Events

Why do you need your event listed here

We are passionate about your event reaching the right audience to attract more delegates.   We've created a FREE online event billboard tailored especially for the publishing, creative and film industries.   Each month you can search this targeted event directory for events to attend to extend your networks.

You can link directly to your event's registration page whether your promoting your:

  • Exhibitions
  • Book Signings
  • Networking Events
  • Book Fairs
  • Workshops
  • Retreats
  • Conferences
  • Conventions

To list, please email our team with the following details of your event:

  • Event Date(s)
  • Event Name
  • Location of the Event
  • Web link to registration page
  • Who should attend

 

Events in January 2017

 Creative Industries      Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

  

January 24

 

January 27

 

January 28 

  •   #BlogathonATX,  Austin, TX, US (bloggers)                 

 

January 31 

  •   Alt Summit     Altitude Design Summit, Palm Springs, California,  creative entrepreneurs and stylish social media influencers (Jan 31- Feb 3)
Events in February 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

February 4         

  •  RTX Australia, Sydney, Australia, Computer gaming (Feb 4-5         

 

February 6

 

February 8         

 

February 10

 

February 11

  •   JLF Melbourne MWF & JLF     Melbourne, Australia, Lit. Fest. Gen. lit (Feb 11-12)             

 

February 12

 

February 13

 

February 15  

 

February 23

 

February 27            

Events in March 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

March 2 

 

March 3

 

March 4    

  •   The Reset Conference,  Indianapolis, IN,  US, photographers & videographers (Mar 4-5)
  •    Adelaide Writers Week,  Adelaide Festival Corporation, Adelaide, Australia, Gen. lit. Part of Adelaide Festival. vpoets, pedants, historians, novelists, biographers, journalists, refugees, feminists (Mar 4-9)
 

March 5 

 

March 9

 

March 10

  •   SXSW Interactive, Austin, TX, US, music, film, digital creatives (Mar 10-18)              
 

March 11

 

March 12

 

March 14

  •   The London Book Fair, London, UK, global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content (Mar 14-16)                 
 

March 15

 

March 16

 

March 17

  •   BETWEEN THE COVERS, BEHIND THE COUNTER, Australian BookSellers Association, Crows Nest, NSW, Children’s specialist booksellers or those with an interest in learning more about this vibrant sector of the publishing market.  Junior to mid-level publishing professionals including editors, marketers and publicists with a particular interest in children’s publishing.
 

March 18

  •   Dromkeen Literary Festival,  Riddells Creek, VIC, Australia,  celebrating Australian Children’s Literature                
  •   Dunedin Armageddon,  Armageddon, Dunedin, New Zealand, science fiction, fantasy, anime, and gaming expo including writers talks (Mar 18-19)   
 

March 19

 

March 22

 

March 23

  •  Alexandrina International Book Fair The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt, open only for Publishers, members of Union Publishers, representatives of states, and public and international institutions. Distributors are not permitted at the Book Fair (Mar 23- Apr 4) 
 

March 24

  •   Alderney Literary Festival, The Alderney Literary Trust, Alderney, history is explored through thrillers and detective stories, the fantastical and the supernatural, romance, adventure, warfare and politics, and even poetry (Mar 24-26​)
  •   Colorado Anime Fest,  Denver, CO, US Anime Convention (Mar 24-26​)
 

March 25

 

March 26

 

March 29

 

March 30

  •   Oracles of the Bush,  Tenterfield, NSW Australia, live performances of Australian Bush poetry, music and art (Mar 30 - Apr 2)             
 

March 31

  •   Anime Boston,  Boston, MA, US Anime Convention (Mar 31- Apr 2)                 
Events in April 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

April 1

  •  Maker Faire UK,  Newcastle, UK, brings together over 300 hackers, crafters, coders, DIYers and garden shed inventors from across the globe (Apr 1-2)
           
