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Whether you are looking for stand registrations, general information or specific brochures, here you will find all relevant documents to download.

LitAg ticket portal

Tutorial

Creating and sending ticket codes and ticket links.

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Online ticketing

Guideline for redeeming ticket links and codes online

Information for exhibitor, trade visitor or private visitor.

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System stand FUN

Registration form

The System stand FUN is our new offer for the presentation of your brand and your products. Stand size and placement are freely selectable.

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Product details & prices

This document will provide you with prices, details and other options - everything you need to know about your stand at a glance. This allows you to make a well-informed decision for your successful appearance.

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Information regarding customs

Guidelines

Are you an exhibitor from outside of the European Taxation and Customs Union and you want to sell your books at Frankfurter Buchmesse? Here you will find extensive information.

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Exhibitor information

Exhibitor Requirements with respect to the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, additional rules and recommendations have been put in place to protect the health of all participants at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020. The following stipulations constitute a supplement to our Technical Regulations, and they are part of the Terms & Conditions of Participation in Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020.

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COVID-19 hygiene concept

Our hygiene concept for the event is continuously updated based on new findings and specifications.

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COVID-19 changes stand planning

Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the expanded areas provided for stands along with the modified features of our stand products.

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System stand

Information for Value-Added Tax

The German Sales Tax legislation (UStG) provides VAT-exempted invoicing of the relevant fairrelated services for non-domestic recipients.

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Elements & Extras

Here you will find a selection of options to customize your stand and adapt it to your needs and wishes. Put your brand and your product in scene according to your ideas.

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Registration form

How large do you wish your stand to be? How many spotlights or seats do you need? Do you have a preferred neighbour? You can tell us here.

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Registration form Co-exhibitor

You wish to give your subsidiaries their own trade fair presence? By registering as co-exhibitor, they receive an individual entry in the Exhibitor Directory, their own stand sign (for System stands), an exhibitor pass and full access to our online-services by registering at My Book Fair.

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Product details & prices

This document will provide you with prices, details and other options - everything you need to know about your stand at a glance. This allows you to make a well-informed decision for your successful appearance.

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Registration form

How large do you wish your stand to be? How many spotlights or seats do you need? Do you have a preferred neighbour? You can tell us here.

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System Stand Smart

Details and prices

Two sizes, one advantage: extra convenience for you. The System Stand Smart is available in 4sqm and 8sqm and has several new components. Convince yourself of the comfortable and effective stand solution.

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Registration form Co-exhibitor

Do you need an additional exhibitor to attend Frankfurter Buchmesse, such as a subsidiary? All they have to do is register. Co-exhibitors should fill out their own registration form. They receive their own stand sign (for System stands), their own entry in the Exhibitor Directory, an exhibitor pass and they can use all our online-services.

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Registration form

It's very easy to book the System stand Smart. Just tell us whether you need four or eight square meters and in which environment you want to exhibit. Everything else is all-inclusive.

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Product details system stands

In this document you will find details and other options - everything you need to know about your stand at a glance. This allows you to make a well-informed decision for your successful appearance.

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System Stand Deluxe

Product details

From the first briefing to the stand presentation at the fair, we are there for you. Stand sketches, coordination, stand construction - we offer these and other services for a memorable exhibition appearance.

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System Stand Deluxe: Briefing form

Deluxe is all about first-class quality and first-class service: You let us know your wishes in the registration form, which we will then specify in a personal call. With one goal: maximum visibility of your brand.

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Registration form Co-exhibitor

Do you need an additional exhibitor to attend Frankfurter Buchmesse, such as a subsidiary? All they have to do is register. Co-exhibitors should fill out their own registration form. They receive their own stand sign (for System stands), their own entry in the Exhibitor Directory, an exhibitor pass and they can use all our online-services.

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Custom-Built

Application for early access

For early access to Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020, 765 euros are charged for two or three days (from 8 October or 9 October), or 180 euros for one day (10 October 2019).

The exhibition site will be open each day from 7 am to 9 pm to those with early access permits. An early access permit will only be granted if a plan of your stand for 2020 is submitted.

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Registration form Co-exhibitor

Do you need an additional exhibitor to attend Frankfurter Buchmesse, such as a subsidiary? All they have to do is register. Co-exhibitors should fill out their own registration form. They receive their own stand sign (for System stands), their own entry in the Exhibitor Directory, an exhibitor pass and they can use all our online-services.

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Registration form

Let us know what size, position and equipment you have in mind for your stand. We will make a suitable offer.

