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trade fair

an organized gathering of firms from different industries for the display and promotion of their goods and services to prospective customers. See TRADE SHOW, PROMOTIONAL MIX.
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The Frankfurt Book Fair also maintains the most visited website worldwide for the publishing industry, www.book-fair.com, and is a subsidiary of the German Publishers and Booksellers Association.
The Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo ran concurrently with the Book Fair and also proved popular with the public.
Rushdie was scheduled to deliver a speech at the inaugural ceremony of the Frankfurt International Book Fair on October 13.
Critique: Informed, informative, exceptionally well organized and presented, as well as thoroughly 'user friendly' from beginning to end, "Book Fairs For Authors" should be considered mandatory reading for authors and publishers who hope to expand the audience for their books--and the financial revenues that expanded readership would engender.
The Manila International Book Fair is the biggest and longest-running book fair in the Philippines.
Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Amri, Director of the Sharjah International Book Fair, received Hamad Hareb Al Habsi, UAE Ambassador to South Africa, who inspected the SIBF's stand and its exhibited books where he acquainted himself with the remarkable development in services provided to visitors at the book fair.
2) London Book Fair - This book fair will help authors connect with over 23,000 publishing professionals from every point in the publishing supply chain.
The 2012 Book Fair attracted more two million visitors and the sales amounted to SR25 million.
"What I have heard from the organisers about the Book Fair is that around 522 stalls have been set up apart from the small magazines stalls.
After opening the fair, Sayyid Faisal bin Truki al Said, the chief guest said that the book fair is diversified and tries to disseminate the culture of reading at the countries which the vessel visits.
The second event will be "Paris Book Fair" which will be held in France between March 26 and 31 and is considered one of the most important fairs for "French-speaking world".
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation has announced today (Wednesday, November 18, 2009) that it intends to create new business and investment opportunities in the publishing industry and at the same time support the development of children's literature in the Arab World with the launch of the Dubai International Children's Book Fair, which will be held from 3-10 February 2010.