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BookExpo 2020

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BookExpo 2020 will be held May 27 to 29 at Javits Center in New York City.   

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Booksellers have many opportunities to meet authors, collect signed books, discover non-book items, network with editors and publicists, and explore new and upcoming titles at this year’s event.

The trade show floor will be open on Thursday, May 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday, May 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This year, ABA is bringing back a number of popular programs, including:

  • Meet the Editor (registration to open late March)
  • Publicists Speed Dating (registration to open late March)
  • ABC/CBC Children’s Book Art Silent Auction
  • Editors Speed Dating (registration to open late February)

Watch BTW for updates on ABA programming and check out the at-a-glance calendar for 2019 ABA and BookExpo Programming for Booksellers.


Questions about ABA programming at BookExpo can be addressed to info@bookweb.org.

Questions about BookExpo registration or programming can be addressed to BookExpo Buyer Relations Manager Julia Garreaud.

BookExpo 2019


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