The world’s largest book publishing trade show has announced a modernization project for future iterations.
Reed Exhibitions’ Andy Ventris follows Jacks Thomas as the new director of London Book Fair, which expects to return to spring dates by 2022.
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.
At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry.
French publishers–whose collective stand is a longtime fixture at trade shows–are in a wait-and-see position on the digital Buchmesse.
Amid the necessity for the digital trade show, dignitaries applaud Frankfurt’s determination to keep the world industry in touch.
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
The 20-fair Aldus network of European book fairs and trade shows is undertaking an examination of how best to go forward from the pandemic.