Frankfurt Book Fair 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany


The book industry milestone event, Frankfurt Book Fair, brings together thousands of book sector professionals for business, networking, and market insights opportunities every year.

The RISE Bookselling programme, in cooperation with the Frankfurt Book Fair and the Books Across Borders programme, is offering booksellers an opportunity to experience this great event firsthand. Successful selected applicants will attend the 2024 edition of the Fair, which will take place on 16-20 October 2024 with Italy as Guest of Honor, under the motto 'roots in the future'.


When and where will the event take place?

The event will take place at the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds in Frankfurt, Germany.

Successful applicants will be expected to arrive on Tuesday, 15 October 2024 to attend the Fair's opening ceremony, with their stay concluding on 18 October.

More information and how to apply

Through the RISE Bookselling programme, we help booksellers of all kinds to participate in international training and networking opportunities. We enable booksellers, who are members of one of the network organisations, to join their colleagues and participate in a dedicated programme, developed in partnership with the event organisers.

Following a successful application, applicants will be offered a place to participate in selected international sector event. Following the event, participants will have to provide an overview of activities report to the coordinator. They will also be expected to participate in RISE promotional opportunities following the event, which can include, among others, sharing quotes, blog posts and multimedia from the event on RISE website and social media channels, as well as providing feedback on the event.

Through this agreement, the coordinator will cover travel costs for the participants between their home and event location, and accommodation costs for the duration of the programme. 

The deadline to apply is 28 June 2024, 23:59 CEST.


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RISE Bookselling is a network programme organized by the European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) and co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

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