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Digital Preview Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse Special Edition 2020

21 September 2020
Time: 2.30 pm CEST (Frankfurt time)
Place: Zoom / YouTube
Language: English

Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, Director of Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Katja Böhne, Vice President Marketing & Communications
  • Jenny Kühne, Project Lead Digital Book Fair
  • Stefanie von Beoeczy, Project Lead Conferences and Professional Programme
     

The press conference will be streamed live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WHdq5Wjmru0 

For interview requests, please contact press@buchmesse.de 

 

Digital opening press conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 - Special Edition

13 October 2020
Time: 12.30 pm -1.30 pm 
Place: Festhalle
Language: tbd

Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, President and CEO of Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Karin Schmidt-Friderichs, President of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels

More speakers will be announced in September.

Please send interview requests to press@buchmesse.de 

Please find the link for registration in an upcoming press release.

 

Opening Ceremony of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Special Edition 2020

13 October 2020
Time: 6pm – ca. 7pm

Place: Festhalle Messe Frankfurt

Language: German/English

Speakers:

  • Juergen Boos, Director Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Karin Schmidt-Friderichs, President of the German Publishers & Booksellers Association
  • Prof. Monika Grütters, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media
  • Peter Feldmann, Mayor of the City of Frankfurt am Main
  • Tarek Al-Wazir, Hessian Ministry of Economics, Energy, Transport and Housing
  • David Grossman (digitally), Isreali author

Registration: Participation in the opening ceremony is only possible with prior registration and confirmation. Please write to redcarpetpress@buchmesse.de by 1.10.2020, stating your employer and your activity (photographer, camera, radio, social media/online, print).

 

BOOKFEST city

Find the programme at https://www.buchmesse.de/en/highlights/bookfest

For registration please contact pfeifer@buchmesse.de

 

ARD Book Fair Stage
14 October 2020 – 18 October 2020
Agenda: www.buchmesse.de
Place: Festhalle Messe Frankfurt

Registration: Participation in the opening ceremony is only possible with prior registration and confirmation. Please send an email to press@buchmesse.de  by 1.10.2020, stating your employer and your occupation (photographer, camera, radio, social media/online, print).

 

Digital events for Trade Visitors

Registration with My Book Fair is required for participation in the digital trade events at Frankfurter Buchmesse. This will be possible from mid-September at www.buchmesse.de 

Digital Agenda
For the entire schedule of events please see: https://www.buchmesse.de/en/digital-fair/live-programme