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New and Perennial Legal Issues in Publishing

Minneapolis attorney David Koehser will address new challenges in contracts and copyright issues as well as cover the basic legal issues encountered by publishing professionals.

September 12, 2018 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Diversity in Publishing: Digging Deeper

Diversity in publishing is more than a trend: it’s our present and future. How can publishers respond and prepare?

May 09, 2018 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Beyond Bookstores: Opportunities in the Specialty Sales Market

Join MBPR for a discussion featuring a group of specialty sales experts who will discuss best practices and successful ways to launch unique books in non-traditional retail environments.

March 21, 2018 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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MBPR 2018 Internship Fair

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn more about publishing? Spend a semester or your summer break as an intern for one of the many book or magazine publishers in the Twin Cities!

March 27, 2018 - 05:30 PM
To be held at Open Book, 1011 S Washington Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Marketing Case Studies

Professionals representing a variety of publishing markets will present case studies on real marketing campaigns that helped their books find success in today’s crowded market.

January 24, 2018 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Introducing The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition, with Carol Fisher Saller

The 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style is here! Join us for a keynote presentation by renowned author and University of Chicago editor Carol Saller.

November 15, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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The Future of Book Design

Book publishing and media are changing rapidly and continue to undergo radical transformations. Everyone has an opinion about the future of the industry, but what about the people who actually design books as products?

September 20, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis. Wednesday, September 20; 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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Mastering Schedule Management

Join your book publishing colleagues for the fifth luncheon of the 2016-17 season!

May 10, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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MBPR 2017 Internship Fair

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn more about publishing? Spend a semester or your summer break as an intern for one of the many book or magazine publishers in the Twin Cities!

March 28, 2017 - 05:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Can Literature Make a Damn Bit of Difference?

Join MBPR and the Loft Literary Center for this special event!

April 06, 2017 - 07:00 PM
Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
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Your Software: Strategic Asset or Strategic Albatross?

Join your book publishing colleagues for the third luncheon of the 2016-17 season!

January 11, 2017 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Soft Skills of Editing

Join your book publishing colleagues for the second luncheon of the 2016-17 season!

November 16, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Alternative Book Events: New Ways to Fill Those Seats!

Join your book publishing colleagues for the first luncheon of the 2016-17 season!

September 21, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Best Practices in Project Management: Examples in Book Publishing

Join your book publishing colleagues for the final luncheon of the 2015-16 season, and the MBPR annual meeting!

May 18, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Career Advancement in the Field of Publishing

Join your book publishing colleagues for the fourth luncheon of the 2015 - 2016 season!

March 16, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Brew/Pub Social: A Pitch Fest

Are you a local author or freelancer looking for a chance to pitch your ideas or services to Twin Cities book and magazine publishers? Join Minnesota Book Publishers’ Roundtable and MN Publishing Tweet Up for a FREE professional speed pitching event!

January 14, 2016 - 05:30 PM
Schmidt Artist Lofts, 900 7th St W, St Paul, MN 55102
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What’s in a Campaign? Three Success Stories from Twin Cities Publishers

Join your book publishing colleagues for the third luncheon of the 2015 - 2016 season!

January 20, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Contract Negotiations 101: Cover Your Bases While Building Relationships

Join your book publishing colleagues for the second luncheon of the 2015 - 2016 season!

November 18, 2015 - 11:15 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Leveraging Intellectual Property with Content Management Systems

Join your book publishing colleagues for the first luncheon of the 2015 - 2016 season!

September 16, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Successful Publicity Campaigns in the Digital Age

Join your book publishing colleagues for the final luncheon of the 2014 - 2015 season!

May 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Copyright Essentials for Publishing Professionals

Join your book publishing colleagues for the fourth luncheon of the 2014 - 2015 season!

March 18, 2015 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Brew/Pub Social: A Pitch Fest

Are you a local author or freelancer looking for a chance to pitch your ideas or services to Twin Cities book and magazine publishers? Join Minnesota Book Publishers’ Roundtable and MN Publishing Tweet Up for a FREE professional speed pitching event!

January 27, 2015 - 05:30 PM
Fair State Brewing Cooperative, 2506 Central Avenue Northeast, Minneapolis
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The Changing Role of an Editor: Tools of the Trade

Join your book publishing colleagues for the third luncheon of the 2014 - 2015 season!

January 21, 2015 - 11:29 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall), 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Best Practices for Producing Print and Digital Content

Join your fellow book publishing colleagues for the second luncheon of the 2014 - 2015 season!

November 12, 2014 - 11:29 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Current Trends at Local Bookstores: Lunch with Minnesota Book Buyers

Join your publishing colleagues for the first luncheon of the 2014 - 2015 season!

September 17, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Metadata Management: Processes and Best Practices for Publishers

Join your fellow book publishing colleagues for this final luncheon of the 2013 - 2014 season! This will also be our annual meeting, at which member organizations will vote to fill vacant positions on the MBPR board of directors.

May 14, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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With a Little Help from My Friends: Editors, Authors, and the Art of Developmental Editing

Join your fellow book publishing colleagues for the penultimate luncheon of the 2013 - 2014 season! The topic is a timely one and is sure to generate great discussion.

March 19, 2014 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Freelance Fair & Change Management in the Digital World

Two events in one! MBPR is pleased to host a Freelance Fair in conjunction with the January luncheon meeting.

January 22, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Reaching New Readers: Marketing & Sales for Bookstores and School Libraries

Join your fellow book publishing colleagues for the second luncheon of the 2013 - 2014 season! The topic is a timely one and is sure to generate great discussion.

November 13, 2013 - 11:30 AM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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Navigating the Switch to Adobe Creative Cloud

Join your fellow book publishing colleagues for the first luncheon of the 2013 - 2014 season! The topic is a timely one and is sure to generate great discussion.

September 18, 2013 - 12:30 PM
Open Book (Target Performance Hall) 1011 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis
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