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Product details & prices for your Custom-Built stand

This document will provide you with prices, technical details and other options - everything you need to know about your Custom-Built stand at a glance. This allows you to make a well-informed decision for your successful appearance.

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Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg)

Registration form

Book your table here in the world's largest rights centre. Simply fill out the form and send it back to us. Your equipped table awaits you - and you can concentrate on the essentials.

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Product details & prices for LitAg

In this document you will find prices, details and other options - everything you need to know about your table at LitAg at a glance. This allows you to make a well-informed decision for your successful appearance.

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Publishers Rights Corner

Registration form

To book a table, simply fill out the registration form and send it back to us before 31 May 2020. That's it. Your personal area in the Publishers Rights Corner awaits you. And you can focus on networking.

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International Library Centre (ILC)

Registration form

How many days do you want to be present and how many tables do you need? Please let us know your wishes and specifications in the form. For maximum efficiency of your visit.

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Agora

Registration form

Your presence at Frankfurter Buchmesse ensures you the greatest possible visibility.

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Special topic collective exhibitions

Registration EDU Business Hub

EDU Business Hub offers you a dedicated workspace for your business meetings.

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Registration Academic Business Hub

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Registration - Audio Business Lounge

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Nonbook Award - Registration form

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Frankfurt Kids - Registration from Gemeinschaftspräsentation

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Registration Academic Tech Start-up Area

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Frankfurt Kids - Registration form collective stand

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Education - Registration form collective stand

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Registration form Gallery Stand

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Registration form Empty Floor Space

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Stationery & Gifts - Registration form collective stand

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Registration Collective Stand

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Empty Floor Space

Registration Form

Where do you want your stand and how big should it be? Are you interested in a slot for an event on THE ARTS+ stage? Let us know what you need.

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Trade visitors

Order form for vocational education

Tickets for trainees and students

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Programme-Weltempfang

Whether podium discussions on self-censorship or author talks on press freedom, you will not miss a highlight with the Weltempfang-Programme.

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Guide for authors.

You are an author and want to experience the inspiring atmosphere of Frankfurter Buchmesse up close? Here are a few tips and tricks for you.

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Plan and benefit

Plan a visit to the world’s largest book and media fair together with other interested parties and benefit from the tips on our checklist.

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Conferences

Health aspects

Workshop
Beate Kremser

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Private visitors

Plan ahead with our tips

This checklist helps you to easily organise your visit to Frankfurter Buchmesse as a group.

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Cosplay

Registration form

Get close to your most loyal fans and exhibit Frankfurt Cosplay. Here you will find the registration form with all important information. Fill in and send it off.

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Guest of Honour

Books on Canada

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New publications Georgia

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New French publications.

Here you will find the latest releases of French-language authors in translations. The list covers a period from autumn 2016 to December 2017 and includes novels, stories, essays, comics, etc.

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The book market in France.

In 2014, French publishers were once again pleased with an increase in license sales abroad. The upward trend in this business segment has been ongoing for a few years now and
has led to growth of around 120% within ten years.

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Translation funding programme

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Catalogue Books on Brazil

„Brazil – A land full of voices“ was the slogan of the Guest of Honour 2013. 130 German publishers presented more than 335 new releases, including 117 fiction titles in their programmes. The international book exhibition "Books on Brazil" was on display in the Guest of Honour pavilion and presented 1060 books from and about Brazil from 309 publishers and 24 countries.

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Book market Brazil

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Guest of Honour 2014 Finland

„Finnland. Cool.“ was the slogan of the Guest of Honour 2014. 60 German-language publishers acquired 215 Finnish titles in the programme. The international book exhibition “Books on Finland” displayed translations of titles from and for Finland – a total of 950 books published by 245 publishers in 35 countries.

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Finnish book market

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New releases Finland

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Book market Indonesia

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Translation funding programme

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New releases Indonesia

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Guest of Honour 2015 Indonesia.

"17,000 Islands of Imagination" was the slogan of the Guest of Honour 2015. The international book exhibition "Books on Indonesia" featured some 850 translations of titles from and to the Indonesian from 180 publishers and 30 countries. Indonesian publishers were present at the fair with a 340-square-meter collective stand in Hall 4.0 as well as with events related to children’s books, comic books, art/design, education and gourmet living.

