Past Events

8 October 2014 - 9 October 2014

EIBF Dinner will take place  on Wednesday 8 October in a private room of the Marriott Hotel in front of the Fair Ground.

The General Assembly will take place on Thursday 9 October.

  • Noon: sandwich lunch
  • 12:30pm - 3:30pm:  General Meeting. Detailed programme will follow.
10 April 2014 - 11 April 2014

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29 July 2013

BIC's annual New Trends Seminar provides an insight to the latest and hottest innovations and changes in the industry. As the forward facing supply chain event of the calendar year, the New Trends in Publishing Seminar brings together speakers from all corners of the industry, and this year is no different.

16 May 2013 - 17 May 2013

A few pictures...

10 October 2012 - 11 October 2012
19 June 2012

Europe and the Arab spring

By the time the Algerian writer Boualem Sansal was awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in the autumn of 2011, the elation generated by the Arab Spring had already given way, in at least some Arab countries, to a certain disillusionment. The period has, nonetheless, changed how power is exercised in that part of the world and has led to an increased awareness within society of political issues.

12 October 2011

EIBF business dinner took place on Wednesday 12/10 from 7 pm to 10.15 pm in a private room of the Marriott Hotel in front of the Fair Ground.


9 April 2011 - 10 April 2011

The Conference Programme is available in attachment below.

For information on the London Book Fair, go to

16 June 2010 - 18 June 2010

Brussels, 18th June 2010 – 45 Booksellers and representatives of Booksellers’ Associations’ from the 5 continents met during the past 2 days in Brussels to discuss trends in the book industry, to exchange views on the adaptations made necessary by digitisation, to hear how other industries were coping with new business models and to learn how to play an active role in the EU decision-making process.

25 May 2009 - 29 May 2009

European and International Booksellers united with American colleagues at Annual Conference in New York
Over 30 booksellers from around the world gathered on 26 and 27 May 2009 in New York to attend the joint annual conference of the European and the International Booksellers Associations. EBF is the umbrella organisation of the national booksellers associations in Europe; IBF is its international equivalent comprising individual booksellers as well as some wholesalers