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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023 Frankfurter Buchmesse 2023

The motor of our trade

Welcome to the heart of the publishing industry! Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world's most important trading centre for rights and licences.

Presence options on the fairground

Please note: The LitAg and the PRC are sold out in 2023.

The Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg)

Book your personal table including basic office equipment in the largest rights centre for international agents, scouts and foreign rights professionals. You’ll meet rights professionals from around the world interested in buying and selling licences.

Publishers Rights Centre (PRC)

Book your table in the new rights centre exclusively for publishers and their rights and license managers. In the heart of the fair and away from the hustle and bustle, next to the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre and accessible from Tuesday to Sunday.

Digital presence options

Frau sitzt an einem Tisch und lächelt

Frankfurt Rights

Frankfurt Rights is Frankfurter Buchmesse’s international platform for the global rights and license trade. Here you can make and strengthen important business contacts, browse publisher profiles and catalogs, and use a wide range of useful tools to stay in touch with your colleagues and business partners throughout the year.

To the platform

Rights & Licensing in focus at events and in our media library

Frankfurt Rights Meeting – Hybrid Edition

Innovative business cases, latest market data, valuable business contacts with a focus on the rights & licensing business and related audio, AI, book-to-screen and political topics: This awaits you at our Frankfurt Rights Meeting: Hybrid Edition. Digital sessions will focus on dedicated rights & licensing trends and topics in September 2023. On Tuesday, 17 October, you can meet your international colleagues at our networking reception in Frankfurt. Get your ticket now!

Media library

Every year, Frankfurter Buchmesse hosts an extensive programme of events on all aspects of rights & licensing. Discover in-depth market insights, book-to-film sessions and other events with key industry players, hidden champions and regional experts free of charge in our media library - available 365 days a year.

Jenny Kühne

Out now: Rights and the 2023 Frankfurter Buchmesse - The IPG Podcast

Jenny Kühne, Director of Rights and Licensing Solutions, Frankfurter Buchmesse, chats about multi-media rights and the opportunities to sell film, TV and audio rights. She talks about new rights-related activities at this year's fair and offers a few tips for making the most of a #fbm23 visit.

To the podcast

Curtain up for remarkable books

Fokus: Film

Book-to-screen activities

Rights & licences for literary materials that lend themselves to film or screen adaptations take centre stage: here, rights holders from the publishing sector connect with the film and screen business. Be part of it.

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This is where you're right in the middle of it all: negotiating and networking, discovering and deciding.