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CBE offers many opportunities to promote your book at leading book fairs in the U.S. and overseas, to gain the attention of buyers, distributors, retailers, wholesalers, publishers, librarians and countless other publishing professionals.

These international book fairs provide a valuable marketing tool to expose your work to thousands of publishing professionals worldwide. With all the options of book fairs, you can pick and choose the ones whose theme and audience connects with your book.

Without a doubt, these book fairs are an active meeting point for top publishers, the leading distributors, and literary agents, who scout for work they want to represent, helping you to gain valuable traction for your book.

Combined Book Exhibit provides various marketing resources to promote your book which are both cost effective and easy to use.

2020/2021 US and International Book Fairs
Show Name Show Dates Location Registration Deadline
2021 American Library Association Annual - Option 1 Virtual Showcase includes Advertising Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 27, 2021 Virtual Only Jun 04, 2021
2021 ALA Annual Diversity in Publishing Showcase Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 28, 2021 Chicago, IL Jun 28, 2021
2021 American Library Association Annual - Option 2 Virtual Showcase + Free display at NY Lib. Assn Jun 25, 2021 - Jun 27, 2021 Virtual Only Jun 23, 2021
2021 Beijing International Book Fair Aug 25, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021 Beijing, China Jul 05, 2021
2021 Frankfurt International Book Fair Oct 20, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021 Frankfurt, Germany Sep 10, 2021
2021 American Association of School Librarians Oct 21, 2021 - Oct 23, 2021 Salt Lake City, UT Sep 27, 2021
2021 New York Library Association Nov 03, 2021 - Nov 06, 2021 Syracuse, NY Oct 11, 2021
2021 Sharjah International Book Fair Nov 03, 2021 - Nov 12, 2021 Sharjah, UAE Oct 01, 2021
2021 National Council Teachers of English Nov 18, 2021 - Nov 20, 2021 Louisville, KY Oct 22, 2021
2021 Guadalajara International Book Fair Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 05, 2021 Guadalajara, Mexico Oct 25, 2021
2022 LibLearnX (formerly ALA Midwinter) Jan 21, 2022 - Jan 24, 2022 San Antonio, TX Jan 05, 2022
2022 Bologna Children's Book Fair (March dates TBD) Mar 21, 2022 - Mar 24, 2022 Bologna, Italy Feb 28, 2022
2022 Public Library Association Mar 22, 2022 - Mar 26, 2022 Portland, OR Feb 25, 2022
2022 London Book Fair New Title Showcase Apr 05, 2022 - Apr 07, 2022 London, UK Feb 01, 2022
2022 American Library Association Annual Conference Jun 23, 2022 - Jun 28, 2022 Washington D.C. Jun 06, 2022
2022 Beijing International Book Fair Aug 24, 2022 - Aug 27, 2022 Beijing, China Jun 27, 2023
2022 Frankfurt International Book Fair Oct 14, 2022 - Oct 18, 2022 Frankfurt, Germany Sep 12, 2022
2022 Sharjah International Book Fair Nov 02, 2022 - Nov 13, 2022 Sharjah, UAE Oct 03, 2022
2022 National Council Teachers of English Nov 20, 2022 - Nov 22, 2022 Anaheim, CA Oct 24, 2022
2022 Guadalajara International Book Fair Nov 25, 2022 - Dec 10, 2022 Guadalajara, Mexico Oct 14, 2022

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