Trade mission to Sharjah

  • Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2017

    The UK was the designated Guest of Honour for the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) 2017, as part of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Creative Collaboration between the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. SIBF took place on the 1st to 11th November 2017.

    SIBF is the largest Book Fair in the Arab Region and the third largest in the world. As Guest of Honour, the UK showcased excellence in contemporary British publishing, brands and writing as well as the Birmingham Qur’an manuscript, which is considered a global treasure and is currently held at the University of Birmingham’s Cadbury Research Library. 

    SIBF Press Release

  • Book Brand Britain

    As part of the UK Country of Honour programme at the Sharjah International Book Fair, The London Book Fair showcased the Best of British Brands.

    Events Schedule

    Best of British

    The London Book Fair was delighted to showcase Giles Lury, Claudia Joseph, Kate Williams and Alexandra Shulman (OBE), as part of the Book Brand Britain Exhibit.

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  • The UK Department for International Trade

    The UK’s Department for International Trade has overall responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment.

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    European Regional Development Fund

    This trade mission was part funded by the European Regional Development Fund's Global Growth Project.

    In Partnership with

    The trade mission was delivered in partnership with: