Industry events can be useful for networking, selling and increasing your market awareness. We have put together a list of some of the most important events from around the globe.
The Bologna Children's Book Fair is one of the most important
international events dedicated to the children’s publishing and multimedia
industry. For 47 years, children’s book publishers from all over the world
have been meeting every spring in Bologna.
The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. Taking place every spring in the world’s premier publishing and cultural capital, it is a unique opportunity to explore, understand and capitalise on the innovations shaping the publishing world. The London Book Fair brings you direct access to customers, content and emerging markets.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is a meeting place for the industry’s experts. Be
they publishers, booksellers, agents, film producers or authors - each year
in October, they all come together and create something new. The Frankfurt
Book Fair is one of the most important marketplaces for books, media,
rights and licences worldwide. More than 7,300 exhibitors from 100
countries, 299,000 visitors and over 10,000 journalists attend the fair.
BookExpo America (BEA) is the largest publishing event in North America.
This annual event promises to give you access to what’s new, what’s next
and everything exciting in the world of books. All of this plus, the
largest North American International Rights and Business Center, and all of
New York City—the book capital of the world.
In its 24th year, SURTEX is the only show in North America solely devoted to selling and licensing original design and art for all types of products.
SURTEX draws hundreds of designers from around the world to New York City where they are given the opportunity to market their collections to
manufacturers of products for home, contract, stationery, giftware, automobiles, toys, publishing, and more.
Spring Fair International is the place to meet the leading buyers from the world’s leading stores, independents and mail order retailers. Many of the thousands of visitors to Spring Fair International won’t visit any other UK show, making it the must attend event for manufacturers and suppliers across every product area at the show.
As one of the world’s major retail buying events - by far the most successful retail exhibition in the UK - Spring Fair International is your prime opportunity to meet thousands of high-spending buyers at this crucial time of year. No other show offers such a powerful launch platform for your new products, a unique sourcing opportunity for buyers driven by consumer trends to a constant search for new ideas and suppliers across a wide range of products.