Now on its 37th 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 best-selling novels, textbooks, graphic novels, religious publications, as well as stationery and school supplies.
More local and international publishers are joining this year’s MIBF, including Abiva Publishing House Inc., Accu-Map Inc., Adarna House Inc., Adbox Book Distributor, Airbooks Corp./Britannica online, Alexan Commercial, Alpha Stream Marketing, Anvil Publishing Inc., Asia Pacific Circulation Exponents Inc., Ateneo University Press, Banatay OCW Foundation Inc., Bayard Assumption Media Foundation, Belview Co. Inc., Book Trends Enterprises, Bookmark Inc., Bookware Publishing 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 Minds Books Center, Cunanan Map House, Data Science and Technology Corp., EDCA Publishing & Distributing Corp., and Edcrisch Eternational Inc;
Emerald Headway Distributor Inc., F & J de Jesus Inc., Far Easter 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, 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., INC Book Consolidators Inc., Ibon Foundation, Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing Inc., Instituto Cervantes, Jesuit Communications Foundation Inc., Lampara Publishing House Inc., Komisyon sa Wikang Pilipino, Learningway Enterprises, Lighthouse Inspirational Books & Gifts Inc., Linar Educational Materials Inc., Lyric Piano and Organ Corp., Meganon Comics Publishing House, Megatexts Philippines Inc., Megaviz Publishing Co., Merr-C Society of the Word Foundation, Mind Mover Publishing House Inc., Mindwerks Toy Shoppe and MSA Publishing House.
Also in the fair are National Book Store, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, Navigator Ministries Inc., New Century Books, New Day Publishers, OMF Literature, Paulines, 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., SVD Logos Publications Inc., The Ramakrishna Vedanta Society of the Philippines 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.
The MIBF will simultaneously host two exciting co-located events. Animé lovers and cosplayers should watch out for the much-awaited Best of Anime 2016 on Sept. 17-18. To be held Sept. 13-15 is the Philippine International Conference on Teacher Education.
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 Overseas Publishers Representatives’ Association of the Philippines.