What’s New at BookExpo

Content is being consumed in more dynamic ways than ever before and new methods must be used to engage readers. BookExpo is evolving to lead the global publishing industry to its consumer driven future and celebrate storytelling in all its forms. With the new focus of BookExpo, we’ve made some changes to ensure that BookExpo is the place where industry, authors and readers converge to define the new publishing universe.

Wednesday Now Features Some Of BookExpo’s Favorite Conference Programs

BookExpo’s conference is built on innovative program formats and networking activities that create interaction between all key segments of the book industry and showcase marquee Authors and emerging literary stars. Wednesday at BookExpo is a full day of Conference programming focused on discovering emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, engaging with the world’s most influential publishers and learning from industry leaders and peers. For the most up to date schedule, download the Official BookExpo App. New Format For Author Breakfasts! More Authors And More Conversation This year’s breakfasts will feature an updated, more interactive format that will showcase more authors than ever before, giving the audience a unique experience to hear the speakers engage with one another and field questions from the audience. Thursday’s Adult Book & Author Breakfast will be followed by the highly-anticipated Children’s Book & Author Breakfast on Friday morning.

International Rights Center

The International Rights Center is now on the Show Floor. Rights activity happens throughout BookExpo – in the International Rights Center (IRC), in meeting rooms and on the Show Floor. The International Rights Center is a key area of the show where a wide range of literary agents are based. The IRC is predominantly used by agents to sell rights to books for authors they already represent. Most rights meetings are by appointment only. The IRC is in the back of Show Floor between the 200 – 500 aisles.

New Title Showcase Is On The Show Floor

The New Title Showcase organized with Combined Book Exhibit is now located on the Show Floor in Booth 1657. The New Title Showcase is the place to check out new print or ebook titles. Reedpop Supply Co. – The Official Show Store Get your Official BookExpo & BookCon merchandise at the ReedPOP Supply Co. Official Show Store. The store is stocked full of the latest exclusive items and goods from across the galaxy. Check out the ReedPOP Supply Co. Store in Booth 2939.

Introducing the Author Market Stage

The UPubU Stage is now the Author Market Stage and is the destination on the BookExpo Show Floor where self-published authors come together with the companies who have the solutions to their publishing needs. Complete with author tables, industry booths and a stage for education presentations, this is the hub for self-publishing at BookExpo. The Author Market Stage is in Booth 1465. For the most up to date schedule, download the Official BookExpo App.

Downtown Stage

Showcasing the industry’s most dynamic and influential authors, the Downtown Stage at BookCon will host panels will discuss topics as important and diverse as politics, entertainment and social awareness. The Downtown Stage is located in Booth 2039. For the most up to date schedule, download the Official BookExpo App.


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