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Business unlimited – with the Business Ticket

Full Access. Full Service - the premium option for trade visitors.
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The Business Club – for a unique Fair Experience

The Business Club is your shortcut to new business at Frankfurter Buchmesse: With the Business Ticket for trade visitors, you profit from all standard ticket services incl. free use of public transport (RMV) and enjoy many more services which are only available for Business Ticket holders: Benefit from longer access to the fair and access to the exclusive Business Club Lounge with many premium services, such as the concierge service, a separate cloakroom, individually bookable meeting areas, Business Breakfasts, Lunch and the Happy Hour with the option to invite up to 3 guests. Extend your network and your knowledge at international matchmaking sessions in the Business Club and all conferences at Frankfurter Buchmesse.
Customise the fair to fit your needs and choose the right ticket for you: the 1-day Business Ticket, 5-day Business Ticket or the 5-day Business & Conferences Ticket.

Your ticket to the Business Club

1-day Business Ticket

€ 450.‒
  • Longer access to the fair (8.30 am - 7.30 pm)
  • Access to the Business Club at the heart of the fair
  • Quiet meeting area with concierge service, private cloakroom, individually bookable meeting facilities
  • Business breakfast, lunch and happy hour with the option to invite up to 3 guests
  • Individual expert consultations at our Ask the Expert sessions
  • International networking and matchmaking formats
€ 450.‒

5-day Business Ticket

€ 950.‒
  • Longer access to the fair (8.30 am - 7.30 pm)
  • Access to the Business Club at the heart of the fair
  • Quiet meeting area with concierge service, private cloakroom, individually bookable meeting facilities
  • Daily business breakfasts, lunchs and happy hour events with the option to invite up to 3 guests
  • Individual expert consultations at our Ask the Expert sessions
  • International networking and matchmaking formats
€ 950.‒

5-day Business & Conferences Ticket

€ 1,250.‒
  • All services of the 5-day Business Ticket and the trade visitor ticket PLUS:
  • Exclusive access to the festive Opening Ceremony with publishing key players and VIPs (limited offer: first come, first serve)
  • Free access to all conferences (15 - 19 Oct 2019) at Frankfurter Buchmesse
  • Frankfurt Audio Summit
  • Frankfurt Authors VIP Author Conference: Make a Living by Writing
  • Frankfurt Authors New Author Day: How Do I Become an Author?
  • Frankfurt EDU Conference
  • Frankfurt Rights Meeting
  • International Convention of University Presses
  • Steilvorlagen (mainly in German language)
€ 1,250.‒

Get to the Heart of the Publishing Industry with a Business Ticket

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Work in a peaceful atmosphere

Benefit from an ideal environment for meetings and networking events in the work and lounge area of the Business Club. There are also work spaces available so that you can work comfortably away from the crowds. Book a table for your business meetings and invite your business partners to join you at the Business Club on this occasion.

Business Club Matchmaking

Networking

Benefit from organised networking and matchmaking formats at the Business Club and consult experts at our topic- and market-specific Ask the Expert sessions.

Business Club Happy Hour

Feel-Good Services

You will be taken care of the entire day at the Business Club: be it the Business Breakfast with international experts, the fresh lunch buffet, free drinks thoughout the day or the daily Happy Hour in the evening, with the option to invite up to 3 guests at no further costs.

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Further Advantages

The Business Ticket gives you extended fair access (8.30 am - 7.30 pm). The concierge service provides you with all the important information about the fair as well as event tips and restaurant recommendations. Benefit from a separate cloakroom, free Wi-Fi, charging stations, as well as a selection of daily newspapers and international trade magazines and one free copy of the exhibitor catalogue.

Business Club in Numbers

The Business Club is your shortcut to new business, relevant networks, career-changing events (figures from 2018) for selected guests and you only:

  • 4500

    Business Club Attendees

  • 41

    Countries

  • 75 %

    International Visitors

  • 20

    Exclusive Events

Who comes to the Business Club?

Access our global network and meet global key players - creating new business opportunities and connecting you to relevant networks and career-changing knowledge.

  • CEOs & publishers
  • Digital managers & innovators
  • Consultants & business strategists
  • Analysts & market researchers
  • Technology & software providers
  • Film producers & game developers
  • Scouts & agents
  • Marketing experts
  • Key Account Manager
  • Manufacturers & suppliers
  • Newcomers, Young Talents & Start-ups

Fair extraordinaire: with the 5-day Business & Conferences Ticket

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All Conferences

Get free access to all 7 major conferences with the 5-day Business & Conferences Ticket. Extend your network and knowledge for example at the Frankfurt Audio Summit with international audio key players on 17 Oct 2019 or at the Frankfurt Rights Meeting, the "Rights Tuesday" pre-conference on 15 Oct 2019 at the fairground.

Waiting for the VIPS of the Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony

Another special highlight of Frankfurter Buchmesse is its kick-off. At the grand opening ceremony in the Congress Center Messe, you’ll meet stars and celebrities alongside the leading names in the publishing industry. You are also invited to attend the subsequent ceremony for the opening of the pavilion of this year’s Guest of Honour Norway.

