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Join us at the conference: June 23-25, 2024!

Sponsorships for Vendors (printers, designers, etc.)  See options here

Be an attendee, $495, ALL SESSIONS PASS

Network with true publishing professionals!  "Meet the Experts" and spend time hobnobbing. 

Book Camp 2024 is gearing up to be a great success! Hundreds of independent

authors, publishers and industry providers and partners will gather outside of

New York City to meet, network, learn and more. For newcomers to old-timers, 

LEARN TO SELL YOUR BOOK TO Independent Bookstores, Librarians, Special Sales Venues or 

LITERARY AGENT for your first or next book. Learn benefits of starting a writers circle.

 

 

 

 

Join us here on the East Coast to gain knowledge, find resources, discuss book

strategies and solutions, and more. The event is packed with informative and

instructive sessions that is guaranteed to help your publishing process along!

In addition, there are networking opportunities and hands-on workshops.

Sign up today! (Show managed by Printed Word Reviews)

June 23rd - Sales, Marketing, Publicity  & "40 Under Forty in Publishing"  

June 24th - Audio, Libraries, Bookstores, Literary Agents & Awards Dinner

June 25th - Special Sales, reaching Target, Costco, nontraditional book outlets

ALL SESSIONS pass includes 

Meet new people  *  Hobnob with professionals  *  Learn and engage  * Find new suppliers

Get motivated to learn new techniques and plan your publishing strategy with the help of

experts at the 2024 BOOK CAMP

 

Register today for an ALL SESSIONS pass:

  • All Keynote Presentations

  • All Deep Dive Breakout Sessions

  • All Breakout Sessions

  • "Meet the Expert" one-on-one consultations with a field expert

  • "40 Under 40 in Publishing" ceremony

  • Sunday Cocktail Reception (pending sponsor)

  • How to get the most out of the show session

  • Literary agent "Speed Dating" 

  • Monday and Tuesday Opening and Wrap-Up/Closing Sessions

  • Lunch, coffee, tea, snacks on June 24, and breakfast on June 25

  • Access to Sponsor Tables in the main ballroom

  • Discounted tickets to the IPA / NYC Big Book Awards dinner & ceremony (June 24)

Who should attend BookCamp 2024?

* Independent publishers * Independent authors * Hybrid publishers  *Self-published authors * 

Association presses *  University presses * or anyone who is interested in advancing their

book publishing know-how should attend BookCamp 2024. The event will feature informative

sessions, networking opportunities, and hands-on workshops on a variety of topics, including:

  • Marketing and promotion

  • Sales and distribution

  • Writer Circles

  • Content creation

  • Business planning

  • Self-Publishing

  • Book Design

  • Writing & Editing

  • Book Distribution

  • Advertising & Promotion

  • Public Relations

  • Social Media

  • Book Reviews

  • Book Printing

  • Audiobooks / Podcasting

  • Publishing Technology

  • Selling to Bookstores & Libraries

Register now!

Venue is Doubletree by Hilton Newark Airport, Re-designed and Renovated,

128 Frontage Road, Newark, NJ 07114. We have negotiated special hotel rates for both

Sunday and Monday nights, currently available with our link of ONLY $169/night

plus applicable taxes and fees.  Contact the Printed Word Event Manager

Ted Olczak at Ted@GabbyBookAwards.com or (718) 938-4590.

BookCamp 2024 is the perfect opportunity to learn from industry

experts, network with other publishers, and get inspired to take

your publishing business to the next level.  

 

Attend a gala dinner and awards ceremony Monday, June 24th, 6pm-8pm where

we'll celebrate winners – come for the reception & enjoy the inspirational speeches!

Schedule:

Sunday

1pm Welcome

1:15pm Get the most out of the show

1:30pm Breakout sessions

2:15pm Break - coffee and snack on Exhibitor's floor

2:30pm Marketing/Book Business

3:00pm Breakout sessions

3:45pm Meet the Experts

5:00pm "40 Under 40 in Publishing" ceremony

6:00pm Welcome Cocktail Party (pending sponsor)

Monday

9:30am Small Group Breakfast (additional fee)

10:45am Breakout sessions

Noon: Lunch 

12:30pm Keynote Speaker / Welcome

2pm Breakout sessions

3pm Break - coffee break on Exhibitor's floor

3:30pm Breakout sessions

4:45pm Second Keynote Speaker / All Day wrap-up

6pm Awards Dinner (separate fee)

Tuesday

8am ALL Group Breakfast

9:10 Keynote Speaker

10:15am Breakout sessions

12pm Close out / Raffle and door prizes for attendees

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See, meet, network, learn from dozens of experts!

Former Managing Director of Books, The New York Times 

David Nudo

President Emeritus, Publishers Marketing and Advertising Association  

Former VP, Publisher of PW

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Michele Cobb,

Executive Director of the Audio Publishers Association; 

Publisher of 

AudioFile magazine

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Brian Feinblum, President 

BookMarkingBuzz,

decades long

publicity professional.

Brian Jud,

Executive Director of the Association of Publishers for Special Sales.

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Don Mazzella,

National Press Club's Writer's Circle, and

host of Small Business Digest

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