the london book fair
18 – 20 April 2023

Exhibit at The London Book Fair

Exhibit at The London Book Fair

The global marketplace for the publishing industry

Uniting the book world

London has been the setting of many evocative stories - it's a place where characters come to life. A city as timeless as London never stops inspiring or creating, making it the ideal backdrop for the publishing industry to unite.

The London Book Fair is the pre-eminent spring event, offering you the opportunity to set the tone in publishing for the year ahead. If you are involved in the creation, distribution, sale or treatment of content, find out how we can help you.

Talent scouts, editors, designers and digital gurus walk the floor, meeting, talking, observing and discovering. We will provide you with the perfect platform to engage with customers, build brand awareness, conduct face-to-face business and make sales.

Already coming?

Find out everything you need to know about managing your participation and making an impact at LBF. 

Our exceptional international reach


3 days of LBF
60 + countries regularly exhibit
135 + countries visit
20000 publishing professionals in attendance

Reasons to exhibit with us

Maximise exposure

Maximise your exposure and promote yourself, ensuring you’re at the forefront of our visitors’ minds.

Our world-class network

Expand your offering and network as you meet with the global publishing community under one roof across three bustling days. 

Promotional opportunities

Enhance your exposure with a free PR and marketing service paired with tailored, cost-effective promotional opportunities.  

Who will I meet at LBF?

As an exhibitor, you will get the opportunity to meet and do business with the following types of people: Publishers, Booksellers and Buyers, Editors, Literary Agents and Scouts, Sales Reps, Consultants, Marketing Reps, Translators and more.

Are you involved in rights?

Our International Rights Centre (IRC) is where rights professionals meet at LBF to conduct business – selling rights - in a private and exclusive area during the industry's most critical buying time. 

Are you an author?

At LBF, we endeavour to make authors feel at home. If you’re an author, discover how we can help you, what you can do at the fair and the benefits of attending. 


By becoming a part of The London Book Fair, you have the chance to set the tone for the publishing year ahead.