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ILAB to sponsor stand for three booksellers at Rare Book Fair Stuttgart in June - Apply Now!

New date & new location and a sponsorship opportunity for newer ILAB booksellers at the upcoming Stuttgart Rare Book Fair in June!
Forum am Schlosspark Luftaufnahme Stauch1

Germany’s leading annual rare book fair brings together each year local and international booksellers. Established in 1962, the fair is one of the oldest of its kind in Europe and reflects Germany’s long history and tradition in printing, publishing and bookselling.
The Verband Deutscher Antiquare, VDA, welcomes all book collectors and the book trade to a summer fair!
The 60th Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair will take place from 16 to 18 June 2023 in the attractive new location, the "Forum am Schlosspark" in the city of Ludwigsburg, in close proximity to its traditional location Stuttgart.
The Stuttgart fair is an ILAB sanctioned fair, all exhibitors are affiliated to the League.

ILAB is supporting newer booksellers’ participation at physical fairs and has sponsored a stand at ILAB affiliated fairs since the return of the fairs after the pandemic. ILAB will sponsor space for up to 3 booksellers to exhibit at the Stuttgart Rare Book Fair.

Who can apply?

Newer, ILAB-affiliated booksellers; applications are open to international dealers (non-German) until 3 February 2023.

What is on offer?

Sponsorship of the stand rental at the Stuttgart Rare Book Fair, the sponsorship does not include travel and accommodation


Please send your application and a letter of motivation to Mr. Norbert Munsch, VDA Secretariat:

The ILAB-sponsored stands are a wonderful opportunity for new and younger booksellers to experience an international fair, grow their network and meet international colleagues. Do not hesitate to apply or contact the organisers with any questions you might have.

For more information about the upcoming Stuttgart Fair in June 2023, please visit the website HERE.

Impressions of the last in-person fair in Stuttgart, January 2020