKETS. At the 32nd Frankfurt Rights Meeting the focus will be on the book markets of Poland, Romania and Russia, as well as on subscription models. The new Frankfurt Audiobook Conference will shine a light on one of the fastest-growing segments in publishing.

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17 September 2018

20 years Frankfurt Fellowship Programme

The 2018 Fellows have been selected / New record: 105 applicants from 42 countries

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14 September 2018

THE ARTS+ Innovation Summit 2018

Reshaping the future of the cultural and creative industries

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30 August 2018

Opening Press Conference of Frankfurter Buchmesse with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The 70th Frankfurter Buchmesse will feature the internationally renowned writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie as the keynote speaker during the prestigious Opening Press Conference on Tuesday, 9 October.

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28 August 2018

2018 Frankfurt CEO Talk to feature John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan

John Sargent, CEO of Macmillan, will be the speaker at this year’s Frankfurt CEO Talk on 10 October 2018 at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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27 August 2018

Programme highlights: THE ARTS+ 2018

Inspiring keynote talks by national and international speakers such as Galit Ariel, JiaJia Fei and Frank Thelen, and exceptional performances by the “cyborg” Moon Ribas, holographic popstar Maya Kodes and 3D Drum Girl LIZZY – THE ARTS+ 2018 is all this and more.

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16 August 2018

BOOKFEST: Frankfurter Buchmesse launches new festival

BOOKFEST - Frankfurter Buchmesse's international festival for literature, stories and ideas takes place from 10 to 14 October 2018.

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8 August 2018

„On The Same Page.“

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 in 2018. Frankfurter Buchmesse and Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels (German Publishers & Booksellers Association) launch an international campaign on human rights.

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