Combined Book Exhibit - Who We Are

Watch our Video 2015-03-06 The Combined Book Exhibit is the book promotion and marketing company that help authors and publishers by displaying their books at library and publishing shows around the US and the world.

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Featured Articles
Bernice Crouse
Bernice CrouseExecutive Director Franklin County Library System Chambersburg, PA
I love “The Combined Book Exhibit” at PaLA conference! I have grown to count on it to learn about books by new authors and those that don’t show up in the review publications with starred status. On a limited budget, it really helps to see the real thing, ...
Talia Sherer
Talia ShererDirector of Library Marketing, Adult Trade Macmillan
The Combined Book Exhibit team is friendly, energetic, and extremely hard-working. Our books have never been in better hands!
Virginia Stanley
Virginia StanleyDirector Library Marketing HarperCollinsPublishers
Combined Book Exhibit has consistently provided the best exposure for our books at trade shows.
If we can’t attend a particular conference (or even if we can!) our books are well-represented by CBE.
Their exhibits are always impressive and attractive and their booth staff is knowledgeable, engaging and attentive to attendees.
We have ...
Marcia Lane Purcell
Marcia Lane PurcellRandom House, Inc. Vice President, Director, Library and Academic Marketing

Even through Random House, Inc. is very big, the staff of the Library Marketing Department is relatively small — and our show budget is not unlimited — so what to do about representation at those important state shows that we can’t attend in person?? Combined Book Exhibit to the rescue!

For ...

Dina Sherman
Dina ShermanSchool & Library Marketing Director Disney Book Group
Nothing can replace the experience of holding a book in your hand and looking through it at your own pace. It’s why we exhibit at conferences! When we can’t be at a conference in our own booth, Combined Book Exhibit allows us to display our books and get them into ...
Richard E
Richard EThompson Retired Director Wilmette Public Library Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Mr. Peter Birch The Combined Book Exhibit 277 White Street Buchanan, NY 10511 Dear Peter: I wanted to put into writing my comment to you at ALA this past summer. The Combined Book Exhibit was, for me and I am sure many others, still is one of the high points ...
Pamela A. Hatton
Pamela A. HattonGeneseo Middle/High School Librarian

Letter from a School Librarian –
Dear Mr. Malinowski:
Last week I attended the NYLA conference in Saratoga Springs, NY. From time to time over my career I have gone to these conferences. I have always found that one of the most valuable parts of the conference is the time that I ...

Susan Mess
Susan MessRe: Source Publications
“Good Program! You’ve definitely helped me sell books:
MaryAnn F. Kohl
MaryAnn F. KohlPresident Bright Ring Publishing, Inc.
“As a small publisher I thank my lucky stars for the exhibition service CBE provides. My personal representative keeps tabs on what is needed, and reminding me when I forget and advising me when I am too busy to read their fliers. Most important, my rep at CBE has always ...
Jim Milliot
Jim MilliotBusiness & Finance Editor Publisher’s Weekly
“An outstanding promotion, service, and value.”