PRESIDENT’S POST IBPA Publishing University 2011 Wrap-Up

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August 2011
by Florrie Binford Kichler

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PRESIDENT’S POST

by Florrie Binford Kichler

PRESIDENT, IBPA

IBPA Publishing University 2011 Wrap-Up

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.—William Arthur Ward

It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a community to raise a publisher. And nowhere was that community more evident than in the gathering of publishing industry professionals who so generously contributed their time and energy to IBPA Publishing University 2011.

More than a thousand man- and woman-hours were devoted to bringing attendees the best in publishing education. The diversity in speakers’ backgrounds, companies, and experiences combined to deliver a program that one attendee described as “a must-attend for any small press that aspires to being relevant and profitable on both a traditional and a digital basis.” (To see what another attendee found most valuable, turn to “Tidbits and Tricks for an Old Dog; or, The Best Lessons I Learned at Publishing University” in this issue.)

In addition to presenting 20 traditional breakout sessions on a wide range of nontraditional publishing topics, IBPA Publishing University 2011 broke with tradition in a number of …IBPA Members – Click here to view the full article (login required).

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