Frankfurt Hot Spots

Hot Spot Crowd

Spot your Business
The thematically focussed Hot Spots are a meeting place for technology and service providers as well as for Fair visitors and publishing business partners.

The five Hot Spots are spread around the Fair and offer exhibition space together with a lounge and stage.

Hot Spots Brochure 2014

What are Hot Spots?

With plug & play multimedia stands, exclusive meeting areas and live presentation platforms, Frankfurt Hot Spots are vibrant nodes of innovation at the world’s largest gathering of publishing and media content professionals.

Hot Spot exhibitors and presenters range from technical specialists and digital content providers to marketing pioneers and Internet innovators.

Each Hot Spot focuses on one industry sector of emerging innovation. The exhibition spaces and lounge are in immediate proximity to the Hot Spot stage, where exhibitors present cutting edge technologies and trends to a rapt audience of media professionals.

Be a part of shaping the future of the industry. Spot your business in the world of publishing innovation.

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Five hot topics, five Hot Spots

Digital Innovation

New services - new business
Exhibitors at the Hot Spot Digital Innovation (hall 8) are one step ahead. Surrounded by exhibitors from the English-speaking world, innovative technology providers and service providers demonstrate new solutions for the future of digital publishing.

Hot Spot Digital Innovation


Leveraging the business of learning
The Hot Spot Education (hall 4.2) brings together buyers and suppliers from the fields of innovative teaching and learning aids, serious and educational games, digital whiteboards, education software and e-learning solutions.

Hot Spot Education


Content to go
The Hot Spot Mobile (hall 6.1) showcases the whole bandwidth of mobile money-making solutions, from tablets and e-readers to apps, network providers and content licensors. Sell your content anyplace, anywhere, anytime.

Hot Spot Mobile

Professional & Scientific Information

Information management for professionals
The Hot Spot Professional & Scientific Information (hall 4.2) provides a platform to content and service providers in the fields of specialist information, academic resources, and libraries.

Hot Spot Professional & Scientific Information

Publishing Services

Fresh services, new products
At the Hot Spot Publishing Services (hall 4.0), print and digital service providers meet and collaborate on innovative solutions and customised solutions in all phases of content production and distribution – from "A" for "asset management" to "Z" for "zero warehousing".

Hot Spot Publishing Services

One collective area, three stand sizes

Michael Kirchner
Frankfurt Book Fair
Michael Kirchner
t: +49 (0) 69 2102-131
f: +49 (0) 69 2102-46131

Registration forms

Get the details on how to book your Hot Spot participation, including all costs and options.

Please register now!

Hot Spot Stages

Hot Spot exhibitor are welcome to book additional presentation slots.
The stage is also open to all other exhibitors of the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Book your stage now!

Hot Spot Lounges

Are you looking for a place to host your reception or business breakfast?
Book one of our Hot Spot lounges.

Book the Lounge now!


Innovation Partner:



TISP (Technologies and Innovation for Smart Publishing) is the European project aiming to foster the meeting between publishing companies and ICT enterprises, in order to stimulate new partnership and business models. It officially started on 1st January 2013 and is going to end on 31st December 2015. The project is managed jointly by Digital Europe (DE) and the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) – the European umbrella organisations for ICT and publishing, respectively – and will run from 2013 to 2015. TISP is coordinated by the Italian Publishers Association (AIE). It consists of 25 members from 12 countries (Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom). The Frankfurt Book Fair is one of those members. Contact: Nina Klein
TISP Smart Book