These well-attended regional workshops are formatted like PubWest Conference intensive educational seminars, with a guest speaker or panel that explores an emerging trend or recent event in publishing. Past Booklore events have covered promotion through social networks, launching an e-book program, e-mail marketing, regional cooperative marketing, BookExpo America (BEA), and more.
The annual PubWest Conference is a nationally recognized event that draws leading minds in the book publishing industry. Through intensive seminars, panel discussions, and workshops, the conference addresses the latest developments and best practices in digital formats, design and workflow, sales and marketing, printing and production, and distribution. Learn more about the 2011 Conference.
PubWest happy hours provide members an opportunity to come together in a casual atmosphere to network and build business relationships.
Webinars and Conference Calls
PubWest members are invited to participate in valuable webinars and conference calls offered by associate members of PubWest and other groups in the publishing industry at no charge.
PubWest Roundtable: Illustrated E-Books, 9/27/11
Converting illustrated books to e-pub formats is a complex matter that has lagged behind the e-publishing bandwagon. There are questions and problems with reformatting images, photos, and maps, linkages, image handling, and overall design. Christian Green, ABC-CLIO, and George Dick, president of Four Colour Print Group, discussed the conversion process and costs involved in producing illustrated eBooks.
Listen here: Illustrated ebooks Roundtable Sept 2011
Download: Illustrated ebook call – written summary