Event Proposal Guidelines

As we continue to monitor the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, we are considering two options for the 2021 Conference & Bookfair: a hybrid meeting, comprising in-person and virtual programming, or the possibility the conference may be completely virtual. We are currently researching technology options, networking with other organizations that host large-scale events, and reviewing existing contracts to make this important decision.

The full proposal guidelines will be posted at a later date, following the announcement of the 2021 AWP Conference & Bookfair format. If you are interested in reading the proposal guidelines used for previous onsite conferences, the 2020 Proposal Guidelines can be found below.


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March 3–6, 2021
Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City Convention Center