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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 »

NYNOW Winter Market: A Recap ›

Last month IPG Joined over 2,300 companies exhibiting at the NYNOW Winter Market, which takes at the Javits Center in New York City. Josh Rowe, Special Sales Manager, and Michael Riley, VP of Sales, were in attendance staffing the booth along with a group of dedicated gift reps from the Mid-Atlantic and New England territories. … Read More »

PubTech Connect: A Recap ›

After barely making their flights before Winter Storm Quinn hammered the East Coast,  IPG Marketing Manager Lauren Klouda and Chief Financial Officer Frank Autunnale are back from PubTech Connect, an annual conference on technology in the publishing industry, hosted this year in New York City.
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ALA Midwinter Conference: A Recap ›

The American Library Association’s Midwinter Conference in Denver, Colorado is a show that our entire sales and marketing staff look forward to every year. This year, our Library & Education Sales Manager Cynthia Murphy joined IPG Marketing’s Jeff Palicki and Lauren Klouda for a long weekend in Denver, Colorado.
Here, Cynthia discusses the benefits of building … Read More »

ABA Winter Institute: Trade Show Recap ›

IPG Marketing Manager Lauren Klouda, fresh off the plane from Memphis, had a wonderful time at this year’s ABA Winter Institute. Here, she talks about seeing keynote speakers like Junot Diaz and Daniel Pink, ABA’s newly created Diversity Task Force and, most importantly, some very fancy ducks.
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Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: PNBA Trade Show Takeaways ›

Michael Riley, IPG’s Vice President of Sales, and Janet Potter, Trafalgar Square’s Marketing Associate, were fortunate enough to spend the last week of September in the beautiful city of Portland, Oregon for the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s Fall Trade Show. Here, they talk about the ever-growing popularity of YA genre fiction, “Sweet & Greets,” and … Read More »

NEIBA Fall Conference: Trade Show Takeaways ›

Last week, Trade Sales Manager Aaron Howe and TSP Marketing Associate Janet Potter (who’s had quite a busy September; she was at the SIBA Discovery Show in New Orleans just last week) headed way up north to Providence, Rhode Island for the New England Independent Booksellers Association‘s Fall Conference. Here are their biggest takeaways!

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SIBA Fall Discovery Show 2017: Tradeshow Takeaways ›

IPG Marketing Manager Lauren Klouda, who along with TSP Marketing Associate Janet Potter attended this year’s SIBA Fall Discovery Show, hopped off the plane from New Orleans armed with pralines, an alarming amount of alligator stories, and, of course, plenty of takeaways (and books) to share with the office. Enjoy!

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Trade Show Recap: ASTRA Marketplace & Academy 2017 ›

Karen Adler, IPG’s Education Sales Representative attended the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) Marketplace & Academy 2017 in Philadelphia, PA a few weeks ago and let us in on her experiences. What could be more fun than a toy show?! Here are her takeaways:
“This was the first year I attended the ASTRA national show on behalf … Read More »

BookExpo (and BookCon) 2017: Trade Show Recap ›

This year’s BookExpo (changed from Book Expo America this year) was once again back in New York City. We loved having it in our home city of Chicago last year, but our staff was excited to get out to the east coast again for a very full four days of BookExpo and BookCon. Here, our staff … Read More »