Join IBPA for the 31st annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ Ceremony & Dinner!
About the program
Join IBPA as we honor the winners of our 31th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program! The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program, which include over ﬁfty categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for indie publishers and self-published authors. Held in conjunction with IBPA Publishing University, the 2019 award ceremony is a gala dinner where all Gold winners receive an engraved trophy marking their achievement.
The submission window for the 31st annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ will open in May 2018
The 31st annual program, for books with a copyright date of 2018, will open in May 2018. The deadlines for entry are below. We hope you’ll consider entering. You can download the entry materials here once they're available and contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
FIRST CALL FOR ENTRIES: MAY 1, 2018 THRU SEP 30, 2018
Primarily for titles published Jan 1 – Aug 31, 2018
SECOND CALL FOR ENTRIES: OCT 1, 2018 THRU DEC 15, 2018
Primarily for titles published Sep 1 – Dec 31, 2018
Are you attending IBPA Publishing University 2019?
Great! As an IBPA Publishing University attendee, you receive a complimentary ticket to the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ ceremony (held in conjunction with the conference) on a first-come, first-served basis until the event sells out. Contact Angela Bole at email@example.com if you're unsure how to get your complimentary ticket.
Additional tickets for guests and non-attendees of IBPA Publishing University can be purchased here for $50 each. Just click REGISTER above to start the ordering process.
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