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Sell A Truckload of Your Books at Conferences and Expos in 2017

Exhibit and Present Your Books one-on-one at some of the largest Black Conferences and Expos in 2017.

Conferences/Expos

African American Arts Festival  Annual county-wide celebration of African American Arts, Culture and Heritage. Atelier provides an environment for visual exposure, educational exchange and a showcase for African American art and artists. Contact African American Atelier, 200 North Davie Street, Box 14, Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 Phone: (336) 333-6885 E-mail: info@africanamericanatelier.org Website: http://www.africanamericanatelier.org

African American Book Club Summit  Founded by Pamela Walker-Williams, the annual summit is an excellent opportunity for book clubs to gather to discuss books, exchange ideas, develop strategies, and meet some of the country’s finest authors. Contact Pamela Walker-Williams, AABCS, Pageturner, PMB-120, 2951 Marina Bay Drive, Suite #130, League City, Texas 77573 Phone: (866) 875-1044 E-mail: contact@pageturner.net  Website: http://www.pageturner.net

Atlanta African Dance & Drum Festival  The Afrikan Djeli Cultural Institute (ADCI) coordinates classes, workshops and conferences for African Dance and Drum. Also coordinates drum and dance for programs, weddings and many types of events. Contact ADCI, Post Office Box 50130, Atlanta, Georgia 30302  Phone: (404) 753-8933  Fax: (480) 275-3612  Website: http://www.aaddf.org

African American Heritage Festival  An annual festival celebration of African American culture, AAHF is a week of educational and cultural programs culminates with a weekend of social and recreational activities.  Contact African American Heritage Festival, The Multicultural Center, 4th Floor, Ohio Union, 1739 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43210 Phone: (614) 688-8449 E-mail: multiculturalcenter@osu.edu  Website: http://www.mcc.osu.edu

African American Pavilion at Book-Expo America  Founded in 2004 by Tony Rose, the annual conference event showcases African American books, authors, products and publishers. Contact Mr. Tony Rose, CEO, Publisher, Amber Communications Group, Inc., 1334 East Chandler Boulevard, Suite 5-D67, Phoenix, Arizona 85048 Phone: (480) 460-1660 Fax: (480) 283-0991  E-mail: amberbk@aol.com Website: http://www.amberbooks.com

The African Diaspora Film Festival (ADFF)  Presents an eclectic mix of urban, classic, independent and foreign films that depict the richness and diversity of the life experience of people of African descent and Indigenous people all over the world. Contact ArtMattan Productions, The African Diaspora Film Festival, 535 Cathedral Parkway, Suite 14B, New York, New York 10025 Phone: (212) 864-1760  E-mail: info@nyadff.org  Website: http://www.nyadff.org

African World Festival (AWF)  The largest public outreach program of the year with attendance topping one million, this festival is a dynamic, colorful mix of people and cultures of the African Diaspora. Contact The Museum Of African American History, 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48201 Phone: (313) 494-5824  Fax: (313) 494-5855  E-mail: awfinfo@yahoo.com  Website: http://www.awfdetroit.org

taken from the 2017 Black Authors & Published Writers Directory

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56th Annual Michigan Reading Association Conference

56th Annual Michigan Reading Association Conference.


56th Annual Michigan Reading Association Conference

56th Annual Michigan Reading Association Conference
Public · By Mom’s Choice Awards
March 9, 2012 at 12:00am until March 11, 2012 at 6:00pm

Comprising of over 3 thousand members, the Michigan Reading Association is one of the largest and most stable of its kind in the Midwest. With a return to Grand Rapids, where the annual conference regularly receives over 2,700 in attendance, MRA is a great venue for marketing your k-12 materials. As a population concerned with literacy, and often times comprised of teachers with ever tightening budgets, the opportunity to see books before purchasing them is a huge draw for MRA attendees, making the Combined Book Exhibit a popular destination on the show floor.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Mom’s Choice Awards
Deadline = 2/27
Reservation, Catalog Information,
Display Copies and Ad Artwork Due
February 6, 2012 at 8:15am


FREE WORKSHOP on Copyright & Intellectual Property April 21, 2011 at the Detroit Public Library

FREE WORKSHOP on Copyright & Intellectual Property April 21, 2011 at the Detroit Public Library.


