One of the country’s most awaited events for book lovers is back as the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF) is set on Sept. 16-20, at SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.
Now on its 36th year, the MIBF showcases the largest and most varied collection of literature for leisure and academic reading, including bestselling novels, to textbooks, to graphic novels, to religious publications, to stationery and school supplies. The MIBF is also the go-to event for this year’s biggest book launches, signings, contests, dialogues with readers, and other literary events. It has also been providing a venue for the exchange of ideas amongst players in the publishing and academic industry.
Joining this year’s book fair are Abiva Publishing House, Inc.
Academic Book Sales, Inc, Adarna House, Inc., Adbox Book Distributors, Alexan Commercial, Alpha Stream Marketing, Anvil Publishing, Inc., Asia Pacific Publishers Association (APPA), Asia/Pacific Circulation Exponents, Inc. (APCEI), Ateneo de Manila University Press, Bantay OCW Foundation, Inc., Bayard Assumption Media Foundation, Belview Co., Inc., Book Trends Enterprises, Bridge Publications, Inc., Brilliant Creations Publishing, Inc., C & E Publishing, Inc., Catholic Book Center , CD Books International, Inc., Cengage Learning , Central Books , Christian Growth Ministries, Inc. (CGM) , Christian Literature Crusade , Church Strengthening Ministry, Inc. , Claretian Communications Foundation, Inc. , Creative Mind Books Center , CRW Marketing Services for Publishers , Cunanan Map House , Data Science and Technology Corporation , and Edcrisch International, Inc.
Also participating at the book fair are Elsevier Science and Technology , Emerald Headway Distributors, Inc. , F & J de Jesus, Inc. , Far Eastern University Publications , Fastbooks Educational Supply Inc. , Felta Multi-Media, Inc. , Filway Marketing, Inc. , Forefront Book Co., Inc. , Fujian Publishing Industry, Fully Booked (Sketch Books, Inc.) , Global International Education Link, Grolier International- Cyclophil Division, Goethe-Institut Philippinen , Golden Books Services, Inc. , Great Books Trading , Gunnar Lie & Associates Ltd , Heartshaper/Lighthouse Educational Corporation , High Access Line Phils. Corp., IBC Book Consolidators, Inc., IBON Foundation, Inc., iGroup , Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing Corporation , IRH Press Co., Jesuit Communications Foundation, Inc. , Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, Lighthouse Inspirational Books and Gifts, Inc. , Linar Educational Materials, Inc. , Logos Publications, Inc. , Lyric Piano and Organ Corp. , Maxcor Publishing House, Inc. , Meganon Comics Publishing House , Megatexts Phil., Inc. , Megaviz Publishing, Mind Mover Publishing House, Inc. , MSA Publishing House , and National Book Store, Inc.
Meanwhile, the National Historical Commission of the Phils. (NHCP) , Navigator Ministries, Inc. , New Century Books , New Day Publishers , OMF Literature Inc. , Overseas Publishers’ Rep. Assn of the Phils. (OPRAP) , Paulines Publishing House , Perbadanan Kota Buku, Periplus Editions, Philippine Bible Society , Philippine Christian Book Store (PCBS) , Phoenix Educational Systems, Inc. , Precious Pages Corp. , Publishers Group West , Readers Knowledge Bookstore , Rex Book Store, Inc. , Shepherd House Publishers, Inc. , Shepherd’s Voice Publications, Inc. , Sinag-Tala Publishers , St Pauls , St. Mary’s Publishing Corporation , St. Matthew’s Publishing Corporation , Summit Publishing Co., Inc. , The Bookmark, Inc. , The Ramakrishna Society of the Philippines, Inc. , Touchlife Global Foundation Inc. , Tradewinds Books , University of Santo Tomas Publishing House , University of the Philippines Press, Vibal Group , Viva PSICOM Publishing Corp. , Wiseman’s Books Trading, Inc. , Word & Life Publications , and WS Pacific Publications, Inc., Blue Silver and Black Marketing, Cosmos Bazaar, Gentle Star, Jevzam’s Enterprise, LPI Rack Range Philippines, Merr-C Society of the Word Foundation, and Mindwerks are also joining.
Aside from the varied list of exhibitors, the MIBF will also host two co-located events. The latest trends in technology will be discussed at the Digitech Manila Conference and Expo on September 17-18. Meanwhile, one of the most awaited events for anime lovers and cosplayers, the Best of Anime 2015, is slated on September 19-20.
MIBF is organized by Primetrade Asia, Inc. in partnership with Asian Catholic Communicators, Inc., Book Development Association of the Philippines, Philippine Booksellers Association, Inc., and the Overseas Publishers Representatives Organization of the Philippines. For details, call 896-0661 or 896-0682, or e-mail [email protected].