Marketing: The 2023 Festival will be marketed
via social media and email marketing to 500 Black book clubs and 5,000+
readers. In addition, our social media platforms reach
almost 90,000 combined fans/followers on
The authors will be grouped
according to genre and there are 23 different genres, as shown below.
|1) African Diaspora
||6) Christian Fiction
||21) Science Fiction
||22) Teens/Young Adults
||13) Mainstream Fiction
||23) Urban Fiction
Authors may reserve an author table at the 2023 NBBF with a deposit, according to the
following schedule (all NBBF fees are non-refundable).
Registration includes a 6-foot covered table with tabletop signage for
two days with breakfast on both days, two chairs, and two vendor badges.
Registration - $300.00 (Optional: Photo fee of $89 for website
|Late Registration -
$350.00 (Optional: Photo fee of $89 for website placement)
Once your deposit is made, the
author's name and link will be added to the NBBF web site within 48
hours of registration. AFTER
making your deposit, upload your author/book information here:
Make your $175.00 author table deposit by clicking "Add to Cart" here:
To have your photo placed on the NBBF website pay your one-time author photo fee
of $89.00 by clicking "Add to Cart" here. Your photo will be added
to the NBBF website within 48 hours of receipt of payment and photo.
The photo is optional.
To make interim payments or to pay
amounts that are different from those shown above, log into your Paypal account and send the payment
to the following email address:
In the subject, put "NBBF Payment," your payment will be posted to
your NBBF account, and you will receive a confirmation email. For
authors that have already made deposits, you should have already
received a Paypal invoice from which you can make incremental payments.
The author/vendor packet should be downloaded and
reviewed by all authors who reserve tables, and is available here:
NBBF accepts a limited number of
non-book/small business and institutional vendors. The standard registration rate for small business vendor tables is only
$400.00, with a 50% deposit due upon registration with the final
balance due by July 31, 2023. The small business/institution vendor packet should be downloaded and
reviewed by all vendors who reserve tables, and is available here:
Make your $200.00 small business table deposit by clicking "Add to Cart" here:
making your deposit, upload your small business information here:
The standard registration rate for publisher exhibits is only
and a deposit of 50% due upon registration.
The remaining balance is due by July 31, 2023.
Publisher exhibits include
12' x 6' draped tables, 4 chairs, 4 vendor badges and table signage and 4 tickets to
both the Friday and Saturday breakfasts. The
publisher/vendor packet should be downloaded and reviewed by all
publishers who reserve tables, and is available here:
Make your $250.00 publisher table deposit by clicking "Add to Cart" here:
making your deposit, upload your publisher information here:
As indicated above, all NBBF deposits, fees and other
payments are non-refundable and there are no exceptions. However, in the event of an
exhibitor's (author, publisher, or small business) cancellation, the
following policy applies:
- For exhibitors that have made a
deposit on a vendor table for the 2023 NBBF, their name/link is still listed on the NBBF website's home page with a "supporting" status. The
name/link will remain until Dec. 31, 2023.
- For exhibitors that have paid their
exhibit fee in full for the 2023 NBBF, the exhibitor may opt to have $50 of the fee
applied to next year's event as a deposit toward a vendor table. The
remaining balance would be due by July 31, 2024. The amount of the
remaining balance would depend on when the original registration was
made (e.g., early bird, standard, or late registration).
- Vendor table registration fees are
NOT transferrable to marketing, advertising, or other programs, nor
are they transferrable to a different vendor.
For more information, please
contact us via e-mail at: