The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced the dates for its fall regional trade show through 2017.

In its email announcing the dates, SIBA noted that it has "rechristened" the annual event 'The Fall Discovery Show"--"a statement of commitment that every attendee will discover something new that will further their business."

The 2014 conference will be held in Norfolk, Va. September 19-21 with James Patterson set to give the keynote. Other dates and locations are: Raleigh, NC, Sept. 18-20, 2015; Savannah, Ga., Sept. 16-18, 2016; and New Orleans, Sept. 15-17, 2017.