Visit the Frankfurt Book Fair from
11 - 15 October 2017

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The first three Fair days are for trade visitors only. On the weekend we open our doors for all those interested in books and media. More than 270,000 people know exactly where they will be come October. Each year around 7,103 exhibitors present their products and meet new business partners.

  • Trade Visitors: Whether you are a bookseller, translator, librarian, educator or student, we have all the information for you. Services for trade visitors

  • Private Visitors: On the weekend the Book Fair is open to all visitors. Get all the information here: Services for private visitors

Guide for authors

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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


Stay up-to-date

Interactive hall plan

All exhibitor locations

Open the hall plan

The Info centre - the one stop for all your questions

Are you planning to visit the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017?
Then visit our Information Centre and find out all you need to know, like:

The Book Fair 2016 in numbers:

How many exhibitors came to Frankfurt in 2016? Which countries were present? How many events took place and how were they evaluated? Learn this and more in our ...

Facts & Figures 2016

Restaurants & bars in Frankfurt and on the exhibition site

Find your favourite place with the following guides.

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Shuttle Partner