Balance of the Madrid Book Fair: nearly 11 million turnover and 1,000,000 guests | EUROtoday

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The Madrid Book Fair attracted 1,061,000 guests and has generated a a enterprise quantity of greater than 10,800,000 euros, in accordance with the stability revealed by its organizers after 17 days of actions and gross sales within the Retiro Park. The turnover is similar to that of the 2023 version, when the Fair generated a enterprise of 11.2 million euros and better than that of 2022 (10 million). The Fair administration has highlighted that the 358 exhibitors have bought greater than 585,000 copies of some 245,000 completely different titles and has described the outcome as optimistic, even if the climate was in opposition to the booksellers: on two afternoons the cubicles needed to be closed for hours because of the activation of the orange alert by AEMET.

The inflow of public seems analyzed within the stability of the Fair: the best quantity of holiday makers was registered within the mornings of the three weekends. June 2 and 15 (Friday and Saturday, respectively) had been the busiest days on the El Retiro Paseo de Coches. There can be information on the origin of the guests. After the Community of Madrid, the provinces of Barcelona and Toledo had been those that contributed probably the most guests to the Fair. 15% of holiday makers are from outdoors Spain: The United States, the United Kingdom and Germany had been probably the most frequent origins. Visitors from month from 40 to (near 50%) and upper-middle earnings (70% of holiday makers). The distribution between women and men could be very equal.

The Fair's administration has additionally highlighted “the great welcomeby the public of the proposed cultural agenda”an agenda of 350 occasions attended 19.900 folks. The lifetime of the Fair has prolonged from its venue to different phases, such because the Casa de Vacas Theater and the Bertelsmann Space, and has included theatrical and musical exhibits in the evening of June 7when the cubicles closed at 11:30 p.m.

Regarding the preferences of the readers, the youth cleaning soap opera It prevailed over different genres as probably the most in demand, in accordance with nearly all of the final bookstores consulted which have participated on this version as exhibitors.


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