London Book Fair (LBF) is the global publishing community’s leading spring forum for bookseller, publisher and librarian buyers worldwide. It is the marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels. The Fair is held to help people who work in the publishing industry to gather and creates a space for them to make connections, it sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London for the week of the show to learn, network and kick off their year of business. LBF will be taking place on the 14-16 March 2017at Olympia, West London.
The attendees to The London Book Fair include Publishers - ranging from small to medium sized publishers as well as the larger publishing houses, all conducting rights business, export and national sales Domestic booksellers - from both independent bookshops and the chains Foreign booksellers - buying for their home markets Library and Information Professionals - influencers and purchasers Production, Distribution, Technical and Creative Professionals from UK and overseas publishers - looking for effective solutions to their business needs.
Being the sponsor of the Fair BA, in conjunction with the Fair organisers, has developed a programme of events to make the Fair extremely valuable for booksellers. Events include a series of Publisher Presentations and a full range of bookseller seminars.BA members are entitled to FREE entry to the Fair and all related events, a FREE show catalogue, and FREE entry to all BA presentations and seminars. The BA and LBF also offer a Hosted Bookseller Programme, which includes complimentary accommodation to first time visitors to the Fair.