Irish BLAST Marketplace: Celebrating the Love of Books | Magazine | News for Writers | The Big Idea


Welcome to Irish BLAST Marketplace, the ultimate Christmas-style market for book lovers! We’re excited to be launching our brand new Facebook page, where you can stay up to date with all the latest news and updates about our book-themed marketplace:

At BLAST, we’re all about celebrating the love of books and the joy they bring to our lives. Our marketplace offers a unique selection of book-related products, from books and book clothing, to mugs and accessories. Plus, readers will have the chance to meet their favorite authors, get books signed, take selfies with them, grab a coffee, relax and read, and meet other book lovers!

We know that being a book lover is more than just a hobby, it’s a way of life. That’s why we’ve created BLAST – a place where reader can truly geek out for two hours and indulge in all things book-related. Our upcoming event on November 26th promises to be the ultimate destination for book enthusiasts looking to connect with fellow book lovers, meet their favorite authors, shop for unique book-themed products, and so much more. With BLAST, readers will have the opportunity to indulge in your love of books, connect with like-minded individuals, and create new memories.

But that’s not all – we also have an exciting opportunity for authors and vendors looking to showcase their books and products to a dedicated audience of book lovers. We’re currently accepting bookings for vendor tables at our upcoming event, you can secure your spot at BLAST and connect with book enthusiasts from all over. This is reaching you via as a special thanks to Vanessa and the team at where I sat only a few years ago learning all I could about getting my book business up and running, I wanted to reach you guys first with a special vendor offer!

We’re pleased to offer the first five bookings an exclusive offer of a reduced fee for just €25 plus a raffle donation. And for those who want to attend but can’t afford a table, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We’re offering five free tables to vendors who can bring along a volunteer ambassador to help us with the event on the day. Tickets for readers will be priced at 8 euro, and we’ll also create affiliate ticket links for your friends, family and fans to purchase, giving you a chance to earn 2 euro per ticket sale from your affiliate link.  So if you sell a few tickets you can earn your table fee back!  After that, the table fee will increase to €35 plus a raffle prize donation.

Please email to secure you booking. (November 26th 12-2pm in City North Hotel and Conference Centre, just off J7 M1. Accommodation assistance available if needed.)

At BLAST, you’ll have the chance to showcase your books and products to a dedicated audience of book lovers, connect with fellow vendors and authors, and create new connections and opportunities. It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in your love of books and connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion.  After the event was have an optional special 2 course Sunday Lunch offer (approx. 26 euro) in the hotel for networking and feedback on the event.

We’re going all out to market this event to all genre readers, and we want to make sure that you’re a part of it. We’re reaching out to readers of all genres, from romance and mystery to science fiction and fantasy, to ensure that we have a diverse and engaged audience that is excited to meet you and discover your products. But we’re not stopping there. We want to encourage readers to read before they come to the event, so that they can bring their books with them and get them signed by their favorite authors and pick up the rest of your catalogue. We’ll be promoting this on our Facebook page and other social media channels, and we’re encouraging all vendors to do the same.

So don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to be part of BLAST, the ultimate Christmas-style market for book lovers. Book your table today, join us on Facebook, and we’ll see you at the event!

Much Love,

Brona and the BLAST team!

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