U.S. PUBLISHERS ARE EXHIBITING AT THE PARIS BOOK FAIR 2014

Within the U.S. Pavilion / section organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce at the American Embassy in Paris

  • International section with 40 countries
  • E-Book center & Digital conference room with an intensive program of conferences
  • Center for Audiovisual Rights & Rights Center.
  • An intensive program of conferences & exhibitions
  • Trade & Consumer show: 200,000 consumers & 30,000 trade visitors
  • 1,100 exhibitors representing all genres

WHY EXHIBIT?

  • The French market is a nation of avid readers, ranks among the world’s top countries in terms of number of titles published annually per capita. 
  • Best prospects for U.S. publishers: Contemporary American Literature; Thrillers and Suspense books; Arts, Life Style & Design; Travel & Tourism; Nature & Wildlife; Spiritual and Self-Help Books; Comics, and Children’s Books
  • Key figures, 2011: 2.8 billion Euros of revenue; 450 579 books sold; 40 021 new titles. 

U.S. PUBLISHERS HAD 4 EXHIBIT OPTIONS: 

  • Exhibitor:  Small Publishing House   ($2,405- furniture not included) 
  • Booster Package:   Small Booth  ($908)
  • Table in the Right Center:  ($549)
  • Catalogue Display of 8 titles ($440)

List of marketing tools provided for the 4 options (except for the catalogue display)

  • Inclusion in the Paris Book Fair catalogue show & free fair catalogue with list of all exhibitors
  • Press release introducing U.S. Pavilion participants to over 100 media contacts
  • Targeted list of contacts
  • Possibility to enroll in the Fellowship program and roundtables organized by BIEF, the major French publishing association (not for catalogue show)
  • A get together in the U.S. pavilion organized by the American Embassy in Paris (not for the catalogue show)
  • Post-show follow-up and trade leads provided to U.S. participants
  • Logistical support & commercial assistance provided by CS

 

For more information on opportunities at the 2015 show, contact:

Valérie Ferrière

Valerie.Ferriere@trade.gov

Tel: 33-1-43-12-70-77

AMERICAN EMBASSY PARIS