Thursday, February 22, 2007

African American Pavilion @ BookExpo America 2007

Save the Date
May 31-June 3rd.
Jacab Javits Conference Center
New York City


This year’s 2007 African American Pavilion at BookExpo America Reception and Awards Program Keynote Speaker is none other than the legendary Max Rodriguez, Founder of the Harlem Book Fair and Publisher of QBR: The Black Book Review..

Other speakers include: Vickie Stringer, national best-selling author, Publisher, Triple Crown Publications; Relentless Aaron, national best-selling author, Founder, Publisher, Relentless Content, LLC; Karen Thomas, Executive Editor, Warner Books; Calvin Reid, Senior News Editor, Publishers Weekly; Marcella Smith, Director, Small Press and Vendor Relations, Barnes and Noble; Lynette Velasco, President, Black Americans in Publishing; Heather Covington, national best-selling author, Literary Divas: The Top 100+ African American Women In Literature 2007 NAACP Image Award Finalist, CEO Disilgold Magazine; Sonia L. Booker, national best- selling author, Real Estate and Wealth: Investing in the American Dream; Renee Flagler, national best- selling author, President/CEO, Aspicomm Media and Steve Rosato, Director of Industry Development, BookExpo America. More speakers and performers TBA.

The African American Pavilion Reception and Awards program sponsored by Amber Communications Group, Inc. (June 2nd, 3-5pm) will celebrate the achievements of these African American publishing professionals.

The African American Pavilion at BookExpo America was founded in 2004 by: Tony Rose, Amber Communications Group, Inc., Adrienne Ingrum, Adrienne Ingrum, L.L.C. and Niani Colom, Genesis Press.

Updates about the African American Pavilion at BEA from DisilgoldSoul