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16 to 20 October at the Frankfurt Book Fair

The EDU Start-Up Area
of the Frankfurt Book Fair

The Start-Up Area is the ideal home base for start-up companies from the EdTech and education sectors at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

At this joint stand there are ideal presentation possibilities – also for smaller start-ups and very young companies. In addition, there is a diverse supporting program especially for start-ups and founders: investors introduce themselves, special workshops for start-ups and many networking events.

Under the new brand Frankfurt EDU , all educational offerings will be bundled at the Book Fair. The joint stand “Start-Up Area” is organized and supervised by EDUvation.


Joint stand start-up area

A more than 240 sqm shared stand with up to 30 start-ups from the education sector.

Education Stage

There are many high-profile events on the Education stage, for example:

  • Presentation of the Best European Learning Materials Awards
  • European preliminary of the Global Etdech Startup Awards

Investor Night

Interantional investors from the education sector introduce themselves – ideal for making contacts.


Many workshops especially for start-ups and founders: from the founder story of successful start-ups to the PR workshop.


Workshop Area

At the adjoining Workshop Area every start-up has the opportunity to present and hold workshops with visitors.

Stand party

The big stand party on Friday evening is the ideal place to network.

1-2-1 matchmaking

As part of Frankfurt EDU, an individual matchmaking for contacts in the international educational landscape is offered – a must for all start-ups who want to expand.

Education congress

At the same time the Campus Weekend and the Education Congress take place – more know-how is not possible!

Secure your stand area now

Young Ideas

You have an idea but perhaps not founded or just want to see if the book fair is the right format for your start-up? No problem – the cheap option to be there.

A seat at the coworking table with its own logo, incl. 1 exhibitor pass, 299 € (plus VAT).

299 €


For established start-ups who want to pursue active customer acquisition and networking, there is no way around the Classic booth: With a 6m² area you will be seen and found.

You appear in the exhibition catalog and can offer your own workshops. In addition, you can meet with potential business partners in our cafe and in the coworking area, including 3 exhibitor passes, 1.999 € (plus VAT).

1999 €

The start-up area is supported by