The PR for People business networking group has partnered with SharedBusinessSpace .com to create the first Seattle Book Summit on Tuesday, February 1.
The book summit will focus on book promotion strategies for 2011 and beyond. Seattle Book Summit is an emerging think tank for authors and publishers who are serious about gaining traction for their books in the age of the iPads and ebooks.
The Seattle Book Summit will be held from 4 pm to 7 pm , Tuesday, February 1 at the Swedish Culture Center, located at 1920 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109.
Admission is free.
Patricia Vaccarino, founder of PR for People, said “Many of our participating authors are business people who have written books that demonstrate their expertise. Their books are just one more tool that they use to break through the clutter in order to establish their professional brands in today’s competitive marketplace. ”
The Seattle Book Summit will include a panel discussion covering the
· The golden keys to getting published: time and money
· Latest trends in ebooks in the age of the iPad
· Book promotion strategies for 2011 and beyond
The following authors will be exhibiting their books: Dexter Chapin, Deborah Enos, Jenevieve Fisher, Milan Heger, Lorraine Howell, David L. Laing, Neil Low, Tom Masters, Dr. Julie Miller, Patrick Snow, Kris Steinnes, Patricia Vaccarino, and David Volk.
The Seattle Book Summit also includes several publishers, literary agents, editors, book designers and packagers, and other experts who serve the publishing and digital media industries.
Seattle Book Summit Agenda:
4:00 to 4:30 pm sign in and networking
4:30 to 5:30 pm introduction of the event’s hosts, and the participating authors, publishers and professionals who serve the publishing and digital media industries. (Everyone gets a few minutes to talk about who they are and what they do.)
5:30 to 6:15 pm Panel discussion composed of two authors and two publishers.
6:15 to 6:30 pm Q&A from the audience
6:30 to 7:00 pm Book signings and networking** *
Authors will be signing and selling their books.
Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. Free parking available. The Swedish Cultural Center, located at 1920 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109, is easily accessible by metro bus service.