Bologna Children’s Book Fair – 3 to 6th April 2017
The 2016 edition of the fair was visited by more than 25,000 people from over 98 countries and saw a 16 % rise in vistor numbers year on year.
For extended facts and figures see our handy infographic on the fair.
Who attends the Fair?
You’ll find everyone you need in the children’s content world, walking the halls and exhibiting at the pavillions and stands :
- Authors and illustrators
- Buyers of Publishing Services, Gifts/Non-book Products
- Buyers/Sellers of Rights/IP/Content
- Digital Solutions/ Developers/Buyers
- Literary Agents/Scouts
Along with the people to meet and do busienss with there are literally hundreds of events, seminars and masterclasses to dive into, not only in the fair but in the city. Exhibitions of books and artworks abound including the world famous illustrators exhibition in the main hall of the fair for everyone to enjoy.
With a 20,000+ strong community now on Facebook and a bold new YouTube channel there are many new ways to follow the fair throughout the year too and get a flavour of the expereince before you decide to come and join us.