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"Ask an IBPA Board Member" Webinar Series: Karla Olson, Patagonia Books
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/7/2017
When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
From 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific
Where: Online via WebEx
United States
Contact: Angela Bole, IBPA CEO
310-546-1818


Online registration is available until: 11/10/2017
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Get to know KARLA OLSON, Director of Patagonia Books!

The "Ask an IBPA Board Member" series is free-of-charge, but you must be an active IBPA member to register.

During IBPA's monthly "Ask an IBPA Board Member" speaker series, IBPA members meet and discuss book industry trends with a member of IBPA's Board of Directors. The series features a different IBPA board member each month, ensuring that IBPA members receive a unique point of view each time they join.

Register above to attend the live, online webinar via WebEx and hear the featured IBPA board member discuss his or her distinct point of view on trends and topics of interest in the book industry. You'll be able to ask your own questions, as well, for a truly tailored experience. We hope you'll join us!


About Karla Olson, our November 7, 2017 featured board member!

Areas of expertise: Marketing, Professional Standards

Karla Olson is the Director of Patagonia Books, which publishes books as a mission outreach within the sports clothing company, Patagonia, Inc. She is also the president of Publishers and Writers of San Diego and Publishers and Writers of Orange County, and founder of Read Local, a marketing coalition for authors.

Karla has been in the publishing industry for over 30 years and is the owner of BookStudio, a publishing consultancy. Before BookStudio, she was the Creative Director of Tehabi Books, the owner of Via Press, and the editorial director of the Michael Friedman Publishing Group, a book packaging company in New York City.


Additional "Ask an IBPA Board Member" speakers:

December 5, 2017 
Joshua Tallent, Director of Outreach & Education, Firebrand Technologies

Areas of Expertise: Digital Publishing, eBooks, Metadata
[registration link to come]


January 9, 2018
Brooke Warner, Publisher, She Writes Press

Areas of expertise: Hybrid Publishing
[registration link to come]


February 6, 2018 
Elizabeth Turnbull, Senior Editor & Partner, Light Messages Publishing

Areas of expertise: Marketing
[registration link to come]


March 6, 2018 
Richard Lena, Publisher, Brattle Publishing

Areas of expertise: General Publishing
[registration link to come]


April 3, 2018 
Robert Price, President, Price World Publishing

Areas of expertise: General Publishing
[registration link to come]


May 3, 2018 
Robin Cutler, Director, IngramSpark

Areas of expertise: Print on Demand, Global Distribution, Working with Retailers and Libraries
[registration link to come]


June 5, 2018 
Leslie Browning, Founder & Senior Editor, Homebound Publications

Areas of expertise: General Publishing
[registration link to come]


July 10, 2018 
Shannon Okey, Publisher, Cooperative Press

Areas of expertise: General Publishing
[registration link to come]


August 2, 2018
Seth Dellon, Associate Publisher, Foreword Reviews

Areas of expertise: Book Reviews, Book Fairs, Foreign Rights
[registration link to come]


September 4, 2018
Mark Wesley, Publisher, me+mi publishing

Areas of expertise: Children’s Books, Marketing, Publishing Business Models
[registration link to come]


October 2, 2018
Ian Lamont, Founder, i30Media

Areas of expertise: Publishing Websites, Self-serve Advertising Programs (Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc.)
[registration link to come]

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