Rights @BBPlus

Buying and selling rights activity is the beating heart of the book fair.

The Bologna Rights Centre hosts those exhibitor publisher rights professionals across the industry, trading rights in both adult and children’s publishing.

Global Rights Exchange (GRE) was born during the pandemic, in 2020, and is a dedicated rights trading platform, enabling exhibitors and visitors to continue to showcase, discover and trade rights across the world. Comprising BCBF, BBPlus and Bologna licensing Trade fair, it offers the international community 365 support, and the opportunity to ensure that the Rights Centre can play its part thoughout the year.

How to Sell Rights and Understand Licensing in Children’s Publishing  takes place on the day before the Fair opens, Sunday 30 March 2025. It is the definitive training event for all those wishing to get into rights, or in their first role in the area. It is also an excellent grounding for authors, editors, and all those in publishing. Ticket sales will open December 2024.