We’ll be delighted to see you at the Book Fair again next year, where you can join us in a wealth of new discoveries, as well as some more familiar experiences.
This is where the whole industry gets together in one place. To be precise: 7,300 exhibitors from over 100 countries; around 276,000 visitors and over 9,000 journalists.
There are many reasons for visiting the Frankfurt Book Fair, because here you can:
1. Define your objectives
What do you want to achieve at the Frankfurt Book Fair? Are you buying or are you selling? Or building up your network? Plan your activities according to these objectives, using our Online Catalogue.
Under the umbrella of the Frankfurt Academy, the Frankfurt Book Fair organises many different conferences, as well as a professional programme looking at relevant industry trends. Take advantage of these activities to become more familiar with the market, while widening your network.
4. Arrange appointments
Make your arrangements early to meet important contacts. Devote your talks to the most important topics, as you often won’t have more than 30 minutes for a meeting. When you plan your schedule, be sure to include enough extra time for moving around the exhibition halls.
5. Book travel and accommodation.
Book your flight as soon as possible, and don’t leave it too long to reserve a place to stay. Experienced Book Fair visitors make their travel arrangements no later than six months in advance. Follow the links at
6. Apply for a visa
Please apply for your visa in good time, without fail. The Frankfurt Book Fair’s visa service sends out personal invitations to exhibitors, trade visitors and journalists from countries with a visa requirement. In order to request a letter of invitation before the start of September, please follow this link:
Our 2013 Book Fair Guide provides you with valuable advice to help ensure your visit to the Frankfurt Book Fair is a memorable success.
Download the Fair Guide
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