The 3rd largest Book Fair of the world – Sharjah International Book Fair, witnessed an astonishing exhibition courtesy of Austin Macauley Publishers™ great show. Sharjah International Book Fair is organized annually by Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), promoting literature, publishing, book reading & writing. Continued from 31st Oct – 10th Nov (2018) at Expo Center Sharjah, SIBF 2018 was not less than a dream come true for book lovers and literary enthusiasts.
The Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 hosted 1,874 publishers and about 1.6 million book titles from 77 countries. It also organized 1,800 events including seminars, book signings, author talks, book readings, storytelling and many other exciting events.
The Fair was visited by almost 2.23 million visitors in 11 days, including 230,000 school students. These activities received a whopping 2.7 billion social media impressions. The hashtag #SIBF18, was used in 70,000 social media posts and reached 300 million users.
Austin Macauley Publishers’ stand at Sharjah International Book Fair 2018 also witnessed an overwhelming number of footfall, as the stand was visited by a lot of book lovers and school students. The visitors loved the fascinating collection of books and catalogues; bought heaps of books for themselves, showcased by Austin Macauley Publishers. Austin Macauley’s team also presented the books and different gifts to the honorable guests.
Austin Macauley Publishers™ has been taking a part in numerous networking events and talks while marketed the author’s brilliant books at the Fair too. The Fastest Growing Publishers – Austin Macaulay scheduled different meetings with new and upcoming authors, book industry professionals including literary agents, journalists, distributors, book buyers and printers.
Our published author, Liam Kelly, visited Austin Macauley Publishers at Sharjah International Book Fair to promote his series ‘The Wonderful World of Worried William’. Moreover, our newly published author from UAE named as ‘Ahmed Ashujaa’ also visited the stand to represent and talk about his book – ‘Ahmed’s Dreams’. The authors signed their books and took pictures with the visitors. We received an incredible response on social media for our authors’ visit at SIBF18.
Austin Macauley Publishers™ congratulates the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) for successfully organizing the event. We’re thankful to the Management of Sharjah International Book Fair for providing us with the platform to encourage reading and writing among the masses. Austin Macauley Publishers will be honored to participate again in the next year’s 38th edition of Sharjah International Book Fair 2019 with many more exciting activities and surprises from the literary world.