2017 Annual Conference Speakers Announced

by | May 19, 2017 | Programs and Events

FAPA has announced the speakers for the 2017 Annual Conference that will be held August 4 and 5, 2017 at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace. This networking and educational event will focus on The Business of Publishing. These industry leaders will share their expertise and a variety of tools needed to flourish in this evolving publishing environment.

Brian Jud

The author of How to Make Real Money Selling Books (Without Worrying About Returns) will give the conference keynote titled Mischief Marketing and present a session titled Sales to Non-Bookstore Buyers.

Shari Stauch

The CEO and creator of Where Writers Win will present a session titled Publishing & Marketing Platforms and a session titled The Top Twenty Marketing Ideas Outside the Box.

Jennifer Swanson

An award-winning author of over 25 nonfiction and fiction books for children will be the motivational speaker for the conference.

Mark Wayne Adams

The award-winning illustrator, author, and FAPA Past President will moderate a panel on Publishing Do’s and Dont’s.

Tara R. Alemany

An award-winning author, speaker, book marketing consultant and publisher will present a session titled How to Get More Reader Reviews to Increase Sales and Grow Your Platform.

Angelina Assanti

The bestselling and award-winning author and FAPA Board member will be a panel member on the Publishing Do’s and Dont’s panel.

Robin Cutler

The Director of IngramSpark will present a session titled Access and Connection to Booksellers, Librarians, and Retailers.

Ava Doppelt

Intellectual property expert and attorney will present a session on Contracts with Authors, Publishers and Book Outlets.

John Fleming

Technology entrepreneur and CEO of @publishr will present a session titled Are Your Books Easy to Find, Easy to Buy and Easy to Share.

Marsha Friedman

The CEO of @EMSIPR and author of Celebritize Yourself will present a session titled Publicity for your Book.

Robert Lucas

The internationally-known award-winning author and principal at Robert W. Lucas Enterprises will be a panel member on the Publishing Do’s and Dont’s panel.

Join these industry leaders and colleagues and discover innovative marketing ideas and sales strategies. Click on the button below to take advantage of early bird conference registration discounts, get your tickets for the 2017 President’s Book Awards Banquet and get your discounted hotel reservations.

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Click on the button to take advantage of early bird conference registration discounts, to get your tickets for the 2017 President’s Book Awards Banquet and get your discounted hotel reservations.