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THE AMAA CHANGING LIVES

WEEKEND AND TRIBUTE TO 

GRANDMASTER ERNIE REYES, SR.

JULY 30-31, 2021 

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IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE

ACTION ON FILM MEGAFEST XVII

Las Vegas, NV

Join us for the first
Take Center Stage: The Author's Journey Book Expo

This event is for brand new authors, self-publishers, people looking for

a traditional publisher, or just willing to meet other authors

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More than a Martial Artist by Dr. John F. Williams
Martial Arts Changing Lives Series: Tribute to Grandmaster Ernie Reyes Sr. by Jessie Bowen

The weekend event is sponsored in part by Elite Publications

Three-day event in Las Vegas, NV* - from July 29 to 31

*Also allows online live participation

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- Writing workshops on various topics

  • Becoming an Amazon best-selling author

  • How to get a book deal

  • Understand media marketing

  • Turning your book into speaking engagements

- Meeting with Vendors 

  • Traditional publish housing

  • Webmasters

  • Self-publishing companies

  • Media marketing experts

  • Coach certification companies

- Different Genres of Books Represented

  • Self-defense

  • Traditional martial arts

  • Philosophy, mindfulness, and meditation

  • Personal development study by a martial artist

- Publishing Awards and Opportunity to win $1000 Scholarship

 - Participation in the AMAA Changing Lives Weekend and the Action on Film Megafest

Take Center Stage Executive Speakers/Instructors

Jim T. Chong, Hybrid Publicist, Founder of Factor X Media Group
Jim T. Chong the Wok Star is a Hybrid Publicist, Master Emcee, Speaker, and Branding/Marketing/Media Specialist is also an accomplished media show host, best selling international author, publisher, who helps others brand and tell their stories.

Jessie Bowen, Writer, Publisher, President of Elite Publications
Specializing in Coaching, Publishing, and Marketing

Karen Eden, Radio host, Writer
Karen is an expert in journalism, media marketing 

Event's Judges

Event's Schedule

(Subject to change based on current events & mandates)​

Thursday, July 29th:

5:00 - 6:00pm  Vendor's Showcase

6:00 - 8:30pm  Meet & Greet

Message “Why Take Center Stage?”

9:00 - Midnight Awards Dinner Celebration

Friday, July 30th:

10:00 - 11:00pm PST  Vendor's Showcase

11:00 - 5:00pm PST Interactive Sessions on how to write, publish, market, and monetize your story

Interactive vendor booths

Video interview

Saturday, July 31st:

10:00 - 11:00am  Vendor's Showcase

11:00 - 1:00pm  Creating Momentum / Advanced Writer's 

VIP Resources to Publish, Market, and Speak

Special Guest Trainer

12:00 am - Wrap Up Party!!!

Note: People are encouraged to wear masks and practice safe precautionary measures

and social distancing.  “Smile” as we will be filming throughout the event.

Sponsors

The American Martial Arts Alliance Foundation

amaawhoswho@gmail.com

(919) 618 8075

@2021