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New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) 2018

Good news for all book lovers! One of the major calendar events in the publishing world, the New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) is all set to unveil its 42nd appearance on January 6 in New Delhi’s Pragati Maidan, which will be continued here till January 14. This is an annual event which is organised in every winter by the National Book Trust, India, an autonomous body of the Government of India, under the Ministry of HRD (Human Resource Development), and co-organised by the Ministry of Commerce and India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO).

Event New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), 2018
Date January 6 to January 14
Venue Pragati Maidan
Time 11AM to 8PM
Organiser National Book Trust, India
Theme Environment and Climate Change
Guest of Honour European Union

The World Book Fair is an abode to plenty of publishing houses that allows them to showcase an array of books. Additionally, the event also offers the authors, foreign and domestic exhibitors a good commercial base where they can market their products in front of the global audience. Besides being one of the major fairs, the event also offers different intellectual programmes, children’s pavilion, conferences and live shows to behold.

Every year, NDWBF witnesses a large number of footfalls from all across the sphere. This year also the expected number of visitors is quite enormous. The New Delhi World Book Fair 2018 can be explored all days a week at hall numbers 7A to H, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 12A from 11AM to 8PM. Akin to all its previous editions, this year also a theme has been opted for this mega event, which is “Environment and Climate Change”; and this year, the guest of honour is going to be the European Union.

Apart from various other eminent exhibitors, one of the key attractions of NDWBF 2018 is the participation of MBD Group, which is reckoned as one of the leading education companies in India. The Group is poised of showcasing a new dimension in the field of education by launching an interactive eBooks at the book fair.

Besides exhibiting a diverse range of books, the fair will also be featuring:

Author’s Corner:

This year, four Authors Corners are incorporated at the event venue to offer you the right dais for book launches, intellectual conversation and lively literary activities. This is one of the interesting platforms for all book lovers, promising authors and intellects from various fields of interest where one can take part into a healthy discussion.


This is a platform, which is specifically designed for the CEOs and Senior Officials who can take part in the event and share their initiatives and ideas pertaining to the book fair and its prospect in today’s world.

International Events Corner

Here, the international publishing agencies, foreign exhibitors, missions, embassies and cultural centers take part to exchange their ideas, which further influences the book agencies and authors in their book launches, workshops, seminars and panel interaction.

New Delhi Rights Table

This is one of the enticing facets of NDWBF 2018, which offers a B2B session on matchmaking amongst the publishers enabling the exhibitors to book their own Rights Table, promote their products and put across their ideas and other rights of books available in different Indian languages. This exciting aspect of NDWBF can be witnessed from January 8 to January 9 at Pragati Maidan.

So all the book lovers, plan your weekend in exploring a wide range of books at NDWBF, Pragati Maidan.

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