Holger Volland

About Me

Holger Volland works as a Vice President of the Frankfurt Book Fair and is member of the executive board. He is responsible for international business development, heads the book fair’s office in Beijing and the divisions for events and special sales.

He is co-founder of the digital creative and cultural fair THE ARTS+

Until 2010 he worked for the German Booksellers and Publishers Association, where he served as head of marketing and communications. His responsibilities included spearheading the association’s communications activities and strengthening the position of the book and media industry, in particular in the areas of culture, education and politics.

From 2005 to 2009, Holger Volland ran the communications departments at design agency MetaDesign as part of the management team. He studied information science. Following stints as creative director of digital pioneer Pixelpark in Berlin and New York and as a visiting lecturer in design at the Hochschule Wismar, Volland led the New Economy Business School of Scholz & Friends. As founder and managing communications agency Leipziger & Partner from 1999 to 2005, he worked with clients from the fields of politics, business and culture and organised large-scale cultural festivals in Germany and Argentina. Holger had his own radio show at Kiss FM Berlin and deejayed with House and Electro in Berlin and New York.

Holger is also a skilled and charming moderator of conferences, seminars and festivals.


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