31 march - 3 April 2025

BolognaBookPlus (BBPlus) is the brand extension of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, dedicated to general trade publishing. It is organized in collaboration with AIE - Associazione Italiana Editori.

Now in its fifth year, it features exhibition space, training conferences,  book jacket exhibits, an Author AmbassadorIn the Limelight, a focus on one region annually, a topical seminar programme, an Audio Fourm, a Translation Forum, and plenty of opportunities for networking and doing business. In addition are three awards: Jackets Off, Indie Author Book Jacket Design Award, and Talking Pictures.

The popular conference programme  will again offer in-depth training on rights selling; author representation and scouting, and writing and self-publishing. How to Sell Rights and Understand Licensing in Children’s BooksCall your AgentHow to Become a Successful Literary Agent, and the expanded Self Publishing: How to Succeed in Italy and Abroad, conference.

The established Literary Translation Forum and the newer Audio Forum will take place again in 2025.

In cooperation with