bookcon & bookexpo 2018

highlights

Thank you for taking part in America’s largest book event! Touted as the most influential gathering of book industry professionals, BookExpo America and BookCon 2018 were attended by authors, booksellers, distributors, librarians, literary agents, publishers, editors, media, and book lovers from around the globe. We at Stonewall Press would like to thank all the authors and bibliophiles who participated and dropped by our booths. It was a huge success! We hope you enjoyed the experience. It was great meeting you all. See you again next year!

2018

bookEXPO

EVENT RECAP

NEW & INNOVATIVE CONTENTS

GRAND OPENING KEYNOTE WITH LEN RIGGIO

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY PANEL

LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE

AN EVENING WITH BERNIE SANDERS

EDITORS’ HOURS

PUBLICIST MEET UPS

  • 7,732 TOTAL EVENT ATTENDEES 54% FIRST TIME ATTENDEES
  • BOOKSTORE ATTENDANCE INCREASED BY 8%
  • OF THE 1,300 LIBRARIANS, 33% WERE FIRST TIME ATTENDEES
  • 1,073 BOOKSELLERS & RETAILERS 34% WERE FIRST TIME ATTENDEES
  • 473 EXHIBITORS
  • OVER 33,000 FACEBOOK FANS
  • 75 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED
  • 215 AUTHOR SIGNING SESSIONS
  • 134 CONFERENCE SESSIONS WITH 718 PRESENTERS
  • OVER 1.5 BILLION MEDIA IMPRESSIONS WITH THE HELP OF 1,200+ MEMBERS OF THE PRESS

EVENT RECAP

50+ ALL STAR AUTHORS

ANGIE THOMAS

BILL CLINTON

CASSANDRA CLAIRE

JEFF KINNEY

TOMMY ORANGE

AND MORE!

  • 20,000+ EXCITED FANS
  • 324 EXHIBITORS
  • 4 SOLD OUT BOOKCON WRITING WORKSHOPS
  • 75,000+ FOLLOWERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA
  • 5,600+ BOOKS SOLD IN AUTOGRAPHING
  • OVER 1 BILLION MEDIA IMPRESSIONS WITH THE HELP OF 860+ MEMBERS OF THE PRESS
  • 1.5 MILLION WEEKLY IMPRESSIONS ON SOCIAL MEDIA