2019 AWSA Conference – Registration is OPEN!

Hurry – Registration Closes – MIDNIGHT – August 18th!

 

DATES:  August 23- 25, Murfreesboro, TN 

NOTE:  You can stay for the all new – Christian Product Expo  August 25 – 27

WHERE: The Embassy Suites

AWSA Conference Events 

Thursday Events – Aug 22 –

Girl’s Night Out – Join us in the Embassy Suites Restaurant as you arrive!  Starts at 7:00 pm.  Drop in and join us when you can

Friday Events – Aug 23 –

Friday Morning: Prayer Time, Early Bird Seminar 1

Friday Lunch: Lunch on your own!  Join us in the hotel restaurant.

Friday Afternoon: Early Bird Seminar 2 and 3. 

Friday Late Afternoon: Welcome new members and protege session

Friday Night Banquet: Special Music, Keynote and Meet the Girls!

Saturday Events – Aug 24 –

Embassy Breakfast:  Free hot breakfast in Embassy Breakfast Nook!

Saturday Morning:  Worship, Devotional, Seminars, Our FAMOUS prayer time – for one another.

Saturday Lunch:  Banquet – Speaker – Announcements!

Saturday Afternoon:  Seminars, Panels, Roundtable Workshops, and more!

Saturday Night:  The AWSAs sponsor Industry Night Out – Help host the publishing industry, Authors, AWSAs, Booksellers and Venders – for a buffet in the restaurant.

 

Sunday Events – Aug 25 –

Embassy Breakfast: Free hot breakfast in Embassy Breakfast Nook!

9:00 am Sunday Morning Worship:We are expecting hundreds of industry professionals to join us, booksellers, authors, venders and of course our special musical guest and keynote.

10:15 am – Stay for Munce Special Industry Announcements

11:30 am Sunday Golden Scroll Banquet– Special Musical Guests – Book Awards – Life Time Achievement Award – Recording Artist, Celebrity Speaker TBA.  The Christian Television Network will be on sight to  film and later broadcast our Golden Scroll Banquet!  The bookstores will be in attendance too!

AWSA Conference Officially Over at 2:30 – however most of us are not leaving yet, because of these exciting opportunities as you’ll see below.

4:00 Book Signing Party – Sign up to Sign Your books to booksellers!

6:00 Christian Product Expo Banquet.  Scroll down below to register for Munce Banquets and Events.  (NOTE:   Not an AWSA event.  To register for Munce banquets, click HERE.)

MONDAY and TUESDAY– Aug 26 – 27

The Christian Product Expo

AWSA booth at the ALL NEW Christian Product Expo.  Stay and book your book signing spot.  Come the the Monday night banquet.  Enjoy evening movie premieres with popcorn and AWSA sisters.  See below on how to register for the Christian Product Expo.  You must register and have an MUNCE badge to come onto the floor and be a part of the AWSA booth.  Your badge also reserved a place a the Munce lunchtime buffets.  CLICK HERE to register for Munce – which is not the same as the AWSA Conference.

How to Register for the AWSA Conference:

Register Early Bird Rates for AWSA Friday thru Sunday Events  CLICK HERE.

(Note:   Our rates go up on May 15th)

 

For EARLY BIRD RATES for SINGLE DAYS or Events – SEE BELOW

(Mix and Match)

  • Friday Only (with/without seminars AND dinner)  CLICK HERE
  • Saturday Only (all day; with/without seminars.  Includes lunch. Breakfast provided by Hotel for guests. CLICK HERE
  • Sunday Golden Scroll Only. CLICK HERE
  • If you are attending the Golden Scrolls, additional guest tickets can be purchased at a discount; CLICK HERE

 

Register for Book-signing Events

  • 4:00 Sunday Afternoon Book-signing Party.  SOLD OUT
  • AWSA Book-signing Booth Monday and Tuesday (You get 1 book-signing spot, either Monday or Tuesday, August 26 or 27)  A few Spots left.  CLICK HERE.
  • NOTE:  If you want to be a part of the AWSA book, Monday or Tuesday, you must have a MUNCE badge/be registered for Munce.  See details below.

