Mark your calendars: MIBF 2016

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The Manila International Book Fair, the country’s biggest and longest running book fair,  is just one month away, from Sept. 14-18 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.


Now on its 37 th year, the MIBF is the country’s biggest and longest-running book fair with 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 also remains to be the most prestigious venue for book launches, signings, contests, dialogues with readers, and other literary events, as well as a venue for  the exchange of ideas amongst players in the publishing and academic industry.

Here’s the official list of exhibitors:

Abiva Publishing House, Inc.
Accu-Map, Inc. (formerly Asiatype
Distribution, Inc.)
Adarna House, Inc.
Adbox Book Distributors
Airbooks Corporation
Alexan Commercial
Alpha Stream Marketing
Anvil Publishing, Inc.
Asia/Pacific Circulation Exponents, Inc.
Ateneo University Press
Bantay OCW Foundation, Inc.
Bayard Assumption Media Foundation
Belview Co., Inc.
Book Trends Enterprises
Bookmark, Inc.
Bookware Publishng Corp.
Brilliant Creations Publishing, Inc.
C & E Publishing, Inc.
Catholic Book Center
CD Books International, Inc.
Cengage Learning
Central Book Supply, Inc.
Christian Growth Ministries, Inc.
Christian Literature Crusade
Church Strengthening Ministry, Inc.
Claretian Communications Foundation, Inc.
Cosmos Bazar/Pilot Pen
Creative Mind Books Center
Cunanan Map House
Data Science and Technology Corp.
EDCA Publishing & Distributing Corp.
Edcrisch International, Inc.
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.
Gentle Star Trading Corp.
Global International Education
Link Enterprises Col.
Golden Books Services, Inc.
Goodwill Bookstore
Great Books Trading
Grolier International – Cyclophil Educational Promotion, Inc.
Gunnar Lie & Associates Ltd
Heartshaper/Lighthouse Educational Corp.
High Access Line Phils. Corp.
IBC Book Consolidators, Inc.
IBON Foundation
Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing, Inc.
Jesuit Communications Foundation, Inc.
Lampara Publishing House, Inc.
Learningway Enterprises
Lighthouse Inspirational Books
& Gifts, Inc./Lighthouse Bookstore
Linar Educational Materials, Inc.
Lyric Piano & Organ Corp.
Meganon Comics Publishing House
Megatexts Phil., Inc.
Mind Mover Publishing House, Inc.
Mindwerks Toy Shoppe
MSA Publishing House
National Book Store, Inc.
National Historical Commission of the Philippines
Navigator Ministries, Inc.
New Century Books
New Day Publishers
OMF Literature
Philippine Bible Society
Philippine Christian Book Store
Phoenix Educational Systems, Inc.
Precious Pages Corp.
PSICOM Publishing Inc.
Reader’s Knowledge Bookstore
Rex Book Store, Inc.
Shepherd House Publishers, Inc.
Shepherd’s Voice Publications, Inc.
Sinag-Tala Publishers
Sketch Books, Inc. (Fully Booked)
St Pauls
Summit Publishing Co., Inc.
SVD Logos Publications, Inc.
The Ramakrishna Vedanta Society
of the Phils., Inc.
Touchlife Global Foundation, Inc.
Tradewinds Books
University of Santo Tomas Publishing House
University of the Philippines Press
Vibal Group
Wiseman’s Books Trading, Inc.
Word & Life Publications
WS Pacific Publications, Inc.

Students can avail of books at lower-than bookstore prices, while teachers and school administrators can compare offerings from various exhibitors and get the best prices for bulk purchases.

Youngsters can look forward to story-telling sessions, puppet shows, reading-related contests, robotic demonstrations, a parade of exhibitors’ mascots and cosplayers of their favorite book characters.  Classes can also enlist in special seminars and workshops available round the clock at the Manila International Book Fair, while the young and old alike can enjoy mini-concerts or meet-and-greet sessions with well-known and up-and-coming authors and illustrators.

The MIBF will also simultaneously host two exciting co-located events. Anime lovers and cosplayers should watch out for the much-awaited Best of Anime 2016 on September 17-18. Meanwhile, set to equip and inspire teachers and educators is the Philippine International Conference on Teacher Education (PICTE) on September 13-15.

The 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’ Association of the Philippines.

For details, call 896-0661 or 896-0682, e-mail, or follow @ManilaBookFair on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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