Vice President
Frankfurt Book Fair

Holger Volland is Vice President Conferences / Creative Industries of the Frankfurt Book Fair and part of the management team of Ausstellungs- und Messe GmbH. Holger Volland comes to the Book Fair from the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels, 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 industry within the economy, in particular in the areas of culture, education and politics.

From 2005 to 2009, Holger Volland ran the communications departments at Agentur MetaDesign as part of the management team. Holger Volland studied information science. Following stints as creative director of 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 director of the Berlin-based 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.