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Guest of Honor 2016 - Netherlands

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New releases Flanders & the Netherlands

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Guest of Honor 2016 - Flanders

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Registration form Books on Georgia

Publishers from all over the world are invited to present their current titles on the Guest of Honour at the international book exhibition 'Books on Georgia' in the guest country pavilion of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Advertising & promotion

Your marketing options on the fairground

Use our numerous advertising formats and make your products eye-catching for visitors to Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Your marketing options: print and online

Take advantage of our extensive range and present yourself and your brand to all visitors to Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Advertising & promotion

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Stages

Conditions of contract for the stages of Frankfurter Buchmesse

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Partnerships & Sponsoring

Price list

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Download all the details

In this PDF, you will find prices, details and other options at a glance – everything you need to know about partnerships and sponsorship for you to make an informed decision.

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Facts and Figures

All figures on media presence and further information to download.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 in numbers.

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International offices

Russian book marke: Special Issue Book Industry Magazine

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Buchmarkt Russland Frankfurter Buchmesse

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China Publishers

The BIZ works with numerous media partners both online and offline. Here you will find some resources and reports related to the Chinese book market.

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Presentation Festival Neue Literatur

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Program

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A market on the move.

With its approx. 10 million students and a growing middle class, India exhibits great potential for education, tremendous purchasing power and a diverse publishing landscape. Germany has an excellent reputation there in the fields of education, science and technology. Learning German is popular throughout the country. India is a country in which books are published in around 18 languages.

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Digital Publishing Report

Amidst the ongoing digital revolution the world is grappling with the possibilities and challenges arising from hyper-connectivity and super-fast access to information and commodities.

The field of publishing is no exception to this phenomenon; it too has been experiencing a change in demands vis-à-vis form and content. The question is, what change has digitalisation brought about in readers, especially in an emerging economy like India?

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Special Report on the Chinese Creative Industry

The premiere of the China Creative Industries Award marked the first time that innovative products and companies in the content industry in mainland China have received awards across all sectors.

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China Publishing & Media Journal

The BIZ works with numerous media partners both online and offline. Here you will find some resources and reports related to the Chinese book market.

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Book Market China Extract Frankfurt Bookfair

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Present internationally

KI Collection-Books on Tour

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Beethoven collection

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Our Rights List in 2020

Here you can learn all about the books on the Rights List or see a list of publishers interested in international contacts.

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50 Books That Travel 2020

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The Fall of the Berlin Wall

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List of Exhibitors Taipeh 2019

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Guest of Honour Germany exhibitioners warsaw 2017

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Guest of Honour Germany bologna look illustrator list 2016

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Guest of Honour Germany bologna look collection catalogue

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Our global activities at a glance

Frankfurter Buchmesse is active all over the world, whether it's editor's trips, authors on panel discussions worldwide, training courses for publishers or the exhibitions of our book collections. Here you will find all facts and figures at a glance.

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Collective stand Beijing registration

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Childrens Books on Tour" Flyer 2019

These publishers are interested in international contacts.

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Rights List Childrens Books on Tour 2020

Over 50 titles will be exhibited in the category this year and advertised at 18 foreign book fairs and at our foreign locations in China, the USA, Russia and India. Here you will find all information about the Books in this rights list.

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Frankfurt Fellowship

Application form

Please download the application form here and fill it out. Then upload all application documents as one PDF file through the online form (completed application form, 4 letters of recommendation - three from international partners and one from your own management).

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Invitation Programme

Application Form Invitation Programme

Download the application form here and fill it out. Please upload the completed application form with your application through the online form into the upload area provided for this purpose.

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The Invitation Programme 2017

From Bangladesh to Uruguay to Costa Rica –here you will find a document with all the participants of last years Invitation Programme

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Terms & conditions

General Terms and Conditions for the Exhibitor Ticket Portal of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Terms and conditions of participation for collective stands and work centres.

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General Terms and Conditions for the Online Ticketing Service for visitors of Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Technical regulations for Frankfurter Buchmesse

What are the ceiling height restrictions in your hall? What else needs to be taken into account when designing your own stand? Find all the details here, at a glance.

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House Rules of the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Terms and conditions of Participation for the Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Exhibitor Ticket Portal

Tutorial for the Exhibitor Ticket Portal

Exhibitors and Trade Visitors: Registering, purchasing and redeeming tickets.

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Tutorial for the Exhibitor Ticket Portal

Creating and sending ticket codes and ticket links.

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The new Exhibitor Ticket Portal of the Frankfurter Buchmesse

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Arrival and Accomodation

Information on travelling with bus companies

Saturday is typically the busiest day of the fair, so we have developed a convenient concept for that day, allowing you to let all passengers board and alight directly at the entrance. You will find all the relevant information you need in this document.

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Hall plan

Stage plan

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Hall Plan 2020

All halls and main topics at a glance.

