The history of the Frankfurt Book Fair dates back to the 15th century, when Johannes Gutenberg first invented movable type – only a few kilometers down the road from Frankfurt.
The Frankfurt Book Fair organises numerous centres and forums as platforms for dialogue on topics of relevance to the industry. Various collective presentations provide you with an overview of interesting segments within the industry. A full list of key focuses is available here.
The Frankfurt Book Fair is not just an ideal place to establish or consolidate business contacts. It also serves as an opportunity for professional self-improvement. Seminars and conferences are organized to stress on topics, with significant importance to the industry.
The International Rights Directors Meeting is intended primarily for commercial publishing companies and is concerned with digital rights, trends and sales channels. More information in available seminars is available on the official site
From a simple private room without a shower to luxury accommodation in a 4-star hotel: the greater Frankfurt area offers more than 30,500 beds in hotels and around 4,000 rooms in private homes.
All the same, the nearer it gets to the Frankfurt Book Fair, the more difficult it can be to find suitable accommodation.
The contact details of the official accommodation provides can be found here.
Also there are alternative ways to book a hotel for Frankfurt Book Fair. Trade Fair Services provide custom offers and often do the impossible to find suitable accommodation for business travelers.
Official Website: http://www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf/
Added by svetoslav on July 8, 2008