2017 FAPA Annual Conference and President's Book Awards Banquet
The 2017 FAPA Annual Conference was held August 4th and 5th, 2017 at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace.
This networking and educational event offered two days of sessions with a focus on The Business of Publishing.
Industry leaders shared their expertise and a variety of tools needed to flourish in this evolving publishing environment.
Regional Events are offered for the benefit of all FAPA members. We invite you to register for events offered in your area and of interest to you in your publishing journey. Please subscribe to our newsletter to be notified about this program.
Our most recent regional workshop was a half-day event held in Northeast Florida. The theme was “Writer to Author—DIY Book Publishing and Trade Secrets for All Genres.” The workshop included presentations on identifying your audience; traditional vs. indie publishing; book layout and design; and marketing and social media. FAPA partnered with the Amelia Island Book Festival.
FAPA at BookExpo 2017
For a third straight year, FAPA sponsored a booth at BookExpo, North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals. Seven FAPA members helped in New York City this year by displaying and promoting FAPA members’ books.
2017 FAPA Book Catalog
Florida Authors and Publishers Association has just published the 2017 FAPA Book Catalog. This annual publication provides authors and publishers a cost-effective way to promote their books throughout Florida and in the national market. This four-color catalog will be distributed to bookstores, libraries, at BookExpo America in New York City, and at all venues where FAPA has a presence.
Sponsorships and Advertising
Companies or individuals can share information about their company, products, and services with our members through several sponsorship opportunities at our conferences and events. Click on the button below to get more details.
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.