The London Book Fair 2016

The 2016 London Book Fair took place in Olympia on the 12th to 14th April.

The BA is a partner of The London Book Fair and runs an extensive events programme each year at The Fair for Booksellers.

The Key BA member benefits of attending the Fair include 
  • Free show directory
  • Free (BA/IBF) seminar programme
  • Free IBF Publisher Presentation Programme
  • Bookseller Party
BA Events
The 2016 BA programme events included the popular publisher pitches with over twelve publishers presenting their best 'must have' titles for indies. There were seminars on Sourcing and Using Data to run your Bookshop with speakers Andy Rossiter, of Rossiter Books, and Andre Breedt, from Nielsen, and on Creating A Beautiful Bookshop with fittingly beautiful presentations from Sally Davies, Libreria and Farah Taylor, Alef Bookstore.

Hosted Bookseller Programme
Over 30 booksellers particpated in the popular hosted bookseller programme this year. The BA Programme offers complimentary accommodation in London on top of free entry to the Fair, a generous publisher goody bag, and a party! The Programme started in 2011 and has enabled over 200 booksellers attend the Fair.

London Book & Screen Week
The London Book Fair takes place during London Book & Screen Week. A celebration of book and film with events hosted across the capital. As part of this the BA devised a number of London Bookshop Crawls for visitors to London and the Fair.

The 2017 Book Fair will return to Olympia in March (14-16)

If you are a BA Member and would like to be considered for the Hosted Bookseller Programme in 2017 please contact Naomi Gane.

Visit The London Book Fair site for more information or contact Meryl Halls or Naomi Gane to find out more about bookseller activities at the Fair.

Event Information

WHEN 12/04/2016 - 14/04/2016
WHERE Olympia
PLANNER Naomi Gane

Contact Info.

Email naomi.gane@booksellers.org.uk
Phone 0207 421 4640

Event Programme Sponsors: LBF NBT Batch The Booksellers Association