Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 set to take place
Statement by the German Publishers & Booksellers Association and Frankfurter Buchmesse
14 October 2019
Olga Tokarczuk, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature only announced last week, will talk about the political responsibility of authors at the Opening Press Conference of Frankfurter Buchmesse on 15 October 2019. The Polish writer is one of the most important contemporary European authors. Her work has been translated into 37 languages and has received numerous awards.
14 October 2019
Over 1500 international publishers, awards ceremonies, authors and many other events / Frankfurt New Generation – a new area for young people.
11 October 2019
Umweltaktivistin Luisa Neubauer und Robert Habeck, Bundesvorsitzender von BÜNDNIS 90/DIE GRÜNEN, gehören zu den Gästen des Weltempfangs, die politische Veränderung und Aktivismus im Lichte des menschlichen Einflusses auf Umweltprozesse diskutieren werden. Unter dem Motto "Anthropozän – das letzte Zeitalter?" steht im Weltempfang, dem Zentrum für Politik, Literatur und Übersetzung der Frankfurter Buchmesse (16.-20. Oktober 2019), das Verhältnis von Kultur und Natur im Fokus.
10 October 2019
The publishing industry is very aware of the importance and above all the potential of AI – 25% of the publishing houses surveyed have already invested in AI, and there is a clear upward trend. That is one fact Frankfurter Buchmesse and Gould Finch found out in their study "Artificial Intelligence in publishing".
10 October 2019
The programme of THE ARTS+/B3 takes an exciting look into the future of culture.
9 October 2019
Canada will be the Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 (14-18 October). We invite you to take part in Canada's preview press conference on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at 11 am.
8 October 2019
A packed programme, with an Academic Tech Start-up Area, EDU Conference, Global EdTech Start-up Awards and Business Breakfast with the “chefs” of the successful scholarly blog The Scholarly Kitchen.
7 October 2019
The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Francis Gurry, is the keytnote speaker at the opening press conference of the Frankfurter Buchmesse on Tuesday, 15 October 2019 at 11.00 am.
7 October 2019
A spotlight on Frankfurter Buchmesse’s new Frankfurt Audio area: audiobooks, podcasts, and voice assistants
High-class speakers are expected: Michael Krause from Spotify, Stacy Creamer from Audible, Helena Gustafsson from Storytel and Axel Reichmann from Google amongst others, will give insights into areas such as audio content production, marketing and distribution and voice technologies.
4 October 2019
At Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) junior employees and young professionals from all parts of the book industry come together. With its international programmes and initiatives Frankfurter Buchmesse promotes the exchange of information and the development of international networks among up and coming talents of the industry.
1 October 2019
On 16 September, Joachim Kindler took on new duties at Frankfurter Buchmesse. As Director Business Development Science & Business Information and Education he will – in close cooperation with customers and partners – work out strategies in these areas, build on existing products and services, and develop new events.
23 September 2019
The shortlist for the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards 2019 is announced. The awards ceremony will be held on Saturday, 19 October, at the Frankfurt Pavilion.
18 September 2019
Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 partners with Copyright Clearance Center to highlight ideas that move the world
Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) has once again partnered with Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge and powering innovation. At Frankfurter Buchmesse, CCC will put a spotlight on topics such as the EU Digital Single Market Copyright Directive and transformative agreements for Open Access publishing.
2 September 2019
With the new Frankfurt Authors Area in Hall 3.0, Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) has created a new space dedicated to writing. Frankfurt Authors is an extension of the previous Self-Publishing Area – with a new stage, signing area and lounge as well as a professional programme and networking events.
27 August 2019
THE ARTS+ 2019 (16 to 20 October 2019) takes place in Hall 4.1. Once again this year, our Future of Culture Festival will offer plenty of inspiration to visitors. Please find more information in our press release below.
22 August 2019
In its second year, BOOKFEST once again has exceptional readings, concerts, parties and performances planned that will create a week-long festival atmosphere in Frankfurt - with Margaret Atwood, Ken Follett, Maja Lunde, Jo Nesbø, Elif Shafak, Colson Whitehead and many more.
16 August 2019
With CREATE YOUR REVOLUTION-Talks (Wednesday, 16 October 2019) Frankfurter Buchmesse is giving the stage to a kaleidoscope of global change makers whose powerful ideas are shaping a bright and hopeful future. Tickets are available now.
13 August 2019
For the fourth time, the Focus: Film Networking Day “A Book is a Film is a Game” will take place at Frankfurter Buchmesse. On Friday, 18 October 2019, the spotlight at THE ARTS+ Salon in Hall 4.1. will be on adapting literary material for the screen as well as on current trends in the field of moving images. Experts from the publishing and film world, gaming and new media sectors will come together at exciting workshops and talks.
9 July 2019
The 2019 Global 50 CEO Talk at Frankfurter Buchmesse to feature Kelly Luegenbiehl, VP International Originals at Netflix
Kelly Luegenbiehl, Netflix’s Vice President International Originals, will be featured at this year’s Global 50 CEO Talk at Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, from 2pm to 3pm in the Frankfurt Pavilion.
2 July 2019
Frankfurter Buchmesse launches global campaign “Create Your Revolution” to celebrate culture as a driver of innovation
This year’s Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) is putting culture back at the center of global discussion. Together with the United Nations and Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels (German Publishers & Booksellers Association), Frankfurter Buchmesse is launching the global campaign “Create Your Revolution – Initiative For The Future Of Culture”.
28 June 2019
The Geisteswissenschaften International Nonfiction Translation prize competition (GINT) is now entering its fourth round. Emerging translators from German to English can take part in the competition, sponsored by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association and the Frankfurt Book Fair New York, up to October 15.
13 June 2019
BOOKFEST 2019: Exclusive presentation by celebrated crime writer Jo Nesbø of his new Harry Hole novel "Knife"
The bestselling Norwegian author Jo Nesbø will present his new book "Knife" (Penguin Random House, publication date: 9 July 2019) at BOOKFEST at Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019).
12 June 2019
A Berlin-based children’s book festival for diversity and a Canadian blockchain startup for e-books win free book fair stand.
3 June 2019
For the second time, Frankfurter Buchmesse (16-20 October 2019) will award the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards. The submissions period is now open for two categories.
28 May 2019
‘The Future of Culture’ is the theme of the 2019 StoryDrive Exhibition and Conference held from 28 May to 1 June 2019. Featured topics inlcude artificial intelligence (AI), trans-cultural storytelling and science fiction.
30 April 2019
For the second time, Frankfurter Buchmesse and the MGIP Motovun Group of International Publishers are once again awarding the “Best Illustrated Book on Film” as part of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards. The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2019.
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