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until the opening ceremony of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021. Follow us live here!

until the opening ceremony of Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021. Follow us live here!

Buy a fair ticket online

Get your ticket now for Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 to experience a unique programme with fascinating talks, renowned industry figures, the latest publications, and many other highlights. Please note that in 2021 you will not be able to purchase tickets at the fair.

All the information you need for your visit

Be there and finally experience that true book fair feeling at the exhibition grounds once again! From a list of exhibitors to the hall plan, here you will find all the details you need for your visit.

Our livestreams for you

  • Thu 30.09.
  • Tue 19.10.
  • Wed 20.10.
  • Thu 21.10.
  • Fri 22.10.
  • Sat 23.10.
  • Sun 24.10.
  • Trade visitor days
  • Private visitor days
  • ARD Book Fair Stage
  • Frankfurt Studio - Festival
  • BOOKFEST city
  • Opening press conference
  • Opening ceremony
  • Frankfurt Studio - Inside Publishing
  • The Hof

Re:connect: Frankfurter Buchmesse 2021 on-site and digital


Digital events for trade visitors

The Hof

30 September – end of December 2021

The Hof

Look forward to 15 sessions in which the global publishing community congregates at a virtual bar with live music, listens to exciting interviews, or breaks out to find new business partners.

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Inspiring programmes and the accumulated knowledge of the publishing industry

On-site & digital

20-22 October 2021

Frankfurt Studio – Inside Publishing

The Professional programme will be livestreamed on the Internet and at the Agora: Experience a multifaceted programme from the publishing and creative industries.

On-site & digital

22-24 October

Frankfurt Studio – Festival

Experience inspiring talks, discussions, lectures, and book presentations with popular authors. Live from Frankfurt Studio: on the big screen at the Agora and on small screens worldwide.

Our programme highlights 2021

Frau zeigt auf eine rote Wand

20-24 October 2021

Guest of Honour 2021: Canada

Get ready for the exciting hybrid programme organised by our Guest of Honour. Experience Canadian authors, illustrators and artists, along with events on the ARD Book Fair stage, exhibitions and readings in Frankfurt.

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