Fairs and Events

Free Webinar: Exporting to the United Kingdom

Online Feb 28 - Feb 28

The United Kingdom has undergone a series of significant upheavals in the last five years that have impacted the publishing industry and book market. Take this opportunity to hear about these latest developments and about what the UK has to offer as a potential export market for your books.

Bologna Children’s Book Fair Canada Stand event

Bologna, Italy Mar 06 - Mar 09

Featuring a larger Canada stand in 2023, providing you the opportunity to sell and buy rights, generate new contacts, strengthen existing relationships, and discover new business opportunities.

The Bologna Children's Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to children's publishing. Over 1,000 exhibitors from 90 countries and 22,000 international publishing industry professionals are expected to attend the 60th edition of the fair in 2023.

The London Book Fair Canada Stand event

London, England Apr 18 - Apr 20

The London Book Fair is the spring season can’t-miss opportunity to meet publishers, rights managers, distributors, wholesalers, booksellers, and literary agents from around the world. The fair boasts over 20,000 visitors (44% of whom are international), and it is the venue for both maximizing and learning about rights sales given that it simultaneously provides a selling platform to exhibitors from over 60 countries while holding over 120 different seminars and events. Being equally prolific on social media (with a whopping 60,000+ Twitter followers and over 10,000 LinkedIn members), the London Book Fair has its finger on the pulse of current global rights trends and is a must-attend event.
The Canada Stand is once again located in the same prime spot as last year on the ground floor of the Olympia Exhibition Centre in the general trade section.


Frankfurt Book Fair Canada Stand event

Frankfurt Oct 18 - Oct 22

Every October, Frankfurt becomes the premiere meeting place for the entire publishing industry. The Frankfurt Book Fair is “the world’s largest marketplace for trading in publishing rights and licenses,” hosting publishers, agents, distributors, wholesalers, booksellers and librarians from around the globe.

The Canada Stand will be exhibiting in Hall 6.0. We are in regular discussion with the Book Fair to secure the best possible location for the Canada Stand, providing maximum visibility for participating publishers and their titles.

Livres Canada Books is deeply committed to ensuring your health and safety and will adhere to all government of Canada COVID-19 travel restrictions and recommendations. We continue to monitor the digital offerings of the major book fairs and will share information as it updates.