SBL Annual Meeting 2017

Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

18 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
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Hynes Convention Center
Boston / Massachusetts / United States of America

Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting (SBL Annual Meeting) is the largest gathering of scholars interested in the study of religion in the world, showcasing the latest in related research, fosters collegial contacts. With more than 1,200 academic sessions, and workshops, along with one of the world's largest exhibits of books and digital resources for biblical studies, the Meeting is one of the largest events of the year in the fields of biblical scholarship, religious studies and theology. This 4 days event is being organized by Society of Biblical Literature (SBL). The venue of this event is Hynes Convention Center which is located in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The event will be held from 18 November 2017, Saturday to 21 November 2017, Tuesday. SBL Annual Meeting 2017 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to education and religion sectors from the leading exhibitors. Over 10,000 visitors are expected at this event. Visitor profile of this event includes professors and students, authors and publishers, religious leaders and interested laypersons.

  Address : 900 Boylston Street

  City : Boston, MA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 617-954-2000

  Website : Click here for venue website

Hynes Convention Center

Built in 1988 at Boston, MA, John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center is a premier convention center offering 193,000 square feet (17,900 m2) of exhibit space, 71,600 square feet (6,650 m2) of meeting space with 38 permanent rooms and a 24,500-square-foot (2,280 m2) grand ballroom,ulti-purpose auditorium with seating for over 4,000. Hynes Convention Center is just 15 minutes from Logan International Airport.

Organized by

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) is the largest international association of scholars who teach and research the many fields that make up biblical studies.

Address: 825 Houston Mill Road

City: Atlanta, GA

Country: United States of America

Phone: 404-727-3100

Fax: 404-727-3101

Email: sblexec[at]

Website: Click here for organizer website


  • Saturday : 8:30 am – 5:30 pm (Exhibits)
  • Sunday : 8:30 am – 5:30 pm (Exhibits)
  • Monday : 8:30 am – 5:30 pm (Exhibits)
  • Tuesday : 8:30 am – 12:00 pm (Exhibits)

Event at a glance

  Event Type National Meeting & Trade Show
  Start Date 18 November 2017, Saturday
  End Date 21 November 2017, Tuesday
  Category Education, Training, Religion
  Venue Hynes Convention Center
  City Boston, MA
  State Massachusetts
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 10,000+
  Open to Trade visitors

Future Dates

  • SBL 2018 : November 17-20 | Denver, CO
  • SBL 2019 : November 23-26 | San Diego, CA
  • SBL 2020 : November 21-24 | Boston, MA

Past Editions

  • 19 Nov 2016 - 22 Nov 2016
    Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX
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