So It’s Your First Time at the Frankfurt Book Fair, Is It?

In Frankfurt Tips by Hannah Johnson

By Alex Hippisley-Cox Last year was my first Frankfurt Book Fair, so I know what it’s like to being going for the first time. You hear all these scare stories about the “Messe” being the size of Heathrow, and people taking six hours to get from the entrance to Hall 8. Don’t listen to them all, please! Trust me, it’s …

Tips from THE Frankfurt Book Fair Veteran

In Frankfurt Tips by Hannah Johnson

By Fred Kobrak As the world’s biggest book fair, there are thousands of exhibitors spread over many buildings. Getting to your appointments will take more time than at the London Book Fair, BookExpo America or even Bologna. The busiest time for everyone is Wednesday to Friday of the Fair –- time when everyone has scheduled advance appointments for those 50 …

Advertise in our Frankfurt Book Fair Show Dailies

In News by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Reserve Ad Space Today! Publishing Perspectives will again publish three full-color, large-format print editions the Frankfurt Book Fair this year on 6, 7 and 8 October. As the ONLY publication with distribution throughout the entire fairgrounds and at key hotels and venues, our show dailies are the single best way for you to be seen and heard …

Where to Get Some Local Flavor in Frankfurt

In Frankfurt Tips by Hannah Johnson

By Ralph Möllers OK, you’ve been to touristy Sachenshausen (across the Main River from the city center of Frankfurt). You’ve been to super commercial “Fressgass” to get the best delicatessen food around. Now what? You want to see a real “Äppelwoi” joint? A place where the locals go? In this case, I would recommend the Apfelweinwirtschaft Schreiber-Heyne. It’s not anywhere …

Sell, Socialise and Survive at the Frankfurt Book Fair

In Frankfurt Tips by Hannah Johnson

By Tony Mulliken, Chairman, Midas PR The whole essence of Frankfurt is selling, followed by socialising and, in close third, eating. End result: exhaustion. Here are a few of my tips on how to survive the rigours, especially as you get older! Stay Close Make sure your hotel, flat or B&B is within walking distance of the Fair, or at …

Equipment Rental and Service Contractors in Frankfurt

In Frankfurt Tips by Helen Gregg

By Helen Gregg For any rentals, catering, or other services you may need, visit the Service Contractors section of the Frankfurt Book Fair website to find catalogs, order forms, and contact information for various suggested contractors. For tips for getting what you need at your booth, keep reading! Internet There is free Wi-Fi this year for all exhibitors. However, because …

Program Announced for International Supply Chain Seminar at the Frankfurt Book Fair

In Global Trade Talk by Thomas Minkus

From the press release: Now in its 32nd year the International Supply Chain Seminar has become an essential event in the diaries of all publishers, distributors and booksellers who are interested in improving the effectiveness of their businesses. This year’s Seminar will continue to focus on the application of new technology to the supply chain for both traditional and digital …

How To Book a Train Ticket in Germany

In Frankfurt Tips by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Staying outside the city of Frankfurt during the book fair this year? Planning to travel around Germany before or after the fair? German trains are a great and easy option for regional, national, and international travel. Both commuters and vacationers use the train system extensively. Trains are safe and efficient, despite occasional delays. Here is our quick …

Free Wi-Fi For Exhibitors Debuts at Frankfurt Book Fair in 2010

In Frankfurt Tips by Thomas Minkus

By Thomas Minkus, VP, Frankfurt Book Fair Good news! This year, for the first time ever, free Wi-Fi will be available in all hall levels of the Frankfurt Book Fair — for exhibitors only. Check your email, post your Frankfurt adventures to Twitter, and stay connected while you are running from meeting to meeting. We are excited about this new …

São Paulo Book Biennial Begins This Week

In Global Trade Talk by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson The International Book Biennial in São Paulo, Brazil begins this Thursday. The Biennial is organized by the Brazilian Book Chamber in partnership with Reed Exhibitions Alcantara Machado. The organizers of this ten-day book fair (August 12-21) predict over 700,000 visitors. With only one exclusively professional day on August 12, most of these visitors are from the general …