12th Annual IPNE Independent Publishers & Authors Conference

  • 03 Nov 2023
  • 04 Nov 2023
  • Virtual Event on Zoom


  • We've negotiated a special rate for IBPA affiliate members. If needed, request the access code via https://ipne.org/contact.
  • Members pay just $75 for 2023 conference access. Register early for an additional discount.
  • General registration for non-members is $125, which includes a one-year membership in IPNE.org.
  • Free conference access for sponsors & speakers


Conference Theme: "Make Better Books & Sell More of Them"

  • Early Bird Registration Opens August 14
  • Scroll down below registration types for REGISTER button

For more than a decade, IPNE’s Annual Conference has been the region’s leading event for indie publishers and authors who want to take their authoring and publishing businesses to new heights.

Last year's conference was the most exciting in recent memory, with nearly two dozen experts giving over 100 attendees the keys to succeed in the brave new world of publishing. Watch this space for Conference speakers and special offers from sponsors & vendor members! 


  • Independent Publishers
  • Agents & Distributors
  • Author/Publishers (Self-Publishers)
  • Partners of Publishers; Industry Suppliers
  • Writers Who Dream of Being Happily Published!


  • Artificial Intelligence - Impact on Copyright

  • Finding and Working with Agents 
  • Leon Conrad: Your Book as a Story
  • Jennia DeLima: Finding Your Audience
  • Book Promotion Secrets
  • Pitching to Publishers
  • Leveraging Your Publisher Relationship
  • Using LinkedIn to Build Author Platform
  • Distribution Platforms & Strategies 
  • Diversifying Book Formats
  • Networking Events & Annual Meeting
  • and more!


Voice Over VermontPierce Press; The Fictional Café; Encircle Publications; Scott Channell, Brilliant Light Publishing

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