All Conferences at a Glance

  • Frankfurt Audio Summit
  • Frankfurt Authors Conferences
  • Frankfurt EDU Conference
  • Frankfurt Rights Meeting
  • International Convention of University Presses
  • Steilvorlagen (mainly in German language)

The Business Club in two Minutes

Frankfurter Buchmesse Business Club 2018

Expand your Business Network

Meet new business partners through our networking services. Make contacts with leading market players and industry experts at the Ask the Expert events.

Business-Frühstück

Business Breakfast

Meet dedicated publishing experts,extend your network and seize the chance to exchange ideas over coffee and croissants.
Wednesday to Friday, starting at 9.00 am in the Business Club Restaurant.

Meet dedicated publishing experts,extend your network and seize the chance to exchange ideas over coffee and croissants.
Wednesday to Friday, starting at 9.00 am in the Business Club Restaurant.

New topics and business partners await you every day.

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Ask the Experts

From Wednesday to Friday, you have the possibility to talk 1-on-1 with experts from a variety of publishing fields. This year, you also have the opportunity to book appointments with experts before the fair begins – with our convenient booking tool.

From Wednesday to Friday, you have the possibility to talk 1-on-1 with experts from a variety of publishing fields. This year, you also have the opportunity to book appointments with experts before the fair begins – with our convenient booking tool.

These are the topics of the 2019 Ask the Expert sessions:
- Market Entry: China
- Market Entry: Poland
- Marketing: Reaching Readers
- Mastering Meta Data
- Rights: Contract Check
- Licensing 101
- New Technology: AI in Publishing
- New Technology: Skills, Actions & Co. – Working with Voice Assistants

Please remember that registration is required. Individual appointments can only be made on-site depending on availability. All ticket holders will receive information about how to make reservations.

Business Club Happy Hour

Business Club Happy Hour

Finish your successful day at the fair at our daily happy hour with a glass of wine at the Business Club Bar and invite up to three guests to join you at no extra cost.

Finish your successful day at the fair at our daily happy hour with a glass of wine at the Business Club Bar and invite up to three guests to join you at no extra cost.

Wednesday to Saturday, 5.30 – 6.30 pm in the Business Club meeting area.
Network with colleagues, meet old and new friends and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere.

Business Club Young Talents Reception

Young Talents Reception

In cooperation with leading magazines in the publishing industry, Frankfurter Buchmesse supports international Young Talents Initiatives. Meet the rising young professionals at 6 pm on 16 October 2019 at the Young Talents Reception at the Business Club.

In cooperation with leading magazines in the publishing industry, Frankfurter Buchmesse supports international Young Talents Initiatives. Meet the rising young professionals at 6 pm on 16 October 2019 at the Young Talents Reception at the Business Club.

The Young Talents initiatives aim to support young publishing professionals in diverse countries, such as Germany, the Netherlands, the UK, the United States, China and Brazil. The winners will be invited to Frankfurter Buchmesse and get access to the Business Club and other events at the fair. Please note that a registration for this event is required.

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Global 50 CEO Talk

Kelly Luegenbiehl, Netflix’s Vice President International Originals, will be featured at this year’s Global 50 CEO Talk at Frankfurter Buchmesse on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, from 2pm to 3pm in the Frankfurt Pavilion.

Kelly Luegenbiehl, Netflix’s Vice President International Originals, will be featured at this year’s Global 50 CEO Talk at Frankfurter Buchmesse on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, from 2pm to 3pm in the Frankfurt Pavilion.

The Global 50 CEO Talk will be presented by Livres Hebdo (France), with Bookdao (China), buchreport (Germany), PublishNews (Brazil), Publishers Weekly (USA) and Frankfurter Buchmesse, featuring the Global 50 Ranking of the International Publishing Industry 2019.

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Business Club Podest

3rd International Publishing Distribution Forum

Meet international publishing and distribution experts at the third edition of the successful networking event in the Business Club on Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10.00 - 11.30 Uhr am.

Meet international publishing and distribution experts at the third edition of the successful networking event in the Business Club on Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10.00 - 11.30 Uhr am.

Attendance is free of charge, but due to limited space, please pre-register online.

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Frankfurter Buchmesse Company Hub

Company Hub

Get to know important players in the publishing industry at the Company Hub. Away from the hectic exhibition business, you will meet experts from the following seven companies:

Get to know important players in the publishing industry at the Company Hub. Away from the hectic exhibition business, you will meet experts from the following seven companies:

  • Neografia
  • Eurosoft
  • MS Software
  • Readbox
  • 3w+p GmbH
  • Callisto
  • Media Edel

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Wanted: 5 Business Club Ambassadors!

Do you have a strong network and passion for publishing and the latest industry trends?
Then become a Business Club Ambassador – and enjoy a premium experience at Frankfurter Buchmesse and boosted visibility.

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Take advantage of exclusive premium services and valuable networking opportunities at the Business Club.

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