the london book fair
12–14 March 2024
Olympia London

Defining the future of creative content

12–14 March 2024

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The London Book Fair (LBF) is where the global publishing community unites to develop relationships, gain insights, and define the future of creative content.

From publishers, dealmakers, copyright pros, commissioners and global licensers - the entire publishing industry is represented at LBF.

Join us at the first international event of the publishing year at Olympia London, from 12-14 March 2024.


Whether you want to visit our exhibitors, Author HQ or are interested in our conferences and seminars, there's something for everyone working in the publishing industry.

What's on

Attend our carefully curated seminar sessions to hear what industry experts have to say on topics affecting the book world and future trends. Listen to bestselling author's discussing their careers and engaging insights from keynote speakers. 

Paid Conferences

The Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum explores key themes in business and academic publishing, such as the influence of AI on scientific authorship and research, creating an open future, how associations are shaping the future of the academic sector, and strategies and trends in academic publishing.

Our Partners

Event details

12–14 March 2024

Olympia London,
Hammersmith Road,
W14 8UX

Show opening times:

  • Tuesday 12 March – 09:00 – 18:30
  • Wednesday 13 March – 09:00 – 18:30
  • Thursday 14 March – 09:00 – 17:00

International Rights Centre (IRC) opening times:

  • Tuesday 12 March – 09:00 – 19:00
  • Wednesday 13 March – 08:00 – 19:00
  • Thursday 14 March – 08:00 – 14:30

Featured Exhibitors