Events

December 7, 2023: BPAA Holiday Dinner – Calgary

The BPAA Holiday Dinner in Calgary will be held at 6:00 pm MT on Thursday, December 7 at  Toscana Grill – Heritage Location (8330 Macleod Trail SE Unit 1B). The cost for the dinner is $25, and includes your main and a selection of appetizers for the table. Drinks are not included. The restaurant menu can be reviewed here. Please complete this

November 2, 2023: What’s New with Social Media Marketing? A 2023 Update

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce What’s New with Social Media Marketing? with Ariel Hudnall of Zg Stories. The session will expand on ideas explored in our Social Media Marketing webinar series in 2022. The 90 minute session will explore topics tailored to our member publishers. The topics will include:  Developing

September 20, 2023: 2023 Alberta Book Publishing Conference

The 2023 BPAA Annual Conference is open for registration!  Registration for the conference is $250 per person, and includes the Annual General Meeting, all conference sessions, and a ticket to the Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala on Thursday, September 21. Additional tickets for the Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala can be purchased here.  A special

September 21, 2023: 2023 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala

The winners of the 2023 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be announced at a gala reception at the Matrix Hotel in Edmonton on September 21, 2023. The gala is open to the public, and tickets are $50. More information, including the registration form can be found here. The deadline to register is September 11, 2023.

October 4, 2023: Incorporating Accessibility into the Book Design Process

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar entitled Incorporating Accessibility into the Book Design Process, presented by Laura Brady of eBOUND Canada.  Accessibility is top of mind for publishers today, but what does it look like in practice, particularly as it relates to book design? Laura Brady (eBOUND Canada)

June 28, 2023: Member Roundtable | Marketing

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming Member Roundtable focused on Marketing. This roundtable, scheduled for June 28, 2023, is an opportunity for attendees to discuss their marketing process, highlight current workflows and strategies, and share tips and strategies with fellow publishers.   The format of this event is a structured

March 23, 2023: Member Roundtable | Book Acquisitions

The Book Publishers Association of Alberta is pleased to announce an upcoming Member Roundtable focused on Book Acquisitions. This roundtable, scheduled for March 23, 2023, is an opportunity for attendees to discuss their acquisition process, highlight how they have refined or improved their workflows, and share tips and strategies with fellow publishers.   The format

September 15, 2022: 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Conference

The 2022 BPAA Annual Conference is now open for registration!  Registration for the conference is $250 per person, and includes the Annual General Meeting, all conference sessions, and a ticket to the Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala on Friday, September 16. Additional tickets for the Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala can be purchased here.  A

September 16, 2022: 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards Gala

The winners of the 2022 Alberta Book Publishing Awards will be announced at a gala reception, held at the Hotel Arts in Calgary on September 16, 2022. The gala is open to the public and tickets can be purchased here.   Leading up to the gala, the featured categories and shortlisted titles will be highlighted on

November 3, 2022: Alberta Book Day 2022

Celebrate Alberta Book Day with us! The event will take place between 10:00 am MT – 1:00 pm MT on the main floor concourse of the Queen Elizabeth II Building in downtown Edmonton.