Frankfurter Buchmesse 2022: another successful event
The 74th Frankfurter Buchmesse (19–23 October, 2022) attracted 93,000 trade visitors (2021: 36,000 trade visitors) and 87,000 private visitors (2021: 37,500 private visitors), Over 4,000 exhibitors from 95 countries were present in the halls, in the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) and in the new Workstations. Some 6,400 media representatives reported from the fairgrounds. Hosting some 300 agents at more than 450 workplaces, the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) was overbooked.
Under the motto “Spilling Creativity”, the Guest of Honour country, Spain, showcased its linguistic and creative diversity. Since the project began in 2019, approximately 400 new books have been published in German along with numerous titles in other European languages.