Revamped NAIBA Conference Thrives

The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) conference was marked by high energy and intense collaboration between indie booksellers, authors, and industry professionals during the annual gathering, which was held in Baltimore from October 6-8. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers Get Down to Business at NAIBA Conference

The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s fall conference demonstrated a deepening commitment by indie booksellers to professionalizing their trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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One more week to book for Bookseller Marketing & Publicity Conference

Just one week remains until the Bookseller Marketing & Publicity Conference 2020, themed How We Work Now and tackling the challenges presented by our post-Covid world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 00:05:47 UTC ]
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CNN personality to headline Nashville entrepreneurship conference

CNN viewers will see a familiar face at this year’s 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival. Cable news host and Reform Alliance CEO Van Jones will headline the annual conference put on by Launch Tennessee, according to a news release.  Other notable speakers include Nashville entrepreneur Marcus... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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WATCH: Best of the Sun Valley Writer’s Conference, with Dr. Abraham Verghese

In the inaugural episode of its new digital webcast series, SVWC NOW, the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference presents bestselling author (My Own Country, Cutting for Stone), physician, and winner of a 2015 National Humanities Medal, Dr. Abraham Verghese in conversation with novelist and SVWC... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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ALA Offers Members Free, or Reduced Registration for 2020 Annual Conference

Thanks to a select group of sponsors, the fee for ALA members is just $60, and registration is free for any library professional who has been furloughed, laid off, or has had a reduction in hours. Registration closes on Wednesday, June 17, at noon (CT). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse News Conference: ‘It Will Be Very Different’

In its 'special edition' format now being planned for October 14 to 18, the trade show should be able to accommodate up to 20,000 visitors at once on the fairgrounds. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse News Conference: ‘It Will Be Very Different’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-28 16:11:13 UTC ]
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Daunt and Newton to speak at IPG Virtual Spring Conference

Waterstones c.e.o. James Daunt and Bloomsbury founder Nigel Newton are among the list of speakers for the IPG's first ever Virtual Spring Conference, which is now fully booked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BA conference postponed to November

The Booksellers Association annual conference and Gardners Trade Show have been postponed until November owing to the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ALA Announces Virtual Option for Canceled Annual Conference

The event, dubbed ALA Virtual—Community Through Connection, will offer "educational programming, special author events, and social networking" and is set to run from June 24-26, 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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IPG to hold virtual conference in June

The Independent Publishers Guild will host a virtual conference for its members in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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O’Reilly Cancels Events, Shutters In-Person Conference Business

Citing the impact of the pandemic, O’Reilly Media president Laura Baldwin announced that the publisher and technology education platform is canceling all future in-person symposiums and closing that portion of its business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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American Library Association Cancels 2020 Annual Conference

In a stark sign that the U.S. is still in the early stages of the battle to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, the 2020 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition, scheduled for June 25-30 in Chicago, has been canceled for the first time since the end of World War II. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Wake of Pandemic, the 2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Moves Online

Like many conferences, this year's TLA annual conference has been canceled due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. But organizers say they will use the setback as an opportunity to up their virtual programming game, and vow to come back strong in San Antonio next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2020 Texas Library Association Annual Conference Is Canceled

The news comes after publishers and other TLA exhibitors began pulling out in large numbers earlier this week, and as the host city of Houston moved to pull the plug on other scheduled events, including the popular Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus Leads to Smaller AWP Conference

The threat of the new coronavirus lead to a loss of attendees and exhibitors at the AWP conference in San Antonio, but the show went on and gave a boost to local writers and organizations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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University Press Redux conference cancelled over coronavirus concerns

The 2020 University Press Redux conference, organised by Cambridge University Press and ALPSP, and due to take place 17th-18th March, has been cancelled “in light of the unprecedented, ongoing and unpredictable developments around the novel coronavirus”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AWP Conference in San Antonio to Proceed as Planned

The annual AWP Conference will be held despite any threat from the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. This year's event, which takes place from March 4-7, is being held in San Antonio, Tex. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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