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BookExpo, held May 31 – June 2, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City, is the #1 book and author event in the industry. At BookExpo you will discover new titles, meet up and coming Authors, attend Panel Sessions and network at North America’s largest gathering of book industry Professionals.

Registration for BookExpo 2017 will open in the Fall of 2016. Please complete this form to be alerted when Registration opens.

BookExpo 2016 will take place Wednesday, May 11 – Friday, May 13 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Register Today for the #1 book and author event—your BookExpo badge includes access to BookExpo exhibits and BookExpo Content & Digital Conference sessions. Consider adding on Special Events tickets and Concurrent Event passes. There's so much to do at BookExpo—make sure you take advantage by signing up for all the extras during online registration!

BookExpo pricing is based on what badge category you fall into. View 2016 BookExpo Pricing.

BookExpo is the #1 book and author event and the best place to discover new titles, meet authors, and learn about trends shaping publishing. BookExpo gives you access to:

  • The largest show floor in North America with exhibitors displaying their upcoming titles—in all formats and every genre, from across the country and around the world.
  • Hundreds of the latest books, advanced read copies, and galleys that will be buzzing for the summer and fall seasons.
  • Special author events, author stages, and autographing sessions featuring 600+ authors. There’s no better place to meet your favorite author or find the next big author.
  • BookExpo Content & Digital Conference featuring fresh sessions where you’ll learn about the latest book trends, developments, and technologies affecting the publishing industry.
  • Digital Discovery Zone (D2Z) brought to you by IDPF—get a closer look at content, devices, applications, and technology by visiting this exhibit area on the show floor filled with leading digital service providers.

Plus, gain even more insights with these other conferences taking place during BookExpo (Note: these conferences require an additional pass that you can purchase during online registration):

Check out our Top 6 First Timers Tips to help get started planning for BookExpo.

If you are wishing to be an international attendee and are in need of an official Letter of Invitation, you will be prompted to request one during the registration process. For any questions, please contact us toll free at 800-840-5614 or international at 203-840-5614.

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