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ILAB - Congresses and International Antiquarian Book Fairs

An International Family

Amsterdam, Copenhagen, London, Vienna, Tokyo, Munich, New York, Madrid, Los Angeles, Montréal, Melbourne, Paris ... Bologna. Meet the World’s Best Booksellers at the ILAB Congresses and International Antiquarian Book Fairs!

ILAB Congresses and Book Fairs are held every two years in another country. They are cultural and social events that lead the booksellers to the capitals of the world, where they are shown the treasures of book printing and arts, and where they have the possibility of networking in a relaxed atmosphere with a worldwide background.

After Bologna in 2010 and Switzerland in 2012 booksellers and bibiophiles met in Paris in April 2014 to celebrate 100 years of SLAM at the 41st ILAB Congress and International Antiquarian Book Fair.


2016 - Budapest: 42nd ILAB Congress and 26th International Antiquarian Book Fair

2017 - Copenhagen: Presidents' Meeting

ILAB at Work

The presidents of the 22 national associations affiliated to the League meet once a year at the General Meeting, each year in a different country. The General Meeting (or Presidents' Meeting) is the supreme governing body of the League. The ILAB Committee meets at least twice a year. Its task is to manage the affairs of the League and to put into practice the decisions taken at the General Meeting.

Next Presidents' Meeting - September 2017 in Copenhagen (Denmark)