October 19-20, 2018
Ann Arbor, MI

Not Just Another Publishing Conference

Tips, Tricks, and Tech.

Straight forward and enlightening discussions on the hottest topics in book publishing.


Book Design

The latest trends in book design for both print and eBooks. Top designers share their secrets.

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New Technology

Technology continues to impact book publishing in dramatic fashion. From blockchain to content marketing.

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What really works today to sell books?
Is social media a bust or boom?

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Sales On Amazon and Beyond

Independent bookstores, libraries, and corporate sales provide opportunities far beyond the giant in Seattle.


Increase Profits

The margins in publishing are thin. Learn how to squeeze every penny of profit out of your book.


Basics to Expert

We have sessions for every level of publishing professional. Our optional Intro to Publishing session will get you up to speed quick!

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Exciting, Interactive Presentations

Fast paced, concise presentations with high audience engagement guarantee no boring speakers!

BAM Briefings

Information worth sharing from

  • Book Industry Experts
  • Authors and
  • Marketing Gurus

These 15-minute talks will stimulate and motivate your publishing business.

Enlighten Panels

Panel discussions that start with fast-paced, 5-minute presentations by each panelist.

Moderated Q&A with questions submitted from the audience via real-time app.

Special Sessions

Save-Our-Sales: Get expert advice and free services to improve your book’s sales.

Cover Makeover: Submit your cover to our design experts and see the transformation of your book.

Meet the mentors


Center for Book Publishing

Phil Knight


Colorhouse Graphics




The Publisher’s Desk



Our sponsors

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The location

The newly remodeled Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan provides a great setting for this year’s Publishing Disrupt
 We’ve reserved a block of rooms at a great rate just for you!