Stop By the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo

    The ABA Member Lounge will be the place for booksellers to go for refreshments, one-on-one IndieCommerce consultations, meetings with special vendors, exclusive galleys, and more.

    Last Call! Sign Up Now for Celebration of Bookselling, Kids’ Speed Dating Lunches

    The deadlines are drawing near for booksellers hoping to sign up to mingle with authors at two stellar events at BookExpo.

    Pencils Ready? ABA to Offer Array of Education Sessions at BookExpo

    Booksellers can gain a wealth of knowledge from education sessions on successful marketing strategies, diversity and inclusion tactics, and bookseller tools such as BookScan and Edelweiss+.

    Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to Feature 150 Pieces of Original Art

    Here, auction coordinator Susannah Richards encourages all BookExpo attendees to purchase their tickets for the Silent Art Auction.

    Join the POS User Group Roundtables at BookExpo

    The POS User Group Roundtables at BookExpo will allow current users of IBID, Basil, Wordstock, and Booklog to ask questions and figure out how to maximize the use of their current POS system.

    Prepare for Publicists Speed Dating With “Creating a Press Kit” Webinar

    Booksellers who have registered for Publicists Speed Dating at BookExpo 2018 are encouraged to check out ABA’s webinar on “Creating a Press Kit,” which is available on ABA’s Learning on Demand page.

    A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

    Here, ABA CEO Oren Teicher discusses the numerous events and programs taking place at BookExpo later this month in New York City and looks ahead to next month’s Children’s Institute.

    Register Now for Special Events at BookExpo

    ABA member booksellers have the opportunity to attend exclusive events, such as Meet the Editor and the Speed Dating Lunch with Children’s Book Authors. Deadlines are approaching; sign up now.

    Meet Representatives From ABFE, Media Coalition, and 2020 Vision USA at BookExpo

    Booksellers can visit Booth 2862 to meet Dave Grogan, Director of ABFE, Advocacy, and Public Policy; 2020 Vision USA President Denise Foster; and Media Coalition Executive Director David Horowitz.

    B&N Chairman Len Riggio to be BookExpo’s First-Ever Grand Opening Keynote Speaker

    On Wednesday, May 30, Riggio will appear on the Midtown Stage to discuss the importance of brick-and-mortar stores and the changing book retail landscape.

    Meet With the IndieCommerce Team at BookExpo, Children’s Institute

    Booksellers can sign up now for one-on-one meetings with IndieCommerce staff at BookExpo 2018 in New York City or the upcoming Children’s Institute in New Orleans.

    BookExpo In-Booth Publicist Meet-Ups Slated for June 1

    This year, BookExpo is giving booksellers the opportunity to meet with publicists in participating publisher booths during dedicated hours. 

    PRH to Kick Off BookExpo With Party at New Yorker Hotel

    Independent booksellers attending BookExpo are invited to join Penguin Random House to kick off the 2018 trade show with nightcaps at the New Yorker Hotel.

    ABA Education at BookExpo to Highlight Diversity and Inclusion Tactics for Booksellers

    At this year’s BookExpo, member booksellers can participate in a roundtable discussion to learn new ways to implement diversity and inclusion in their stores.

    Dine With Children’s Book Authors at the ABC/CBC Speed Dating Lunch

    ABA members and friends of CBC can enjoy a lively lunch with 20 children’s book authors as they pitch their new projects at BookExpo 2018. Reserve your tickets now; space is limited.


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