RWA2016 Conference Guide for Industry Professionals

RWA2016 logoRomance Writers of America’s Annual Conference provides publishers the opportunity to connect with 2,000 career-focused romance writers and to showcase a publishing program. The conference will take place in San Diego, California, July 13–16, at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina.

This guide provides information about the different levels of participation available to Qualifying Markets at the RWA Conference. “Qualifying market” means any publisher, or any division, imprint, or line of a publisher that meets the criteria for extension of RWA-provided conference space and resources. Please note: If your publisher previously submitted a qualifying market questionnaire, you will not need to resubmit; however, RWA reserves the right to request updated information. To verify your publisher’s status, contact Professional Relations Manager Carol Ritter at 832-717-5200, Ext. 127, or

RWA evaluates each publisher or division, imprint, or line of a publisher and allocates conference space and resources to those qualifying markets that provide the greatest opportunities for career-focused romance writers.