We are delighted to see you at the Book Fair again, 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: 7,100 exhibitors from over 100 countries; around 270,000 visitors and over 9,300 journalists and blogger.
There are many reasons for visiting the Frankfurt Book Fair, because here you:
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 Exhibitor Catalogue.
2. Benefit from your trade visitor status
Register as a trade visitor before you travel to the Book Fair and you can save yourself valuable time when you are here. You can use our convenient Online Ticketing.
In addition to our regular Trade Visitor Ticket, we now also have a Trade Visitor Ticket BUSINESS, which allows you to get the maximum business benefit from your Fair visit – and provides you with a full-service infrastructure in the Business Club. For instance, take advantage of the Business Club’s comfortable ambience for your business meetings, use it as a place to relax, or choose from a range of targeted B2B and networking events. Everything is designed to be flexible and adaptable to your needs. With the 6-day Trade Visitor Ticket BUSINESS, you also have access to the conferences: THE MARKETS, Rights Directors Meeting and StoryDrive.
Book your Trade Visitor Ticket BUSINESS today
3. 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.
Get from one business partner to the next quickly and smoothly with our interactive hall plan. Use our online Calendar of Events to find the most interesting events from readings and book presentations to panel discussions and beyond.
4. Book travel and accommodation.
Have a look at our environment-friendly travel offer by train. Remember to book your travel arrangements 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 this link
Travel and Accommodation
5. 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, please follow this link:
Avoid the queues and buy your trade visitor ticket today!
Trade Visitor Ticket: Please register on My Book Fair to purchase tickets. By buying your tickets online, you save 30 per cent off normal on-site ticket rates. The one-day trade visitor ticket costs just 45 euros online, and the five-day trade visitor ticket 82 euros.
Trade Visitor Ticket Business: Take advantage of the many benefits of the Business Club, participate in THE MARKETS and Frankfurt Rights Meeting conferences, meet with your customers in the exclusive meeting area and network with other industry experts at high-profile events.
You’re an author or self-publisher and want to present your first book at your own stand at the Fair? Use our how-to guide for authors!
Guide for authors