IPNE’s 12th Annual Conference is Nov. 3–4, 2023

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Are you planning on writing a book, in the process of writing one, or just curious about how to go from a manuscript to finished work?

Whether you publish traditionally or on your own, you’ll likely be in charge of things like your own publicity and marketing, or and you’ll need to know about book design, metadata, ISBNs, and book launches.

At the 12th Annual IPNE Publishers & Writers Conference, we’re bringing in speakers who’ve “been there, done that,” speakers who’re eager to share their expertise to help you flatten your learning curve.

  • If you’d like to suggest a topic, please fill out this form.
  • If you’d like to volunteer to speak or want to recommend someone, please fill out this form. 

Our experts will present on topics such as:

  • Publishing 101 — The Basics
  • Value of Book Marketing Analytics
  • Finding and Working with Agents Marketing
  • Chat.GPT – Copyright Considerations
  • Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Podcasting and Live Streaming
  • Audiobook Production/ Distribution
  • Distribution Platforms & Strategies 
  • Grants & Crowdfunding
  • Leveraging Relationships with Bookstores
  • Getting Away from Amazon: Create Your Own Store
  • Diversify Your Formats
  • Book Design & Formatting
  • Networking Events
  • and more!

Make Better Books & Sell More of Them” is the theme of the 2023 conference, coming to you via Zoom  on Friday and Saturday, November 3rd and 4th. The fee is affordable, and you don’t need to be a publisher, a published author, or even a New Englander to join the virtual crowd.

Our program includes experts and leaders from across the industry, certain to educate and inspire—including presentations from Jeniffer Thompson, Deon McAdoo, Hank Marcacci and Paula Diaco; plus a dozens of other industry experts.

The Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) is excited to announce the dates and give some info on this year’s conference. We’ll be having all our events on Zoom starting Friday afternoon, November 3rd, and continuing Saturday morning through the evening.

IPNE’s 12th Annual Conference 2023 Schedule Coming Soon

About the Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE)

The Independent Publishers of New England (IPNE) is an organization of professionals, authors, and companies who collaborate to help each other learn and succeed in the independent book publishing field.