FREE WORKSHOP…Learn How To Break into the Entertainment Industry

FREE WORKSHOP

April 19, 20, and 21, 2011

 Southfield, Michigan

    How To Break into the Entertainment Industry

 

Workshop Description: 

           Need some inside advice? Legendary Film Director Tim Greene will teach you how to take your career to the next level and develop as an actor?  What’s needed to win that BIG audition? What are Filmmakers looking for NOW? Should you stay in Detroit or move to California or New York to pursue your career?  During this Entertainment Industry Workshop, Mr. Greene will answer these questions and many more.
 

     –   Learn how to break into the entertainment industry (Film, Music, Modeling etc).
 

     –   Learn how to market yourself and your brand.
 

     –   Learn how to market your independent films.   And so much more…

About Facilitator:

Film Actor, Songwriter, Celebrity Tennis Player, Record Producer and Radio & Television host, Legendary Producer Director Tim Greene is in Charlotte, North Carolina editing his latest documentary project “From Tragedy To Triumph” which tells the story of a community who took an abandoned empty supermarket in their crime infested neighborhood and turned it into a productive community center to better their neighborhood. The kids in that community went from getting D’s in school to getting straight A’s.  He is also shooting his 4th feature film “Vampire Tales” which he wrote, produced and will direct. Tim is owner of Tim Greene Films in Hollywood, California.  He is a national Deans list graduate and Sony Innovators Award Finalist of Shaw University with a B. S. Degree in Business Management, with a communications minor.  As A Former Talent Manager, he successfully managed 73-year-old “Rappin Granny” to over 25 National TV Commercials, 17 Feature Films, 3 seasons of Beatle Borg’s (Kid’s TV Show) On Fox TV and over 24 million votes on America’s Got Talent” on NBC TV. As a songwriter Tim has produced over 17 single releases and has two Billboard Top Ten Hits to his credit. With the soon to be released “LiL Homeez” motion picture Tim has created a new franchise for kid’s featuring no guns or curse words. “To be a little homie you have to get good grades in school, say no to drugs and no cursing,” says Greene. Three features,  hundreds of coupons, and thousands of dollars in rebate checks later, Tim has birthed a body of work on which he looks with pride. Tim is also called the “Disney Of Hip Hop” and his films are distributed in 31 countries worldwide.  

 

 


WORLD RE-NOWNED COMPOSER AND CONDUCTOR CARMAN MOORE WILL INTRODUCE HIS NEW BOOK “CROSSOVER: AN AMERICAN BIO”

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
 
The First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Expo
April 19,  20 and 21, 2011

Authors, Publishers, Exhibitors Deadline  ….The First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Expo & Exhibits is fast approaching as well as the deadline for advertising and exhibitor’s information to be included in the Expo Exhibits Catalog. All advertising and exhibitor information must be sent in to us by March 15, 2011.
 

To give your book or product additional exposure we have added FREE use of the conference room (limited space, just three (3) more tables left on a first come first serve basis) that will allow the author/exhibitor use of the conference room to hold a 15 – 30 minute workshop, presentation, and/or author talk, and signing during the Expo to be included in the Expo Program Schedule and Exhibits Catalog.
 
 

BOOK LAUNCH

April 19, 2011

WORLD RE-NOWNED COMPOSER AND CONDUCTOR CARMAN MOORE WILL
INTRODUCE HIS NEW BOOK “CROSSOVER: AN AMERICAN BIO”

WORLD RE-NOWNED COMPOSER CARMAN MOORE, WHOM ORNETTE COLEMAN CALLS “THE BEST COMPOSER IN THE WORLD,” RECOUNTS HIS  CROSSOVER-FILLED LIFE IN THE FORM OF A BIO FILLED WITH ANECDOTES AND WISDOM DRAWN FROM FRIENDSHIPS AND MEETINGS WITH SUCH WORLD FIGURES AS JOHN LENNON, W.H. AUDEN, LOUIS ARMSTRONG, AND ROBERT REDFORD….  A GREAT READ…SHORT AND INTRIGUING.  PHOTO-ILLUSTRATED. 


WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS


Website:  www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com 

Grace Adams

CONTACT INFORMATION

The Grace Company
829 Langdon Court – Suite 45
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
(248) 651-6775

E-Mail:    graccointern@MSN.com
Website:  www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com 


Black Literary Marketplace Expo Deadline for entry in Exhibits Catalog March 15 2011

March 15, 2011 is the Deadline for advertising and to be included in The First Annual Black Literary Marketplace Exhibits Catalog at www.blackliterarymarketplaceexpo.com.  FREE AUTHOR/EXHIBITOR Radio Interview.

However, you may advertise in the Black Literary Players newsletter at www.bapwd.com_black_literary_players.htm.

 


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