Over the last weekend in September, four regional bookselling associations held their annual trade shows. For the most part, attendance held steady or was down slightly at the events, all of which are experimenting with new ways to keep the gatherings relevant.

Providence, R.I.
930 Booksellers
450 Exhibitors
132 Authors
1,512 Total

Atlanta, Ga.
532 Booksellers
579 Exhibitors
105 Authors
1,216 Total

Denver, Colo.
425 Booksellers
340 Exhibitors and Authors
765 Total

Schaumburg, Ill.
320 Booksellers
280 Exhibitors
80 Authors
680 Total