US Trade Delegations to Italy

About the Show

The 55th Edition of the Bologna Children's Book Fair will take place from March 26th -  March 29th in Bologna, Italy. Is is the event in the publishing year's calendar, built around children's content today.

With over 50 years of experience, BCBF has succeeded in bringing together a diverse group of professionals in the industry. It truly is an all encompassing event that not ony includes a copyright exchange hub, but also multi-media and licensing core. 

Facts and Figures

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Why You Should Attend:


The 2017 edition saw a 16.8% increase of in attendence with 26,700 visitors from over 100 countries .

You will find eveyone in the children's content work:

  • Authors and illustrators
  • Booksellers/Buyers
  • Buyers of publishing services, gifts/non-book products
  • Buyers/sellers of rights/IP/content
  • Digital solutions/developers
  • Distributors
  • Licensing/merchandising
  • Literary agents/scouts
  • Publishers
  • Translators 

The show also includes seminars and masterclasses where you can make connections and do business.