Approaching Deadline: Submit to the Frankfurt Calendar of Events

In Frankfurt Tips by Helen Gregg

By Helen Gregg With only 37 days left until the Frankfurt Book Fair, many deadlines are rapidly approaching. The next upcoming deadline is for submissions to the Calendar of Events. Although the official list says the deadline is today, entries can be submitted for the print edition through Friday, September 5. Entries for the online edition may be submitted through …

It’s Always Party Time at the Frankfurter Hof

In Frankfurt Tips by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson This tip is for the newbies because if you’ve been to the Fair at least once, you know all about the Frankfurter Hof. It’s THE place to grab a drink before dinner, before a party, after dinner, and after all the other parties are over. Officially called the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, this grand, old hotel is located …

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 …