Participation in international book fairs 2016-2019

Georgian National Book Center
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

Participating in international book fairs is intended for promoting Georgian books and authors abroad, connecting Georgian publishers with their foreign colleagues, Georgian National stands on different book fairs gives possibility Georgian Publishers to exhibit their authors, close negotiations, sell publishing rights of Georgian authors abroad and publish foreign literature in Georgia.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

During 2016-2019 years Georgia participated in different book fairs - Frankfurter Buchmesse, Leipziger Buchmesse, London Book Fair and Bologna Book Fair. Georgian publishers continue cooperation with foreign publishers. The main recent event was Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 Guest of Honour Georgia Project, in the framework of which, in the 2500sq.m. pavilion. Georgian modern and classic culture was exhibited. More than 200 000 guests visited the pavilion during 5 days.

Financial resources allocated to the policy/measure in USD: 

About USD 400 000 annually
About USD 2000 000 in 2018

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association
Private Sector
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture of Georgia
Public Sector
Georgian Innovations and Technology Association
Private Sector
National Tourism Administration of Georgia
Public Sector
Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia
Public Sector
Wine Agency of Georgia
Private Sector
National Museum of Georgia
Public Sector
National Museum of Georgia
Private Sector
Frankfurter Buchmesse
Private Sector
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

1. Francophonic countries are ready for Georgian authors.
2. It's necessary to work with these countries.
3. Up to 650 books translated in different languages.