Frankfurt Book Fair Frankfurt

16. - 20. October 2019 | International trade fair for the book trade

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's largest trade fair for books and magazines. The annual fair was founded in 1949 and is open to trade visitors. Only on the last two days of the fair access for the general public is allowed. Visitors can inform themselves completely about the latest appearances and publications and experience the most innovative trends. The Book Fair offers a wide range divided into various subject groups: Fiction and non-fiction, religion, youth and children's books, science and technology, art books, tourism, visual art and international publishers. This fair is the international platform for the book trade and through the many book readings and publications also a magnet for every book lover.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 11. October to 15. October 2017, about 7309 exhibitors from 102 countries and 286425 visitors from 137 countries on the Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt.

The Frankfurt Book Fair will take place on 5 days from Wednesday, 16. October to Sunday, 20. October 2019 in Frankfurt.

In 264 Days
16.10.2019 - 20.10.2019*
Wednesday - Sunday, 5 days
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Year of foundation:

Local time:
10:40 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Messe Frankfurt,
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany


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Fair organizer
Ausstellungs- und Messe GmbH
Reineckstr. 3
60313 Frankfurt, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)69 21020
Fax: +49 (0)69 21020227
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Past editions:
  • 10. - 14. October 2018
  • 11. - 15. October 2017
    • 7309 exhibitors from 102 countries
    • 286425 visitors
  • 19. - 23. October 2016
  • 14. - 18. October 2015
  • 08. - 12. October 2014
  • 09. - 13. October 2013

Fair location:

Messe Frankfurt,
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany


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Product groups: art, books, calendars, comics, literature, magazines, maps, Newspapers, paperbacks, …

Industry sectors: Book, Books, Library & Literature, …

Fairs of these Sectors: Book Fairs, Library & Literature Trade Shows, Trade Fairs for Books and Publishers, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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