Membership Levels

Membership is valid from May 2016 to April 2017.

Membership Renewal Deadline:  In order to deliver the best service in a timely manner, we encourage you to become a Friend by Friday, October 28, 2016.

Questions? Please call the membership office at 305.237.3258 or  Friends of the Fair Liaison, Gabriela Suarez at 305.237.7881.

Click here to download our Friends of the Miami Book Fair brochure.

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE

$5,000

  • Four membership badges
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public**
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about Book Fair events
  • Four complimentary Book Fair accessory items, to be picked up at the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge during Weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary tickets (24) to Evenings With sessions (limit 4 tickets per session)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to Book Fair special events (e.g., fundraising galas, breakfast with an author, etc.) prior to public sale at a special membership price
  • Special recognition at major venues
  • Invitations to the Book Fair authors’ party
  • Invitation to Book Fair author receptions (based on availability) throughout the year
  • The “Chapman Pass” which assures reserved seats at Chapman for Evenings With series and during weekend presentations ****
  • Your choice of (5) complimentary books by authors presenting at the 2016 Book Fair
  • First in line for author signatures, including Evenings With and weekend presentations

 

PUBLISHER

$2,000

  • Four membership badges
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public**
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about or Book Fair events
  • Four complimentary Book Fair accessory items, to be picked up the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge during weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary tickets (18) to Evenings With sessions (limit 4 tickets per session)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to any Book Fair special events (e.g., fundraising galas, breakfast with an author, etc.) prior to public sale at a special membership price
  • Special recognition at major venues
  • Invitations to the Book Fair authors’ party
  • Invitation to Book Fair author receptions (based on availability) throughout the year
  • The “Chapman Pass” which assures reserved seats at Chapman for Evenings With series and during weekend presentations ****

 

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

$1,000

  • Four membership badges
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public**
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about Book Fair events
  • Four complimentary Book Fair accessory items, to be picked up the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge during Weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary tickets (12) to Evenings With sessions (limit 4 tickets per session)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to any Book Fair special events (e.g., fundraising galas, breakfast with an author, etc.) prior to public sale at a special membership price
  • Special recognition at major venues
  • Invitations to the Book Fair authors’ party
  • Invitation to Book Fair author receptions (based on availability) throughout the year

 

AGENT

$500

  • Three membership badges
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public**
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about or Book Fair events
  • Three complimentary Book Fair accessory items, to be picked up the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge during Weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary tickets (9) to Evenings With sessions (limit 3 tickets per session)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to any Book Fair special events (e.g., fundraising galas, breakfast with an author, etc.) prior to public sale at a special membership price
  • Special recognition at major venues

 

WRITER

$250

(Individual Membership ONLY)

  • One membership badge
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public **
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about Book Fair events
  • One complimentary Book Fair accessory item, to be picked up the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Access to the VIP Hospitality Lounge during Weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary Tickets (4) to Evenings With sessions (limit 1 ticket per session)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to any Book Fair special events (e.g., fundraising galas, breakfast with an author, etc.) prior to public sale at a special membership price

 

LITERATI SOCIETY

$125

(Young Professional Membership ONLY)

  • One membership badge
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public**
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about Book Fair events
  • One complimentary Book Fair accessory item, to be picked up the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary Ticket (1) to Evenings With session
  • Access to exclusive Book Fair after-parties
  • Invitations to year-round socials

 

READER

$100

(Individual Membership ONLY)

  • One membership badge
  • Access to reserve and purchase tickets two weeks in advance of the general public**
  • Preferential seating in designated areas at major venues ***
  • Free admission to the Weekend Street Fair
  • Placement on priority mailing lists for periodic e-mails or mailings containing information about Book Fair events
  • One complimentary Book Fair accessory item, to be picked up the Hospitality Table before and during Evenings With sessions or the Weekend Street Fair
  • Complimentary Ticket (1) to Evenings With session

 

 

WAYS TO BECOME A FRIEND:

Online:
If paying by credit card, a 4% service fee will be added to your membership total.
Click here to continue with your online payment.

By Mail:
If you prefer to pay by check, please download this application, print and mail along with your payment to:

Miami Book Fair / Membership
1500 South Douglas Road, Suite 230
Coral Gables, FL 33134

Questions? Please call the membership office at 305.237.3258 or  Friends of the Fair Liaison, Gabriela Suarez at 305.237.7881.

Thank you for your support!
** One (1) ticket per badge per session.
*** Limited preferential seating will be available at designated venues for Friends of Miami Book Fair who join in the categories of Reader level and above. An official badge will be required for admission to the area. Limited space and seating available on a “first come, first served” basis to be claimed up to 10 minutes prior to the presentation.
**** Seating reserved up to ten (10) minutes prior to the presentation. One seat reserved per badge.

SHIPPING INFORMATION
Miami Book Fair ships all merchandise and membership materials through United States Postal Service First Class Mail. We do not offer expedited or foreign delivery. Shipping for Friends of the Fair memberships is free.

REFUND POLICY
A charitable contribution is a donation or gift to, or for the use of, a qualified organization. It is voluntary and is made without getting, or expecting to get, anything of equal value. Therefore, donations are non-refundable. Refunds for merchandise are provided only at the discretion of Miami Book Fair.