Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism is committed to nurturing the flourishing publishing industry in the UAE. With dozens of Emirati publishers and distributors participating, the Fair represents a golden opportunity for professionals to network and break into new markets, whilst continuing to spread a culture of reading and a passion for knowledge across the UAE community.



Prepare for your visit to the Al Dhafra Book Fair here. Find out who will be exhibiting, what books will be on offer and more. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.


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Are you part of the media and looking for information about the Al Dhafra Book Fair or pictures for your story? You can find our media pack and official photographs here.

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Networking opportunities abound at the Al Dhafra Book Fair.

We host publishing houses, authors and illustrators from across the UAE, and proudly facilitate new connections within the country and beyond.

Get in touch if you would like any help. The Exhibitors Directory is a great place to start.