Frankfurter Buchmesse releases first details of its 2020 professional publishing program, with more than 70 hours of online events and networking.
COVID-19 travel restrictions prevent a physical exhibition at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair, as the trade show turns its focus to digital.
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.
Speakers and topics are being announced as registration opens for Madrid’s Readmagine conference, which plans its online events in June.
Book Expo–and its associated consumer-facing BookCon–had been moved from May to July, but six primary exhibitors had withdrawn.
The public-facing ReedPop program, now postponed from May to late July, is producing a fund-raising Saturday afternoon program to help booksellers.
A day after Penguin Random House announced its withdrawal from the 2020 BookExpo and BookCon, the shows’ organizers have moved the dates from May to July.
Penguin Random House will not participate in BookExpo 2020, and the Fundacion el Libro released news that it would cancel the 20202 Buenos Aires Book Fair.