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TLA Annual Conference 2019: A Recap ›

Cynthia Murphy, Library & Education Sales Manager at IPG, discusses the highlights of this year’s TLA conference—
Although a freak Chicago snowstorm made travel to Austin challenging, the 2019 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference proved to be well worth the hassle. As did the TexMex cuisine, the Austin vibe, the . . . .
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London Book Fair 2019: A Recap ›

Held annually, The London Book Fair sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London to learn, network, and kick off their year of business. This year, LBF celebrated its 48-year anniversary and IPG was there for all the excitement. 
Sharing their takeaways from LBF are Brooke O’Donnell, Managing Director of Trafalgar Square Publishing, a division of Independent Publishers Group, … Read More »

ABA Winter Institute 2019: A Recap ›

What was your primary objective for attending Winter Institute, and what were you most excited for?
Lauren Klouda, Director of Marketing: We attend Winter Institute to connect with the key decision makers, owners, book buyers, and booksellers across the North American independent book market, to listen to the successes and issues they’re discussing, and to showcase our … Read More »

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: A Recap ›

The Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair) takes place in Frankfurt, Germany every fall and, as we’ve mentioned here on the IPG Blog many times, it is certainly high on the list of book fairs we look forward to the most. Frankfurt is the largest book fair in the world, with over 7,000 exhibitors and nearly … Read More »

Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA) Fall Discovery Show: A Recap ›

Our Director of Marketing, Lauren Klouda, is back from two whirlwind days in the Mile-High City for the MPIBA Fall Discovery Show. Here, she shares with us the titles booksellers were most excited to see, her experience mingling with fellow book-lovers at the Shelf Awareness evening reception, and her two favorite bookstores in the Denver … Read More »

BookExpo & BookCon 2018 Recap: Why We Loved “Every Crazy, Jam-Packed Minute” ›

by Lauren Klouda, Director of Marketing
The annual trek to New York City marked another extremely busy and productive four days for the publishing industry. I had back-to-back meetings with many of our ebook vendor partners, including quality time with our friends at Apple, Kobo, Scribd, and OverDrive to talk 2018 merchandising, as well as with … Read More »

Publisher Summit 2018 Recap: Our Best Yet! ›

As we wind down from one of the busiest times of the year here at IPG, we thought we’d reflect on what many of us believed to be our most successful event yet! This year marked our 5th annual Publisher Summit, a proprietary event for IPG client publishers that is hosted every spring in conjunction … Read More »

The Secret Mountain: A Recap of PLA 2018 ›

For this trade show recap we decided to flip the script and have one of our publishers give their point of view! Here, The Secret Mountain‘s Roland and Thom Stringer were kind enough to share their takeaways from the PLA 2018 Conference.
IPG:  What was your primary objective for attending PLA, and what were you most excited for?
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ISA Annual Convention: A Recap ›

Spring is an incredibly busy time at IPG for trade shows and conferences. We have London Book Fair, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, PLA Conference, TLA Annual Conference, and ISA Annual Convention, all within the same month! This year, Kathryn Cassibry, Online Content Coordinator, was tasked with attending the International Studies Association’s annual convention in San … Read More »

Public Lands Alliance Convention & Trade Show: A Recap ›

On February 27th and 28th, IPG exhibited at the 2018 Public Lands Alliance (PLA) Show in Palm Springs, CA at the Renaissance Hotel and Covention Center. PLA takes place each year during the association’s annual convention, and in between workshops and speakers, members of national parks and public lands take time to peruse the trade … Read More »