Contact person for exhibitors, area prices, programme, communication and individual services


Exhibitor Service Leipzig Book Fair
(Mo-Fr, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm)
Trade Visitor Service Leipzig Book Fair
Visitor Service Leipzig Book Fair
Service Leipzig liest
(Mo-Fr, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm)


Astrid Böhmisch
Director Leipziger Buchmesse / reading festival Leipzig liest, Manga-Comic-Con
Kerstin Krämer
Portraitfotografie Kerstin Krämer
Project Director Education/Children+Youth / Manga-Comic-Con; Head of Exhibition Management

Project Management Areas

International / Service Provider / Book art and Graphics

Kerstin Grüner
Portraitfotografie Kerstin Grüner
Project Manager International Issues, Book art and Graphics
Theresa Wiedemann
Project Manager International Issues, Book Industry Service Providers

Education / Children & Youth / Reading Promotion

Maren Hein
Portraitfotografie Maren Hein
Project Management Education/Reading Promotion
Franziska Burghardt
Portraitfotografie Franziska Burghardt
Project Management Children & Youth Literature, Fantasy

Leipzig liest / Public Publishers

Inka Kirste
Portraitfotografie Inka Kirste
Project Manager Fiction/Non-Fiction, Science, Religion, Travel
Gritt Philipp
Portraitfotografie Gritt Philipp
Project Manager Fiction/Non-Fiction, Artbooks
Elisabeth Buschmann-Berthold
Portraitfotografie Elisbeth Buschmann-Berthold
Project Manager Media

Leipzig liest

Marlene Riedel
Portraitfotografie Marlene Riedel
Project Manager Leipzig liest
Raphael Richter
Portraitfotografie Raphael Richter
Project Manager Leipzig liest, coordination of all off-site events


Daniela Kobe
Portraitfotografie Daniela Kobe
Project Manager Music and Audio

Fair Organization / Visitor Service / Exhibitor Service

Kerstin Scholz
Portraitfotografie Kerstin Scholz
Project Management Fair Organization/Exhibitor service
Sarina Libramm
Portraitfotografie Sarina Libramm
Project Assistant Leipzig liest and Exhibitor Service
Project Assistant Exhibitor Service
Lara Mühlinghaus
Project Assistant Exhibitor Service
Maria Wolff
Portraitfotografie Maria Wolff
Project Assistant Exhibitor and Visitor Service
Project Assistant / Team Assistant
Sophie Schwarz
Office Manager

Manga-Comic-Con (MCC)

Sassette Scheinhuber
Portraitfotografie Sassette Scheinhuber
Project Manager
Lea Amelie Peterknecht
Portraitfotografie Lea Peterknecht
Project Manager Manga-Comic-Con
Romana Czajka
Portraitfotografie Romana Czajka
Project Assistant Exhibitor Services Manga-Comic-Con
Exhibitor Service Manga-Comic-Con
(Mo - Fr, 09:30 am - 04:00 pm)


Dr. Andreas Knaut
Corporate Spokesperson and Head of Communications
Daniela Cotte
Portraitfotografie Daniela Cotte
Head of Marketing
Sandro Gärtner
Portraitfotografie Sandro Gärtner
Head of Digital Communication
Felix Wisotzki
Portraitfotografie Felix Wisotzki
Press Spokesperson
Maike Henkel
Portraitfotografie Maike Henkel
Online Manager
Wiebke Weber
Portraitfotografie Wiebke Weber
Marketing Manager

Further contacts

International Representatives

The Leipziger Messe's international representatives can provide you with support and advice on all aspects of your trade show participation. For example, if you have questions concerning exhibitor registration, catalogue and admission ticket sales, travel and accommodation or customs regulations, you can find the right contact person in the overview at

Technical services department

Leipziger Messe
Technical Orders

Stand construction, Hanging advertising, Advertising spaces

Patricia de Boer
Stand construction: FAIRNET GmbH
Peter Schippel
Peter Schippel
Advertising spaces: FAIRNET GmbH
Ute Knauth
Hanging advertising: FAIRNET GmbH


Carina Menzer

Leipzig Book Fair Advisory Board for the period beginning 2023

Helmut Stadeler, Spokesperson Advisory Board
President, Landesverbandes Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt und Thüringen des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels, Leipzig

Britta Egetemeier
Publishing Director, Penguin Random House Verlagsgruppe, München

Anke Hardt
Head of Sales, dtv Verlagsgesellschaft, München

Philipp Haußmann
Executive Board, Ernst Klett AG, Geschäftsführer Ernst Klett Lernen und Information GmbH, Stuttgart

Peter Kraus vom Cleff
Chief Executive Officer, Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e. V., Frankfurt am Main

Dr. Gerd Robertz
CEO S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt

Dr. Rüdiger Salat
Executive Board, Facultas Verlags- und Buchhandels AG, Wien

Christiane Schulz-Rother
Chairperson, Sortimenter-Ausschusses des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels, CEO Tegeler Bücherstube, Berlin

Dietrich zu Klampen
Co-owner Dietrich zu Klampen Verlag, Springe

Permanent Guest:

Karin Schmidt-Friederichs
Head of Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels e. V., Frankfurt am Main

Our Adress

Leipziger Messe GmbH
Project team of Leipzig Book Fair
Messe-Allee 1
D-04356 Leipzig