About MVB

Technology and information provider MVB makes books visible. Major platforms, based on international metatdata standards, enable publishers and bookstores to promote their products successfully and efficiently in their home markets and abroad. Editorial and advertising formats as well as face-to-face networking give orientation in different book markets. In close cooperation with customers and market players from all areas of the book industry, the teams located in Frankfurt am Main, Mexico City, New York und São Paulo continuously work on innovative Infrastructure solutions for the book trade of the future.

From the minimalist and user-focused ISBN Shop to the massive, metadata driven books in print catalogue to closely followed German Book Prize – these are just a few of the marketing tools and solutions currently offered by MVB for the German-speaking market and beyond.

MVB is a subsidiary of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels – The German Publishers & Booksellers Association, which represents the book industry and lobbies the public and politicians on its behalf. Its members are publishing houses, book shops, intermediary book trade, second hand book shops and sales representatives. The association lobbies for better economic and politcal conditions regarding its members and campaigns for a greater appreciation of books.