Paris Book Fair

Paris Book Fair

16-19 Mar 2018
Paris , France
Paris Expo Porte De Versailles
Paris Book Fair is the first and foremost meeting place of the important names in literature and other fields, with more than 2,000 international authors, major interviews, debates, conferences and meetings presented by specialists. With more than 200,000 visitors, the annual fair has been welcoming all genres of books from all over the world for thirty-two years. The categories involved in the fair include: Books, Library, Literature, Poetry, Novel, Arts, Comic Books, Education, and Publishing. New at the Paris Book Fair, there are themed areas for every publication category: Tourism & travel (new!), Art Square, Cookery Square, Knowledge & learning, Children’s books, Science for all. Thus by participating in this fair, you can have access to a group of stands, a bookshop specialized in a particular theme, and events and meetings area. Moreover, the 2017 Paris Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring the best of international publishing, thus one can be assured of the availability of any book he/she wants. Paris Book Fair is an event and I like events...
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The Paris Book Fair is considered to be one of the most important book fairs in the world. This year the fair welcomes more than 200000 visitors from the general public, including 36500 children under eighteen, 12,000 students, 20,000 visitors at the opening, 30,000 professionals. More than 1,200 exhibitors are hosting your presence in their stands. The fair’s visitors can discover all that the French and international publishing houses have to offer, with around 500 stands and shared trading counters.

Paris Book Fair also has several events stages: the Authors’ Stage, the Main Stage, the Little Stage and the Digital Stage. Every year, there are five main themes, including a country and a city represented by a delegation of writers, forming a basis for several cycles of conferences. This year, South Korea will be the guest of honour at the fair.

Exhibits/main sectors: Domestic and international publishers, French and foreign language publishers, specialist publications, CDI and CD-ROM producers and manufacturers, equipment and furniture for libraries and publishers, French and foreign magazines - with Book Industry Exhibition

Taking part in the Paris Book Fair adds pages to your professional address book... 

  • Preview your newest collections to bookshops;
  • Highlight your innovative products thanks to the Conferences area;
  • Negotiate audiovisual rights at the SCELF audiovisual rights market;
  • Expand internationally with the more than 50 countries represented;
  • Negotiate rights and meet literary agents at the International Rights Centre.

… And it also gives you the chance to learn and talk about the industry:

  • Attend meetings about translation;  
  • Meet publishers from the country guest of honourbrought together by the BIEF;
  • Discover the newest innovations on the digital market;
  • Learn about the industry’s concerns thanks to over 50 professional conferences;

And, of course, the opportunity to meet almost 200,000 bookworms!

The Paris Book Fair entry is €12/ visitor. There is also a special group offer as €8.50 /visitor. Free access is also available for 18 and younger teenagers with ID card presentation at the register. More discounts can be checked on the fair's official website. Last day 9am-1pm is for trade visitors only.

For further information, please visit the official website at

Paris Expo Porte De Versailles
1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France

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