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2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Ceremony

Please join us and celebrate your recent Independent Publisher Book Awards win! On Tuesday, May 10th, from 6:30-9:30 pm, we will present the 20th Annual IPPY Awards ceremony in Chicago.

THE LOCATION: The event will be held at Willis Tower on the Skydeck in downtown Chicago. Featuring a 360 degree view of Chicago, the space is the perfect setting to celebrate the IPPY medalists. For directions and more information on the venue, click here.  

THE DETAILS: The event a cocktail party-style with open bar, passed hors d'oeurves and light buffet. Dress is business casual. Announcements will begin at about 7:00, beginning with Outstanding Books, then National, Regional, and Ebook categories.

Jim Barnes, Awards Director, will go through the listing and introduce all winners in attendance, and invite each to come up to get a medal and have an official photo taken in front of the IPPY Awards backdrop -- no speech required (or allowed, due to time constraints...)
Remember to bring your medal-winning book! We do not have the books on display, but there will be a PowerPoint version of the results projected on the big screen behind the podium.

All medalists and one guest may attend the ceremony at no charge. In the case of co-authors or author/illustrators, both may attend and bring a guest. We'll also present extra medals to co-authors and illustrators in attendance. So, beyond two attendees for books with single authors and four attendees for books with multiple author/illustrators, tickets for additional guests will be available for $75 each. Again, due to building security regulations, you MUST be on the attendee list and you MUST present a photo I.D.

TO RSVP: RSVP via email to Amy at ashamroe[at]bookpublishing.com with all names of guests and to arrange payment for extra guests. Call her at 1-800-644-0133x1000 with any questions.


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