How to apply

How to apply to the SIBF Matchmaking Programme

International publishing rights professionals who are interested in attending the SIBF Matchmaking Programme should apply online. To be eligible, applicants must have a catalogue of translation rights to buy or sell with an interest in doing business in the Arab market.

Step 1

New applicants need to create an account on Click on LOG-ON in top right corner and add your details.

If you have already created an account, then please skip to step 3 and login using your account details from last year.

Step 2

After you have registered you will need to wait until you receive a verification email from SIBF.

Step 3

Once you have received the verification email, you will then be able to log-in to your account on and apply for the SIBF Professional Programme via application form

In order to be considered for the SIBF Professional Programme, applicants must complete the application form online – as much information as possible should be given. Users may log out of their application and return to edit it at a later date; all changes will be saved.

Step 4

Applicants must complete and submit their application form online before the deadline, Thursday 30th June 2016.

Step 5

Once SIBF management has reviewed all the applications, applicants will be notified via email whether they have been successful or not.

Successful applicants will then be able schedule their one-to-one matchmaking appointments online.  Further information about individual schedules will be supplied to participants later.