Personen im Gespräch an einem Messestand während der Leipziger Buchmesse 2024

Leipzig Book Fair is the place where authors and audiences meet, celebrate the diversity of literature and create a big stage for the novelties of the year. This is where the world of words becomes alive - and you can be there! Become a part of the great reading festival and present your publishing programme or range of services to professional visitors and book enthusiasts - up close and personal!

At Planning your trade fair presence we have compiled all the important information for your trade fair and event planning.

Great Reasons to Exhibit at the Trade Fair

1. Acquire New Customers

More than 283,000 visitors flock to Leipzig Book Fair (2024) every year to discover new literary publications.

2. Direct Customer Contact
You can sell your new titles to customers directly at your stand or through the trade fair bookshop.
3. Raise Your Profile
Take advantage of this ideal opportunity to showcase both your product range and your company in the best possible light.
4. Maintain Regular Contacts
Meet representatives of the German-language and international literary scene in person all in one place.
5. Present New Products
Present your product range to a wide audience of visitors and media representatives.
6. Feedback
Talk to buyers and readers to learn what they are looking for.
Save the Date

The upcoming Leipzig Book Fair will take place from 27 to 30 March 2025.
Exhibitor registration will open starting July 2024.

Ausstellungshallen während der Leipziger Buchmesse 2024 mit viele Besucher:innen an Messeständen

Major Platform for Literature

With over 2,080 exhibitors from 40 countries (2024), Leipzig Book Fair is host to a broad and multi-faceted range of literature and media and thus inspired 283,000 visitors at the fairgrounds and throughout the city area at the last event. Exhibitors are divided into the following exhibition areas: LBM24_Exhibtion_Areas_and_Hall_Layouts (PDF, 908 kB)

Why is Leipzig Book Fair Such a Popular Event?

The atmosphere at Leipzig Book Fair is unrivalled. It regularly draws around 283,000 book and media fans (2024) to Leipzig each year to experience the world of literature live, and get together to celebrate their enthusiasm. This is where they have the opportunity

  • to discover books and media in a very special way, and share this experience with their friends.
  • to discover new publications first hand.
  • to enjoy the wonderful world of literature in a relaxed setting with family and friends.
  • to find out about educational offers directly from you, the exhibitor.
  • to experience authors live at readings and book signings.
  • as well as to visit the Manga Comic-Con.

Leipzig liest – and Celebrates Literature

Europe's biggest reading festival also takes place within Leipzig Book Fair. With some 3,000 events, Leipzig liest offers a platform that brings authors, books and media closer to the public in a very unique way.

Außenansicht der Leipzig liest Location Alte Handelsbörse bei Nacht während der Leipziger Buchmesse 2024
2,800 events
From readings to discussion panels and participatory events: take advantage of Leipzig liest's multifaceted supporting programme.
gefüllter Zuschauerraum der Schaubühne Lindenfels während des Programms vom Gastland der Leipziger Buchmesse 2024
300 venues for readings

From traditional locations like Leipzig's Alte Handelsbörse to unusual places like a tea store or a pharmacy: Inspire your audience at the fair or in the city.

Uschi Glas beim Bühnengespräch auf der Leipziger Buchmesse 2024
3,400 participants
Make unforgettable appearances with star authors, newcomers, pop stars and political celebrities.

Impressions of Leipzig Book Fair

Your contact

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