Friday, August 08, 2014
News this week: International exhibition organiser, Reed Exhibitions, concluded its Tokyo International Book Fair (TIBF) and concurrent shows last month with attendance from 1,526 exhibitors and 62,855 visitors.
Billed as the leading trade show for publishing in Japan and Asian, TIBF ran from 2nd to 5th July at Tokyo Big Sight. Five shows were concurrently held with TIBF: e-Book Expo Tokyo, Licensing Japan, Creators’ Expo, Production Companies Expo and Content Solution Expo.
Major exhibitor zones at TIBF this year included the Humanities & Social Science Book Fair, Children’s Book Fair, Books Accessories Zone, Natural Sciences Book Fair, Solutions for Publication Distribution Zone, and a General Zone. Meanwhile, the 18th edition of e-Book Expo gathered the latest technologies and services for the digital publishing industry, and launched a new Digital Printing Zone this year.
The next edition of TIBF will return to Tokyo Big Sight, running from 1st to 4th July 2015.