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Unprecedented times call for an unprecedented event: Frankfurter Buchmesse is being held this year as a Special Edition. Live at the fair and in the city with a comprehensive hygiene concept. And online, thanks to a number of new digital offerings. Here you will find tips and service-related information on both the physical and digital Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020.

Digital book fair

Along with expanding the functions of already-existing digital formats, this year Frankfurter Buchmesse is presenting exhibitors, trade visitors and the general public with extensive new virtual offers – free of charge and available worldwide.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 Further online presentation options

Digital presentation options for exhibitors

This year’s digital version of Frankfurter Buchmesse provides exhibitors with a full spectrum of virtual presentation and participation possibilities. These include embedding links on (e.g. to your events or book and author presentations), BOOKFEST digital, as well as a comprehensive conference and professional programme.

Frau am Laptop Social Media Nutzung

New digital offerings

Thanks to generous support from Germany’s Minister of Culture, Monika Grütters, this year Frankfurter Buchmesse is able to expand its programme to include a large number of digital offerings, available worldwide and free of charge. Along with new B2B offers for presentation, networking and matchmaking, there are exciting digital formats and a diverse live programme for the general public, as well.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 Themenwelten Übersicht

Reader Delights

Immerse yourself in the Highlights on the Frankfurter Buchmesse website! Here you will find exciting reports, well-founded opinions and inspiring articles on all topics of particular interest to you: from literature and lifestyle to education and science to current socially relevant topics. It is definitely worth taking a look at the new digital shop window at Frankfurter Buchmesse.

Quick information for your visit to the Festhalle

The two central sources of information for your participation in the digital Frankfurter Buchmesse: the exhibitor directory and the calendar of events. This year with even more details on all events.

Exhibitor Directory

You can find and contact relevant companies in our online exhibitor directory.

Calendar of Events

In the event calendar you will find an overview and a detailed description of all physical and virtual events.

For visitors to the Festhalle

Whether you are a trade visitor or belong to the reading public, much is different with this year's Frankfurter Buchmesse Special Edition. What certainly remains unchanged are the inspiration, business and great stories you will discover! We want you to see it all.


Always “app to date”: with information on digital exhibitors and events, services, personal appointment calendar, and a favourites list for everything you don’t want to miss.

Directions and accommodation

The exhibition grounds are centrally located, giving you a range of options for how to get here: whether by bus, train, aeroplane or car. In addition, the fair is easy to reach with public transport. We can also offer you useful tips concerning lodgings or hotel accommodation.

If you have any further questions, please ask.

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