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Plan your visit

Save these below to help you prepare for your trip to the Manila International Book Fair 2022.

Schedule of Special Events

As of 07 September 2022

DAY 1
September 15

9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

Hall 2 Entrance
Eucharistic Celebration


10:00 A.M.

Hall 3 Entrance
Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies


11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.

Stage Area
Heal Yourself Out of Depression – The Unknown Stigma
Speaker: Satoshi Ikemura
Hosted by: IRH Press Co., Ltd.


1:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.

Stage Area
What Makes a Winning Book, Intellectual Property Rights 101
Speakers: Director Anthony John Balisi and Director Ryan A. Esteban
Hosted by: National Book Development Board (NBDB)

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 9

MGDLS 3 - "The Multi-Verse of Collection Management"

Speaker: Mr. Juan Martin R. Guasch

Hosted by: Philippine Association of Academic/Research Librarians, Inc. (PAARL)

 

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Harvest Moon Performance

Hosted by: Milflores Publishing, Inc.

 

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Komikon Presents: 20 Years of Beerkada and More

Hosted by: Komikon, Inc.

 

4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Poetry Reading

Hosted by: Everything’s Fine

 

5:30 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Stage Area

The National Book Development Board Creator Spotlight

Speakers: Ms. Mary Ann Ordinario (Author) and Ms. Beth Parrocha (Illustrator)

Hosted by: National Book Development Board (NBDB)

 

6:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Stage Area

The National Book Award Winner Spotlight: Tarantadong Kalbo

Hosted by: National Book Development Board (NBDB)

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DAY 2
September 16

8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Meeting Rooms 7 to 9

PEPCon 5

Educational Publishing: Recovering in the New Normal

Hosted by: Philippine Educational Publishers Association (PEPA)

 

10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 6

Plan. Lead. Advocate. Inspire. Librarians as the Influencer of Change 

Hosted by: Philippine Librarians Association, Inc. (PLAI) and Vibal Group

 

10:30 A.M. – 12:00 NN

Stage Area

Living with Christ: An Aide to Spiritual Formation

How to use Living with Christ as a Teacher, School Administrator, and Student in Your Daily School Life

Hosted by: Bayard Assumption Media Foundation, Inc.

 

1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Stage Area

A Celebration for Teachers

Hosted by: National Teachers’ Month 

 

5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Official Selection of the Philippine International Comics Festival (PICOF)

Hosted by: Komiket, Inc.

 

6:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Stage Area

Creator Spotlight

Hosted by: National Book Development Board (NBDB)

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DAY 3
September 17

10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Hall 1

4REUMEET & GREET 

Hosted by: Precious Pages Corp.

 

10:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 6

Summit Books Book Signing and Launch

Hosted by: Summit Publishing Company, Inc.

 

11:00 A.M. – 12:00 NN

Stage Area

Ugnayan ng Salita: Danas at Akda sa Panahon ng Pandemya

Speakers: Zeno Denolo, Chuckberry Pascual, UZ Eliserio, Eugene Evasco, Vijae Alquisola

Hosted by: University of the Philippines Press

 

12:15 P.M. – 1:15 P.M.

Stage Area

Wattpad x Spotify Launch

Hosted by: Wattpad

 

1:00 P.M. 

Halls 2 – 3

Parade

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

1:00 P.M. 

Booth Nos. 256 - 257

Lightsaber Training Academy Sessions

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

 

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 5

Highlights of the Preliminary Results of the NBDB Book Industry Road Map

Hosted by: Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP)

 

1:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 4

Book Launching

Hosted by: PSICOM Publishing, Inc.

 

1:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Stage Area

The Author Speaks: Doc. Ronnie Baticulon on his book, "Some Days You Can't Save Them All"

Speaker: Dr. Ronnie Baticulon, UP Press Best-selling Author

Hosted by: University of the Philippines Press

 

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 5

Book Talk on Harvest. Moon: Poems and Stories from the Edge of Climate Change

Speaker: Ms. Padma Perez 

Hosted by: Milflores Publishing, Inc.

2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 7
Stories from the North presents
Live Readout with Kristin Roskifte, author of Everybody Counts

Hosted by: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila
 

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 5

Book Launch on The You-Have-To-Go-Through-A-Lot-of-Crap-To-Get-To-Good-Ideas Book

Speaker: Mr. David Guerrero

Hosted by: Milflores Publishing, Inc.

 

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Storytelling

Hosted by: Vibal Group, Inc.

 

4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 7

Publishing Opportunities with Malaysian University Presses

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Roosfa Hashim and Dr. Yasmin Ooi Beng Houi

Hosted by: Malaysian Scholarly Publishing Council (MAPIM)

 

4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Stage Area

Book Launch of Blood of Shinobi 4 by Pol Medina, Jr.

Hosted by: Edushop

 

4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Meeting Room 5

Book Launch: Zsazsa Zaturnnah sa Kalakhang Maynila

Speaker: Mr. Carlo Vergara

Hosted by: 19th Avenida Publishing House

 

5:00 P.M.

Halls 2 – 3

Parade

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

 

5:00 P.M. 

Booth Nos. 256 - 257

Lightsaber Training Academy Sessions

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

 

5:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

Stage Area

Behind the Stories: Heart-to-Heart Conversations with Authors

Hosted by: Edushop

6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Meeting Room 4

Fundamentals of Human Rights Law Book Launch
Speaker: Atty. Francis Tom Temprosa
Hosted by: Central Book Supply, Inc.

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DAY 4
September 18

10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

Stage Area

Eucharistic Celebration

 

11:15 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

Stage Area

The Filipino Vegan Book Launch

Hosted by: Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

1:00 P.M.

Halls 2 – 3

Parade

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

 

1:00 P.M. 

Booth Nos. 256 – 257

Lightsaber Training Academy Sessions

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

 

1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Book Launch and Meet & Greet with the Bliss Books Authors

Speakers: R.C. Musni, Binibining Mia, JFStories, J.D. Ruiz, ChiXnita

Hosted by: Anvil Publishing, Inc.

 

3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Stage Area

Make Your Favorite Book Character Come to Life!

Hosted by: Abiva Publishing House, Inc.

 

4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Stage Area

Book Signing

Hosted by: Fastbooks Educational Supply Inc.

 

5:00 P.M. 

Booth Nos. 256 - 257

Lightsaber Training Academy Sessions

Hosted by: 501st Legion, Rebel Legion, FightSaber

6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Stage Area
Stories from the North presents
Live Readout with Håkon Øvreås, author of Brown

Hosted by: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila

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