The Frankfurt International Book Fair took place 20th-24th October. The event returned in an in-person edition, although some events were held online. As summarised by the organiser, there were 73500 participants from 105 countries, a total of 2013 companies from 80 countries showcased their offerings, and 2,500 media representatives from 39 countries were accredited.
The Frankfurt Studio programme had more than 15,500 views by users in 97 countries. This data refers to the buchmesse.de website; data from external platforms (Facebook, YouTube, etc.) have not yet been counted. In addition, visitors to the fair on site were able to watch the events on a large screen.
Canada was the Guest of Honour at the fair. Nearly 400 new titles from 165 publishers were presented. Eight authors came to Frankfurt, and 52 writers and illustrators took part in online meetings.
The Book Institute prepared a collective stand of 200 square metres, which was located in Hall 4.0. Eighteen exhibitors from the publishing industry showcased their offerings at the stand: Wydawnictwo Literackie, Grupa Wydawnicza Foksal, Dwie Siostry, Zielona Sowa, Nasza Księgarnia, Adamada, Druganoga, The University of Warsaw Press, the AMU Publishing House (Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM), Super Memo, Bzgraf, Bosz, Ozgraf, Pario Print, Narodowe Centrum Kultury, Literacka, Glossa, and Mamy dla Mamy.
The next edition of the fair will take place 19th – 23rd October 2022.