Registration for BookExpo

The Business of Book Culture

BookExpo is trusted to lead the global publishing industry to its progressive 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 handcrafted for emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, driving human engagement with the world’s most influential publishers and education from industry leaders and peers.

See what comes with your BookExpo badge based on your registration category:

ABA Bookseller Members

Price: FREE
$450 value

Receive complimentary admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Use of private ABA Bookseller Members lounge with the following amenities
    • Galley Room
    • Meeting Space
    • Light Catering
    • Special Author Meet & Greets
  • Exclusive & Tailored Programming including:
    • Opportunity to sign up for ABA Publicist Speed Dating, Meet the Editors and Editors Speed Dating
    • NEW Exclusive Happy Hour Signing
    • NEW BookExpo Choice Stage where top publishers present their hottest upcoming titles
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Booksellers (Non ABA Members)

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $125 $75
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Exclusive & Tailored Programming including:
    • Author and Editor Panels and Discussions
    • NEW Cocktail Hours with Authors
    • Priority seating at NEW BookExpo Choice Stage where top publishers present their hottest upcoming titles
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Librarians

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $125 $75
$450 value

  • Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Use of private lounge sponsored by Publishers Weekly with the following amenities:
  • Light Catering
  • Special Author Meet & Greets
  • Meeting Space
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books
  • Networking with fellow librarians, booksellers and publishers to learn how to better serve your communities

Register Now

App Developer

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $300 $250
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Discover how to better service the demand of the industry to improve your app functionality
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free directory listing of BookExpo exhibitors in our printed program guide to broaden your clientele
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Author

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $300 $250
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Gain book publicity and find marketing services
  • Discoverability for your book(s) to trade and consumer audiences
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Book Club Leader

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $175 $125
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Network with publishers to discover the highly anticipated, up-and-coming authors and reads for your book club
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Media

Price: Free
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Use of private Press Lounge with direct access to the BookExpo PR team for unlimited media opportunities
  • Discoverability for your platform to trade and consumer audiences
  • Opportunities to discover highly anticipated, up-and-coming authors and reads before they hit the shelves
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Click here to apply for a media badge

Blogger/Non-Editorial Media

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $300 $250
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Gain book publicity and find marketing services
  • Discoverability for your platform to trade and consumer audiences
  • Opportunities to discover highly anticipated, up-and-coming authors and reads before they hit the shelves
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Distributor/Digital Service Provider

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $450 $350

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Gain book publicity and find marketing services
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free directory listing of BookExpo exhibitors in our printed program guide to broaden your clientele
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Educator

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $125 $75
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Become the conduit and reference point for you students and the hottest titles students will be talking about
  • Ignite a passion for reading and pick up the newly released ARC’s sure to foster the adventure of reading
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Literary Agent

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $175 $125
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Undiscovered and talented authors await you on the show floor at New Title Showcase
  • Discover new trends within genres and the authors sure to shape future bestseller lists
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books
  • Looking to bring hot new international titles into the US market? Your BookExpo registration also gives you access to the New York Rights Fair Exhibit Hall on the main BookExpo Show Floor

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Licensing

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $175 $125
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Undiscovered and talented authors await you on the show floor at New Title Showcase
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books
  • Looking to bring hot new international titles into the US market, maximize your client roster and add New York Rights Fair to your cart for just $100

Register Now

Manufacturer

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $450 $350

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Build opportunity and expand your client lists with direct connections to decision makers from book production to bookstores
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free directory listing of BookExpo exhibitors in our printed program guide to broaden your clientele
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Non-Profit Association

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $300 $250
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Boost your association’s mailing lists and convert them into new members
  • Discoverability for your association’s resources to trade and consumer audiences
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Publishing Staff/Professionals

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $450 $350

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Gain valuable insight to new genre trends and creative solutions
  • Directly connect with buyers and key decision makers
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Publishing Consultant & Publishing Agency

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $450 $350

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Expand your client list and pick up a steady stream of new business
  • Direct access to a targeted book publishing audience including key executives and decision makers
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Retailer

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $125 $75
$450 value

Independent, Chain/Mass and Museum Store Retailers receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and the Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Become the conduit and reference point for the hottest titles readers will be talking about
  • Ignite a passion for reading and pick up the newly released ARC’s sure to foster the adventure of reading
  • NEW! Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Gain book publicity and find marketing services
  • Discoverability for your book(s) to trade and consumer audiences
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now

Film & TV

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $175 $125
$450 value

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Score the rights to tomorrow’s bestsellers before the rest of the industry
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their book

Register Now

Wholesaler

Get Early Bird Pricing When You Register By April 28!

Price: $450 $350

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Become the conduit and reference point for the hottest titles retailers will be talking about
  • NEW! Access to UnBound for all three days, an adjacent show and new exhibit floor dedicated to the best and most unique non-book items to grow your business
  • Gain book publicity and find marketing services
  • Discoverability for your book(s) to trade and consumer audiences
  • Access to distribution, publishers and service providers
  • Tailored Programming and Author interactions
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Free printed map to help you find your way around
  • Free Recommendations to help you discover what’s new, tailored to your specific interests
  • Networking with fellow industry leaders to share ideas and best practices
  • Meet with people within the Publishing houses to help you learn how to best work with them to sell more of their books

Register Now


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New York Rights Fair

New York Rights Fair 2020, the international adult and children's content and licensing marketplace will run concurrently with Book Expo, making the two fairs the biggest and most important U.S. publishing event of the year. Together, these two shows impact every part of the book business, in every corner of the globe. Publishers, rights professionals, agents, scouts, film producers, acquisitions editors and other attendees will discuss rights sales and the distribution of content across all formats, including print, audio, film and television.

The New York Rights Fair Exhibit Hall is included with your BookExpo registration and your BookExpo badge will give you access during the show. The New York Rights Fair Exhibit Hall is located on the BookExpo Show Floor.

BookExpo + New York Rights Fair

Price: New York Rights Fair Exhibit Hall is included in your BookExpo registration!

Receive admission with full access to Education & Panels all three days and Exhibit Floor Thursday and Friday.

What else is included:

  • Visit the Global Rights Showcase and Agent tables in the Rights Center
  • Access to mobile app to help you plan your schedule
  • Free printed guide to help you get the most out of your BookExpo
  • Source print and digital content
  • Networking with Agents, Publishers, Rights Managers, Licensees, Scouts, Film Production Houses, IP Companies, Content Professionals and more

Register Now

Please note: Pre-show prices do not include state and local taxes. Taxes will be added to your Registration purchase during checkout.

And Now a Word From Our Legal Team...

The unauthorized resale of a Badge, attempted resale of a Badge, or unauthorized transfer of a Badge to a third-party are strictly prohibited and will constitute a forfeiture of the Badge without compensation. Each Badge may only be used by the same Holder for each day of BookExpo. BookExpo’s operating hours, schedules, vendors and speakers are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Each Badge is a revocable license to attend BookExpo.

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