DIT for International column

  • Overview for International Visitors

    The Department for International Trade (DIT) has partnered with The London Book Fair and The Publishers Association to connect international visitors with the best of British exhibitors.

    As part of this partnership, DIT invites you to apply for The London Book Fair hosted buyer programme. As a DIT hosted buyer, you will get the opportunity to meet and do business with inspiring British publishers.

    As part of the GREAT campaign, DIT would like to invite you to attend The London Book Fair. As well as entry to the event, DIT are offering places for a limited number of International Buyers to benefit from accommodation, VIP event tours and more, allowing you to connect with British companies from all areas of publishing.

    Apply to become a DIT hosted international buyer at The London Book Fair and connect with UK companies from across the publishing industry.

    Apply now

    The London Book Fair Hosted Buyer Programme

    The international buyers package:

    • 3 days entry into LBF
    • 3-4 nights’ accommodation
    • Transport from hotel to the Fair
    • Pre-arranged 1-2-1 meetings with relevant UK companies
    • VIP tour of the Fair showcasing the best of British Books and Publishing
    • Invitations to networking events
    • Dedicated point of contact pre-show
    • Fully managed pre-show and onsite experience with training and support

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