How can I participate in the Book Fair 2013?

Click here to download file for participation.

There are many ways for participation:

  1. Rent a stand to exhibit and sell your books, catalogues, art works, to distribute promotional material and show e-presentations.
  2. Be one of the sponsors of the Fair
  3. Exhibit and sell your art in a separate art display areas
  4. Buy advertisement in the Fair catalogue
  5. Launch your book in the Art Café
  6. Give a presentation or talk at the Art Café
  7. Enter your book for the Book Design Award
  8. Join the Event Photography Contest
A Stand unit, six square meters in area, measuring 2 x 3 meters, consists of a display wall,displaying name of the participant, a table covered by a table cloth and two chairs.
The unit is for US $ 300 for individual artists US $ 500 for establishments.
Early Bird booking deadline is 2/3/2013.
Participants are entitled to 30 % deduction on total participation fees.

Art Exhibitions Separate art exhibition areas are dedicated to galleries and artists for display of art works. Charge: US $ 90/per meter length.
Reservation should be made before 26/4/2013.

The Fair’s catalogue, size 24 x 19 cm containing names and addresses of the participants, will be widely distributed to all visitors free of charge.
Back cover, 4 col. 3.000 US $
Inside back cover, 4 col. 2.500 US $
Inside front cover, 4 col. 2.500 US $
Page one, 4 col. 1.500 US $
Page two, 4 col. 1.500 US $
Inside page, 4col. 1.000 US $

Reservation should be made before 26/4/2013.

Book Launching
Have your book signed in the Art Café as one of the events of the Fair. Vin d’honour will accompany the event. A charge of 50$ will be applied for hospitality.
Registration done before 26/4/2013 will be included in the Fair catalog.
For registration download form at Download Participation Forms 2013
Art Talk
Deliver an informal talk at the Art Café in the subject you desire.
Reservations before 26/4/2013 will be included in the Fair catalog.

The First Annual Book Design Award
  • Maximum three books in any language could be submitted by a publisher, printer or graphic designer
  • The award goes to the three provided the book is designed, published, printed and bound in Lebanon during the years 2012 and 2013
  • An application form and a charge of US$ 50 to be paid for each book
  • All entries must be received before 26/4/2013
  • Categories according to content: Academic books – Art books - Children books – Exhibition catalogues – Limited edition books – Literature books – poetry
  • One award will be given for each category
  • The Awards will be announced at the Fair Closing Ceremony
For full details please see Book Design Award page.

Event Photography Contest
  • Shoot photos at the opening ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
  • Submit three photos in digital format on CD in JPEG or Tiff (min.180 dpi, 30 cm min. per side) and in printed format 30x40 cm bearing the photographer’s registration number on the back, before 10/5/2013 at noon.
  • A professional jury will judge the photos. The best twenty photographs will be exhibited and are entitled to certificates. Prizes will be announced and awarded to the best three participants in the closing ceremony.
  • Inscription just before the ceremony is free.
Click here to download file for participation.