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Beijing International Book Fair

Beijing International Book Fair 2018

The Beijing Book Fair is attended by over 20,000 people each year. In attendance are publishers, distributors, literary agents, consumers, digital media companies and many more.

22 - 26 August 2018

The UK group, supported by the Department for International Trade (DIT), has grown 100% in the last 5 years, making us the largest foreign group at the fair.

The PA’s Publishing Marketing Report on China was updated by Paul Richardson and Chu Xiaoying in 2015, and in it they state that “catering for a population of over 1.3 billion with over 95% literacy, the Chinese book market is the largest in the world by volume, and the second largest in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP), after that of the USA. Official estimates for publishing, printing and distribution services for 2013 overall were 1.82 trillion yuan ($300 billion) an increase of 9.7% on 2012.”

UK Pavillion

The PA in partnership with DIT, is organising the UK pavilion and is offering an exhibition package at a cost of £3,250.00 per 9 sqm stand. We also have one small stand of 6 sqm (3m x 2m) available at £2,250. If you would like to exhibit as part of the UK Pavilion click here for further information. 

Administration Fee

To offset some of our costs in organising this event, we will charge an administration fee at the following rates: £335.00 + VAT for PA members and £500.00 + VAT for non-PA members. 

Tradeshow Access Programme Grants

There will be Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) grants for this fair.

Book Your Place

If you would like to exhibit as part of the UK Pavilion and benefit from this comprehensive package of services, please complete and return the booking form by Wednesday 14th March 2018. We look forward to hearing from you, but please do not hesitate to contact Gloria Bailey if you have any questions.

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Stand Package

  • A 9 sqm (3m x 3m) custom-built stand, with shelving, lighting and carpet
  • Furniture: 1 information counter, 1 table, 4 chairs, wastepaper basket and lockable storage cabinets
  • Fascia with company name and stand number
  • Access to a central backroom/storage area
  • Graphic panels (at an additional cost)
  • Catalogue entry
  • Exhibitor passes
  • A networking reception
  • Dual language publicity brochure
  • 2 x Bilingual stand assistants
  • Specially negotiated group hotel rates
  • Co-ordinated airport meet and greet service
  • Transportation to and from the fairground each day from the group hotel
  • Specially negotiated shipping rates