FAPA Annual Conference

FAPA Annual Conference

Each year, FAPA holds the FAPA Annual Conference, the premier educational and networking event for authors and publishers in Florida.  The 2019 FAPA Annual Conference will be held on August 2 and 3, 2019 at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace in Orlando.

Save the date on your 2019 calendar for this great opportunity to learn, network, and grow your business!



Interested in speaking at the conference?

If you would like to submit a proposal to speak at the 2019 FAPA Annual Conference, you can do that online.  Click the button below and complete the form.


Regional Events

Regional events are offered for the benefit of our members and others in the publishing industry in Florida. We invite you to register for events offered in your area and of interest to you in your publishing journey.

Scheduled Events

FAPA will be presenting the Publishing 101 Track at the Writers Workshop for the Amelia Island Book Festival on February 15, on Amelia Island. Patti Brassard Jefferson, Rocky Porch Moore, Jane R. Wood, and Dr. Donna Jennings will share their knowledge and expertise on such topics as marketing, book publishing options, and publishing essentials. A second track will be offered on The Craft of WritingNY Times best-selling author Steve Berry will be the luncheon keynote speaker. For details and to register for the Writers Workshop, go to the Amelia Island Book Festival website.

FAPA will be hosting two tables at the Jax Book Fest held on February 23, at the downtown Jacksonville Public Library. If you are a member of FAPA and live in Northeast Florida, you can market and sell your books at one of the FAPA tables. Learn more.


Regional Workshop
FAPA Book Catalog

2018 FAPA Book Catalog

The FAPA Book Catalog offers authors and publishers who are members of FAPA a cost-effective way to promote their books throughout Florida and in the national market. This four-color catalog is distributed to bookstores, libraries, at a minimum of three regional festivals, and at all venues where FAPA has a presence.

An electronic version is available here on the FAPA website and can be sent to your key contacts. Ads in the electronic version will contain a link that will connect potential buyers directly to the website URL of your choice.


Member Deals and Discounts

FAPA members receive exclusive Deals and Discounts from our Vendor members.
These include deals for:
  • Education & Coaching
  • Editing
  • Cover Design & Graphics
  • Publishing
  • Production & Distribution
  • Marketing & Promotion
IBPA Publishing University
IBPA Publishing University

IBPA Publishing University Scholarship

As a FAPA member, you can apply for a scholarship to IBPA’s Publishing University Scholarship Program.  This annual program provides IBPA members interested in advancing their publishing program the opportunity to apply for a complimentary ticket to IBPA’s Publishing University.

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