In order to ensure the safety of visitors, and to make sure they enjoy a fantastic experience while touring the Fair and its incredible events, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair adheres to the highest health precautionary standards approved by the health authorities in the United Arab Emirates.
All honorable visitors are requested to follow the guidelines and to adhere to social distancing measures so that we can ensure the safety of all participants.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is the key marketplace for the publishing industry in the MENA region. The Fair gives publishers, authors, illustrators and digital-service providers the chance to do business with their counterparts from around the world.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022 will be a unique hybrid event. Though the Fair won’t stage its usual live performances and workshops, it will be packed with content on and offline.
Log on and learn from a world-class roster of industry leaders hosting virtual seminars. Or swing by in person and get your hands on the latest titles.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is a business hotspot for all members of the publishing trade. Exhibitors at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair have a unique opportunity to make themselves known to the rapidly growing MENA market, and trade visitors can network with international publishers expanding their horizons.
As one of the largest and most established book fairs in the region, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair is the ideal stage from which to explore this corner of the publishing world. Every year, we pride ourselves on nurturing business deals and rewarding our exhibitors for choosing ADIBF.
Amongst the benefits for our trade visitors are:
- Enhanced initiatives in Abu Dhabi International Book Fair’s Professional Programme, designed to identify new MENA-region business partners for international publishers.
- Support in establishing new partnerships between Arab and international publishers, including subsidies on book deals from the Spotlight on Rights Programme.
- Matchmaking opportunities for institutional buyers and focus groups for educational publishers.
- A world-leading eZone with virtual seminars and panels, helping you to discover the latest digital media, eBooks and audiobooks.
- Huge numbers of visitors from the UAE and the MENA region, providing international exhibitors a golden opportunity to introduce themselves to this blossoming market.
Education is at the heart of what we do. Abu Dhabi International Book Fair was created to inspire and inform, and we love welcoming the next generation of readers to the Fair.
Bring budding authors, future publishers or talented young artists to the Fair and let your students experience the buzz of a global publishing marketplace, stacked with books.
With a strong Educational Programme of virtual events and sessions for schoolchildren and university students, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair also provides an ideal forum for educators and educational publishers to come together, share ideas and do business.
Every year, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair welcomes over 150,000 visitors to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. With hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, ADIBF is your opportunity to meet prominent Arabic and international authors and publishers and to get your hands on the latest publications. Don’t forget to also take part in our range of fun online activities and virtual professional development programmes.Read More
The 2022 edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair will take place at the multi-award-winning Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).Find out more
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