BolognaBookPlus (BBPlus) is the brand extension of the Bologna Children's Book Fair dedicated to general trade publishing. It is organized in collaboration with AIE - Associazione Italiana Editori.
2024 represents its fourth year, and will feature exhibition space, a training event on the role of the literary agent and scouting, rights, self-publishing, plus an exhibition on the international versions of the covers of Orwell’s 1984 and a showcase of the Best of the Best book jackets.
2023 boasted the inaugural Market of Honour, Greece.
The popular conference programme will again offer in-depth training on rights selling; author representation and scouting, and writing and self-publishing. How to Sell Rights and Understand Licensing in Children’s Books; Call your Agent: How to Become a Successful Literary Agent, and the expanded Writing and Self-Publishing conference.
The established Literary Translation Forum will be joined in 2024 by a new Audio Forum, in partnership with Beat Technology.