Events

April 28, 2022: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers Part 1

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming two-part webinar series: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers with Zoe Grams and Ariel Hudnall of ZG Stories. The first part of this series will be a publisher roundtable discussion facilitated by Zoe and Ariel on April 28, 2022. Publishers will be encouraged

May 5, 2022: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers Part 2

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming two-part webinar series: Social Media Marketing for Book Publishers with Zoe Grams and Ariel Hudnall of ZG Stories. The first part of this series will be a publisher roundtable discussion facilitated by Zoe and Ariel on April 28, 2022. Publishers will be encouraged

February 16, 2022: Office Ergonomics

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Office Ergonomics with Tana Bullock and Jillian Cressman from MoveSafe.  This webinar is as lively and interactive as you can be on Zoom! Tana and Jilian will provide participants with practical knowledge about how to set themselves up correctly in their workspace and

January 6, 2022: Alberta Books for Schools and Educational Metadata

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Alberta Books for Schools and Educational Metadata with Lorisia MacLeod and Brendan Ouellette.  In January, the BPAA is opening submissions for Alberta Books for Schools, a catalogue and online resource modelled after BC Books for BC Schools. This webinar will provide publishers with

September 9, 2021: BPAA Annual General Meeting 2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta will take place on Thursday, September 9 at 10:00 a.m. MT via Zoom. Full members in good standing with the BPAA are entitled to one vote on motions tabled at the AGM per publishing firm. All members of the BPAA and their staff are

September 17, 2021: 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards

The winners of the 2021 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be announced in a virtual presentation, premiering on the BPAA YouTube channel on September 17, at 3PM MT. Follow along and join in the conversation using the hashtags #ABPubShortlist and #ABPubAwards on Facebook and Twitter as we highlight all the featured categories and titles. Download the

September 21, 2021: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace with Tiana Field-Ridley. In this presentation, Tiana will provide practical strategies to support mental health in the workplace. She will focus on the following topics: coping strategies for change, managing workloads and creating balance, returning to

June 11, 2021: Read Alberta: Telling Alberta’s Story

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar, Read Alberta: Telling Alberta’s Story with Anna Boyar and Heather Lohnes. Read Alberta is a website dedicated to celebrating Alberta’s book community and the people who tell Alberta’s story. It is a hub where Alberta’s readers, authors, publishers, booksellers, and libraries can

June 15, 2021: CBC Books

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: CBC Books with Erin Balser.  In this presentation, Erin will provide an overview to literary coverage at CBC Books and the CBC more generally. She will offer tips and advice as to how publishers can work with the CBC and get coverage

June 16, 2021: How did we end up here?: An overview of the book design process

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar: How did we end up here?: An overview of the book design process, featuring Alan Brownoff, Derek Evernden, Kate Hargreaves, and Natalie Olsen.  Through case studies focusing on fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and comic collections, this panel of design professionals will guide us