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September 2019

Basically Books

September 27, 2019 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10016 United States
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  Announcing the 2019 Fall Session of Basically Books!   Friday, September 27 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Oxford University Press 198 Madison Ave Lobby Conference Room   We will cover: Introductions; Manuscripts, Editing and Design: the first steps in “making a book” Prepress: what you need to do to get ready for press, including a look at color, color management and proofing Paper: all you need to know about paper P&Ls: an overview Printing and Binding Digital Printing: a…

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October 2019

33rd Annual New York Book Show

October 10, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Battery Gardens, 1 Battery Place + Google Map

Please join us for the 33rd Annual New York Book Show, showcasing the best in book design and production. Ticket sales are now closed! We look forward to seeing you at Battery Gardens!

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18th Annual Autumn Plant Tour

October 22, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - October 23, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Free

The Book Industry Guild of New York along with Ecological Fibers and Superior Packaging and Finishing invite industry newcomers to the 18th Annual Autumn Plant tour (Note this event is for those new to the publishing industry)  Attendees will meet at Tuesday morning 8:00 a.m. on W. 41st Street between 8th and 9thAvenues by the Port Authority and travel by bus to Ecological Fibers (Pawtucket, RI), for a guided plant tour and buffet lunch. A short trip to Concord MA will follow where the…

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November 2019

Volunteer Happy Hour

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Lindenmeyr, Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, Suite 3102
New York, NY 10174 United States
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Free

Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes at BIGNY? Join us to learn about our many volunteer opportunities! Complimentary beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks will be served. Due to security at the Chrysler Building, guests must RSVP by 11/15 to Richard Bretan at: financial.secretary@bigny.org to be entered in the building’s visitor log for access.

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Program Night: Designers’ Roundtable

November 19, 2019 @ 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Penguin Random House, 1745 Broadway (between 55th and 56th)
New York, NY 10004 United States
$45 – $75

Online sales are now closed. Admission will be available at the door.

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December 2019

BIGNY Holiday Party

December 9, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mustang Harry’s, 352 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001 United States
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January 2020

Program Night: President’s Night

January 14 @ 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Penguin Random House, 1745 Broadway (between 55th and 56th)
New York, NY 10004 United States
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$45 – $75

Online sales are now closed. Admission will be available at the door.

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February 2020

Program Night: Publishing Romance

February 18 @ 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Penguin Random House, 1745 Broadway (between 55th and 56th)
New York, NY 10004 United States
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$45 – $75

The Book Industry Guild of New York’s upcoming program, “Publishing Romance: Redefining What Love Looks Like,” will be a celebration of diverse romance stories and how the publishing industry makes sure everyone gets a happily-ever-after. As we see more books around the LGBTQ+ community, characters of color, characters living with disabilities, and more, this panel will discuss how romance stories are evolving. With the successful sales of American Dreamer (Harlequin), The Kiss Quotient (Berkley), and The Wedding Date (Berkley), our…

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June 2020

Navigating Our New Reality: Current Trends in Book Production

June 10 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Free

Featuring Brenda Manzanedo, Oxford University Press, and Dylan Hoke, Hachette Book Group. Moderated by Michael Wettstein, Phoenix Color. Our first virtual program will provide an overview of the state of trade and higher education book production and publishing. We will talk about the technical and logistic challenges of making books from home and take a forward look at how the last few months have created opportunities in the book publishing market. Please RSVP by 5 pm day of event to financial.secretary@bigny.org for Zoom information.  

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August 2020

Literacy and Justice

August 12 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Free

A conversation between The Book Industry Guild of New York and The Literacy Assistance Center. Featuring Brigid Black, Simon & Schuster, Paul Stanley, Former President, BIGNY, and Ira Yankwitt, Executive Director, Literacy Assistance Center. Please RSVP by Noon, day of event, to financial.secretary@bigny.org for Zoom information.

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