  •   Rock and Roll Writers Festival, Brisbane. QLD. Australia, is Australia’s first, and only, literary festival devoted to exploring and celebrating the creative spark and relationship between writing and music (Apr 1-2)
  •  Connecticut Gamer Con, Uncasville, CT, US, Gaming Convention (Apr 1-2)  
 

April 3

  •  Art & Soul Retreat – Portland,  Art & Soul, Portland, OR,  US, mixed media classes featuring collage, assemblage, jewellery, fabric, fibre arts, sculpting, and painting (Apr 3-9)       
  •  An Event Apart - Seattle, AEA,  Seattle, WA, US, attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategists (Apr 3-5) 
  •   Athens International Film + Video Festival, Athens, Greece (Apr 3-9)

April 5                    

 

April 6              

 

April 7                      

 

April 8              

  •  Kent Festival of Writing - County Kent,  aspiring writers: workshops, advice, Q & As     
  •   Ohioana Book Festival, The Ohioana Library Association,  Columbus, OH, US, produced by the Ohioana Library Association           
 

April 9                   

 

April 10

 

April 12

 

April 13  

  •  Norwescon 40, Pacific Northwest Seattle, WA, US, writers, scientists, and educators speak on various aspects of the fields of science fiction, fantasy and science (Apr 13-16)  
  •   Swancon 42, Western Australian, Science Fiction Foundation, Swancon, Perth, WA, Swancon is Australia’s longest running Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Speculative Fiction Convention (Apr 13-17)          
 

April18  

  •  2017 Emerging Program Institute,  The Alliance of Artists Communities, Denver, CO, US, If you are interested or involved in launching a new residency program, you won't want to miss this  (Apr 18-20)           
  •   Cambridge Literary Festival, Cambridge , UK (Apr 18-23)
                                 

April 19         

 

April 20  

  •  Crop, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, graphic designers (Apr 20-21)    
  •  Photoshop World Conference 2017, KelbyOne Events, Orlando, FL, US, ​the world's largest adobe photoshop, lightroom, and photography conference​ (Apr 20-22)     
  •   SNAP! Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, US, creative entrepreneurs (Apr 20-22)                    
  •   Budapest International Book Festival, Budapest, Hungary (Apr 20-23)                                    

April 21  

 

 April 22

  •  Self-Publishing Conference, Leicester, United Kingdom (attracts a wide variety of authors, from fiction to children’s, non-fiction to business)                 
  •   New Orleans Mini Maker Faire, New Orleans Mini Maker Faire, New Orleans, LA, US (engineers to artists to scientists to crafters)              
  •  Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, UCLA, Los Angeles Times,  Los Angeles, CA, US  authors, celebrities, musicians, artists and chefs (Apr 22-23)  
  •  The Blog Connect Conference, PHL Bloggers,  Philadelphia, PA, US  Empowering Bloggers (Apr 22-23)                                      
  •  Shakespeare on the River Festival,  Stratford on Avon Shakespeare Association, Stratford, VIC. All things Shakespeare (Apr 22 - May 7)                
  • The Frye Festival 2017, Moncton, NB, Canada (Honouring Northrop Frye. International cast)  (Apr 22-29)              
 

April  23              

 

April 24   

 

April 25            

 

April 26            

  •  Art & Soul Retreat – Minneapolis  Art & Soul, Minneapolis, MN, US mixed media classes featuring collage, assemblage, jewellery, fabric, fibre arts, sculpting, and painting (Apr 26 - May 1)                   
  •  Books by the Beach 2017  Booksbythebeach Co, Scarborough, UK (Apr 26 - May 1)                                                    
  •  The Bocas Lit Fest, Trinidad and Tobago, The Caribbean’s Biggest Festival of Words, stories & ideas (Apr 26- 30)   
  •  Geneva Book and Press Fair, Geneva, Switzerland (Apr 26- 30)        
  •    Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, KITAB,  Abu Dhabi, UAE marketplace for the publishing industry in the Middle East and North Africa (Apr 26- May 2)      
 

April  27

 

April  28            

 

