2017 FAPA Annual Conference and President's Book Awards Banquet

The 2017 FAPA Annual Conference is scheduled for August 4th and 5th, 2017 in Orlando. This year we will be at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace.

This networking and educational event will offer two days of sessions with a focus on The Business of Publishing.  Industry leaders, including Brian Jud, Sheri Stauch and Jennifer Swanson, will share their expertise and a variety of tools needed to flourish in this evolving publishing environment.  Join your industry colleagues and discover innovative marketing ideas and sales strategies.

See the links below to register for the conference, get your tickets for the 2017 President’s Book Awards Banquet and discounted hotel reservations.

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

Conference Registration

The Full Conference Pass includes both days and is $345.00 for FAPA members and $395.00 for non-members.

If you can only come for one day,  you can purchase a Single-Day Pass for the conference.The Single Day Pass is $185.00 for FAPA members and $210.00 for non-members.

The Full Conference Pass does NOT include your hotel room or a ticket for the FAPA President’s Book Awards Banquet.  You must make your discounted hotel reservations and purchase a separate ticket for that with the other links below.

 

Full Conference Pass

FAPA Member
$$345
Register

Single Day Pass

FAPA Member
$185
Register

Not a FAPA Member Yet?

It costs just $65.00 to become a FAPA member.   Since FAPA members receive a $50 discount on a Full Conference Pass, your membership will be almost free!

Join Today!

Full Conference Pass

Non-Member
$$395
Register

Single Day Pass

Non-Member
$210
Register

Join Us for the 2017 President’s Book Awards Banquet

Each year the Florida Authors and Publishers Association sponsors the FAPA President’s Book Awards, which recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content, and production for North American authors and publishers. Books by North American authors or publishers in 45 categories may be nominated.  Librarians, book industry professionals, and educators from Florida and other states will judge content, theme, layout, and cover design elements.

FAPA awards one Gold Medal, up to two Silver Medals, and one Bronze Medal in each category. Winners are announced by email and listed on the FAPA website the first week of July. At the FAPA President’s Book Awards Banquet, medalists for each category will be honored.  This year, the event will be held after the close of the close of the 2017 Annual Conference on Saturday August 5, 2017 at 7 PM.

Join us for this major publishing industry event!

2017 FAPA President's Book Awards Banquet

Saturday August 5th at 7 PM
$79
  • Includes dinner and one cocktail/drink ticket
Reserve My Spot!

2017 FAPA Banquet Child Ticket

Saturday August 5th at 7 PM
$45
  • Ticket for child 10 or under
Reserve My Spot!

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