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Frankfurter Buchmesse 14 - 18 October 2020

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Don't miss out!

A unique fair at a unique time: due to the coronavirus, Frankfurter Buchmesse will be held as a Special Edition in October with many new digital formats and events throughout the city.

On air

This year, you can take advantage of Frankfurter Buchmesse's extensive digital services – free of charge. Make contact with the global publishing industry at virtual conferences, digital business events, and curated networking sessions – or find the right business partners with our matchmaking tool.

At the fair

A full programme every day: experience events live on the ARD Book Fair stage in the Festhalle at the fair or via livestreaming. With top-class authors, publicists, and publishing professionals involved in exciting discussions on current topics. And don't miss the ARD Book Fair Night on Friday, 16 October 2020, that will be broadcast on all of Germany’s regional cultural channels.

In the city

BOOKFEST city is the most relaxed way to celebrate literature and cultural offerings. Over five days, you can experience an inspiring programme in trendy Frankfurt locations.

Selected highlights for you

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 Matchmaking

Matchmaking tool

Access valuable business contacts and get tailor-made business recommendations. Search for contacts from specific areas and regions. The tool will be available free of charge from mid-September and can also be used after the week of the fair.

Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020 B2B specialist programme

Conference and professional programme

Our virtual conference and professional programme offer discussions, Q&A sessions, and short lectures with international experts, along with opportunities to exchange ideas and make new contacts.

One account, many opportunities

When you register with My Book Fair, you have access to all the digital formats of #fbm20 Special Edition.