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DETROIT BOOK CITY 2ND ANNUAL
AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILY BOOK EXPO '18
2018 EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
Join us at Detroit Book City’s 2nd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2018! The event will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 12 noon - 5pm at the newly, renovated Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI 48235.
This exciting one-day event is designed to preserve literacy in our community – at the family level. Enjoy a winter afternoon with 50 talented, local Black Authors of adult & children books.
You will meet authors, buy your "discount" autographed books and enjoy a host of family, fun entertainment -- KIDZONE...HOT Popcorn, $6 soul food lunch, photo backdrop, LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES and $1 Souvenir Booklets!!! You'll also enjoy storytelling and “author” talks from 15 amazing writer/speakers in front of a captive audience. The 1st 200 adult arrivals will get a FREE Swag bag!
This event highlights some of the best books written & illustrated by Black authors covering every aspect of African-American lives. They are well-written and beautifully illustrated. We want to continue the momentum of supporting literacy for adult & children of all ages. "Every home should have a library." And every library in Metro Detroit, should have books written by Detroit Black Authors."
Register today for Detroit Book City's 2nd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2018! Greet a room full of talent and walk away with your autographed book. This is your chance to meet a book author or illustrator of color and support literacy in one-day! Register your FREE tickets today!!
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2018 Black Author Showcase
Galloway, Warren S. Jr.
Jordan, Frank "Zaaqan
Children Book Authors
Batchelor Davis, Kim
El, Yusuf Ali
Lee, Patrice (Leep Joy)
Pope, Cheryl Lynn
Watkins II, Te'lario
The Poet, RJ
Ali, Hasani & Shelbi
Religious / Faith
Bankston, Tanya Coach
Irvin-Harris, Joyce Rev.
Kelly, Darren Robert
Love, Quentin G
Mendez, Yolanda (Loni)
Deloach-Lucas, LaKeila “Black Byrd”
Pearl, Jada (Nicola Motley)
Black Interdependent Council
Nspire Network - Now We Know
Rashid, Lorena - Candle Vendor
Ferguson, Cynthia - African Fabric
Stop in the Author's Boardroom to listen to featured author readings, pitch sessions
and storytellling from a fierce group of Black Book Authors! Catch up on your favorite author.
Ask questions on industry, writing, upcoming books, and existing characters, etc...
Registration & Scheduled times posted soon, so keep checking!
STORYTELLING / 'PITCH' BOOK Sessions
Sunday, Feb. 25 starting at 12:30pm
Darren Robert Kelly
'North Carolina' Author
Frank "Zaaqan" Jordan
Dr. Mary Segars
Warren S. Galloway, Jr.
'New Jersey' Author
Yolanda "Loni" Mendez
Yusuf Ali El
Kimberly Batchelor Davis
Hasani & Shelbi Ali
NSpire Network Rep.
$15 "Pitch" Sell /Storytell Your Book
"Pitch" sell your book to a crowd of 100 plus seated book lovers!! You have 15 mins. to talk about YOU, your book and branded accessories. Quickly and efficiently show people that you’re a player, not a dreamer. The aim is to get them to BUY your book on the SPOT! Are you ready???
You must a registered PAID author/exhibitor.
EXHIBIT YOUR BUSINESS!!
Feb. 2017 SPONSORS
Small Business $75
Non-Profit Organization $65
MEET & GREET!!! Distribute information or sell your goods or services to over 2,500 spectator "Book Lovers" in one-day! Add them to your email group...
Fee includes Exhibit badge, 6' table and two chairs in highly visible area. Logo inclusion on all media including souvenir book, website and social media.
Exhibitor tables are filled on a 1st come basis.
Act FAST...limited tables!!
Deadline to Advertise:
Friday, January 26, 2018
ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS!!
We accept Visa, MC, Discover, Credit/Debit via Paypal. Your ad will appear in 2,500 copies of the 2018 Souvenir Booklet that will be sold to registered attendees for $1.00 each. Got questions? Call Janeice at 248.667.6449 or
Market your goods or services in our Souvenir Booklet... to an "astute" audience of book lovers -- smart, creative, literacy minded people.
An A-A consumer group that has tremendous buying power. Offer a "call-to-action" they can't refuse i.e. coupon, rebate, free evaluation, buy one/Get one FREE deals...and watch the return on your small investment!
Primary Demographics: A-A, women, ages 25-54, working class, authors, educators, parents, grandparents, book clubs, and youth leaders.
Psychographics: Literacy, Academic, Urban, Faith-based, Leisure, Reader
ESTABLISH MARKETPLACE IDENTITY
STUFF YOUR FLYER/CARD!!
SWAG Bag Insert
Inserts in 200 Bags
Are you an Author not exhibiting this year?? You can still reach our Book Lovers! Stuff your pre-printed flyer or business card in 200 event give away bags handed out at the registration table to the FIRST 200 adult arrivals!! Don't miss out reaching the people who buy your books.
STUFF YOUR FLYER OR BIZ CARD
IN OUR 200 SOUVENIR BAGS
Size: 5.5 x 8.5, Full Color Ads, 20 page booklet
CONTACT US TODAY...
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24361 Greenfield Rd Ste. 305, Southfield, MI 48075
Store: 248.209.6880 ~ Email: email@example.com
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