1) Date & Venue
International Book Fair 2018 will be held from 27 April – 6 May at PWTC. KLIBF 2018 is the 37th International Book Fair.
2) Operation Hours
It is a 10 days event from 10.00am until 7.00pm (Monday – Thursday), meanwhile 10.00am until 9.00pm (Friday – Sunday & Public Holidays).
Hentian Putra parking lot is temporarily closed for construction work. However, you may park your car at lower ground car park PWTC (waze:) car park at Dewan Tun Razak 2 (waze) and Sunway Putra (waze) car park.
4) Public Transport
In order to avoid traffic congestion, you are advised to use public transport to PWTC.
STAR LRT line: Stop at PWTC station. The LRT station’s bridge and PWTC is within walking distance.
Putra Line: Stop at Masjid Jamek Station. Then change line to STAR LRT heading to PWTC Station.
Komuter Line: Stop at the PUTRA station. The PUTRA station and PWTC is within walking distance.
KL Monorail Line: Stop at Titiwangsa station. Then change line to STAR LRT heading to PWTC Station.
Grab/Uber: Straight to PWTC.
Taxi: Taxi station is located in front of Seri Pacific Hotel.
5) Volunteers (Book Ambassador)
The volunteers are known as Book Ambassadors. They can be spotted wearing t-shirt and ‘Book Ambassador’ tag. When help is needed, you may refer to Book Ambassador who will be at each level of the exhibition hall. Book Ambassador was initiated 11 years ago in 2007, to fascinate the book fair. Among roles of Book Ambassador are:
Safety and medical officers will be at PWTC throughout the event. You may lodge report on any problems to the police officer on-duty at the registration counter, whereas the medical officer will be at the medical room at level 3 throughout the 10 days event.
7) School Registration
For teachers that organising school trip to the book fair, they may direct to the registration counter located near the main stage to register their school and to receive a certificate from the National Book Council of Malaysia.
8) Stage Activities
There are two stage activities available this year;
Throughout the 10 days, the main stage and R&B area will be filled with exciting activities and slots. You may check the event schedule on the website or in the information board near the main stage.
9) Exhibition Room
This year, the entire exhibition hall and exhibition rooms (from level 2 to level 4) have been allocated to accommodate 750 booths.
10) ATM facilities
There is a Maybank ATM and Bank Rakyat ATM facilities located at the PUTRA foyer near to Poslaju Office. CIMB Bank branch is also located on the same floor.
11) Friday Payers
Friday prayers will take place at Surau PWTC located at Level 3. You can use special passage to the surau which is located next to CIMB Bank.
12) B.AC.A. World
BACA World (Buzz. Apps. Content. Access) is a digital lifestyle showcase which is fully managed by MABOPA. The 3 days (27-29 April) exhibition will be held at Dewan Merdeka, PWTC.
13) KLTCC event
The Kuala Lumpur Copyright Trade Centre Exhibition (KLTCC) is the publishers’ networking event to trade the copyright of publications which attracts participations mostly from Southeast Asia, China and the Middle East. The exhibition will also take place at the PWTC during the book fair.
14) Food and Beverage (F&B)
There are four (4) dining venues options during the book fair;
15) Tips for visitors