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#SCBL2024
Attendee Agenda

Wednesday, June 19th

 

 

Early Registration

 

Time:  9:00am – Noon/1:30pm - 5:00pm

 

Location:  Convention Center Lobby

 

Description: Check in with the Registration team to get your packets and everything to assist you through the weekend.  You have to register to get access to all the activities for the weekend. Make sure to take a few minutes to check out the items in your tote bags. You will find agendas, free giveaways, tickets for raffles, scavenger hunts, fun swag, invites to the Reader Lounge and Book Nook rooms, and so much more! 

 

Bookish Escapism:  Meet & Greet

 

Time:  7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

Location:  Salon II & Salon III

 

Description:  Bookish Escapism:  Meet & Greet is for all the authors, PAs, industry professionals, and supporting attendees to get together and mingle a bit before the weekend starts.  The Book Fanatic Readers are invited to attend also.  Adult beverages can be purchased at the cash/credit card bar. Dinner is served during this event.  (Must have appropriate event badge for entrance.) 

 

Dress Code:  Casual to Smart Casual (No swimsuits or shorts. Shoes are required.)

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, June 20th

 

 

Registration

 

Time:  9:00am – Noon / 1:30pm - 5:00pm

 

Location:  Convention Center Lobby

 

Description: Check in with the Registration team to get your packets and everything to assist you through the weekend.  You have to register to get access to all the activities for the weekend.  Make sure to take a few minutes to check out the items in your tote bags. You will find agendas, free giveaways, tickets for raffles, scavenger hunts, fun swag, invites to the Reader Lounge and Book Nook rooms, and so much more! 

Buzz Sessions

 

Time:  9:00am – 11:00am / 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: Pavilion Ballroom

 

Description: By asking our previous attending authors what they wanted to learn this year, we’ve streamlined the agenda to focus on what authors need and want to know most - how to engage with your readers.  The morning breakout session's agenda will focus on the latest trends and ideas that have worked for many up and coming authors – we will have six breakout sessions that cater to entry level and experienced level authors. Even though the sessions are focused from an author's point of view, these are open to all paid tickets holders, including Book Fanatic Readers.  Session Breakdown TBD

 

Dress:  Casual 

 

BOOKnique Adventures

 

Time:  9:00am – 5:30pm

 

Location: Salon I, Bermuda, Aruba, Martinique, and Jamacia Meeting Rooms

 

Description: Unique reader experiences created by sponsoring authors because not every reader is the same. These adventures are for premium ticket holders and require registration.  (Must have appropriate ticket for entrance.)  (Reservation required)

Dress:  Casual 

Throwback Thursday - Backlist Rewind

 

Time:  6:00pm – 7:00pm (Time is subject to change)

 

Location: TBD

 

Description:  A small group of Authors will choose a book from there backlist to read and discuss with the readers.

Dress:  Casual 

SCBL Newcomer Nexus Mixer

 

Time:  7:30pm – 8:30pm (Time is subject to change)

 

Location: TBD

 

Description: Nexus is all about connections. It means "to bind". It will allow incoming authors and new to SCBL attendees to attend a mixer hosted by sponsors that have previously attended SCBL for at least 2 years. We will also have some of tenure readers attend for a good blend. Invitation required to attend this event.

Dress:  Casual 

Friday, June 21st

 

 

Registration

 

Time:  8:00am – Noon / 2:00pm - 6:00pm

 

Location:  Convention Center Lobby

 

Description: Check in with the Registration team to get your packets and everything to assist you through the weekend.  You have to register to get access to all the activities for the weekend.  Make sure to take a few minutes to check out the items in your tote bags. You will find agendas, free giveaways, tickets for raffles, scavenger hunts, fun swag, invites to the Reader Lounge and Book Nook rooms, and so much more! 

Leave No Reader Behind Luncheon

 

Time:  12:00pm – 1:30pm

 

Location: Salon II & Salon III

 

Description:  An opportunity for readers to have lunch with your favorite and new-to-you authors. Industry professionals will also be in attendance for networking with peers and readers. (Must have appropriate event badge for entrance.)  (Reservation required)

 

Dress:  Casual 

Tropes & Sips

 

Time:  3:00pm – 5:30pm

 

Location: Antigua, Jamaica, Bermuda, Martinique, Salon II

 

Description: Reserve a spot at your favorite table of Tropes. Grab a drink and a chair and chat away!  All ticket holders are invited to join in the fun!!! (Reservation required)

 

Dress:  Casual

 

#SCBL2024 PAYLOAD Book Launch

 

Time:  6:00pm – 7:00pm

 

Location: Salon I

 

Description:  Space Coast Book Lovers invites all ticket holders to join us for an afternoon of supporting the work of several of our 2024 featured authors. It will be the first chance to see several new releases that are not for sale anywhere until our party! Be the first to own a signed copy of your next great read. Complimentary refreshments, mingling, and readings from our outstanding authors. Don't miss this opportunity. Everyone is invited to join in the fun!!!

 

Dress:  Casual 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 22nd

 

Registration

 

Time: 8:00 am – 5:00pm

 

Location:  Convention Center Lobby

 

Description: If you are an RSVP (Book Worm) FREE ticket holder that gave us advance notice that you were attending, you will need to register to get your free tote bag. Book Fanatics & Book Junkies readers, you will need to check in with the Registration team to get your packets and everything to assist you for the day.  You have to register to get access into the after party.  Make sure to take a few minutes to check out the items in your tote bags. You will find agendas, free giveaways, tickets for raffles, scavenger hunts, fun swag, invites to the Reader Lounge and Book Nook rooms, and so much more!

Author Feud

Time: 10:30am - Noon 

Location: TBD

Description: Arrive early to get a seat. Join as our Authors will participate in the SCBL version of Author Feud. 

Dress:  Casual 

 

Elite VIP & VIP Early Bird Entry

 

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

 

Location:  Salon I, II & III

 

Description: All Book Fanatics, Book Junkies, Book Addict, and Book Maniac have access to the book signing a full hour before the general public is allowed in.  Enjoy a special time set aside for you to mingle with the authors and purchase books before the general admission public has access. We encourage picture taking and getting autographs.

 

Dress:  Casual 

 

BOOKstravaganza Book Signing (FREE)

 

Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Location:  Salon I, II & III

 

Description: FREE! Opened to the general public and anyone that wants to attend. 

 

Dress:  Casual 

 

​Escapism: After Party

 

Time: 7:00pm – 11:00pm

 

Location:  Pavilion Ballroom

 

Description:  Our themed after party is an opportunity for the Authors and Readers to mingle.  Readers can ask questions and have small talk with their favorite authors and meet some new ones too. There will be heavy hors-d'oeuvres served. Adult beverages can be purchased at the cash/credit card bar. Theme: Under the Sea

Dress:  Casual, Costume to match theme, or wear Colors - teal & dark navy blue

***Featured Authors - please refer to your personal email or request agenda for authors from spacecoastbooksignings@gmail.com

 

***Event Agenda subject to change without notice based on the Event needs.

 

Side note:  Each event that furnishes food and/or open bar is for paying ticket holder for that activity.  Only those people will be allowed to participate in the consumption of food & drinks.  If you have family and/or friends traveling with you but are not paid ticket holders, please do not anticipate being able to slip them in with mindset that it will not “impact anything”.  We have ordered and purchased according to tickets sold.

Space Coast Book Lovers is dedicated to a harassment-free conference experience for everyone. Our anti-harassment policy can be found at:

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