Welcome to the Frankfurt Book Fair

From 8 to 12 October we will be cool, our Guest of Honour Finland will be cool. And we are very much looking forward to experience and explore cool things together with you.
Last October we hosted 7275 exhibitors from 102 nations, 631 literary agents, about 9300 journalists, of which there were 1000 bloggers, 275.342 visitors and 170.664 professional visitors at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

And there are plenty of good reasons to come again, because...

Here is where the entire industry gathers
Here is where trends and new business segments are discovered
Here you can take part in the international Self-Publishing and Author Programme and
Here our Business Club offers you the most relevant conferences and seminars of the publishing industry
Here you find new ways to network digitally via our new Book Fair App

More & More: 3,800 events

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Professional Events, pure entertainment and many stars & starlets
(Photo shows author Ken Follet during an interview)

We are amazed and proud to announce that the Calendar of Events 2014 lists almost 3850 events to this day (1 October).

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A selection of our special topics 2014


First International Summit on Education at the Book Fair

Wednesday, 8 October 2014
LitCam teams up with the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2014 to host the first International Summit Challenges in Education and Culture policy. This event brings together international politicians and academics to discuss the most important challenges facing education and culture.

The event is for our Business Club Members and by invitation only.

Kids / Children & Juvenile Media

Awards & awards shows

Beautiful books up close come to the Frankfurt Book Fair. Vote for your favourite!

Authors, Self-Publisher & Illustratoren

Starting now, the Book Fair, with support from Sky Deutschland, will offer authors their own private retreat and meeting place away from the hustle and bustle of the press and the exhibition floor: the Author Lounge

Attention, People of the Press!

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Information for your accreditation

Last minute offer for your advertisement

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Be quick with your decision!
Draw attention to your company and your events by using our online-options for advertising:

Book your half size banner for two weeks for only 800€!

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NEW: The Business Club

Become a member of the exclusive Business Club.

More inspiration, more contacts, more business - with the new Frankfurt Book Fair Business Ticket, you can get even more out of your visit to the Frankfurt Book Fair. Welcome to the Club: Register now

Our service-station for you

Important information for the run-up to the Book Fair...

For exhibitors

For professional visitors

For journalists

For private visitors

More services & information


The standnumbers are online

Interactive Hall Plan

All exhibitors

Open Hall Plan!

Innovation Partner

Premium Partner & Media Partner