By Tim Hoey, firstname.lastname@example.org, 973.714.0707
New York, N.Y. – The Book Industry Guild of New York’s 30th Annual New York Book Show will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) event encourages, recognizes, and celebrates excellence in print and electronic book production and design.
The event will be held at Battery Gardens, 1 Battery Place, Battery Park, New York, NY, 10004, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
BIGNY president Jody Saunders Ray (photo) said the organization is “proud, through our New York Book Show, to show the continuing vitality of book publishing as embodied in seven genres of publishing: General Trade, Special Trade, Children’s Trade, School Publishing, Professional/Reference, Journals/Periodicals, and our new category, Self-Published Covers. The works displayed reflect the wonderful creativity and talent of individuals throughout our industry.”
The 30th Annual Book Show awards include the following categories:
- Book Series
- Covers/Self-Published Books
- Cover Series
- Magazines and Journals
The book show received nearly 700 entries for this year’s event. Judges representing a strong range of publishing industry expertise selected over 140 books for award recognition, which will be on display at the Battery Gardens event.
Book Show co-chairs Christine Davis and Sara Maher expressed their thanks to “the publishers, designers, production supervisors, suppliers, and manufacturers who helped create the most beautiful, innovative, and surprising books of 2015.”
In keeping with BIGNY’s ongoing commitment to enhance literacy, BIGNY will donate all books in the book show to organizations dedicated to promoting literacy.
Advance admission for the 30th Annual New York Book Show is $80. From October 1, 2016, ticket prices are $100. Ticket prices include event admission, a buffet dinner and open bar. The event space will feature a display of the show’s award winners.
For ticket purchase, visit the Book Industry Guild of New York’s 30th Annual New York Book Show webpage.
1 Battery Place, Battery Park, New York, NY, 10004
Thursday, October 13, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
$80 until September 30, 2016/ $100 starting October 1, 2016
All major credit cards are accepted online: http://newyorkbookshow.com/book-show-tickets/
Cash and checks are also accepted in advance. Contact:
Michael Kwan – email@example.com / 212-698-7242 or
Steve Bedney – firstname.lastname@example.org / 516-650-5251
BOOK INDUSTRY GUILD OF NEW YORK
BOOK INDUSTRY GUILD OF NEW YORK
PRESENTS 30th ANNUAL NEW YORK BOOK SHOW
ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016
About the Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY)
BIGNY is a New York-based organization that serves the publishing industry and community. Since its inception in 1926, the Guild has provided professional development opportunities by hosting social and educational events, seminars, industry trips, and more. The Guild produces the annual New York Book Show, which celebrates outstanding achievements in book design and manufacturing. BIGNY also proudly organizes charitable events to promote literacy in the New York City metropolitan area.
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