Registration for BookExpo


Discover. Engage. Learn.

BookExpo is evolving to lead the global publishing industry to its consumer driven future and celebrate storytelling in all its forms. It’s the place where industry, authors and readers converge to define the new publishing universe.

BookExpo provides a focused professional environment to discover emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, engage with the world’s most influential publishers and learn from industry leaders and peers.

Register today to embrace the future of publishing with us in New York City on May 30 – June 1, 2018.

BookExpo 2018 Show Hours:

Show Floor:

Wednesday, May 30* 9:00am-6:00pm

*Remainders Pavilion, Premium B2B Exhibitors and International Rights Center

Thursday, May 31 9:00am-6:00pm

Friday, June 1 9:00am-5:00pm


Wednesday, May 30 9:00am-6:00pm

Thursday, May 31 9:00am-6:00pm

Friday, June 1 9:00am-5:00pm

Categories Single Day Pre-Show Price through 5/11 3-Day Pre-Show Price through 5/11 Single Day Onsite Price (Starting 5/12) 3-Day Day Onsite Price (Starting 5/12)
Bookstore (non-ABA) $100 $150 $150 $225
Distributor $100 $150 $150 $225
Librarian $100 $150 $150 $225
Licensing $100 $150 $150 $225
School & Education $100 $150 $150 $225
Wholesaler $100 $150 $150 $225
Literary Agents $100 $150 $150 $225
Non-Profits $100 $150 $150 $225
Film & TV $100 $150 $150 $225
Retailer $100 $150 $150 $225
Specialty Retailer $100 $150 $150 $225
App Development  $100 $150 $150 $225
Publisher Staff $100 $150 $150 $225
Back Office $100 $150 $150 $225
Book Club Leaders $100 $150 $150 $225
Categories Single Day Pre-Show Price through 5/11 3-Day Pre-Show Price through 5/11 Single Day Onsite Price (Starting 5/12) 3-Day Day Onsite Price (Starting 5/12)
Authors* $200 $250 $300 $400
Bloggers* $200 $250 $300 $400
Consultants & Agencies* $200 $250 $300 $400
Digital Service Providers* $200 $250 $300 $400
Manufacturers* $200 $250 $300 $400
Non-Editorial Media* $200 $250 $300 $400
Packagers* $200 $250 $300 $400

Register Now for BookExpo 2018

  • *Applications for these categories will close on May 19 at 11:59 PM EDT. Your application will be reviewed within 21 business days. If your application is approved, you will be prompted by email to complete your Registration. There will be no onsite application process for these categories.
  • Please note: Pre-show prices above do not include state and local taxes. Taxes will be added to your Registration purchase during checkout.
  • BookExpo will verify your category and we will reach out with any questions.

ABA Members

BookExpo welcomes all ABA booksellers and is happy to offer special ABA members-only privileges including a free Badge. Find out more information on about your ABA BookExpo Badge and Experience.

BookExpo Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferrable, non-upgradeable and non-resellable.

Reader Pass and Avid Reader Pass

The BookExpo Reader Pass and Avid Reader Pass gives you a premium Autographing experience by bringing you face-to-face with your favorite author without waiting in line!

To support the Book Industry Foundation, you can purchase either the Reader Pass or the Avid Reader Pass.

And Now a Word From Our Legal Team...

Tickets and/or badges (“Badges”) for the event (“Event”) are non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be reproduced, resold or upgraded. The unauthorized resale or attempted resale of the Badge is prohibited and will constitute a forfeiture of the Badge without compensation. Each Badge must be used by the same person (the “Attendee”) for each day of the Event. The Event’s operating hours, schedules, guests and speakers are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Each Badge is a revocable license to attend the Event. All panels, autographing, photo ops, special events, show features and performances are subject to availability and access is not guaranteed and/or may require an additional fee. ReedPOP is not responsible for lost or stolen Badges. The Attendee acknowledges there are hazards and risks of physical injury or illness to Attendees of the Event and that not all such hazards or risks can be fully eliminated. By accepting this Badge and attending the Event, the Attendee freely and voluntarily agrees to assume the full risk of bodily injury or property damage, regardless of severity, or death that Attendee may sustain as a result of attending the Event, whether or not caused by the negligence or gross negligence of ReedPOP.


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