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Thursday, April 4 • 8:30am - 12:30pm
Preconference Session -- Uncharted Territories: How Small Presses and Independent Authors Can Drive Revenue by Selling Subsidiary Rights (ADDITIONAL $59 FEE APPLIES)

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  • This is a 4-hour preconference workshop. An additional $59 fee is required to attend.
  • Online registration closed at 6:00 PM Central on April 2, 2019. Please visit the conference registration table on the 7th floor of the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile beginning at 10:00 AM Central on Friday, April 5, 2019 to register, add to, or change your schedule.

During this preconference workshop, Georgia McBride will introduce you to concepts you can use to grow your businesses and readership via the exploitation of subsidiary rights. Participants will learn how to open additional revenue lines as well as to how to build world-wide audiences via the successful packaging and selling of subsidiary rights including audio, translation, mobile/gaming, film/TV, merchandise, and book club. Specific focuses are defined below.
  • Audiobooks: working within the audio book market in concert with audio publisher
  • Translation: working with foreign publishers and sub agents, foreign and US tax and reporting considerations, VAT issues, pitching and creating catalogs, rights fairs and other opportunities, translation fees and requirements
  • Foreign and World English: working within the World English market
  • Book Clubs:  working with large book clubs such as Scholastic and School Library Journal
  • Film/TV: working with the  film/TV market, options, getting on the radar of producers, directors, networks, film companies, etc.
  • Large Print and Braille: working with additional formats and book availability opportunities
  • Merchandise: selling to merch and/or toy markets
  • Mobile and Gaming: selling into the hottest emerging market of mobile/gaming/digital

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Georgia McBride

Publisher, Georgia McBride Media Group (Home of Month9Books, Swoon Romance, and Tantrum Books)
Georgia McBride is the owner of Georgia McBride Media Group, home of Month9Books, Swoon Romance, and Tantrum Books. She is also the founder of #YAlitchat. Georgia McBride Media Group titles have sold to Audible, Blackstone, ListenUP!, and Tantor Media, and have been liscened by Scholastic... Read More →

Thursday April 4, 2019 8:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile (Room: Lincolnshire) 540 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA