Publishers Bookfair

Bringing together publishers and editors with authors and readers.

Buying books at the IMC 2017 Bookfair

Medieval Craft Fair and Second-Hand & Antiquarian Bookfair

Promote your historically-inspired designs, rare and second-hand books to medievalists.

Handmade books at the IMC 2018 Medieval Craft Fair

Advertising & Sponsorship

Promote your brand to a large, knowledgeable audience.

Delegates wearing sponsored lanyards at the IMC 2018 Bookfair

Exhibiting and Advertising at the IMC

The 30th International Medieval Congress will take place from 3-6 July 2023 at the Unversity of Leeds. 

Details of opportunities for exhbitors, advertiser and sponsors will be available in Autumn 2022. In the meantime, information from IMC 2022 is provided for reference below.

To register your interest, or for further details, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk.

The 29th IMC took place froon 4-7 July 2022 and saw the return of Congress to the University of Leeds campus, whilst retaining an option for virtual attendance for those unable to travel.

The IMC 2022 Programme featured medievalists from over 59 countries, with over 1,800 individual papers and 600 academic sessions and a range of concerts, performances, round tables, excursions, and associated events.

The IMC offers a unique opportunity for publishers, booksellers, and other organisations to market to this specialist audience, both at the event itself, through its established and popular Bookfair and receptions, and through the IMC 2022 virtual event platform, mobile app, programme, and registration packs. In 2019, over 2,800 medievalists from all over the world attended the event. In 2020 and 2021, IMC was run as an online event attracting over 2,000 attendees.

Bookings for IMC 2023 are now closed, to be kept informed about opportunities at IMC 2023, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk to join our mailing list.

IMC Bookfair

2022 sees the return of the International Medieval Congress Bookfair to the iconic Parkinson Building at the University of Leeds.

View information about the options available for IMC Bookfair exhibitors [PDF]
You can read the IMC 2022 Advertising and Exhibitions Terms and Conditions here [PDF].

Bookings are now closed, to be kept informed about opportunities at IMC 2023, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk to join our mailing list.

IMC Virtual Bookfair

Publishers can boost their profile with a detailed ‘virtual booth’ on the IMC online event platform, allowing them to share sample chapters, promotional materials, videos and information, as well as enabling them to connect directly and set up meetings with delegates. Also available as a online-only option.

View information about the options available online for IMC Bookfair exhibitors and advertisers [PDF].
You can read the IMC 2022 Advertising and Exhibitions Terms and Conditions here [PDF].

Bookings are now closed, to be kept informed about opportunities at IMC 2023, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk to join our mailing list.

Sponsorships and Advertising

Advertising with the IMC offers access to a large specialist audience, through the IMC programme book or inserts in IMC registration packs. We also offer bespoke sponsorship opportunities to promote your brand to our delegates.

View information about the advertising and sponsorship options available for IMC 2022 [PDF].
You can read the IMC 2022 Advertising and Exhibitions Terms and Conditions here [PDF].

Bookings are now closed, to be kept informed about opportunities at IMC 2023, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk to join our mailing list.

Medieval Craft Fair and Making Leeds Medieval

The IMC Medieval Craft Fair is a highlight for delegates at the International Medieval Congress. It is attended by a wide variety of medieval craftspeople and is a great way to promote your historically-inspired designs, rare and second-hand books to our international community of medievalists.

The Medieval Craft Fair will take place as an outdoor market on University Square and the precinct outside Leeds University Union and the Refectory. On Thursday 7 July, traders will be joined by further displays and demonstrations for ‘Making Leeds Medieval’.

View Craft Fair and Making Leeds Medieval Information here [PDF].
View IMC 2022 Medieval Craft Fair and Making Leeds Medieval Terms and Conditions here [PDF}.

Bookings are now closed, to be kept informed about opportunities at IMC 2023, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk to join our mailing list.

Second-hand and Antiquarian Book Fair

The Second Hand & Antiquarian Bookfair will take place in the Esther Simson Building Foyer on Monday 04 July and Tuesday 05 July 2022. This stunning new building will host all keynote lectures during IMC 2022 and houses 11 session rooms, the foyer Cafe, and a delegate tea and coffee service which will be open throughout Congress bringing a high level of footfall through this key Congress location.

View Second hand and Antiquarian Bookfair information here [PDF].
View IMC 2022 Second hand and Antiquarian Bookfair Terms and Conditions here [PDF].

Bookings are now closed, to be kept informed about opportunities at IMC 2023, please email imc@leeds.ac.uk to join our mailing list.

If you have any queries regarding exhibition opportunities at IMC 2023, please contact imc@leeds.ac.uk.