April  29

  •   Santa Cruz Mini Make Faire 2017, Gateway School    Santa Cruz, California engineers to artists to scientists to crafters
  •  WomeneurCon 2017, Womeneur,  Brooklyn, New York female entrepreneurs             
  •  The Travel Bootcamp Melbourne, Australia, travel writer instagrammer, blogger or writer & photographers                                     

 

April 30      

Events in May 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

May 2        

 

May 3                    

 

May 4                  

  •   Anywhere Theatre Festival, Anywhere Theatre Festival Limited, Brisbane, Australia  Poetry, drama, performance  (May 4-21)                    
 

May 5

 

May 6           

 

May 7

  •   Pow-Wow Litfest ,  PowWow Festival of Writing, Birmingham,  UK bringing industry experts, experienced authors
 

May 9               

 

May 11

 

May 15      

  •  An Event Apart – Boston, AEA,  Boston, MA, US, attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategists (May 15-17)       

 

May 17

 

May 18     

  •    The Unique CAMP, Big Bear, California creative entrepreneurs (May 18-21)     
  •    NT Writers’ Festival  NT Writers Centre, Alice Springs, NT Australia (May 18-21)                                  
  •   Turin International Book Fair, Turin, Italy (May 18-22)                      
 

May 19

  •  The Actor’s Conference, San Francisco, CA, US actors (May 19-21)                       
  •    Bath Festival, Bath UK The Bath Festival will build on the heritage of the Bath Literature Festival and Bath International Music Festival, delivering a flagship festival with music and literature at the heart  (May 19-28)     
 

May 20           

  •  KidLitVic, Melbourne, Australia (Kids and YA, Meet the Publishers is an opportunity for new, emerging and experienced writers and illustrators to meet and hear from industry professionals            )          
 

May 22              

 

May 25   

 

May 26                

  •  Aberdeen Writers Festival, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen , Wales, Word – University of Aberdeen Writers Festival ran from 1999-2011 and has morphed into a broader May Festival (May 26-28)      
 

May 27   

  •    Artful Business Conference, The Artful Business Community,  Brisbane, Australia, creative entrepreneurs (May 27-28)           
  •   Tauranga Armageddon, Armageddon, Tauranga, New Zealand, Science fiction, fantasy, anime, and gaming expo including writers talks (May 27-28)
Events in June 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

June 2        

  •       Reading Matters,  State Library Victoria, Melbourne, Australia YA Authors, Illustrators & Publishers (Jun 2-3)                            
  •   Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival, The Arts Hub, Margaret River, Western Australia, Gen. lit (Jun 2-4)           

 

June 3         

June 7

  •  99U Conference,   99U by Behance, New York, NY, US creative entrepreneurs, inspires creative professionals to bring their ideas to life and shape the future of the industry (Jun 7-9)          

 

June 9

  •   RS Thomas Literary Festival, RS Thomas & ME Eldridge Society, Aberderon, Wales  (Jun 9-11)                                ]

 

June 12    

 

June 14

June 15        

  •   Lowdham Book Festival, Lowdham  (Jun 15- Jul 15)                             
 

June 16                 

  •   Supanova – Sydney,  Supanova Expo Pty Ltd,  Sydney, Australia Pop culture (Jun 16-18)        
 

June 18            

 

June 22 

  •   #BlogHer17   SheKnows Media, Orlando, FL, US, female bloggers, mix of content creators, social media stars, entrepreneurs, top brands, activists and fans (Jun 22-24)         
 

June 23                

 

June 24             

 

June 28             

 

June 30

           

 

 

Events in July 2017

 

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

July 1

 

July 7            

 

July 10                                          

  •  An Event Apart - Washington DC,  AEA,Washington, DC, US, attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategist  (Jul 10-12)   

 

July 11             

 

July 12                   

 

July 18                   

 

July 21                  

  •   USQ Bookcase, Toowoomba, Australia, Uni-based, gen. lit .  (Jul 21-23)   
  •   Noosa Long Weekend, Noosa, QLD. Gen lit stream  (Jul 21-30)                 

