2019 EVENT PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, September 13:
2:00PM-8:00PM – Attendee Registration
5:00PM-6:00PM – J.R. Ward Interview with author Christopher Rice in the Marriott Ballroom.
6:00PM-9:00PM – Drinks will be served (via Cash Bar) and a photo booth will be available in the Marriott Ballroom Foyer for attendees to pass the time in between evening events!
6:00PM-8:00PM – J.R. Ward Photo-Op with Attendees *THIS IS NOT A SIGNING EVENT. (Note: this will take place in the same room as the interview. Each attendee will be given a numbered wristband at registration; attendees will be able to line up for photos with J.R. Ward when their numbers have been called. MORE INFO TO COME.)
7:30PM-9:00PM – 1,001 Dark Nights Sparkler Event — Champagne and mocktails will be served. *THIS IS NOT A SIGNING EVENT. The Sparkler is an event where attendees can mix and mingle with the authors in our lineup, as well as enter for a chance to win a Visa gift card! MORE INFO TO COME. (*Note: J.R. Ward will not be in attendance during the Sparkler, as she’ll be meeting attendees during the photo op from 6-8PM.)
SATURDAY, September 14:
8:00AM-4:00PM – Attendee Registration Open
8:00AM-9:00AM – Coffee and Souvenir Cookie Social
9:00AM-10:50AM – Panel programming (2 panels will run per hour; MORE INFO TO COME)
11:30AM-1:00PM – Plated Luncheon & J.R. Ward Q&A (Open seating, and doors open at 11:15AM)
1:30PM-5:30PM – Author Signing *Reminder: There is a 3 BOOK/ITEM LIMIT PER AUTHOR (AS TIME PERMITS). NOTE: There will be no posed pictures with author J.R. Ward, as we will have the photo-op scheduled Friday evening.
8:00PM-11:00PM – After Party (Featuring an 80’s Cover Band!)