Leipzig Book fair is an exciting event. With over 286,000 visitors, 213,000 of them to the exhibition centre alone, Leipzig is a real crowd puller. The entire book and literature world comes together at Leipzig Book Fair. It marks the start of the new year for books. And 78% of exhibitors would gladly recommend it to others, because here they can reach both their readers and their trade audience directly and personally. Due to the Corona pandemic, the Leipzig Book Fairs 2020 and 2021 had to be cancelled. Therefore, the figures refer to 2019.

2,547 Exhibitors from 46 Countries
This makes Leipzig Book Fair the industry's most important springtime get-together in the German-speaking world.
3,100 Journalists and Bloggers
from 21 countries reported on the spring festival of books in Leipzig.
Total Area of 106,000 m²
The spacious trade fair area offers plenty of room for a multi-faceted array of attractions, new discoveries and lively exchanges.
286,000 Visitors
... make Leipzig Book Fair a reliable crowd-puller thanks to its exhibitors, readings and other events.
62,000 Trade Visitors
Booksellers, authors, librarians, teachers, educators and service providers for the book industry are among the most experienced visitors to the Leipzig Book Fair.

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