RSVP for either or both of these events (read the details below). RSVP is required, and space is limited.
If you’re heading to Chicago for the ACES 2018 Conference, join us for Copyediting’s Freelancer Happy Hour and the Conscious Style Guide’s Editors for Diversity Happy Hour! This annual tradition is a great way to meet folks before the conference and network with other freelancers.
Copyediting’s Freelancer Happy Hour: Wednesday, April 25, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Editors for Diversity Happy Hour: Wednesday, April 25, 2017, 7-8:30 pm (immediately follows in the same space)
Where: Encyclopedia Britannica offices, 325 North La Salle Street, Suite 200, Chicago, IL (0.8 mile from Palmer House Hilton)
Who: Freelance editors (need not be attending the ACES conference), editors for diversity
What: Enjoy some hot and cold hors d’oeuvres on us; some soft drinks, beer, and wine; and door prizes! Network with other freelancers, swap cards, have some fun in a casual environment. Meet the Copyediting team and make some new friends.
- 1 copy of Britannica’s 250th Anniversary Collector’s Edition: Our Final Yearbook
- 1-year subscription to Encyclopedia Britannica Online
- 1 signed copy of The Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between American and British English by conference keynote speaker Lynne Murphy
- 1 hour of coaching with Erin Brenner, Copyediting Publisher
- 1 signed copy of Copyediting’s Grammar Tune-Up Workbook, edited by Erin Brenner
- 1 signed copy of Juggling on a High Wire by Laura Poole
- 1-year subscription to The Chicago Manual of Style Online
- A 2-year subscription to PerfectIt from Intelligent Editing
- 1 single-session webinar from the Editorial Freelancers Association
- 2 signed copies of The Science, Art and Voodoo of Freelance Pricing and Getting Paid by Jake “Dr. Freelance” Poinier
- 1 signed copy of Virtually Kissing Frogs: How to Stay Afloat in the Online Dating Pond by fellow editor Julie Willson
- 1 pair of handcrafted book earrings, donated by Julie Willson
- A 30-minute website search engine optimization review by digital content editor Michelle Lowery
Check back often as our list of prizes grows!
We thank our all our sponsors for their generous support!