Fairs and Events

Frankfurt Book Fair

Frankfurt Oct 20 - Oct 24

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. And, in October 2021, Canada will be the Guest of Honour.

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.

Helsinki Book Fair

Helsinki Oct 28 - Oct 31

Sharjah International Book Fair

Sharjah, UAE Nov 03 - Nov 13

Featured Canadian title display coordinated by LCB and Consulate General of Canada in Dubai.

China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair

Shanghai Nov 19 - Nov 21

Featuring collective Canada Stand/Pavilion coordinated by LCB and Consulate General of Canada in Shanghai.

Guadalajara International Book Fair

Guadalajara Nov 27 - Dec 05

Virtual Trade Mission to Singapore

Virtual Dec 09 - Dec 16

Livres Canada Books is planning a virtual trade mission to Singapore in order to evaluate this market’s potential for Canadian publishers. The information gathered during this mission will help steer Livres Canada Books’ programs and services.

The delegation will consist of up to 15 Canadian book publishers representative of the industry. Delegates will meet with selected Singaporean publishers and potential partners in order to extend their overview of this market. 

LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience

Virtual Event Jan 21 - Jan 24

The mid-winter meeting of the American Library Association.

Leipzig Book Fair

Leipzig, Germany Mar 17 - Mar 20

Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Bologna Mar 21 - Mar 24

Featuring collective Canada Stand.