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IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards™ Ceremony and Dinner

4/5/2019
When: Friday, April 5, 2019
6pm (reception); 7pm (awards and dinner)
Where: Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
540 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois  60611
United States
Contact: IBPA Office
310-546-1818


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Join IBPA for the 31st annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ Ceremony & Dinner!

Online registration closed at 6:00 PM Central on April 2, 2019. Please visit the conference registration table on the 7th floor of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile beginning at 10:00 AM Central on Friday, April 5, 2019 to register, add to, or change your schedule.

Ticket Fees:
  • General Registration: $50 (register above)
  • IBPA Publishing University Attendees: $35 (register here)
  • 31st Annual Judges: Free (contact Terry Nathan)
  • 31st Annual Finalists (+ 1 guest): Free (contact Terry Nathan)

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™ is now open!

The 31st annual program, for physical and audio books with a copyright date of 2018, is now open! The deadlines for entry are below. We hope you’ll consider entering. You can download the entry materials here; 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 2019?

Great! As an IBPA Publishing University attendee, you receive a $35.00 ticket to the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award ceremony and dinner (held in conjunction with the conference) on a first-come, first-served basis until the event sells out. Register for both the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award ceremony and dinner AND IBPA Publishing University here.

Additional tickets for guests and non-attendees of IBPA Publishing University can be purchased above for $50 each. Just click REGISTER above to start the ordering process.

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