Multicultural Book Fair Showcasing Indie Authors - Atlanta
Sunday, October 23, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)
Please join Enjoy Yourself Events on Sunday, October 23rd from 12PM-5PM for a Multicultural Book Fair Showcasing Indie Authors from the metro Atlanta area and southeast region. This is a great opportunity for independent/self-published authors to gain exposure and get their books in front of the eyes of their target audience. All-level authors are welcome to participate. Aspiring authors encouraged to attend to participate in "Fiction Writing", "Indie Publishing" and "Self-Publishing" seminars being hosted randomly throughout the event.
675 Metropolitan Pkwy (off University Ave).
Entry is complimentary with online RSVP by 10/21. Adults (ages 13 and up) who DO NOT RSVP will be required to pay $10 at the door. Children (12 and under) are complimentary with a new or gently-used children's book donation at the door. Children's books will be donated to local family shelters.
*** Last minute book vendor special - Register by Friday October 21st and pay only $50 (regular book vendor registration is $125. Use discount code "BookFair" at checkout to get $75 off ***
*** 1 snack vendor spot is available for $50. You can sell cupcakes, cookies, cupcakes, etc to attendees ***
Tickets at the door will be $10 for ages 13 and up (exact change). Only cash will be accepted at the door for donations/admission.
Parents be sure to bring the kids and visit our kiddie corner with books for the li'l ones plus arts & crafts.
There are a limited number of non-book vendor spaces for Accessories, Tupperware, Cosmetics, Children's Items, Health & Beauty, Services, Candles, Food and Desserts. Each space is only $50 not including display table. You may bring your own table & covering or rent a table for the day for an additional $25. Only 1 non-book vendor per category will be allowed. First come, first served. No alcohol sales or samples will be permitted.
All vendors are responsible for providing their own display table. Only 1 table not to exceed 6 feet will be allowed per vendor registration. Vendor tables are available to rent for $25 per table. Chairs are available at the venue. Only one complimentary, accompanying guest will be permitted per registered vendor. Vendor set-up will begin at 10:00AM on October 23rd and must be fully set-up no later than 11:30 (no exceptions). No alcohol sales or samples will be permitted. Venue capacity 500+. Age demographics all ages. Vendor and exhibitor fees are non-refundable. Exhibitors and vendors, please register with your full company information directly through Eventbrite. You will receive a confirmation email once your payment has been authorized. Please contact the event host should there be any issues. Thank you.
Seeking self-published and contracted authors who are interested in gaining exposure for their children and adult books. Authors of children's books, self-help books, business, novels, romance and more are welcome. $125 early-bird book vendor registration ends on Friday, October 7th. The fee will be $175 after that date.
Gain maximum exposure for yourself and your book by being our Author Spotlight. Have your name and book title displayed on all marketing materials and major press releases. Read a 15 minute excerpt from your book at the fair plus a corner exhibitor space in order to autograph copies of your book. Author Spotlight is available for one children's author and one adult book author.
Sponsorship opportunities are available (gift bag items, door prizes, food, beverages & more).
Be sure to catch Author Brian Thompson discussing:
- The Differences Between Do-It-Yourself Publishing and Self-Publishing
- Popular Fiction and How To Find A Niche Market For Your Writing
Seminars will be given randomly throughout the event.
Plenty of free parking. All ticket sales are non-refundable.
Please feel free to contact Enjoy Yourself Events with any questions.
When & Where
Elaina M. Whitley/Enjoy Yourself Events/Enjoy Yourself Vacations
Elaina M. Whitley is the owner/founder of Enjoy Yourself Events, an event management and entertainment firm providing Event Planning, Marketing, Public Relations, Small Business & Professional Coaching. Elaina has been in the event industry for more than 15 years & has lent her expertise to events across the country. Client event roster includes: Real Men Cook, GodzGirl Network, Sweet Auburn Festival, Taste of Atlanta, Restoration-Atlanta Flood Relief Benefit Concert and more. In addition, Enjoy Yourself Events has produced and hosted: Event Planning 101 Certificate Workshop, Networking For a Cause Thanksgiving Food Drive, We Love the Kids Holiday Toy Drive, Sweet-Touch Pamper Me Party, Its My Party Event Planning Expo, Essence Music Festival group travel, as well as a host of others including celebrity and VIP events.