 

Jul 22             

 

Jul 29

Events in August 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

August 2              

 


August 4                    

 


August 5              

  •   Sugar City Con 2017, Mackay, QLD.  Pop culture             
  •    #ConnectHER17  Conference, ConnectHER Media, Columbus, OH, US  digital influencers, writers, influencers, bloggers, moms, PR, marketing, entrepreneurs and brands looking to learn and engage in conversation (Aug 5-6)  

 


August 11             

 


August 18

  •  Australian Children’s Book Week , The Childrens Book Council of Australia  For information on the winning books and costumes that celebrate characters from children’s books see our BCL Book Week page  (Aug 18-25)     

 


August 24  

  • Australasian Medical Writers Association Annual Conference, Australasian Medical Writers Association Inc, Sydney, Australia  writers and editors who specialise in health and medical articles for the mainstream press, electronic media and publications for health professionals (Aug 24-26)

 


August 25                 

 

August 28                   

  •  An Event Apart – Chicago,  AEA, Chicago, IL, US, attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategists  (Aug 28-30)    
Events in September 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

September 1         

 

September 6              

  •    Indigenous Literacy Day, Indigenous Literacy Foundation, Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander focus

 

September 8                  

 

September 10 

  •   Inspired Retreat, Nashville, Tennessee, creative entrepreneurs (Sep  10-13)                    

           

September 13                 

 

September 15                  

 

September 18    

 

September 23

  •  Oz Comic-Con, Brisbane, Oz Comic-Con,  Brisbane, Australia, Pop culture  (Sep 23-24)      
  •   Appledore Book Festival, Appledore, Bideford, Devon (Sep 23- Oct 2)                                             

 

September 28             

 

September  29        

 

 

September 30      

           

 

Events in October 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

October 2         

 

October 4

 

October 5                       

  •   Althorp Literary Festival,  Althorp House, Althorp, Northampton, The Althorp Literary Festival is a unique and intimate celebration of the written word, taking place against the backdrop of one of England’s most beautiful, private, historic houses .You'll be listening to talks in the exquisite surroundings of the 500-year-old family home of the Spencers while sampling estate game and local delicacies (Oct 5-8)    

 

October 6           

 

October 12   

  •  AIGA Design Conference, AIGA, the professional association for design,  Minneapolis, MN, US, designers (Oct 12-14)               
  •  ArchWay With Words Book Festival  Archway Town Centre Group London, UK  features fiction, science, history, biography, comedy, poetry, performance, film and music (Oct 12-23)              

 

October 15       

 

October 16       

  •  Adobe MAX, Adobe     Las Vegas, NV,  US (Oct 16-20)                            

 

October 18            

                       

October 20                   

 

October 30                             

  •  An Event Apart - San Francisco, AEA, San Francisco, CA, US, attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategist) (Oct 30 - Nov 1)     
Events in November 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

November 2          

 

November 3          

                       

November 10                  

  •  GenreCon,  Brisbane, Australia, Romance, crime, speculative fiction, industry (Nov 10-12)      
  •   Supanova – Brisbane, Supanova Expo Pty Ltd,  Brisbane, Australia, Pop culture (Nov 10-12)                    

 

November 16      

  •   Independent Publishing Conference, Melbourne, Australia  Indie publishing, inc. academic and student streams (Nov 16-18)                     

 

November 17

 

 

November 18      

  •  Supanova – Adelaide, Supanova Expo Pty Ltd, Adelaide, Australia  Pop culture  (Nov 18-19)                         
Events in December 2017

  Creative Industries       Authors & Publishing Industries       Film Industries

 

December 11                             

  •  An Event Apart - Denver , AEA, Denver, CO, US, attendees are UX professionals, developers, and designers—including interaction designers, graphic designers, and UI designers. Project managers, writer/editors, marketers, strategists  (Dec 11-13)