Reed Exhibitions, owner of BookExpo America, has purchased the Book Blogger Convention, an annual day-long conference devoted to providing support, instruction, and social time for people who blog about books. The Book Blogger Convention was founded by Trish Collins of Hey Lady! Watcha Readin’? and Michelle Franz of Galleysmith. Last year, the Book Blogger Convention was co-located with BEA. It will continue to be co-located with BEA and it will be fully integrated into the overall activity of the convention itself.
“We are delighted with this purchase and we look forward to advancing and building what Trish and Michelle have so effectively created in the Book Blogger Convention,” said Steven Rosato, show manager for BEA. This year, the Book Blogger Convention will take place at the Javits Center on Monday, June 4 just as BEA is getting underway.