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IPG Publisher Summit 2018

 

IPG Publisher Summit 2018

Pub Summit 2018 Program

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PDF Program (25MB)

Connect with fellow publishers, vendor partners, and industry insiders at the  IPG Publisher Summit 2018 on April 23rd & 24th at the The Mid America Club @ Aon Center.

IPG Publisher Summit is a two-day annual publishing event, creating a convergence of publishers, service providers, review publications, graphic designers, librarians, booksellers, media, printers, and more, hosted by Independent Publishers Group. Meet the entire IPG team, hear directly from industry thought leaders, form closer relationships with trade reviewers and production partners, learn about new tools to improve your business, and engage with other like-minded publishers and industry professionals.

View and download the IPG Publisher Summit 2018 Program here. Please note: Printed programs will be distributed at registration. 

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Dates & Times At-a-Glance Schedule | Experience Chicago| Exhibitors

IPG Publisher Summit Dates and Times

Reserve your seat at the Summit ASAP! Because of the past success, growing popularity, and importance of this event, we encourage you to let us know whether you plan to attend as soon as you are able. Space will fill up quickly and we want to make sure we are able to save you a seat.

Publisher Summit Dates & Time:

*NEW* Bookstore Trolley Tour - Sponsored by Edelweiss and IPG:
Sunday, April 22nd from 5 - 8:30 p.m.

Registration:
Monday, April 23rd begins at 8:30 a.m.

Publisher Summit:
Monday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 24th from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cocktail Reception:
Cocktail Reception planned for the evening of April 23 from 7 - 10 p.m. at the American Writers Museum.

 

At-a-Glance Schedule

Monday, April 23rd 

8:30 a.m. Registration Desk opens 
Across from elevator bay

9 - 10 a.m. Exhibit Hall opens 
Burnham Ballroom

10 - 10:45 a.m. Understanding Gift Sales: A Deeper Dive
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 1
  Understanding Barnes & Noble: A Deeper Dive
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 2

10:45 - 11:30 a.m. Ask the IPG Experts
Burnham Ballroom

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. Coffee Break: Visit with our Exhibitors
Burnham Ballroom

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Mass Merch is Not for Everyone
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 1
  Spending Wisely: How Co-op Can Pay Off
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 2

12:30 - 2 p.m. Lunch is served
Burnham Ballroom
 

2 - 2:30 p.m. Keynote Address with Joe Matthews, CEO
Burnham Ballroom
 

2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Make Some Noise: Audiobooks
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 1
  The Ultimate Library Panel
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 2

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Keynote: Don't Outspend Them, Outsmart Them, feat. Terry O'Reilly
Burnham Ballroom
 

7 - 10 p.m. Publisher Summit Cocktail Reception
@ the American Writers Museum
180 N Michigan Avenue, 2nd Floor
 

Tuesday, April 24th 

8:30 a.m. Registration Desk opens 
Across from elevator bay

9 - 10 a.m. Amazon: Even More Than The Everything Store 
Burnham Ballroom

10 - 11 a.m. Coffee Break: Visit with our Exhibitors 
Burnham Ballroom

11 - 11:45 a.m. Making Money with Your Metadata
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 1
  Activate Your Author
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 2

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Finance for Publishers
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 1
  Pre-Publication Buzz: How to Get Booksellers & Readers Talking About Your Books
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 2

12:30 - 2 p.m. Lunch is served
Burnham Ballroom

2 - 3 p.m. Publisher Peer Round Tables
Burnham Ballroom

3 - 4 p.m. Beyond the Book: Trademarks, Copyrights, International, Media, Translation, Licensing
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 1
  Leveraging Your ebooks: Integrating Print and Digital Marketing
Frank Lloyd Wright Room 2

4 - 4:30 p.m. Publisher Summit Wrap-Up & Champagne Toast: See You in 2019!
Burnham Ballroom
 


Explore Sweet Home Chicago

Our staff has compiled a list of nearby favorite spots to eat and see while you are with us here in the Windy City to ensure you see and taste the very best our town has to offer!

View our list of restaurants and activities here!

There are so many wonderful places to try in Chicago, you really can’t go wrong!

 

Thank You to Our Exhibitors

 


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 Contact marketing@ipgbook.com for more information! 

IPG Publisher Summit 2018