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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2020

Start April 15, 2020 End April 21, 2020

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) is the most diverse book fair in the region. Abu Dhabi is a driving force behind the professional and commercial development of the regional publishing industry, and is committed to the long-term expansion of the global book business. Inaugurated 29 years ago by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Fair has gained a global reputation as a leading literary trade and cultural event in the region. Running from April 15 - 21, 2020, ADIBF aims to highlight the UAE’s rich heritage, showcasing its authenticity and modernity, as well as its cultural and literary output.

ADIBF is the marketplace for the publishing industry in the Middle East and North Africa. Over the years, exhibitors have benefitted from venues such as the eZone, which showcases the latest in electronic media and digital content. The Illustrators’ Corner has offered a platform for local and international talent to display their work and learn from market specialists.

Guest of Honour Benefits:

To present the culture of the Guest of honor to the audience of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair and enrich the programs of the Fair with the content of such culture.

Exhibitors at the 2020 ADIBF can look forward to the following highlights:

  • Commitment and continued support for the Spotlight on Rights subsidy scheme.
  • Enhanced professional programmes, designed to identify new MENA region business partners.
  • Highly focused & enhanced eZone with seminars & panels targetting digital media & e-content.
  • Workshops and counselling sessions by experts for budding illustrators.
  • Matchmaking opportunities for institutional buyers & focus groups for educational publishers.


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