Learn why BookExpo America is the most popular trade show in the publishing industry.
BookExpo America (BEA) is the largest annual book trade show in the country. Held over four days, BEA plays host to publishers, authors, librarians, book retailers and other professionals in the book industry from all around the world. This year, the trade fair is being held in New York City’s Javits Center.
The top 4 reasons to attend BEA 2015:
1. There’s a wealth of opportunities to learn about emerging trends that are shaping the industry.
With seven content tracks, you have plenty of learning experiences to choose from. There are sessions for every kind of publishing professional. For instance, a publicist may be most interested in attending sessions in the Marketing & Engagement track, while an independent bookseller may be more interested in ABA Education sessions.
2. You’ll have insider access to the hottest titles coming out this summer and fall.
The show has its very own New Title Showcase on the exhibition floor that highlights new and upcoming books. Publishers — big and small — will also be promoting their predicted bestsellers in their own booths and exhibits. Walking the floors of BookExpo America is the best way for you to find the next big (book) hits across a variety of genres and formats.
3. There’s no better place to connect with other professionals in publishing.
BookExpo America has the largest show floor in North America with numerous exhibitors displaying their best titles. Over 600 authors will be featured on author stages, in autographing sessions and at special authors events. Plus, all attendees are professionals in publishing. There is simply no other place for you to network!
4. BEA is the number #1 book event in North America.
The Book Expo of America is the premier event to attend for industry updates, new title releases and networking. Publishers, authors and professionals in the book industry from all over the world gather at the Javits Center in NYC to talk about books. With over 1,000 exhibitors, BEA is the place to be to be for bibliophiles and publishing experts!
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