SimeBooks at next virtual U.S. BOOK SHOW in the Italian Hall


25-26-27 May 2021 - 9.30-5.00 PM EDT

The inaugural U.S. Book Show is a three-day virtual conference conceived and crafted by Publishers Weekly to serve the bookselling, library, media and book publishing industry.

The most trusted voice in the industry for 150 years, Publishers Weekly offers deep editorial expertise and dedication to excellence. Here you’ll find valuable information about forthcoming titles and serve up one-to-one connections with exhibitors, booksellers, librarians, book media, authors, editors and more.

U.S. Book Show will do what PW does best:
build buzz around books

Open to librarians and booksellers, book media, the book publishing community and allied vendors and publishing professionals, attendees will enjoy a wide array of editor, book and author panels; topical library panels; professional programming geared to publishing professionals; networking opportunities and awards celebrations; and robust exhibit halls featuring publishers, big and small.

Italian Hall

The Italian Trade Agency in Chicago brings over 20 Italian publishers to the US Book Show, the digital event sponsored by the magazine Publisher Weekly. The show has the primary focus on the newest editions from August to December 2021. The event will take place from May 25 to 27 (2021)

The Italian Hall is made by the publishers’ individual booths and by the main booth of the Publishing Task Force of ICE Chicago.

Visitors will have the possibility to browse all the newest Italian editions, across genres and audiences and will have the chance to preview the amazing functions of the newly restructured, the Italian interactive platform for the exchange of information and services in the international book rights market

If you are an American publisher, printing company, agent, or translator, or if you simply work in the publishing industry, stop by the Italian Hall, visit our booth, and browse the company and book database of By creating your company profile, you will be able to check the rights availability, the services, and products posted by other registered users. You will also have the possibility to find your Italian business partner by interacting with them in a safe digital environment.

The Italian Hall is organized by ITA Chicago and ITA Rome, in collaboration with the Italian Publishers’ Association (AIE) and the Ministery of Foreingn Affairs & International Co-operation.


USBOOKSHOW2021 simebooks booth

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