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Download the hall plan

All halls and the individual focus areas at a glance.

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Load hall plan

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Everything you need to know about your trade fair preparations.

Price list

Plan, decide, make your presence felt. In our price list you will find all the stand products of Frankfurter Buchmesse. Get an overview of your diverse possibilities: From the exhibition stand to events, advertising and thematic first and second presences.

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Dismantling Advice

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Wifi

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Emergency Calls

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Security Information

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Leaflet for the execution of signing hours

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Instructions on the hosting of stand parties

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Equality Wall

FOR gender equality and the freedom of sexual orientation! AGAINST bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment! Encourage the freedom of speech. Support Human Rights. Share the FBM Equality Wall with your favourite publisher.

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Literature recommendations

Find book suggestions on the topic of human rights.

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Download Plakat

Here you can download the poster design. We can also provide you with a high-resolution print file. Please contact us if necessary.

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SEPA Direct Debit

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VAT Disclosure of information

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Restaurantflyer

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Fair preparation notes on use Custom-Built stand

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Messevorbereitung Verkehrsleitsystem Traffic Management

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Fair preparation check in

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Fair preparation early access

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Custom-built stands - notes of use

Please read our Notes on use of custom-built stands as well as the technical regulations carefully. Pay special attention to the stipulations on materials, types of ceiling, stand dimensions and stand height.

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Arrival and Accomodation

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Service Contractors

Order hygiene supplies

Protection Screens, sanitiser and other Hygiene supplies.

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Order forms Messe Frankfurt - Simplifying the process

To make it easier for you to fill out the order forms, Messe Frankfurt has provided the following guide.

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Fall-back-PDF-2019

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Return transport shipping instructions

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Return transport label

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Return Transport Letter

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Restaurants overview

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Order form waste disposal

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Here you will find a list of all service contractors in one document.

From forwarding agents to interpreters — you as an exhibitor need professional services to make the most of your attendance at the fair. A list of service contractors makes it easy to find the right contacts.

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Stand sketch water supply

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Stand sketch telecommunication

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Stand sketch suspensions from hall ceilings

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Order form suspensions from hall ceilings

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Stand sketch electricity

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Order form stand security

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Offer request rigging

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Order form spotlights and electrical sockets

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Order form telecommunication equipment

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Order form presentation equipment

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Order form electricity

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Order form set-up and dismantling assistants

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Order form stand eqipment and furnishings

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Rental form office equipment

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Order form rental equipment System Rent

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Order form audiovisual presentations AVMS

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Order form water supply

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Order form visitor registration

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Order form decoration and wallcovering

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Service Contractors - Exhibitors own wifi

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Order form fire extinguisher

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Order form plants and accessories

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Service Contractors - Insurance

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Order form parking permit

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Order form hostesses

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About us

Beruf und Familie short profile

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Beruf und Familie certificate

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Facts and Figures

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Press material

Press kit press conference Guest of Honour 2019 Norway

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Press kit „Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018“ (english version)

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Terms of use

Please read the terms of use before using our material to avoid copyright infringement.

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15. Oktober

speech of Erika Fatland at the Opening Ceremony 2019

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speech of Karl Ove Knausgård

speech of Juergen Boos at the Opening Ceremony 2019

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speech of Heinrich Riethmüller at the Opening Ceremony 2019

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15. Oktober 2019

Press kit Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019

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Pressemappe Ehrengast Norwegen englisch

Press kit Guest of Honour Norway

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10 October 2018

Speech by Nino Haratischwili at the opening of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 (english version)

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Speech by Nino Haratischwili at the opening of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 (german version)

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Speech by Aka Morchiladze at the opening of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 (english version)

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Speech by Aka Morchiladze at the opening of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 (german version)

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Opening speech of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 (english version)

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Opening speech of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 (german version)

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Accreditation

Tutorial: How to register at My Book Fair

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Download accreditation guidelines

Please take note of our accreditation guidelines.

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8 May 2018

Press conference Guest of Honour 2018 Georgia.

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15 March 2018

Press conference at Leipzig Book Fair Guest of Honour Georgia

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9 October 2018

Speech by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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All speaches of the opening ceremony of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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Press kit: Guest of honour 2018: Georgia

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VIPs at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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Press kit „Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018

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Press kit - Guest of Honour - „Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse"

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Press kit „Opening Press Conference Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018“

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10 October 2017

Speech by Emanuel Macron at the opening ceremony.

We do not have a translation.

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12 October 2017

Press conference Guest of Honour 2018 Georgia.

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