Special Events

BEA continues to listen to customers and respond with what you want to succeed in today’s world of publishing. New in 2016…

  • BEA will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago for 2016
  • BEA is still mid-week and compact with three days for you to maximize your experience in an efficient time frame.
  • BEA will be introducing more networking events to help you connect with new business partners.
  • BookCon will continue to be adjacent to BEA and take place Saturday, May 14.

BEA Favorites That Will Return in 2016

  • Author Autographing and In-Booth Autographing—meet and greet with 600+ new, up-and-coming, and favorite authors. 2016 Autographing Schedule is coming soon.
  • Book & Author Breakfasts—an all-new lineup of authors for you to hear from and get a preview of what they have coming up next.
  • bea bloggers logoBEA Bloggers Conference—a jam-packed day of education, extreme networking, and the passion and fun that surrounds book blogging. BEA Bloggers will take place Wednesday, May 11.

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