Register for the Conference by Sept. 1 and we'll enter you in our drawing for an APSS membership, Blue Lobster book coaching, Friesens book design kit, and more great prizes from our affiliates & sponsors! If you have a prize you'd like to donate, let us know.


Join us for IPNE's 5th Annual

New England Publishing Conference

Friday & Saturday, September 25-26, 2015 

At the scenic Sheraton Portsmouth (NH) Harborside Hotel!

Invigorate your independent publishing business and sign up now! 

This year, IPNE's Annual Conference will be a game-changing, information-packed, hands-on event attracting publishers, authors, designers, distributors, printing executives; the movers and shakers in the book-publishing world. Check out the schedule, presenters and workshops on the registration page.  Then, please connect with us on social media and help spread the news - there's power in our numbers! 

  • FRIDAY KEYNOTE: Reading for a Living: It Takes History to Make History, by Robert Gray, Shelf Awareness
  • SATURDAY KEYNOTE: Who Holds the Power in the Book World? with Jim Milliot, Publishers Weekly, & Nancy Morgan Stosik, Ingram Content Group.
Enjoy scenic Portsmouth Harbor Light and renowned conference facilities at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel

Who should attend?

This conference is for anyone associated with the book publishing industry: independent authors, small and mid-size publishers, booksellers, designers, illustrators, editors, students in publishing programs, publicists, and printers. You'll get information to help develop your business strategy and the opportunity to network with successful large and small publishers from across New England.

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At the "Big 3" Fall Shows!

* Register for two of the "Big Three" and get a 10% refund on your basic registration fees!
  1. NEW ENGLAND INDEPENDENT BOOKSELLERS (NEIBA), Providence RI 10/6-8 (general registration)
  2. BOSTON BOOK FESTIVAL, Copley Square, Boston 10/24 (general registration)
  3. NEW ENGLAND LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (NELA), Manchester, NH 10/26-27 (general registration)
...and more!

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Get the IPNE edge for your publishing business! IPNE provides networking, resources, education, and cooperative marketing opportunities for New England's independent publishing community. IPNE members work in collaborative teams to design and carry out our programs.

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