The world’s largest trade show registered 4,165 new buyers and sellers on its Frankfurt Rights platform, 2,388 on the B2B ‘matchmaking tool.’
With 3,627 events on Frankfurt’s digital events calendar for the week, the trade show has kept a big conversation going online.
The trade show, while running this week in a digital format rather than physical, has 103 nations represented in registrations to date.
As Germany’s COVID-19 caseload rapidly expands, Frankfurter Buchmesse–on its opening day–eliminates a limited physical audience presence
Four German publishing houses—Aufbau, C.H. Beck, Klett-Cotta, and Suhrkamp—announce they will attend the physical Frankfurter Buchmesse with a joint stand.
‘Frankfurt Rights’ and ‘Frankfurt Conference’ lead digital programming and online tools planned for this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
Stand fees will be reduced by up to 50 percent and digital development will be supported by funds from Germany’s ‘Neustart Kultur’ stimulus package.
With Spain, Slovenia, and Italy all pushing back a year to accommodate the change, Frankfurter Buchmesse announces that Canada will be Guest of Honor at the 2021 book fair.
The city-based BookFest is still being programmed for venues in Frankfurt. Now, Frankfurter Buchmesse adds a 16-hour single-day digital program.
Publishing conference Readmagine is organizing a digital approach for 2020, as Frankfurt allows publishers more time on BookFest concepts.
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