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IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ Ceremony and Dinner
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IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ Ceremony and Dinner

4/6/2018
When: Friday, April 6, 2018
6pm (reception); 7pm (awards and dinner)
Where: Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 East 11th Street
Austin, Texas  78701
United States
Contact: IBPA Office
310-546-1818

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The 30th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ Ceremony & Dinner is SOLD OUT!

Cost: $50/ticket


This program is sold out!

As of March 28, 2018, we can no longer take registrations for the 30th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Ceremony & Dinner...we are sold out! Please direct feedback and questions to Terry Nathan at terry@ibpa-online.org.


About the program.

Join IBPA as we honor the winners of our 30th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™! The Benjamin Franklin Awards™, 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 2018 award ceremony is a gala dinner where all Gold winners receive an engraved trophy marking their achievement.


The submission window for the 30th annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program is closed.

The 30th annual call for entries is now closed. The 31st annual program, for all 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 info@ibpa-online.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 2018?

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 at the Sheraton Austin Hotel) on a first-come, first-served basis until the event sells out. Contact Angela Bole at angela@ibpa-online.org 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. [The REGISTER link has been removed.]

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