MBPR Events

MBPR hosts five informational lunches throughout the year, inviting speakers to address issues of importance to the membership. Our meetings are often the most well-attended publishing events in our region. To receive information about upcoming events, sign-up for our e-Newsletter. We also hold an annual meeting, cohost monthly happy hours with the MN Publishing Tweet Up, moderate a discussion group on, have sponsored webinars by national publishing experts, and produce an annually updated directory.

This season's topics include:

September 18: Adobe Create Cloud
November 13: Marketing and Sales for Bookstores and School Libraries
January 22: Digital Trends (and Freelance Fair)
March 19: Developmental Editing
May 14: Metadata (featuring Laura Dawson, product manager at Bowker)

(NOTE: Event topics and dates are subject to change.)

Upcoming Ticketed Events

There are no tickets available for purchase at this time. Check back in the next few weeks for details.

If you would like to make a reservation and pay by check or cash at the door, please email us at with your details. Please indicate whether you'll be attending as an MBPR member or non-member.