Come celebrate the five year anniversary of the trailblazing conference that connects writers to people and opportunities that impact their lives and careers! Familiar faces return, and new faces come together to discuss, debate, educate, connect and inspire!!!
Whether you are a first-time, bucket list writer, or an established author working both sides of the publishing fence, Utopia has resources, people and opportunities to uplevel your career and meet some of the best friends you'll ever make along your journey.
Myra McEntire, Alex Flinn, Alessandra Torre, Katharine Dever
Educational & Entertaining Panels loaded with experts and favorite authors
Hundreds of Exhibitors -- authors, deisgners, publishers, editors, bloggers, + more
Hundreds of Signing Authors!
Toni Aleo, Victoria V.E. Schwab, Renee Carlino, BN Toler, Carey Heywood, Ella James, Chelsea Fine, Tiffany King, Chanda Hahn, CJ Redwine, Heather Hildenbrand, Rebecca Yarros, Cambria Hebert, Geneva Lee, Quinn Loftis, and dozens more!
Screening of fan-made film "Severus Snape and the Marauders" + Q&A with writer/director and cast!!
Screening of full-length documentary "Love Between the Covers" about the romance book industry.
B&N on-site book store
80s-themed Karaoke sponsored by WaWa Productions
Pre-Awards Happy Hour sponsored by New York Times bestselling author Geneva Lee
UTOPiA Idea Xchange Talks
Raye Wagner, Heather Hildenbrand, Brian McDonough, Liz C. Long, Chelsea Fine, Susan Burdorf
Fifth Annual UTOPiA Awards
Sponsored by YABC, co-hosted by NY Times bestseller CJ Redwine and movie critic for 92.9 The Mix and Clint's Movie Blog, Clint Redwine
Dance Party with live DJ
A Keynote Couch Writers Reunion
What a Difference 5 Years Can Make
WORKSHOP -- for an extra fee you can take part in an exclusive opportunity to uplevel your career and your lifestyle with leaders in their fields. (Limited Space Available)
Blockbuster Book Trailer Bootcamp -- led by Adam Cushman of Film14 who has had more than 140,000 views on single book trailers he has done.
WAR GAMES: Field Day for adults SPONSORED BY CHBB Publishing
+ more surprises and fun!
UTOPiAcon focuses on the whole author's journey -- from business and marketing, to health, balance, confidence and happiness.
NEW in 2016:
--> ONE-DAY-ONLY admission wristbands (Thursday, Friday, or Saturday).
--> UTOPiAcon expands to Contemporary and Paranormal Middle Grade (MG), and Adult Contemporary and Paranormal.
For all of the amazing activities and opportunities, please see the website: http://utopiacon.com
Ticket Refund Policy: Full refund for 60 Days from purchase or until March 31, 2016, whichever comes first. Amount minus processing fee after 60 days or until March 31, 2016, whichever comes first. No refunds, transfers or exchanges allowed after March 31, 2016 for any reason.
Exhibitor Booth Refund Policy -- please see ticket and web site for Terms & Conditions