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About Us

BookExpo America (BEA) is the #1 book and author event that offers the book industry access to new titles, authors, and education about the publishing industry. BEA is the best place to discover new titles and upcoming books and meet face to face with favorite and up and coming authors. It is a dynamic environment for networking, sourcing, and relationship building in the publishing industry in North America. BEA offers four event-packed days, 650 authors, hundreds of new titles, 1,000+ exhibitors, and four Author Stages, along with the Digital Discovery Zone (D2Z) brought to you by IDPF.

BEA combines the largest selection of English language titles on the planet and is the largest gathering of booksellers, librarians, book sellers, retailers, and industry professionals in North America, making it the #1 place to experience the latest technology trends, discover new titles, network with other industry professionals, and participate in a valuable educational program that will help you grow your business. View the list of 2014 BEA exhibitors here.

Executive Steering Committee

The BookExpo America (BEA) Executive Steering Committee consists of leading experts in publishing. This committee of experts is helping to ensure that the BEA event continues to evolve to keep pace with the industry.

Alison Lazarus
President Sales

Jaci Updike
Senior Vice President
Random House

Jack Jensen
Chronicle Books

Josh Marwell

Martha Otis
Senior Vice President
Hachette Book Group

Rick Joyce
Senior Vice President

Terry Nathan
Executive Director
Independent Book Publishers Group

Liz Perl
Senior Vice President
Simon & Schuster

Books & Publishing Events from Reed Exhibitions

  • Bieno do Livro
  • BEA
  • BEA
  • eBooks
  • Salon du Livre
  • LBF
  • TIBF