 

To See Complete Schedules of Events, CLICK HERE

 

MUNCE EVENTS – Immediately Following Our Conference:

You are invited to stay and participate in the Munce Banquets, Sunday Afternoon Book-signing Party and the AWSA Booth for the Christian  Product Expo, August 25 – 27.  How to register is below.

(Note:  You must register for Munce to participate in the AWSA Monday and Tuesday Book-signing.  Details below.)


Stay for the Christian Product Expo

August 25 27 – (Embassy Suites)

You are invited to stay over and participate in Munce’s brand new Christian Product Expo, banquets, book signings, the AWSA book-signing booth, and meeting  book buyers.

Here’s what you get when you register for Munce:

  1.  Your Christian Expo Conference Badge.  Otherwise, you cannot come on to the Expo floor..
  2.  Lunch buffet on both Monday and Tuesday.
  3.  Monday and Tuesday workshops for writers for social media, email marketing, and branding.

You can also sign up for additional Munce events:

Munce Event 1:  Book-signing party at Munce Sun. August 25 at 4:00 pm.  (AWSA PRO MEMBERS ONLY, no Proteges.)  *You do not need to be registered for Munce to participate in this event.

Munce Event 2: AWSA Booth at the Christian Product Expo. Mon. August 26 – Tues. August 27 (sign your books to retailers at the Munce Christian Book Expo!)   *You do need to be registered for Munce to participate in this event.

Munce Event 3: The Munce CPE Expo (Banquets and more!) Sun. Aug 25 – 27.  All Invited but you must be registered for Munce.  (see below)

MUNCE INFORMATION BELOW

To register for Munce Retail Show and events,  August 25 – 27,  please fill out the registration form.  

CLICK HERE

Note,this is an event which is entirely separate from AWSAand if you wish to attend their banquets or the Christian Product Book Expo, you must registered.  Click the link above

TRAVEL INFORMATION

You are heading for the Embassy Suites Hotel located in Murfreesboro, TN, 30 minutes from Nashville.

The hotel address is:

1200 Conference Center Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

You can fly into the Nashville Airport.

To see the 7 available ways of transportation, click HERE.

(Many people take the shuttle, but there are cheaper options.)

HOTEL INFORMATION for 2019 

We are staying at the beautiful Embassy Suites, Murfreesboro located at:  1200 Conference Center Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129

But even though our hotel is sold out, I understand  people with a Hilton Membership can still get a room.
Just click on the Embassy Suites HERE.
Other hotels, within walking distance – CLICK ON BLUE LINKS BELOW for more information:

SHIPPING BOOKS 2019

Read carefully, there are 3 ways to send the books, depending on what they are for….

For example, if they are for the

AWSA BOOKSIGNING TABLES ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
Your mailing label should read:
HOLD FOR:  YOUR NAME

Embassy Suites

1200 Conference Center Blvd

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Then when you check in, you can ask the bell-folks for your boxes.

IF YOU ARE SENDING BOOKS AHEAD FOR SUNDAY’S PERSONALITY PARTY (NOW SOLD OUT)

Please label your book boxes like this:

ATTN:  YOUR NAME
DELIVER TO:  Munce for Personality Party

Embassy Suites

1200 Conference Center Blvd

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

The books will then be delivered to the Munce storage room for set up for the Sunday personality party.

IF YOU ARE SENDING BOOKS AHEAD FOR MONDAY and TUESDAY AWSA BOOK SIGNING BOOTH (Side Note:  We added a table and have new spots available – see AWSAfun.com for details)

Your mailing label should read:


ATTN:  YOUR NAME
DELIVER TO:  MUNCE EXPO; AWSA BOOTH #26

Embassy Suites

1200 Conference Center Blvd

Murfreesboro, TN 37129

WORD OF WARNING:  Do not fail to put your name on the boxes are they may be hard to connect with.

Hope this is all perfectly clear.

LOL

Linda

PS.  One more word of caution.  The Embassy Suite will bill you for boxes weighing over 50 pounds.  I’m trying to find out what that charge will be, and will post it when I know.