BEA (Book Expo America) will be held Saturday, May 21, 2011 – Thursday, May 26, 2011 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York. The annual Who’s Who Literary event kicks off Saturday with a DIY Authors Conference and Marketplace.
New at BEA this year, expanded days, all exhibits on one floor, IDPF Digital Zone, Big Ideas at BEA Conference, and ABA Day of Education.
BEA announced on 12/16/10 that Italy will e the focus of attention and Guest of Honor at the show’s highly successful Global Market Forum.
BookExpo America (BEA) is the premier trade event for the North American publishing industry. See and learn exactly what you need to survive today's changing industry and challenging economy. Meet 500+ authors and discover hundreds of new titles on a Show floor bristling with 2,000 exhibitors and featuring the NEW Downtown Stage and Uptown Stage and the ever popular BEA Autographing Area. Learn the trends during 60+ focused sessions at the NEW “Big Ideas at BEA” Conference and this year's Global Market Forum: Books & Publishing in the Arab World. Experience the buzz of the book business at dynamic Special Events. Conduct rights business at the largest North American International Rights Center. Enjoy NEW Show floor amenities such as more seating and places to eat. All of this, plus all of New York City—the publishing capital of the world and where BEA will be held until 2012.
For more information please visit the BEA Website.