The Reception Committee formation for the International Book fair and the International Festival of Books & Authors to be held in March 2018 was held 22 – 12-2017 at the Bharat Tourist Home, in Ernakulam. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Kadakampally Surendran, Minister for Co- Operation, Tourism and Devaswom in Government of Kerala and inaugurated by Mr. G Sudhakaran, Minister for Public Works in Government of Kerala.