Exhibiting @CCBF

15-17 November 2024

The 11th edition of the China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) is scheduled to take place from 15 to 17 November, 2024 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre. Participate in CCBF, the leading fair entirely dedicated to books and specific contents for children in the Asia Pacific region, to expand your business opportunities in Asia.  

More info about exhibiting: Mariaelena Schiavo, tel: +39 051282298.
Email: mariaelena.schiavo@bolognafiere.itccbf@bolognafiere.it


Featured Areas

Besides the furnished and unfurnished stands, CCBF offers a range of flexible exhibiting solutions to make the best of your participation in all circumstances, including its exclusive lounges and featured areas where recognised international companies bring their cutting-edge contents to China. 

Asia Pacific New Entry

A new feature for selected publishing houses from the Asia Pacific region. These publishers are known for their exceptional editorial work, many of whom have been shortlisted for the BCBF awards.

BOP – Bologna Prize Lounge

This area is dedicated to the worldwide winners and finalists of the BOP – Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year. The BOP Prize annually acknowledges the most significant publishers in each of the six areas of the world: Africa, Central and South America, North America, Asia, Europe and Oceania.

Strega Prize Lounge

The Strega Prize Lounge is open to winners and shortlisted publishing houses of the Premio Strega Ragazze e Ragazzi—the children’s special section of the most important Italian literary Prize. The Strega Lounge is an open window on the best contemporary children’s literature in Italian.

Rights Centre

Literary Agents and Scouts will be welcomed at CCBF Rights Centre, which is located in the Copyright Zone, and a turn-key opportunity to experience CCBF at 360°.

Original Edition Books Centre

A new featured area allowing overseas publishers to showcase the finest books available for direct import and distribution in China. Domestic book distributors, book retailers, libraries, book stores, picture book stores and international schools will be invited to curate their selection on-site.



CCBF - Facts and Figures

The 10th China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) ended on November 19th 2023.

Over a decade, the fair has grown from 154 exhibitors in its inaugural year to 478 exhibitors from 25 countries and territories this year. The influence of CCBF, both domestically and internationally, has steadily increased, making it the leading fair entirely dedicated to books and specific contents for children in Asia Pacific.

In 2023, the CCBF were held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre, spanning an expansive 25,000 square meters.
Over 30,000 new titles were presented. The fair unfolded with 329 events organised by the exhibitors at the fair and around the city.
A total of 42,733 visitors from across the globe, including 19,086 professional visitors