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About New York Rights Fair

The New York Rights Fair (NYRF) is a copyright trade and licensing show dedicated to publishing, selling and buying international rights and licensing. The second edition will bring U.S. publishers and agents together with their global counterparts and will embrace both adult and children's content.

The fair will take place May 29-31, 2019 in the River Pavilion of the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. This year, NYRF will be collocated with BookExpo, making the two fairs the biggest and most important U.S. publishing event of the year.

About Us

Four Strong Partners will bring the World Together to Focus on Content and Rights
New York Rights Fair is presented by BolognaFiere, one of the leading European show organizers and owner of the Bologna Children's Book Fair, the world's most important rights fair for the children's publishing industry, Publishers Weekly, the international news platform for the book industry and Combined Book Exhibit, a book marketing resource that showcases and markets published books at trade shows and book fairs internationally.

 
Bologna Children's Book Fair
Bologna Children's Book Fair
Bologna Children's Book Fair is the most important professional trade show dedicated to publishing and content for children. The 2017 edition hosted 1,300 exhibitors from 75 countries. Now celebrating its 54th edition, the fair welcomes the most prominent illustrators and authors. Publishing professionals from all over the world come together in the pavilions of BolognaFiere to discuss the latest trends and developments in publishing and the digital sphere, take part in hundreds of workshops and conferences, and visit exhibitions of the very best of international illustration.
 
 
Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly is the international news platform of the book publishing industry. Founded in 1872 and published weekly since then, the magazine boasts more than 1.25 million social media followers; publishes nine e-newsletters, BookLife (a monthly self-publishing supplement), two blogs, a mobile edition, digital editions and apps; and features a thriving website that reaches more than 1 million unique visitors per month. Publishers Weekly presents conferences, including Global Kids Connect, with BolognaFiere, PubTech Connect, with NYU School of Professional Services Center for Publishing; PW Star Watch, with the Frankfurt Book Fair; and Celebration!, an annual event to honor the children's book authors and illustrators who received PW starred book reviews. Publishers Weekly is the signature brand of PWxyz LLC, a digital media assets company based in New York.
 
 
Combined Book Exhibit
Combined Book Exhibit
Founded in 1933, the Combined Book Exhibit is a book marketing resource that showcases and markets published books at trade shows and book fairs internationally on behalf of publishers and authors. Combined Book Exhibit can be seen at more than two dozen domestic and international shows annually. It also launched the Middle East Library Conference in 2014 in conjunction with the Sharjah International Book Fair and the American Library Association.
 
 
PubMatch
PubMatch
Founded in 2008, PubMatch offers a complete online rights toolkit for publishers, agents and authors. It is a worldwide community for the publishing industry that encourages the creation of business relationships and the worldwide spreading of ideas. PubMatch facilitates rights title management, data warehousing, communication and the simplification of rights marketing for publishers, agents and authors, making it the go-to place for the international publishing community to find new titles and new talent. PubMatch is a joint venture between Publishers Weekly and Combined Book Exhibit.
 
 
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