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Book Expo & Book Con: The World of Publishing for Pros & Fans


One of, if not the, largest event in the American publishing world, Book Expo America is returning to the Javits Center on May 29 - 31st, along with its counterpart, Book Con on June 1 -2.

Book Expo focuses on the industry side of the publishing world with panels and lectures for publishers, libraries, and book stores looking to grow. Educational sessions discuss topics such as the new wave of international fiction, the rise of graphic novels aimed at kids, how to perfect digital marketing campaigns, library e-book lending, how to raise a lifelong reader in a digital age, and more. Book Expo will also be sharing space with the New York Rights Fair for licensing international properties for books and more.

Book Con is the consumer focused event with special guest authors and lecturers to meet and get autographs from including Adam Savage, Alyssa Milano, Brittney Morris, Dylan Thuras, Evangeline Lilly, Marie Lu, Frank Miller, and many more. Writing Workshops will help you aspiring authors to get that story that's always been in your head onto paper, while the Family HQ space is geared towards readers of all ages.

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Book Expo
May 29 - 31, 2019

Book Con
June 1 - 2, 2019

Jacob Javits Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001


Billboard Latin Music Week: The Future of Latin Music Comes to Las Vegas


Latin music world converges on Las Vegas for Billboard Latin Music Week from April 22 to the 25th. Held at The Venetian Hotel (3355 S. Las Vegas Blvd) Musicians and industry professionals will be meeting to look at how Brazilian music is hitting the mainstream, how YouTube makes the superstars of tomorrow, and how songs get written. Speakers include Anuel AA, Lele Pons, Rudy Mancuso, Michael Huppe, Rudy Mancuso, and more. Billboard Latin Music Week sets out to chart the future of Latin music in the US.

To learn more, go to:

Billboard Latin Music Week
April 22 - 25, 2019

The Venetian
3355 S. Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Art Show from ADAA Returns to Park Avenue


Organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), the Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Ave.), features the best of modern galleries. From small local galleries to international top dealers, The Art Show is one of the top art events in NYC. Along with loads of artists and galleries, the Art Show also features panels and discussions on subjects such as “Private Collecting for the Public Good”, “Meet the Artists” meet-and-greet/networking event, and a screening of the documentary Rackstraw Downes: A Painter.

Exhibitors include:

  • George Adams Gallery
  • Brooke Alexander
  • Bortolami
  • Nohra Haime Gallery
  • Kasmin
  • Luxembourg & Dayan
  • Salon 94

And more!

On March 2, the Art Show will have a special tour of Upper East Side galleries as part of their Gallery Walk, where participants can visit over 25 galleries that have opened their doors to expo visitors.

To learn more, go to:

The Art Show
February 28 - March 3, 2019

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10065


Vinexpo: Wine Time at the Javits Center

Vinexpo New York
March 4 - 5, 2019

Jacob Javits Center
655 W 34th St.

New York, NY 10001

For connoisseurs of great grapes, restaurateurs, and general enthusiasts alike, the Vinexpo at the Jacob Javits Center is an event for those of you who like wine with or without cheese or other comestibles. Running March 4th and 5th, 2019, the event includes exhibits, educational programming, business meetings, tastings and networking.

There are also panels and presentations addressing issues such as climate change and how it affects the wine industry; how wine now has to compete with legalized weed and other issues affecting the business in general. Explorations into new forms of technologies, emerging marketplaces and more will also be addressed.

WOW! World of Organic Wines is also a featured exhibitor worth checking out and there are various regional tasting areas as well. This area showcases organic and Biodynamic® wines and spirits from around the world.

The Wine Spectator 90+ Club Showcase and Tasting Bar will spotlight wines that have earned scores of 90 points or higher in Wine Spectator’s official blind tasting reviews. These are wines that Wine Spectator’s editors recommend for quality and character; they are sought-after by the publication’s 3.5 million readers.

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