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This event features published authors from the Tampa Bay area who are making a difference in the community with their books. The night will be filled with music, drinks, food, prize raffles, books and an opportunity to speak with each author personally.


Start on : October 20, 2016 5:30 PM Thursday
End on : October 20, 2016 8:30 PM Thursday

Event Details

We are excited to invite you to the 3rd Annual Tampa Bay Author Awards & Book Gala!
This event features published authors from the Tampa Bay area who are making a difference in the community with their books. The night will be filled with music, drinks, food, prize raffles, award ceremony and an opportunity to speak with each author personally and purchase their works.



Featured Authors:
-Mike Rivera & Craig Sidorowicz, “From Stand-Up Comedian to Stand-Up Teacher”
-Rev. Chad C. Fernald, “Living Wisdom: Principles for a Life Well Lived”
-Art Koch,” When Swing Was King!”
-Rita Lowman, "From the Farm to the Boardroom: Leadership Lessons"
-Karen Kelly, M.D. “Take a Breath”
-Brandon Rimes & Connor Anthony, “Become the MVP in Your Industry by Surfing the Radio Waves”
-Sven Boermeester, “Best of Tampa Bay”
-Melissa Tuttle Twomey, “Goodnight Tampa”
-John McKee, “Nothing Happens Until the Meeting is Set”
-Karen Mertes, Lt Col (Ret), United States Air Force, “Plaintiff 101” Audiobook
-Debbie Killebrew , “Finding My Way Back”
-Melissa Sweeny, D.B.A., “Love from Luke: Lessons Learned from a Rescued Dog”
-M. Rene Harris, “Flies in My Coffee”
-Luke Chichetto, Mobility RX Fitness

Schedule:
5:30 Event Starts - Bridgette Simmonds “The Go Coach!” MC
6:30 Short Speech by Tara, President of Richter Publishing
6:35-6:45 Comedian Appearance by Mike Rivera
7:45 Awards Announced
8:15 Raffle
8:30 Party Ends

Attire: Business / cocktail attire

Award Categories:
Most Inspirational Story
Best Self-Help Book
Funniest Book
Amazon Best Seller (The book that ranked the highest in Amazon.)
Best Buisness Book
Best Cover
Best Overall Book for 2016

Ticket price includes: Entrance to the event, bottomless wine & endless appetizers! Early bird tickets will end one week prior to the event date. Regular ticket prices will be sold the last week. Day of the event ticket sales will at the door with cash or credit card.

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