The reimagined BookExpo announced the first-ever Grand Opening Keynote, featuring Len Riggio, Chairman of Barnes & Noble, Inc. The Day 1 Keynote will take place on Wednesday, May 30, at 9:15 AM on the Midtown Stage sponsored by Ingram and will complement BookExpo’s Day 2 Leadership Roundtable featuring CEOs from top publishing houses Macmillan, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster.
As the Chairman of the nation’s largest retail bookseller, Mr. Riggio will offer attendees his unique perspective on the book selling industry and will focus his talk on the importance of brick and mortar stores, serving the modern reader, how bookstores best serve their communities, and the overall changing landscape of book retail today. He will be introduced at BookExpo by American Booksellers Association CEO, Oren Teicher.
Author Stages: Hear from top authors and industry experts during the numerous sessions on BookExpo’s Author Stages. Whether you want to discover new writers or learn from some of the biggest and most influential authors within the publishing industry, BookExpo Author Stage sessions allow you to listen to authors share back stories and discuss the subjects they’re most passionate about. This is also the best way to hear from the best and brightest industry minds talking about today’s trends.
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