2017 FAPA Annual Conference and President's Book Awards Banquet

Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace

The 2017 FAPA Annual Conference was held August 4th and 5th, 2017 at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace in Orlando, Florida.

This networking and educational event offered two days of sessions with a focus on The Business of Publishing. Industry leaders, including Brian Jud, Sheri Stauch and Jennifer Swanson, shared their expertise and a variety of tools needed to flourish in the evolving publishing environment. 

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The Speakers

Brian Jud

Brian Jud

Author of How to Make Real Money Selling Books (Without Worrying About Returns)

Keynote Speaker- Mischief Marketing
Sales to Non Bookstore Buyers

Shari Stauch

Shari Stauch

CEO and creator of Where Writers Win

Publishing & Marketing Platforms
Top 20 Book Marketing Ideas Outside the Box

Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson

Award winning author of over 25 nonfiction and fiction books for children

Motivational Speaker
Mark Wayne Adams

Mark Wayne Adams

Award-winning illustrator, author, publisher

Moderator - Publishing Do’s and Don’ts Panel
Tara R. Alemany

Tara R. Alemany

Award-winning author, speaker, book marketing consultant and publisher

How to Get More Reader Reviews to Increase Sales and Grow Your Platform
Angelina Assanti

Angelina Assanti

#1 Bestselling & multiple national and international award-winning writer

Publishing Do’s and Don’ts Panel
Robin Cutler

Robin Cutler

Director of IngramSpark

Access and Connection to Booksellers, Librarians, and Retailers
Ava Doppelt

Ava Doppelt

Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Intellectual Property Law

Contracts with Authors, Publishers and Book Outlets
John Fleming

John Fleming

Entrepreneur, CEO @publishr

Are your Books Easy to Find, Easy to Buy and Easy to Share?
Marsha Friedman

Marsha Friedman

CEO & Founder of @EMSIPR | #Author of 'Celebritize Yourself'

Publicity for Your Book
Robert Lucas

Robert Lucas

Internationally-known award-winning author and principal at Robert W. Lucas Enterprises

Publishing Do’s and Don’ts Panel

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2017 Platinum Sponsor

Algorithms for Success is a high end coaching and event management company whose areas of expertise include branding, web design & development, lead generation, event management, sponsorship, publishing, membership, business management, LinkedIn profiles, social media, speaking, public relations & publicity, product development, incubation, networking and sales.

2017 Gold Sponsor

R&R Bindery Services

First Write | Books International

FIRST WRITE offers a full spectrum of services to bring your project from raw manuscript to print and even e-book. We handle all of the critical tasks necessary to create a quality book: copyediting (light, medium, heavy), proofreading, indexing, design and layout, typesetting, cover design, project management, and printing.

Books International (BI) is a family run company that has been servicing many different publishing groups and authors from Academic and Scholarly to Children’s and Technical titles. Since 1984 my organization has been offering Worldwide Fulfillment and Warehousing within our 280,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility.

booksintl.com

2017 Silver Sponsors

R&R Bindery Services
R&R Bindery Services
R&R Bindery Services
R&R Bindery Services
R&R Bindery Services

2017 Exhibitors

Florida Library Association
Florida Library Association
Florida Library Association
Florida Library Association

Save the Date for 2018!

The 2018 FAPA Annual Conference is scheduled for August 3-4, 2018.  The 2018 FAPA President’s Book Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday evening Aug 4, 2018, following the close of the conference. Mark your calendar to save the date.