Friday, April 27, 2012

The 11th Nigeria International Book Fair (NIBF 2012)

The 11th Nigeria International Book Fair (NIBF 2012) will hold from Monday, May 7 to Saturday, May 12, 2012 at the Multi-purpose halls of the University of Lagos, Nigeria. NIBF 2012 promises to be another epoch making in the trade and capacity building drive of the Nigerian Book Fair Trust - the organiser of the annual NIBF.

Nigerian Book Fair Trust is a coalition of the major stakeholders in the Nigerian book sector. NBFT seeks to empower the people by promoting the reading culture and bringing books and other instructional materials closer to the people for better education and self-improvement.

NIBF provides the platform for you to network in the book and publishing sector with direct contact with major players in the industry from within and outside the country. It is an avenue for you to showcase your products and services as well as meet with the target consumers. It is also an avenue to meet your educational needs under one roof in a conducive environment.

NIBF attracts over 150 exhibitors from Europe, America, Asia, other African countries and across Nigeria. Schools and schools’ children as well as the general public cutting across every human strata benefit from Nigeria International Book Fair.


The annual International Conference of Nigeria International Book Fair that brings together stakeholders in the book industry to rub minds on a topical issue that bothers on the stability of the industry will consider a crucial issue that threatens the growth of the book industry in Africa at its eleventh edition.

NIBF at its International Conference of 2012 will focus on: The State of Infrastructural Development in Africa and the Future of the Book Trade. The International Conference is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, 8th May, 2012 at Afe Babalola Auditorium, University of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria.

The conference will look at the infrastructural problems in Africa, how it affects the growth and stability of the book trade and what is to be done to address the situation.

NIBF 2012 International Conference is going to be stimulating and educating. Keep a date with us


NIBF is the major book fair in the country and indeed in West Africa where players in the book sector from within and outside, gather once in a year for networking and business transaction. It is a unique book event that a large percentage of over 150 million Nigerians and foreigners look forward to in the second week of May every year.


Nigeria International Book Fair creates the needed platform for stakeholders in the book and related sectors to showcase network and expand their business and access the latest development in the world of books. Publishers, Printers, Booksellers/Book Distributors, Presses (Institutional and Private), Library Equipment Suppliers, Libraries, Research Institutes, Literary Agents, Arts Galleries as well as ICT and Telecom Providers, Banks, Computer Software Manufacturers/Distributors, Private Book Developers, Printing Equipment Manufacturers/ Suppliers, Online Service Providers, Corporate Gift Manufacturers/Suppliers, Non-Governmental Organisations, Professional/Technical/Scientific Service Providers, Other Instructional Materials Manufacturers/Distributors are expected to exhibit at NIBF 2012.


NIBF is free and opened to:

General, Children, Educational, Professional, Arts and Religious Book Publishers, Bookshops and Book Distribution Outlet Operators, Computer Software Manufacturers/Distributors, Printing Equipment Manufacturers/Suppliers, Library Equipment Suppliers, Librarians, Illustrators, Authors, Editors, Rights Directors/Managers/Agents/Critics/ Reviewers, Academia, Professionals and Professional Bodies, Telecom Providers, Research Institutes, Public and Private Schools, Government Agencies/Parastatals and Non-Governmental Organisations.


Book Fair Opens: Monday, 7th May 2012, 9:00am – 6:00pm

Book Fair Closes: Saturday, 12th May 2012, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Opening Time: 9:00am to Exhibitors and 10:00am to the Public daily


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