Who Attends?

  • Who Attends?

    The London Book Fair 2018 welcomed 2,320 stand holders from 56 countries and staged one of the biggest International Rights Centre in its 47-year history. From the Quantum Conference to the What Works Education Conference, spanning the 3-day book fair, attendance saw 25,000 attendees from 135 countries

    LBF trended on Twitter for all 4 days of activity and followers broke through the 50,000 threshold during the Fair.

  • Visitor Profile

    Visitors include anyone who is involved with the creation, distribution, sale or treatment of content.  Authors, talent scouts, editors, designers, and digital gurus all walk the floor - meeting, talking, observing, discovering.  The Fair welcomes over 25,000 professional visitors from more than 118 countries.

    Exhibitor Profile

    From the giant houses to the smallest independent, there are publishers of blockbuster novels and academic texts, producers of children’s books and graphic novels, mobile companies and gaming start-ups. Over 1,500 overseas companies are represented from 60 countries, and 25 international pavilions.

  • Key LBF Stats

    • 25,000 attendees over 3 days
    • 13,000+ visitors from over 118 countries
    • Over 1,700 exhibitors from 60 countries
    • 620 rights table holders
    • 200+ delegates at the LBF Monday Conference: Quantum
    • Social Media reach of over 2.3 Million
    • 18,800 Facebook Likes
    • 52,500+ Twitter followers
    • 6,900+ members, LinkedIn Group
    • Over 240,000+ views on our YouTube channel

    Who Visits?

    • Authors
    • Booksellers/Buyers
    • Buyers of Publishing Services, Gifts/Non-book Products
    • Buyers/Sellers of Rights/IP/Content
    • Digital Solutions Developers/Buyers
    • Distributors
    • Licensing/Merchandising
    • Literary Agents/Scouts
    • Publishers
    • Translators