5 - 7 April, 2022


We love to celebrate the outstanding talent within our industry. Our awards ceremonies range from those celebrating international excellence in all fields of the publishing industry to recognising the innovative trailblazers who are under 30 and taking the industry by storm.

LBF International Excellence Awards

The ever-popular International Excellence Awards are now in their eighth year. Celebrating global markets and showcasing the wealth of success and innovation in the world’s publishing activity outside the UK, over 65 nations have received recognition at LBF since the awards started.

Applications are now open for the 2022 International Excellence Awards. Deadline Is the 14th January. 

The Trailblazer Awards

The Trailblazer Awards are powered by The London Book Fair and in partnership with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and BookBrunch. These awards were created to celebrate the next generation of the UK publishing industry, those ‘roaring through their 20s’.

Entry deadline: 5pm (GMT) Friday 14th January, 2022.

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.

The London Book Fair 2022