International Excellence Awards

  • LBF International Excellence Awards

    The hugely-popular International Excellence Awards are now in their sixth year. Celebrating global markets and showcasing the wealth of success and innovation in the world’s publishing activity outside the UK, over 50 nations have received recognition at LBF since the awards started.

    Entries for 2020 have now closed. Winners will be announced in a special ceremony at The London Book Fair

  • Celebrating Excellence in Global Publishing

    Held in partnership with The Publishers Association, The International Excellence Awards are a grand celebration of publishing and related activities outside the UK.

    View 2019 winners

  • Lifetime Achievement Award

    The International Lifetime Achievement Award recognises an individual who has made a truly significant mark in the sphere of global publishing. It is open to publishers, agents, editors, scouts and anyone else involved in international publishing from any country in the world.

    View previous winners

    Simon Master Chairman's Award 2019

    In 2019 The London Book Fair Simon Master Chairman’s Award was awarded to Jessica Kingsley, Founder, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (UK).

  • Thank you to Gardners, our Bookstore of the Year Sponsor

    Established over 30 years ago, Gardners has grown to become a leading wholesaler of books, eBooks, music and film to retailers around the world.

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