BookExpo America 2012 – Recap

BookExpo America (BEA) 2012 took place June 5-7 at the Javits Center in New York City. BEA is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States. The event features major publishers from the US and abroad. Attendees are typically authors, librarians, and book purchasers. This year’s event featured several new events, including Digital Networking Cocktail Hours, streaming of favorite BEA events, and a refreshed BEA Education Program. A few highlights from the event this year included the following:

If you missed BEA 2012 (or just really loved the event), you can stream live events by clicking this link or visiting Next year’s event will be held June 4-6, 2013 at the Javitz Center in NYC. For more information, please visit

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