Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the 2022 PubWest Conference. We welcome additions to our event team! There are multiple opportunities to volunteer, each opportunity being a full day commitment in exchange for complimentary conference registration.
PubWest is looking for:
APPLY TO VOLUNTEER
Sessions for the 2022 PubWest Conference will be held over three days, with Day 1 being dedicated to the intensives listed below, and each day offering networking opportunities for our attendees.
Note: registration closes Friday, January 28.
INTENSIVE OPTIONS -- (Held on Feb 3)
Intensive Attendees Select ONE of the Following Options
Getting Your Book Into Readers’ Hands
Monetize Your Content: Beyond Just Selling the Text
Publishers Roundtable -- (Held on Feb 3, 2:00-4:00pm)
Publishers and heads of houses are invited to attend this extended publisher’s roundtable, designed to give publishers ample time to engage in smart, open-forum discussions on the ever-changing landscape of publishing. Share challenges, explore a range of topics, and exchange valuable information with your peers. Attendance is limited to publishers and heads of houses.
CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS
Clicks, Toks, Grams: Social Media Marketing
In this session, practitioners, sages, and students of social media marketing share their stories of campaigns, successes, and lessons learned.
In the Trenches with Bookstores: The Daily Pivot
Owning the Relationship: Direct to Consumer
GROW YOUR BOTTOM LINE
What’s New in Special Sales?
The Science (and Psychology) of Pricing
SIGNS OF THE TIMES
Keynote: Censorship, Punishment, and Accountability
Location, Location, Location... Where We Work and How We Travel
Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives: Where Are We? What’s Working? Where Do We Go from Here?
Design and Production: State of the Industry
Supply Chain and Distribution: State of the Industry
TOOLS OF THE TRADE
If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Data Access and Applications
Hear from people about how they are finding and using the data that drives their business. Get time-saving advice by learning what our panelists have tried in the past and what they currently use now (and how they use it!).
Amazon Tools -- Did You Know These Were FREE?
YOU'RE NOT WRONG TO WONDER ABOUT RIGHTS!
Buying & Selling - International Rights
What are the prime venues for engaging in the international market? Where do you go to sell translations to the domestic market? How do you find a good rights agent? Is Canada an International Market? These questions and more will be answered as we work our way around the globe on both sides of the acquisitions table.
Your Book Can Be SO MUCH More -- Acquiring and Selling Rights
AWARDS PRESENTATIONS & RECEPTIONS
Thursday, Feb. 3: Evening Reception & Happy Hour Social
Friday, Feb. 4: Hall of Fame Presentation
Friday, Feb. 4: Rittenhouse Award
Friday, Feb. 4: Evening Reception & Cocktail Party
Saturday, Feb. 5: Book Design Awards
Saturday, Feb. 5: Evening Reception & Cocktail Party